Amusement Rides


Jenkinson’s South Amusement Park offers a variety of rides for your family.

With several rides intended for small children, it’s a great place for a child’s first amusement park experience. At the southernmost end of our amusement park you will find our larger rides. Teenagers and kids at heart alike will be thrilled by rides like the Tidal Wave, Pendolo, or the Himalaya!

Airplanes ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk


Soar high up in the sky on our Airplane ride! Each plane is equipped with a lever that allows the ride to go up in the air at the rider’s…

36-54"8 CreditsTraditional
Bumper Cars

Big Bumper Cars

A true amusement park staple – drive around in our classic Bumper Cars! Each car can accommodate two riders.

52" or over11 CreditsThrilling
Boats ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk


All aboard! Steer the wheel and ring the bell through the calm waters in this classic amusement ride. Popular with children, this ride offers excellent photo opportunities as the boats…

48" or under6 CreditsTraditional
Bulgy Fish ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Bulgy (Fish)

Ride along in Bulgy the Fish around a small, circular track! Perfect for children who want to enjoy a smooth and easy moving ride.

22-52”, 75lb. Max per fish6 CreditsTraditional
Carousel ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk


One of our most classic Merry Go Round attractions, the Jenkinson’s Carousel has both moving horses and benches to sit on, and provides an enjoyable nostalgic experience for both children…

42” unless with adult7 CreditsTame
Convoy ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk


The Convoy Race is a child favorite in our ride park! Riders have their choice of bright-colored trucks and can get the feel of driving their truck around a predetermined…

Over 36”, 32-36” with adult9 CreditsTraditional
Two children on the Crazy Cabs ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Crazy Cabs

Our Crazy Cabs ride offers a thrilling spinning experience for our guests!

Over 48", 36-48" with adult11 CreditsTame
Dizzy Dragons ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Dizzy Dragons

Get ready for a spin on the Dizzy Dragons! These brightly colored dragons move in a circular motion and riders get to control their own speed.

36” unless with adult10 CreditsTraditional
Elephants Ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk


Fly in the sky in our Elephant ride! Each Elephant is equipped with a lever that allows the ride to go up in the air at the rider’s discretion.

Over 36” unless with adult8 CreditsTraditional
Ferris Wheel at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Ferris Wheel

Our balloon race Ferris Wheel offers a traditional Ferris Wheel experience on a much smaller scale. Children and adults can both enjoy this Ferris Wheel.  

42” unless with adult8 CreditsTame
Fire Engines ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Fire Engines

An excellent “first ride” for any child. This slower paced ride stays level and moves in a circular motion around the track.

48” or under6 CreditsTraditional
Flying Buccaneers ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Flying Buccaneers

Over 38", 32"-38" with adult9 CreditsTraditional
Three kids enjoy Fun Slide at Jenkinson's Boardwalk. Riders throw their hands in the air in excitement

Fun Slide

Over 42" , 32"-42" with adult8 CreditsTame
Helicopters ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk


Fly through the air in one of our Helicopters! Each Helicopter has a built in lever which allows the passenger to move the ride up and down.

36-54”8 CreditsTraditional
The Kite Flyer ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk in motion

Kite Flyer

Glide through the air on our Kite Flyer ride! Riders will have a free-flight experience while laying down horizontally and are treated to great views of the beach, boardwalk and…

Over 42”, 36-42” with adult10 CreditsTame
Motor Jump ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Motor Jump

Pop some wheelies on these colorful motorcycles! Ride solo or with a pal and take a spin on one of our most popular rides for kids.

30-54”8 CreditsTraditional
Pendolo ride in motion at Jenkinson's Boardwalk


One of our most popular rides, the Pendolo swings back and forth in a pendulum motion while rotating in a circular motion.  

48” or over14 CreditsThrilling
Pirate's Plunge at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Pirate’s Plunge

At over 50 feet tall, the Pirate’s Plunge is the tallest ride in the Amusement Park! This thrill ride rotates 360° and offers amazing views of the entire ride park…

Over 47”, 42-47” with adult11 CreditsThrilling
Samba Balloons ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Samba Balloons

Rise up in the sky and go for a spin on the Samba Balloons! This ride is suitable to be ridden with adults.

42" unless with adult9 CreditsTraditional
Seven Seas ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Seven Seas

Sit on the edge of your seat in this thrilling, fast-pace ride that brings you high in the sky and then takes you back down again, just as fast! This…

Over 48”, 42-48” with adult12 CreditsThrilling
Riders enjoy new for 2022 Shark Escape ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk. Riders throw their hands in the air in excitement

Shark Escape

NEW for the 2022 season! Introducing our newest attraction to the Amusement Park at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, the Shark Escape. The Shark Escape is a SBF Visa Family double vortex roller…

Over 48", 36"-48" with adult12 creditsThrilling
Starship 3000 ride in motion at Jenkinson's Boardwalk. Visitors view ride.

Starship 3000

The Starship 3000 uses centrifugal forces and speed to float the passengers off of the floor, giving them a feeling of weightlessness.  

Over 48”, 42-48” with adult12 CreditsThrilling
Super Himalaya ride in motion at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Super Himalaya

The Super Himalaya is one of our most classic rides. It seats up to 60 riders in 20 cars and accelerates in a circular motion around the track both forwards…

Over 50”, 42-50” with adult12 CreditsThrilling
Swings ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk


Our smaller version of the Wave Swinger, this swing ride is perfect for younger children who want to enjoy a less vertical swing experience!

36-54”8 CreditsTraditional
Two kids enjoy the Tidal Wave ride. One female rider holds arms up in excitement

Tidal Wave

Surfs up! The Tidal Wave is beach and surf themed family spinning roller coaster which is inspired by our iconic beach culture that makes Point Pleasant Beach one of the…

Over 48", 36-48" with adult14 CreditsThrilling
Riders enjoy Tilt-A-Whirl ride in motion at Jenkinson's Boardwalk. Visitors view and take photos of ride


This is one of the most perfect boardwalk amusement park rides for all ages! Spin back and forth in your individual car while the entire platform turns.  

46” unless with adult10 CreditsThrilling
Passengers enjoy a ride on our train at Jenkinson's Boardwalk. Amusement park employee holds stop sign to warn visitors as train passes with riders


The Jenkinson’s train is a historic crowd favorite! Adults and kids can enjoy this antique-style train that slowly travels around the perimeter of the kiddie rides twice and offers amazing…

42” unless with adult (Children under 3 free)8 CreditsTraditional
Riders enjoy Wave Swinger ride at Jenkinson's Boardwalk. Visitors pass through boardwalk

Wave Swinger

The larger of our two swing rides, the Wave Swinger offers single and double seating while the riders rise high up into the sky and spun in a circular motion.…

Over 44”, 38-44” with adult11 CreditsThrilling