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“Unique beach”
Review of Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Williamstown, New Jersey
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Unique beach”
Reviewed 17 August 2013

This is a great spot for watching the sunset and hunting for "Cape May Diamonds". I have never tried to swim here but someone in my family always ends up wet! We start out diamond hunting and strolling along the waters edge. Then someone is out to their knees... then a wave comes! every. time. It's the type of day trip where I try to remember to pack certain family members a change of clothes. It's not a soft powdery beach - it's pebbles! Fun to sit and sift through, not too fun to walk on! The gift shops are really nice. Dont miss the smaller one that sells the rocks and geodes. Cool stuff. Of course it's great in the summer, but if it's the middle of winter and I need a beach 'fix' - this is where we go!

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank amy m
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Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed 14 August 2013 via mobile

Glad We Made The Trip. Sunset Was Beautiful And My Daughter Loved Pebble Hunting. This Was A NIce Family Outing.

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Tahut
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Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“It's dangerous to swim over there”
Reviewed 16 July 2013

You only have to go a few feet in the water to be up to your shoulders in the sea. You can't see a thing in the water because it's too brown, and there is many many jellyfishes, some as big as an individual pizza! I even got stung on my right arm. Other than that, there are too many fishermen, so watch out not to get caught yourself by their fishing rods... Oh, no lifeguards on duty as well.

The good sides about that beach is the sunken ship and the gift shops, where you can buy souvenirs at a very cheaper price that the Wildwood boardwalk. You also have a mini golf course and a world war II tour to visit.

The best side about that beach, it's free, even the parking

Visited July 2013
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4 Thank starfrit
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Royersford, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Lovely sunsets and good for surf fishing”
Reviewed 9 July 2013

This is a beautiful place to watch a sunset over the water. We often come after dinner and my children play on the beach and collect the tumbled stones and shells while my husband fishes. We try to come here at least once a trip to the beach.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Peanutzfan
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Maple Shade, New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
425 reviews
282 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
“Cool place to check out”
Reviewed 23 June 2013

Very cool place to stop on by and check out. One of only a few places on the east coast to see the sunset over the water. Also neat to look at the sunken ship and the Cape May diamonds that are there. I don't hang out here too long, but it's cool to check out while in town.

Visited June 2013
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Thank tallgaloot
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