Every summer (and all year long) one of the most popular things to do at the Jersey Shore is miniature golf. For over 100 years, people have been playing mini golf. It’s so popular in the US, there’s actually a professional mini golf league and a National Miniature Golf Day on the Second Saturday of May. Whether you’re playing competitively or just for fun, mini golf remains a very popular activity. There are several miniature golf courses across Ocean County, NJ, but some of them stand out above the rest. Today, we are going to highlight the most popular mini golf courses in Ocean County. Whether you’re looking for a simple game of mini golf or a more competitive course, we got it all covered. Here are Ocean County’s 5 best miniature golf courses:
The Sandtrap in Ship Bottom, NJ
When you’re nicknamed LBI’s most challenging miniature golf course, you know that this course has to be good. Located in Ship Bottom, NJ, the Sand Trap offers a tournament for adults and kids every Tuesday. The Sandtrap is decorated beautifully with fountains and waterfalls around the course. Plus, it’s green…not just in the decorations, but windmills power the golf course. So if you’re looking for a challenging and popular golf course in LBI, check out the Sandtrap.
Fit Golf Range in Manchester, NJ
In addition to their pro golf range, this Manchester spot can also boast a breathtaking miniature golf course. That’s an 18-hole championship-style course, complete with excellent lighting and scenery. Plus, Fit Golf Range offers lessons and private parties at their facilities.
Castaway Cove in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Of the many excellent attractions at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in Point Beach is their incredible miniature golf course- Castaway Cove. Actually, its two courses in one. The first course travels through caves and waterfalls, and the second course travels on a second level on top of that (including a great aerial view of all the sights). Now that’s incredible!
Blackbeard’s Cave in Bayville, NJ
One of the best family-friendly activities offered at Blackbeard’s Cave includes their mini golf course, which was voted as one of the best in our area. With over 20 holes, plenty of bridges and caves, this miniature course is great for friendly-games or for more competitive matches. The only thing that’s missing from this pirate-themed course is actual pirates.
Barnacle Bill’s Miniature Golf in Ortley Beach, NJ
For many summers, tourists have flocked down to the Jersey Shore to play miniature golf at Barnacle Bills’s. Great for people of all ages and a great old-school course. It’s a must see attraction in Ortley Beach.