By / 10th April, 2016 / attractions, boardwalk / Off

The Gale Force Opening This Summer!

I love rides and I love the anticipation I feel when I am about to experience a new ride for the first time. Well, If you are like me, this year you will be able to experience something new. Ocean City, New Jersey has a new ride for thrill seekers. You can see the new roller coaster in Ocean City NJ as you come over the 9th street bridge. Just look for the blue rails. The Gale Force will send riders up 125 feet high at a 64 mph speed.

new roller coaster in ocean city njThis new roller coaster in Ocean City NJ can be found at Playland’s Castaway Cove on 10th and the Boardwalk. There are three launches and seven thrilling elements with beyond a 90 degree drop. Kids have to be 48” in height to ride. In addition to this attraction, there will two other coasters added as well. The Wild Waves Coaster and the Whirlwind Coaster will also be available for the smaller thrill seekers.

There are rides for all ages and over 30 rides to choose from at the park along with go carts and an arcade. There are also a number of concessions such as Dairy Queen, Cotton Candy, SuperPretzel and Dippin Dots ice cream, to name a few. There is also a great specialty coffee stand located in the park for adults needing a little extra energy to keep up with the excitement.

The new roller coaster in Ocean City NJ

Playland uses a ticket system and the tickets do not expire from year to year. The website is and that will provide any visitor with all of the information you need to make a family fun day at Playland’s Castaway Cove. You will know you have found the right place, when you find the large pirate ship. I am looking forward to riding The Gale Force this summer.