Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have to pay to enter the park?
No, Ocean Beach Pleasure Park is FREE entry.
When are you open?
Up-to-date Opening Times can be seen here.

During school holidays this is usually 10am – Late*. During school term times this will vary.

How many tickets/tokens are the rides?
The number of tickets vary. Kids rides are 3-4 tickets per person. Large rides are 4-8 tickets per person. You can see a full list of each rides ticket requirements in our Rides and Attractions sections.
When can I buy Wristbands?
Every day that the park is open from 8th April 2017 onwards, except Good Friday, Bank Holidays and Special Event Days. Online sales of Wristbands cease at 12noon on the day of use. We advise booking in advance of this time in order to enjoy the maximum 5 hours fun, from 12noon-5pm – Late purchasing and collection does not extend Wristband use beyond 5pm.
Who can use Wristbands?
You can use our Thrill Ride Wristbands if you’re 1.2m tall or more, for full information click here
How much are Wristbands?
Thrill Ride Wristbands are £18 if you buy from the park on the day or £15 when bought online or using special vouchers. Excellent value for 5 hours Unlimited use and fun!
Where are your toilets?
At the rear entrance of the park, along from the arcades and the ice cream kiosk, there are public toilets operated by South Tyneside Council open daily.
Can we bring food and drink?
Yes, of course, or you can purchase food and drink from the many kiosks and outlets we have here at Ocean Beach. There is no alcohol allowed within the park grounds.
Can I bring my dog to the park?
Yes, but we ask that you please keep all dogs on leads and clean up all mess immediately, thank you.
I'm accompanying someone as a carer am I able to ride with them?
Yes, you can accompany them on any ride with the appropriate number of tickets for you or if the person requires carer assistance during the ride itself we may issue you with a Carers Pass.

Carers passes are issued to assist those people who are unable to sit unsupported on our rides. This includes rides such as Pirate Ship, Twist, Waltzer where riders sit together in the same seat. With rides which are 1 (One) person per seat, such as Rollercoaster and Miami, it is at the Ride Operators discretion as to whether Carers Passes are accepted.

Carers Passes are also issued under our fair usage policy at the discretion of and by Ocean Beach Management and you must meet the criteria to qualify, as explained in our Terms & Conditions. Failure to meet these terms may result in Carers Passes being withdrawn.

I lost something when I visited have you found it?
All lost property is handed in to the Middle Arcade you can contact them on 0191 456 1617.
I've become separated from my friends or family how can I find them?
Come to the Middle Arcade and a member of staff can assist in reuniting you.
I require First Aid where do I go?
We have trained First Aider’s working every day. If you head to the Middle Arcade we will administer First Aid. If you require assistance out on the park our staff will contact First Aiders to come to you.