Host Your Special Day at This Elegant Waterfront Estate

Tucked just west of Long Beach Island on the beautiful Barnegat Bay, Mallard Island Yacht Club captivates guests with waterfront views in every direction and incredible attention to detail at every turn.

With your wedding ceremony taking place in the charming Boathouse Chapel, you are bound to surrounded by love, luxury and scenery. From the bridal penthouse and groom’s shack to the veranda, cocktail lounge, grand ballroom and overnight accommodations, this New Jersey waterfront wedding venue is where hopes and dreams become reality.

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Mallard Island Yacht Club at a Glance

  • Boathouse Chapel
  • Outdoor plaza modeled after the Rathskeller’s Gothic Architecture and Princeton University
  • Grand ballroom featuring dramatic Tiffany Blue ceiling, French doors to scenic atrium, coastal views and seating for 250 guests
  • Finely appointed private suites with luxury amenities and overnight accommodations for 24 guests
  • Exclusive catering by Merri-Makers

Be Pampered in the Bridal Penthouse

The “Crown Jewel” of Mallard Island Yacht Club is the luxurious, 3,000-square-foot bridal penthouse occupying the entire fourth floor with unsurpassed views of the bay. Spend the day getting pampered in the fully equipped in-suite salon complete with leather salon chairs and a spa-like rainfall shower.

The groom’s shack (a restored army barracks) offers a haven of colorful history for the groom and best men to get ready.

Experience the beauty of Mallard Island Yacht Club and imagine the possibilities for your dream wedding. Take a private tour today.


An after-hours party on The Marina Level can be arranged by your event planner. All noise ordinances must be adhered to.

Atlantic City International Airport: (609) 645-7895 – approximately 45-minute drive
Philadelphia International Airport: (215) 937-6937 – approximately 1 ½ hours’ drive
Newark Liberty International Airport: (973)961-6600 – approximately 1 ½ hours’ drive

The Ballroom holds up to 250 guests.

Mallard Island Yacht Club has gold Chiavari chairs with ivory cushions.

The tables are 72’’ round tables that seat up to 12 guests.

All candles must be smokeless and drip less. All candles must be contained, no tapers or freestanding candles. All local fire code laws must be adhered to.

You are welcome to have a continental breakfast brought in for your overnight guests.

We recommend reaching out to the Mainland or Hotel LBI to arrange.

Ceremony rehearsals in The Boathouse Chapel can be arranged. Please call Mallard Island Yacht Club to schedule.

Check In is at 2:00 PM the day of the wedding

Check Out is at 11:00 AM the day after the wedding

We are happy to provide the commonly requested measurements at Mallard Island Yacht Club. Please ask a Mallard Island Yacht Club representative for details.

You are welcome to drop off items the week of your wedding. Drop offs can be arranged Monday through Thursday from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please call Mallard Island Yacht Club to schedule your drop off.

Fireworks are strictly prohibited at Mallard Island Yacht Club.

Mallard Island Yacht Club is fully handicap accessible. Suite seven is handicap accessible.

Heater rentals for the Veranda and Boathouse Chapel can be arranged through your Event Planner.

For New Jersey residents, your marriage license is obtained in the township you live in.

For Out of State residents, marriage licenses can be obtained at the Stafford Registrar Office, 609-597-1000 x 8526

Ask for Linda to make an appointment. She is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The Bride or Groom must call; no one else may call for them.

You must bring with you a raised seal Birth Certificate or a current passport. You must bring a witness to the appointment.

Mallard Island Yacht Club has a Night Manager on duty for your convenience from 9:00 PM to 9:00 AM

We encourage you to visit Mallard Island Yacht Club as often as you would like. Please call Mallard Island Yacht Club to schedule a self-tour of the Estate.

Mallard Island Yacht Club is a no smoking facility. There is no smoking in the interior of the premises.

Your Event Planner would be happy to direct you to our valet vendor.

Mallard Island Yacht Club

1450 NJ-72
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
(732) 225-0009

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