Metamorphosis Boat Charters

5 out of 5 based on 13 reviews
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(609) 225-3023

About Metamorphosis Boat Charters

Helping families fulfill their wishes for a memorial scattering service at sea, the Metamorphosis is a 40' luxurious vessel that embarks out of the port of Atlantic City, New Jersey. We pride ourselves on a the highest level of customer service and experience.

Flexible Options (Available April through November) :

Attended Service for Burial / Ashes Scattering at Sea:
For those families wishing to attend the voyage, Metamorphosis Boat Charters provides scattering service tailored to the family's preference. Cost for this service is $475 with estimated time of 2 hours. The Metamorphosis is limited to carry up to 6 passengers, however we can assist with logistics for a larger group on an alternative US Coast Guard inspected vessel.

You may choose to have the Captain conduct the service or provide your own --- we will include seasonal flower for the scattering and slowly circle the site before returning to harbor. On the return, the Captain with provide a shoreline pass of Atlantic City and share much of the City's history. We strive to provide a very positive experience of closure for the family and an everlasting fond memory of the service. Afterwards, we will file paperwork with the EPA on your behalf and provide a copy and a Certificate of Scattering with the date and location of scattering.

Unattended Scattering at Sea:
Often families cannot venture to sea or attend a sea scattering service. Our captain brings the cremated remains on an ocean voyage for you. A dignified sea scattering or burial at sea is performed and documented, with that documentation provided to you. This is our most affordable option, with price at $275. We will also provide flowers and document with digital photography if requested at no additional cost. Additionally, You may Skype or FaceTime at the time of scattering to share in the experience.

Tailored to your personal needs
Respecting the traditions of the many cultural and religious communities, services can be tailored to individual preferences as we supported for so many, including Hindu and Buddhist families. We pride ourselves on supporting the family with the best customer service providing a positive experience during a challenging and emotional time.

Call us anytime with your specific wishes, or just to discuss our services.
Metamorphosis Boat Charters will work hard to accommodate your desires while insuring the best value.

Location of Scattering
Compliant with EPA requirements, ashes will be scattered no closer than 3 nautical miles from land.


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  • US Coast Guard Merchant Marinar 100 Ton Master
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Yelp Reviews
  • 5 out of 5

    We had the best experience on Stewart's beautiful high end Intrepid! He's knowledgeable of the area and clearly loves boating. We enjoyed the experience so... [Read More]

  • 5 out of 5

    What an amazing experience. Captain Stu was so thoughtful and accommodating in helping us scatter my mother-in-law's ashes. He went out of his way to make... [Read More]

  • 5 out of 5

    We used Metamorphosis to do a scattering of my mother and father's ashes. Captain Stu is incredibly professional and thoughtful. He prepared us well in... [Read More]

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Spreading ashes at sea is one option for a burial at sea that is growing in popularity alongside cremation. There are a number of providers who offer charter boats for scatterings at sea with service including unattended scatterings, private attended scatterings, and group scatterings.