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All reviews sea lions and pelicans fresh fish fun to watch lobster catch of the day for sale daily catch hanging around great spectacle free entertainment filet daily life local animals fish head the main street santa cruz great photo opportunities
The fish market is located right in the downtown area where they are getting fresh fishes on a daily basis. There are pelicans, sea lions, birds, etc. for the left over fishes. You can get an up closed to them for pictures, but it is...More
I was expecting a bit of a show based on prior reviews, but we tried to stop at the market two times (going at "prime time" based on local advise and each time there was just 1 sea lion there with one lady selling her...More
Super cool place to visit. Watching the fisherman come in with delicious lobster and all types of fish. The funniest thing is watching the Seals and Pelicans trying to get a “free” meal. As the fish is being displayed for sale. The workers there are...More
You may have to compete with a sea lion or sea gull for a piece of fish.
Daily fresh fish out of the water off the boat. Great prices.
Ocasional local indigenous food fare available at lunch - very good!
We just happened upon the fish market as we were walking the Main Street. It is a fun place to watch the seals and Pelicans hope that the skilled women selling fish will throw them a few scraps :). You can get very close to...More
This fish market has a high rating of approval by sea lions and pelicans who wait around the tables for the scraps from fishermen who gut and fillet their fresh fish catches.
Plenty of humans line up for this fresh fish market, giving it an...More
This is a perfect example of the Galapagos. You see sea lions hanging out with the locals trying to grab fish. Plus pelicans and iguanas waiting for their turn. We spent 1/2 hour and could have spent longer watching. There was an egret and frigate...More
I guess it is a market because people would come and buy fresh fish, but there was not much variety or much fish. However, the best was seeing the sea lions begging for food and competing with the pelicans. Big baby seals were everywhere nursing...More