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Berkeley Marina

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Address: 201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710
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+1 510-981-6740
08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00

One of the recommended windsurfing launch spots.

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The Berkeley Pier is a great spot to spend an afternoon with beautiful views of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz. Fly a kite in the park, view the Marina... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

The Berkeley Pier is a great spot to spend an afternoon with beautiful views of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz. Fly a kite in the park, view the Marina boats, or have a meal or appetizer at Skates on the Bay. Sunsets are glorious.

1 Thank albebuc
Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

The marina and pier offer a nice walk, but the walking path around a view hill just north of the marina is not to be missed. Windy fun, with wildlife.

Thank minimuffinlover
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

A lovely Marina with many individually owned yachts and small craft, a lovely place to amble round and enjoy the planting and views.

Thank Lakesidesmw
Pensacola, Florida
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367 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

We were staying in the area and were able to go for a run along the area. Great little kids park in the area and the park was relatively clean.

Thank Cspear
Oakland, California
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110 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

All will enjoy a stroll by the bay with waves crashing and wind blowing your hair. I love people watching and children excited to see the water. Folks fishing and some people just sit and relax.

Thank Rosa B
San Francisco, California
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204 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

The Berkeley Marina is one of the most beautiful spots in Berkeley. It's a bit far from the main part of the town and if you are student, from the campus, but it is definitely worth a visit if you have the time. It can be easily accessed via bus (but make sure you take the right 51B bus, ask... More 

2 Thank theprincessandqueen
Moraga, California
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Great place to get in a stroll on a weekday or weekend. Brisk Bay breeze and Invigorating views of the SF skyline, Golden Gate and Mt. Tamalpais northward. Friendly folks with dogs on leashes, good feeling about the wharf. Parking abundant with easy access. Possibility of extending the walk along the Shore. Skates restaurant ready for hungry walkers. Highly recommended!

Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I walk around the Marina and adjacent park often, the perfect place for exercise, pelicans, squirrels. However remember the pier is 'closed for repairs.'

Thank Peregrinesmith
Denver, Colorado
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129 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Wonderful park areas with some restaurants and the marina. I went early in the morning and there were just a handful of people out walking or jogging. Very preaceful.

Thank Guiseppe_Brown
Sacramento, California
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Beautiful place, loved the view. Enjoyed watching boaters come into the bar for dinner and drinks. You can watch the sun set over the water as you enjoy a delicious meal in the restaurant.

Thank Victoria F

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