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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

400 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5416
+1 831-423-5590
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USD 900.00*
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San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley Private Tour
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400 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5416
+1 831-423-5590
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great time walking the Boardwalk and enjoying the different cultures. This is a great place for families or those still young at heart. Restaurants, shops, games, music,rides and the beach to enjoy all day long.

Thank mzchivius73
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I liked the Boardwalk during the week, but the weekends are crowded. I went on a Wednesday and a Saturday, which is the most crowded day of the week. So I would recommend a week day rather than a weekend.

Thank xtine352
Reviewed 2 days ago

This really is the best boardwalk in the world. When you combine the surf, the beach, the rides, the games, the fun and the food all reasonably priced, it just doesn't get any better.

Thank Gourmet4u
Reviewed 2 days ago

A bit pricey, but Costco had a good deal on tickets. Bring sunscreen and lots water! Overall lines were not very long and we had a great family fun day!

Thank Lilleahb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time on the boardwalk in Santa Cruz California. They have everything. Large game room area with all manner of games like in Chickie Cheese only more. Carnival atmosphere. Lots of rides also like at Disney or six flags. Real locomotive and cars to ride....More

Thank navyjim58
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited with my daughter for Mother's Day trip. It was a fun day and the boardwalk was great. There were lots of rides and good food. Great view of the beach. We had a lot of fun, would go again.

Thank Wandah F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This had to be the worst place we have visited on the west coast. Everywhere is dirty, a lot of homeless and the great unwashed wandering around the place. Not dog friendly!!!

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here to break up one of days on a border to border trip. My main purpose (beside a stretch time) to for a date with my husband and to ride the carousel. The carousel (for history buffs) is unique because you can grab...More

Thank Brenda2772
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The rides are very high priced and most are only open on the weekends until the warmer weather. It left me me! The food was stupid expensive too.

Thank hjcbirdbath
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was lovely nice experience with basic living accomodations the hotel manager a bit nosey but I enjoyed it as well

Thank tiombe36
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Zenaida P
Is it open on saturfay april 1, 2017
30 March 2017|
Response from SCBoardwalk | Property representative |
Yes, Boardwalk rides are scheduled to open 11am - 9pm on Saturday April 1, 2017.
We plan on being there on Saturday, 1 April. Will the rides be open? I heard they were closed for renovation last weekend.
27 March 2017|
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Response from SCBoardwalk | Property representative |
Hello! Boardwalk rides are scheduled to open daily for 2 weeks starting on April 1. Hours are 11am - 9pm that day, closing a bit earlier on other nights. We do have some construction going on in one small area of the... More
Lindsey D
Are dogs allowed?
1 March 2017|
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Response from SCBoardwalk | Property representative |
Dogs are not allowed on the Boardwalk, or on Main Beach in front of the Boardwalk. There are dog-friendly beaches nearby.