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Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3126
+1 310-458-8900
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USD 27.95*
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Ticket to Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier
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USD 89.00*
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Small Group Highlights Tour of Los Angeles
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This bustling wooden wharf is the place to be, with its eateries, shops, high-tech arcade, roller coaster, giant Ferris wheel and other rides, famous 1922 indoor merry-go-round and fantastic views of the bay and the mountains.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ferris wheel” (799 reviews)
“amusement park” (397 reviews)
“bubba gump” (158 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3126
Santa Monica
+1 310-458-8900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Standard pier, probably good for small kids due to rides. Great for a photo from the beach but that's about it.

Thank ChrisJames204
Reviewed yesterday

Maybe I was expecting something better, especially because I had been at Disneyland the day before. I just felt it was cheap and cheesy. We did go on a Saturday, so I figured it would be crowded. I am glad that we went because it...More

Reviewed yesterday

Not hugely different to a lot of seaside piers around the world. More hawkers maybe but the food, rides etc are pretty standard. Worth a visit but nothing special.

Thank Emma S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here and enjoyed the buzz. There are a few buskers singing their songs which added to the atmosphere. The rides were typical fun fair style. Only did the mini rollercoaster (actually better than Harry Potter's flight of the hippogriff at...More

Thank princepatel2016
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Weekends are mobbed but lots of fun to be had here! Rides for little ones and the bigger ones and lots of food and sweet options. We are waiting for a quieter day !

Thank Essextravellots
Reviewed yesterday

Yes, its fun. The rides are pretty cool. There is a roller coaster and a ferris wheel and some arcades and carnival type themes. There is also a Bubba Gump restaurant and of course the beach steps away. The characters at night are a little...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a fun place with lots of food options and walkable. It is an amusement park and is so colorful at night.

Thank CharDenver
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to stop by with the kids. Awesome views out to Venice beach. For the adults the Ferris wheel is a bucket list item we loved it

Thank venochik
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love the pier! There are more attractions today - including the ferris wheel which gives you a full view of the SM Bay. Very fun evening for our family!

Thank Mismel2kl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a busy evening but fun nonetheless. Some odd characters can be found there doing odd things for money. But, it's fun in its own way and the views are great. I wouldn't pay to eat there but it's an experience if you're into...More

Thank gonz3160
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Questions & Answers
10 August 2017|
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Response from tedlong29 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but there is a Pacific Park located on the current Santa Monica Pier which has rides and such.
29 July 2017|
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Response from JAYTRIEMME | Reviewed this property |
I did not see this service there.
Tony D
13 May 2017|
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Response from Keri O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see your question earlier. I think it would be a very cool place to go on a first date: great location, fun ambiance and very relaxed.