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The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a classic seaside amusement park. The admission-free attraction features thrill rides like the famous Giant Dipper roller coaster, kiddie rides, games, shops, food, and year-round indoor activities. Admission is...more
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What a blast. Good times, clean, felt safe security everywhere. No alchol allowed on the beach was kinda a bummer but it was nice not having to deal with drunks on the beach and the beach was clean.. The giant dipper was a blast
The boardwalk is wonderful because everything is free and who doesn't love the beach? It's free to get in with free concerts and free movies for those of us that are not interested in all the rides - most of which you see in a...More
Stopped here on our drive to Monterey from San Francisco. Parking was easy, the boardwalk was clean and well maintained. We rode the Giant Dipper for the nostalgia of a wooden rollercoaster but didn't feel compelled to ride anything. Great people watching!
My family goes every year, we love it. Look forward to our visit every summer. Kids love the rides. It's never too busy and food is great. Reminds me of my childhood vacations before my father passed away, lots of great memories.
Lived up to the hype and more! We had an amazing time. Lower your expectations on food. Arrive early, traffic looked like a nightmare after 12pm. Pay $20 for the main parking lot - we were told that car-break ins are common for street parking....More
We decided to take the family to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on Sunday. I knew traffic would be bad and we were prepared for that. After waiting in line for a hour to enter the main parking lot across from the Boardwalk we arrived...More
First time visiting, got the kids the daily wrist bands and for us knowing we were not planning to go on many rides one of the passes. Prices were a little steep but compared to other places about right. Spent a Saturday there. The morning...More