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Address: Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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West Cliff and Wharf Segway Tour
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Sea Lions Oh My!

Nice view of Ocean. You can watch the sea lions under the wharf. Good restaurants and cocktails on the wharf.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice view of Ocean. You can watch the sea lions under the wharf. Good restaurants and cocktails on the wharf.

Thank Scoonie74
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The views though from this drive! One of the best places to stroll around on a relaxing afternoon! The views of the Pier and the ocean are breathtaking!!!! I loved in SC for couple of years and there never was a week that I didn't spend my down time here! Lovely area!

Thank rose r
Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Must do walk and drive or bike in Santa Cruz. Great views stop at Sana Cruz Surf Museum, watch the surf riders below see view to Boardwalk. Watch out for sea lions, Whales, otters and sea birds

Thank Barbra B
Johns Creek, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy 10K from Santa Cruz Wharf to Natural Bridges State Beach if you include the pier or boardwalk. Many benches and parking spots along the way.

Thank 545Bob545
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful drive with several view points worth stopping for and taking it all in. Parking areas provided at most view points as well which was a bonus for us as we were driving. It was exhilarating to see the beautiful ocean view homes, the bluffs and its birds eye views and feel the energy of everyone else enjoying... More 

Thank CSHolmes
Dundee, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The surfing is interesting but the coastline and scenery is frankly pretty tame, we saw it in a storm but were not impressed. Maybe I am spoiled coming but this was just a bit 'meh' for me! Urban coastline, try San Sebastian in the Basque Country or some of the Portuguese Atlantic beaches, now those are spectacular. There are many... More 

Thank JFRG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an awesome ocean drive with lots of interesting architecture to see along the way. Highly recommended.

Thank Libbie F
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I make sure to take a walk (or a bike ride) down West Cliff Drive every time that I am in Santa Cruz because the views are unbelievable. It is a great place to see surfers, people watch, walk your dog, or just enjoy the great outdoors! There is so much to see along the way and the street ends... More 

Thank Rachel L
Hydesville, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful drive or walk/bike trail along the Santa Cruz shore. We went in the morning and the surfers and paddle boarders really put on a great show. The rugged shoreline makes for some dramatic scenery, and there are small beaches every so often with beautiful white sand. At least one of these beaches appeared to be dog... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I parked near Natural Bridges Park and hiked along West Cliff Drive down to the Santa Cruz Pier and back. Beautiful scenic walk. There was a "Monarch Festival" going on at the same time so there were large crowds in the afternoon. Great place for a scenic walk/hike/drive

Thank CrewJoe

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