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“Great Access to Sailing the San Francisco Bay”
Review of Berkeley Marina

Berkeley Marina
Ranked #5 of 85 things to do in Berkeley
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Owner description: One of the recommended windsurfing launch spots.
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
“Great Access to Sailing the San Francisco Bay”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

There are plenty of wonderful people that live in this marina. I spent about a year living on three different boats here. The staff leaves a lot to be desired. The main lady is referred to as the marina Nazi. The docks are not well maintained. The restrooms vary from poor to nice.

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Denver, Colorado
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173 reviews
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“Salty sea dogs”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

This is a fun place for local color. Go out on the pier to see and chat with people fishing for dinner or bring a kite and walk along the paths. Adventure Park was a childhood fav that my son still asks to visit whenever we are in town. This is a great, free attraction.

Visited December 2012
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Applegate, Oregon
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“flat walking trails”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

The marina itself is a fun place to gawk at all the sailboats docked there, but it's also adjacent to a park that offers a rare place in the area to have a scenic walk on flat ground. Great place for people with limited mobility. There's a mile long paved path around a peninsula of greenery that affords great views of the East Bay and, on clear days, the Golden Gate Bridge and beyond.

Visited November 2012
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Stockport, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great views of the city”
Reviewed November 22, 2012

A Great place to see the city from the opposite side of the bay. Godd views of the city skyline, Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.

Visited June 2012
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Berkeley, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Peaceful”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

If your looking to take a nice relaxing stroll, a jog, or fly your kite this is the best place for it. Also on the 4th of July they have a huge fair at the marina and they have food and games. Its great for families.

Visited November 2012
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