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“Crowded and noisy” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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$900.00*
and up
San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley Private Tour
Ranked #3 of 80 things to do in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 free. Ride tickets may be purchased per ride, per day, or per season. Free summer entertainment includes Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach.
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Crowded and noisy”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

A bit too much people making too much noise for my taste, although I completely understand that this is what many are lloking for (in that case you can invert my score!).

Visited July 2012
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“not much to do”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Couple of tourist stores open and an inside arcade....other than that everything else was closed. I'm sure during the summer when the other stuff outside is open its nice. We went early October and most of the stuff was closed though so there was not much to do.

Visited October 2012
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Sheffield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Fun Place Great Atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

We enjoyed the sights, sounds and rides of the Santa Cruz Boardwalk in Aug 2012. It is a great place to be seen with no charge for entry and plenty of fun rides without them being whiteknuckle. The best tip is to go around 5pm when all the rides cost just $1. After trying all the rides.....or watching other try them......you can wander down to the pier where there are a number of good restaurants offering a variety of food choices, whilst watch the sun set over the Pacific Ocean

Visited August 2012
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Houston, TX USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Decent Place to Visit”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

I guess I thought this would be a more old-timey boardwalk but turned out to basically just be an amusement park. The rides seemed ok and it was decently clean. Maybe I'm getting old but it was just so loud! :-)

Visited August 2012
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Sacramento, California
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“Lots of fun.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012

Love the split open carmel apples dripping in carmel sauce whipped cream and nuts! Boardwalk is kept pretty clean.

Visited August 2012
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