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“Great place to be....” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Santa Cruz Wharf

Santa Cruz Wharf
Ranked #4 of 80 things to do in Santa Cruz
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Rocklin, California
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39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great place to be....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2014

the wharf offers great little shops, treasures to discover and you want great food well you've come to the place to find it. The restaurants offer really good food and service.

Visited August 2013
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London, Canada
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“Sea Lions up close!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2014

We loved this pier in sunny Santa Cruz, being able to see the sea lions so close! They were having a great time entertaining the crowd with their antics! What a beautiful area! Wish we'd fed the meter for a little longer...

Visited May 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Beautiful Small Harbor”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2014

Located in a beautiful area along the coast with lots of parking and easy access. We took a catamaran out from this harbor in December. As we left the harbor area, there were hundreds of seals and sea otters playing throughout the kelp beds. The view looking back toward the harbor and coast was absolutely gorgeous ! Wonderful location to rent a boat and go out on the ocean for a few hours.

Visited December 2013
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San Jose, Calif
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Food, Cocktails, Scenery & Sea Lions”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2014

Several Restaurants with good variety of food. My favorite is Firefish & Woodies. Lots of shops to by beach clothes and souvenirs including a great candy/ice cream shop. fishing and crabbing is allowed off the pier and no FISHING LICENSE is required because this is a public pier. If you fish on the beach or boat you need a license. The scenery here is beautiful and people love to look at the many sea lions that hang around the pier. Parking prices vary from $1-$2 per hour with a $12 max fee. Prices can vary depending on season. This is a must see when you visit Santa Cruz!

Visited February 2014
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Chicago
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Sea Lions”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2014

So cool. Tons of Sea Lions near pier. Laying on main pier support beams. The boardwalk is a throwback to days gone by. Like coney Islannd.

Visited February 2014
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