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Berkeley Marina

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Address: 201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710
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One of the recommended windsurfing launch spots.

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good walking, biking

nice bayfront place to hang out and enjoy the fresh air and sun. Good for biking and walking. See some runners too.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Berkeley, California

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San Jose, California
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293 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice view of the bay and San Francisco. Two (expensive) restaurants both with huge windows all around - to get great views of the bay while you eat. Might be a great location for a graduation lunch. Other than that, not much to see or do. If you aren't eating, probably can see/do all you want to see/do in less... More 

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Berkeley, California
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nice bayfront place to hang out and enjoy the fresh air and sun. Good for biking and walking. See some runners too.

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Santa Monica, CA
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We lucked out on good weather and walked around the marina, easy to forget you are in a major metropolitan area. The bay and the ocean beyond are timeless. Very relaxing.

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1 Thank Sandra925
Berkeley, California
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

What can I say? I love The Berkeley Marina! It serves many purposes. If you just need to get out for a brisk walk, head on over to Cezar Chavez park and walk around the paved trail. It also provides you with great views of the city. If you have a dog, head to the inner part of Cezar Chavez... More 

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Thank JenWar13
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I visited the marina for the first time when my friend took me there and I really fell in love with the great view of the bay area. One can see the bay bridge and golden gate bridge and downtown sf sandwiched between them. It is a delightfully calm place and I love spending sunny days there having biked to... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Short walks along the windy shoreline with pretty views across the Bay to San Francisco. A great place for quiet solitude or to fly a kite.

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San Francisco, USA
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259 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Strolla long the marina, walk the pier, look out across the bay to San Francisco, feel the breeze, daydream, fantasize, and enjoy the enjoyable.

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Thank JDZatSF
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

The Cal Sailing club is one of the best deals in the Bay Area. Only about $100 for 3 months, unlimited rentals and lessons, all included in the price. Great views of the bay, adventurous sailing. Can't go wrong.

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El Sobrante, California, Usa
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I love the Berkeley Marina. I lived in San Fran for 20 years and would go to the water locations on the bay down there. But there were always so many people I found it off putting. Since moving to the East Bay I love tho beautiful bay views from the marina and how tranquil it is. So if you'd... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

It's a fun walk and seems like it could take you all the way to San Francisco. You might encounter some odd smells like a combination of sea weed and moldy cheese, but hey it's Berkeley.

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