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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...more
Chances are, if you are visiting Santa Cruz, you already plan to visit our beachside amusement park. Though mountain biking, hiking, surfing, sailing, ocean fishing, are all major contenders for visitor attention, the Boardwalk is the biggest game in town. If you're making a day...More
Our family went to Santa Cruz for the Clam Chowder Festival. We adore the festival (and used to compete!), but this time we went as spectators. We loved it and the boardwalk! Most of the rides were open, making it even more fun for our...More
We visited the Beach Boardwalk on the weekend of the clam chowder taste event. The lines were really long and it was difficult to get to ten different stations to taste and evaluate the soup and cast our ticket ballots. On the boardwalk there are...More
I didn't really know much about Santa Cruz before I got there. We walked along the boardwalk and saw the amusement park type stuff. There was also a Clam Chowder contest going on at the time. The parking at the main city lot was $15,...More
Surfing off the beach, people picking shells or walking along the shore, games, rides, FOOD, the pier, seals and sea lions sunning themselves under the pier, etc. You can spend hours at the boardwalk/pier alone and never venture any further into Santa Cruz! If you...More
Response from Twinoakmom | Reviewed this property |
I would say there going to be pretty long. Even though a lot of kids will be in school with the discounted prices that brings more people.
There are so many other things to do, you'll have a great time.