Santa Cruz Wharf, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Wharf, Santa Cruz (must see)

Built in 1914, the Santa Cruz Wharf is famous for its restaurants, gift shops, fishing, dining and boat tours that cater mostly to tourists. The scenic Santa Cruz wharf is the best place for enjoying events and the most popular attraction is the seals. Rent a fishing pole, learn to surf, sail, visit the local artist shop or just enjoy shopping at many boutiques and fresh fish markets. They can also arrange for pier fishing and whale watching from the wharf. Santa Cruz Wharf is the best seal viewing area and the best place to enjoy seafood while taking in the ocean view.
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Santa Cruz Wharf on Map

Sight Name: Santa Cruz Wharf
Sight Location: Santa Cruz, USA (See walking tours in Santa Cruz)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) Containing This Sight:

Walking Tours in Santa Cruz, California

Create Your Own Walk in Santa Cruz

Create Your Own Walk in Santa Cruz

Creating your own self-guided walk in Santa Cruz is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Specialty Shops Walk

Specialty Shops Walk

Santa Cruz is home to an appealing variety of gifts, antiques and specialty shops. Stroll through Santa Cruz’s best shops on your own or check your favorite Santa Cruz store on this tour. Downtown Santa Cruz has the key to the best shopping experience, with over 200 original stores and shops. It's all here, don't miss it.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 Km or 0.4 Miles
Beach Walking Tour

Beach Walking Tour

Santa Cruz is home to many beautiful and unique beaches. You will find the major part of the tourists and locals on the sunny beaches, some are surfing, some are enjoying an ice-cream on the Boardwalk, everybody has fun here. Take this amazing tour to discover the best attractions along the beaches of Santa Cruz.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles
Santa Cruz Introduction Walking Tour

Santa Cruz Introduction Walking Tour

Owing to its coastal location in Central California, Santa Cruz is largely regarded as the birthplace of U.S. surfing. Other than that, the city's main attraction is a long wharf stretching far into Monterey Bay, packed with eateries and shops. Those in favor of vintage entertainment will find it in plenty at the nearby Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, featuring the 1911 Looff Carousel and the...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 Km or 2.8 Miles
Museums Walking Tour

Museums Walking Tour

Before you set out on your trip to Santa Cruz, the following are top museums worth visiting. These museums tell their stories through photographs, history, art, surfboards and other related items. Take this tour to discover the natural history and best museums in this city.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 Km or 3.1 Miles
Historical Churches

Historical Churches

Santa Cruz is the biggest city of Santa Cruz County, California. Santa Cruz has a lot of beautiful churches and religious centers. Even though Orthodox and Catholic churches predominate, there are also Moslem, Jewish and Buddhist communities. Take this tour to learn about the most famous religious buildings and get a sense of the spiritual life of Santa Cruz.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 Km or 3.4 Miles
Capitola District Walking Tour

Capitola District Walking Tour

Capitola is an intimate beach village situated Santa Cruz County on the Monterey Bay, and is home to different interesting galleries, restaurants, museums and specialty shops. Located an hour from San Francisco, Capitola is full of great traditions and interesting history. It is the perfect place where Begonia Festival fascinates tourists every weekend, along with live music and sand castle...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles