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Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf

Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf Review

Jutting half a mile into the ocean near one end of the boardwalk, the century-old Municipal Wharf is lined with seafood restaurants, a wine bar, souvenir shops, and outfitters offering bay cruises, fishing trips, and boat rentals. A salty soundtrack drifts up from under the wharf, where barking sea lions lounge in heaps on crossbeams. Docents from the Seymour Marine Discovery Center lead free, guided 30-minute tours Saturday and Sunday at 1 and 3; meet at the stage on the west side of the wharf between Olita's restaurant and Marini's candies.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Beach St., at Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz, CA 95060 | Map It
  • Phone: 831/420–6025 wharf administration; 831/459–3800 tour information
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  • Location: Santa Cruz
Updated: 05-20-2013

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