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Monterey Bay Sights

Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf

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  • Santa Cruz
  • Marina/Pier/Dock

Updated 05/04/2014

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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 the crossbeams. Docents from the Seymour Marine Discovery Center lead free 30-minute tours on weekeds at 1 and 3; meet at the stage on the west side

of the wharf between Olitas Cantina and Marini's Candies.

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Beach St., at Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, California, 95060, United States

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831-459–3800-tour information

Updated 05/04/2014


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