Santa Cruz Wharf Lifeguard Headquarters 1 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Santa Cruz Wharf Lifeguard Headquarters is a city-run lifeguard office located in Santa Cruz. The headquarters is…More operated through the Santa Cruz Fire Department's Marine Safety Division and provides services to all city beaches and the Santa Cruz Wharf. The wharf is a local destination that offers recreational opportunities to local residents and tourists. The wharf is maintained by the Department of Parks and Recreation.
Made In Santa Cruz Gallery 57 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA95060 True to its name, Made in Santa Cruz Gallery sells all locally created wares, right on the Santa Cruz Wharf. Over 100…More local artists and craftsmen produce the store's eclectic mix of apparel, art, collectibles and the unexpected. Made in Santa Cruz Gallery reflects much of what Santa Cruz does well, from health and body care products to skateboards to glass-work, tie-dye and original music.
Venture Quest Kayaking #2 Santa Cruz Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Venture Quest rents kayaks for solo trips or guided tours in the Monterey Bay, around Santa Cruz, and up Elkhorn Slew.…More No experience is required, and kayakers setting out from the private dock on Santa Cruz Wharf often see sea lions, dolphins and even whales. The company rents single and double kayaks and gear, starting at $30 for three hours. Winter rentals are by appointment only, so call first. Kayak sales, kayaking classes and team-building workshops are also available.
Miramar Fish Grotto 45 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA95060 This upscale yet reasonable steak, seafood and pasta restaurant has great ocean views. Located right on Santa Cruz…More Wharf, Miramar draws people from around the Bay Area with its cioppino (seafood stew), lobster and clam chowder. It recently added an outdoor teak bar.
Olitas Cantina and Grille 49b Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Olitas Cantina and Grille is a family-friendly Mexican restaurant and bar located on the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf. It…More serves seafood, sausage, rabbit and beef entrees, tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas and a full drink menu featuring wine, beer and cocktails.
Santa Cruz Boat Rentals 15 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Located right on Santa Cruz Wharf, this business rents 16-foot skiffs with small engines for $75 per day or $20 an hour.…More The shop carries bait, tackle, silver jewelry, snacks and souvenirs. Fishing equipment and crab nets are for rent, as well as wetsuits, boogie boards and life vests. It has another location in Capitola which rents all the same items, plus kayaks and hydrobikes.
Capri Motel of Santa Cruz 337 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA95060 This landmark location makes this 50s era hotel a classic to stay at. It is close to the Santa Cruz beach, boardwalk,…More wharf and Greyhound Bus Terminal as well as the famed Cocoanut Grove. The motel offers free wireless Internet and the lobby is stocked with complimentary coffee.
Marini’s at the Wharf 55 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Marini's is a very old, family-run, Santa Cruz candy store that has become a local staple. Out of four Marini's…More stores in town, this one--being right on the wharf-- has the best view. Its salt water toffee is renowned, although many prefer Marini's homemade fudge, crafted chocolates and candied apples. The service here is top-notch, and Marini's servers are just as sweet.
City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department 323 Church St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 The Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department oversees a city that is rich with open spaces, wild life, parks and…More beaches. Parks and Recreation runs year-round classes aimed at all ages: Junior Lifeguards is popular among the local youth, and adults regularly fill the yoga and Pilates classes offered by the city. The office also coordinates events on the Santa Cruz Wharf and manages the Surfing Museum.
Ideal Bar & Grill 106 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner at the wharf. Awesome bartenders provide late-night fun and the space…More is within easy walking distance of all the boardwalk activities.
Vino Prima 55 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA95060 This special wine boutique is located towards the end of Santa Cruz Wharf and has some 100 wines from all over the…More state. While enjoying spectacular views, sip wines by the flight, by the glass, or by the bottle. Art work around the locale changes every two months, and there is free live music on Fridays and Saturdays. Vino Primo also serves small plates of food.
Terrace Court Motel 125 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Terrace Court is a lovely Mediterranean villa-style motel. Beautiful gardens, rooms and views give the traveler an airy…More retreat above the boardwalk and Santa Cruz Wharf. Its well-kept gardens and unique layout are a perfect setting for any get-away.
Howard Johnson 130 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA95060 With its perfect location across from the Santa Cruz Wharf and Boardwalk, this hotel offers a great family stay or…More business stopover. A clean interior and well-kept exterior make for a pleasant stay. Modern amenities and helpful staff will keep your needs taken care of. Check on the inn's website for seasonal specials and group rates.
Dream Inn 175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Dream Inn is a beachfront hotel in Santa Cruz. Located near the wharf and boardwalk on Cowell's Beach, the hotel offers…More retro, boutique-style rooms with private balconies and views of the water. Its amenities include in-room dining service; a beachfront, heated pool; and 36" flat screen televisions in each guest room. The Aquarius restaurant is located on the hotel's ground floor.
Riva Fish House 31 Municipal Wharf # 500, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Riva Fish House is a seafood restaurant located in Santa Cruz. The restaurant offers patrons an array of seafood dishes…More for lunch and dinner. Popular dishes include Baja snapper, shrimp linguini, crabcake sandwich, calamari and clam chowder in a bread bowl. The restaurant features a full bar. For further inquiries, phone Riva Fish House.
Gilbert's Firefish Grill 25 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA95060 This seafood restaurant on the wharf attracts locals and tourists with its stunning views, comforable seating, and…More resonably priced seafoods. Gilbert's specialize in a platter with salmon, prawns, scallops, calamari and fresh fish. Owned since 1980 by the same family which runs Dolphin Cafe, in 2010 the business was renamed and remodeled, giving it a new menu, open kitchen and outdoor seating.
West Cliff Inn 174 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA95060 This completely renovated Victorian bed-and-breakfast overlooks Cowell Beach and the Santa Cruz Wharf. This upscale…More lodging within walking distance of the boardwalk and other beach activities makes for a perfect respite and tranquil getaway. With a beautiful exterior and crisp interior, this retreat will be remembered.
Segway Santa Cruz 302 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Segway Santa Cruz is a company that offers products and services that feature the Segway. The Segway is a super…More efficient and intuitive transportation solution that moves users with safety and ease and features incredible technological innovations. This company sells Segways in a variety of models. It also offers guided Segway tours of Santa Cruz, travelling down the Municipal Wharf and featuring views of open seascapes and spectacular views. Segways are available for rental for private events, with a variety of options for the Segway Xperience. Finally, the company offers unique advertising and marketing opportunities by outfitting impressive Segways with custom billboard coverings.