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Santa Cruz Beach Board Walk

Santa Cruz Beach Board Walk

400 Beach St., Santa Cruz, California, 95060
Category: Family / Kids

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Located less a mile from Ramada Limited Santa Cruz, the Beach Boardwalk is the West Coast's only beach amusement park and is renowned as the world's best seaside park. Visitors to the boardwalk enjoy family frineldy shopping vendors, food and beverage spots, arcade fun, midway games and over 30 thrilling rides, like the famous Gant Dipper wooden roller coaster and the historic Looff Carousel.



  • Arcade
    • Open Daily
    • Monday -Thursday: 3pm-10pm
    • Friday: 11am-11pm
    • Saturday: 11am-11pm
    • Sunday: 11am-10pm
  • Rides
    • Open Daily - End of March through Beginning
      of September
    • Open Weekends - Beginning of September through End of March

Prices -

Varies per activity.


  • Strike Out Hunger and Bowl for Free
  • Sea Glass & Ocean Art Festival
  • Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train
  • Boardwalk Holiday Bash


  • Amusement Rides
  • Midway Games
  • Food and Beverage
  • Laser Tag
  • Arcade
Before you go

Laser tag, arcade, and mini golf course at the Boardwalk

In addition to the more than 30 exciting rides, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has laser tag course, casino arcade, and nautical themed entertainment area with mini golf, pool, ping pong, air hockey, and refreshments.

Parking and Shuttle Service

There are two main parking lots across the street from the Boardwalk for cars and RVs. Parking is $12 for cars and $30 for RVs. Shuttle service is available.


  • Are there rides for little children?

    The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a family friendly amusement park offering fun for visitors of all ages. Feel free to bring the little ones to enjoy rides like the Looff Carousel, Convoy, Sea Dragons, Speed Boats, Red Baron, and Rugged Buggies.
  • How many rollercoasters does the Boardwalk have?

    The Boardwalk features two uniquely different rollercoasters for visitors to enjoy. The Giant Dipper is one of the world’s most famous wooden coasters offering stunning views of the coastline from the top. The always thrilling Undertow is the only spinning roller coaster in Northern California with stomach turning drops and turns.

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