Santa Cruz Wharf

Beach Street
Santa Cruz CA 95060

Hours of Operation
  • Open daily to the public 5am - 2am.
Type of Activity
  • Beaches
  • Points of Interest
  • Sightseeing
  • Tours
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Standup Paddleboard
  • Surfing
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Watching
  • Clothing
  • Misc. Shopping
  • Shopping Area
  • Specialty Gifts
  • Sporting Goods
  • Ocean Education/Conservation

Extending out over a half mile into the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the Santa Cruz Wharf is the longest timber pile pier on the United States coast and one of the longest in the world. Whether viewing whales, dolphins, sea lions or sea otters is your pleasure or watching the local talent rip the break at world renown Steamer Lane is what quickens your pulse, it all awaits at the Santa Cruz Wharf. Take in the view at one of nine restaurants and enjoy the freshest seafood, finest local wines and the friendliest service on the coast.

Info Last Updated
  • 01-31-2024