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Stunning scenary

West cliff drive is amazing to walk or bicycle (or even view via auto). The views of the ocean and cliffs are stunning. You can walk from Natural Bridges beach down to the Surf... read more

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West cliff drive is amazing to walk or bicycle (or even view via auto). The views of the ocean and cliffs are stunning. You can walk from Natural Bridges beach down to the Surf Museum, and down further to reach the boardwalk. Dog friendly. There are benches and spots to sit and soak in the view and watch for seals... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed making my way along here. Lots of places to stop off & take in the awesome views & watch the surfers. I was a bit short of time so was mostly car based but I enjoyed my time!!

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The West Cliff Drive is just beautiful. You can observe Pelicans, Sea Eagles and if you are lucky you can even see Whales. We've spent a lot of time walking down the drive and it's really fun to observe nature. There are also a lot of surfers that have fun along the coast.

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Thank Cherievani
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are seeking a great place to walk, job, bike or drive this is an excellent choice. I walked part of this west cliff area followed by driving it at night. Both offer spectacular scenes to view. Excellent place to park and walk to clear your head after a long work day.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off here in the RV for a few hours and really enjoyed it. The water was full of surfers and the sidewalks full of people ambling along. Beautiful views as far as the eye can see with beautiful colours form the many flowers.The walking is easy but do take time stop and look as we saw several whales in... More 

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Ingersoll, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth the drive! Get out of the car when you can, and watch the surf, the surfers and the beauty of Santa Cruz!

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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, Love the sunshine, The Fresh air, And watching the surfers, Plus all the very pretty girls.

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Thank madrywall
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tidal pools .... discoveries...muscles, starfish, sand crabs ....beautiful views . Stay there all day. Besutuful

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Thank SyvieGi
Santa Cruz, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful drive or walk along the ocean in Santa Cruz California. West Cliff is a winding road with an ocean view. You can walk and relax on benches taking in the sunshine and the blue blue ocean. Natural Bridges State Park is located at the north end of West Cliff and is also worth a visit.

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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live about a block from West Cliff and I must say, it never gets old. There is something quite magical about a walk along the cliffs, everyday something new. Some days I see dolphins, seals, otters and then there are days like yesterday where I watched a humpback whale playing about 200 yards of the cliff. Truley breathtaking. The... More 

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