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The West Cliff Drive is just beautiful. You can observe Pelicans, Sea Eagles and if you are lucky... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Cherievani
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful walk, drive and biking in Santa Cruz

If you are seeking a great place to walk, job, bike or drive this is an excellent choice. I walked... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
ddmullis
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Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 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...More

Thank Cherievani
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 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...More

Thank ddmullis
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

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...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

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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Reviewed 7 May 2017

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

Thank madrywall
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

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

Thank SyvieGi
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

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...More

Thank Richard V
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

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...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Have run here with our daughter and on my own several times while visiting. Breathtaking views. Fun to watch the many surfers in the water and tourists on the walkway.

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

we had been visiting santa cruz beach boardwalk and wharf for more than 10 years, but never really knew about west cliff drive until last week. really glad we decided to talk a walk along this drive after seeing the recommendations on trip advisor. beautiful...More

Thank Sunitha K
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Response from Rubythief | Reviewed this property |
Current e-bikes at 131 front has electric bikes and pacific ave cycles at 320 pacific has regular bikes for rent. Current is about 3 blocks from the wharf and pacific is about 6 blocks from the wharf at the start of the... More
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Response from dan g | Reviewed this property |
Nothing I can add that has not been already said. Agree with all other recommendations about Henry Cowell.
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
I live downtown and walk it everyday. From the Seaway, it is 1/2 a mile to Steamers ( Surfer Museum light house looking thing). From there it is another mile , or less, to Natural Bridges. The walk is so beautiful you will... More
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