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Roaring Camp Steam Train Through Santa Cruz RedwoodsAttraction Tickets

Roaring Camp Steam Train Through Santa Cruz Redwoods

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Board a historic steam train for a 1-hour ride through the Santa Cruz mountains from Felton’s Roaring Camp, and go deep into redwood groves and California’s past. Chug up the narrow gage tracks under trees that soar over 270 feet (82 meters) above the forest floor. Learn the history of the forest, the railroad and the logging camp it served. Stroll through the towering trees at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, visit an old fashioned general store and sheriff’s office and take in serenity of California's ancient forests.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.00
From
$33.00

Beach Train from Roaring Camp through Redwoods to Santa CruzAttraction Tickets

Beach Train from Roaring Camp through Redwoods to Santa Cruz

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Pack in views of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the California redwoods, and the Monterey Bay during this beach train from Santa Cruz’s Roaring Camp Railroads. Along with a scenic train ride through the Santa Cruz Mountains, you’ll get a 1-hour stop in the middle of your route to relax or explore the area at your own pace. This fun experience is perfect for families, and children under two ride free as an added bonus.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
From
$35.00

Beginner Surf Lesson in Santa CruzCultural Tours

Beginner Surf Lesson in Santa Cruz

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Get wet while learning to surf in Santa Cruz, a picturesque coastal California town popular with surfers. Your 3-hour lesson starts with the basics of how to paddle out, pop up, balance, and catch a wave, along with surfing etiquette and understanding the ocean. Your instructor has you practice on the beach before accompanying you into a spot with small waves that are ideal for beginners. Includes all necessary equipment and instruction.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$109.00
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$109.00

Wine Trolley’s Trolley Special Wine Tasting

Wine Trolley’s Trolley Special

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Fantastic views, delicious food, and some of California's famously refined wine all feature prominently on this Carmel Valley wine tour. Wine enthusiasts can hop aboard a trolley in Monterey and cruise through the rolling hills of wine country. As you stop to sip and enjoy lunch—with tasting fees included—your guide offers an insider's take on some of the best producers in the valley.
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  • 5 hours
From
$166.00
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$166.00

Mermaid Experience & PhotoshootPhotography Tours

Mermaid Experience & Photoshoot

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This is a unique opportunity to become the mermaid you've always dreamed of! Santa Cruz is the perfect beach town to fulfill your mermaid dreams.
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  • 45 minutes
From
$102.57
Price varies by group size
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$102.57
Price varies by group size

Wine Trolley Premium PackageWine Tasting

Wine Trolley Premium Package

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This is the TOP of the TOP! The best Carmel Valley has to offer! Three Premium Bottles of Karlsen Family Wines Two Bottles of Wine Trolley Olive Oils or Balsamic Vinegars Premium Lunch with Full Wine Tasting (everything in the house) Wine Tasting paid at Four Additional Venues Wine Trolley T-Shirt Wine Trolley Glass
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  • 5 hours
From
$306.67
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$306.67

Mountain Bike Guided Tour Santa CruzMountain Bike Tours

Mountain Bike Guided Tour Santa Cruz

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Santa Cruz is an amazing place to ride a mountain bike, but finding all the great trails can be challenging. Whether you’re looking for a cross-country ride with ocean views, an adrenaline gravity fueled rip on some more technical tracks, or maybe a mixture with everything in between…we’ve got you covered. Let us show you a locals view on our home trails and help you find your dream ride. We often like to start our rides with a damn good espresso and end with a cold local brew and great food, we’ll show you the best spots in town for that as well!
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.54
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$101.54

Santa Cruz Harbor Single Kayak Rental - 1 Hour (Valid only at 413 Lake Ave)Cultural Tours

Santa Cruz Harbor Single Kayak Rental - 1 Hour (Valid only at 413 Lake Ave)

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This rental is the perfect way to dip your paddle in the water without the half-day commitment. You can paddle free of the large swell from the open ocean in our protected Santa Cruz Harbor. After your paddle, you'll have earned that beer & fish tacos at El Palomar, Crows Nest or Johnny's Harborside. Wildlife spotting, adventure, and some iconic scenery make this paddle a must do. Ideal for beginners, or bucket-listers who want to get the most out of their Santa Cruz visit!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Wandering WednesdayCity Packages

Wandering Wednesday

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People. Places. ..........................................................................................................
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  • 1 hour
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$138.21
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$138.21

Bike Tour Santa CruzMountain Bike Tours

Bike Tour Santa Cruz

Discover Santa Cruz during a bicycle tour that makes it easy to explore this coastal town in northern California. See the town's natural beauty including beaches and cliffs, and learn about the surf, beach, and college culture that defines much of the town. See landmarks such as the Santa Cruz Wharf and Boardwalk, and sample some great local products during this fun half-day tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.77
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$70.77

Santa Cruz Single Kayak Ocean Rental - 4 Hours (Valid only at 413 Lake Ave)Kid-Friendly

Santa Cruz Single Kayak Ocean Rental - 4 Hours (Valid only at 413 Lake Ave)

Come paddle for fun, fitness, relaxation or imagination! See the ever adorable southern sea otter, whales lunge feeding, or enjoy the rowdy sea lions as they porpoise through the waves.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Santa Cruz Harbor Standup Paddle Board Rental - 1 Hour (Valid at 413 Lake Ave)Stand Up Paddleboarding

Santa Cruz Harbor Standup Paddle Board Rental - 1 Hour (Valid at 413 Lake Ave)

This rental is the perfect way to dip your paddle in the water without the half-day commitment. You can paddle free of the large swell from the open ocean in our protected Santa Cruz Harbor. After your paddle, you'll have earned that beer & fish tacos at El Palomar, Crows Nest or Johnny's Harborside. Wildlife spotting, adventure, and some iconic scenery make this paddle a must do. Ideal for beginners, or bucket-listers who want to get the most out of their Santa Cruz visit!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

California Route 1 By E-Bike Two Day TourMountain Bike Tours

California Route 1 By E-Bike Two Day Tour

Starting in Half Moon Bay, this over night ebike tour starts ends in Santa Cruz and includes tent cabin accommodation and shuttle back from Santa Cruz. We explore the beaches, vistas, farms and back roads of the coast. It's 60 miles from start to finish. We'll make many stops along the way and ride at a leisurely pace. We stay the night in a beautiful resort nestled in the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains with sweeping views of the ocean.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$410.26
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$410.26

Santa Cruz Mountains Ebike-Camping AdventureMountain Bike Tours

Santa Cruz Mountains Ebike-Camping Adventure

We ride directly from Silicon Valley to the Santa Cruz mountains and out to the coast. We'll explore the winding roads of Woodside and Skyline and make our way to a beautiful camping spot where we'll set-up camp, go for a hike and build a fire.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$358.98
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$358.98

Santa Cruz Double Kayak Ocean Rental - 4 Hours (Valid only at 413 Lake Ave) Kid-Friendly

Santa Cruz Double Kayak Ocean Rental - 4 Hours (Valid only at 413 Lake Ave)

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Come paddle for fun, fitness, relaxation or imagination! See the ever adorable southern sea otter, whales lunge feeding, or enjoy the rowdy sea lions as they porpoise through the waves.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00

Ghostly Spook tours. Santa Cruz AfootWalking Tours

Ghostly Spook tours. Santa Cruz Afoot

This is a historic tour. You will learn a spooky collection of ghostly, haunting, murder, serial killer stories. We will end the tour stopping at two of Santa Cruz's most haunted homes built on sacred, ancient Native California's burial grounds. By the end of the tour, you will know more about Santa Cruz's ghostly past and stories than most locals do. These tours are a fun mix of history, mystery and spine-tingling stories.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Santa Cruz Harbor Double Kayak Rental - 1 Hour (Valid only at 413 Lake Ave)Cultural Tours

Santa Cruz Harbor Double Kayak Rental - 1 Hour (Valid only at 413 Lake Ave)

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This rental is the perfect way to dip your paddle in the water without the half-day commitment. You can paddle free of the large swell from the open ocean in our protected Santa Cruz Harbor. After your paddle, you'll have earned that beer & fish tacos at El Palomar, Crows Nest or Johnny's Harborside. Wildlife spotting, adventure, and some iconic scenery make this paddle a must do. Ideal for beginners, or bucket-listers who want to get the most out of their Santa Cruz visit!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$25.00
From
$25.00

Private transfer from Santa Cruz to SFOPrivate Transfers

Private transfer from Santa Cruz to SFO

We pride ourselves in providing the best service possible with our private airport transfer options at affordable and competitive pricing. We are providing safe, reliable Limousine Transportation from Santa Cruz, CA or from Santa Cruz to San Francisco International Airport (SFO). We offer several transfer options as well as vehicle upgrades. Avoid the frustrations of rush hour, SF traffic and relax in luxury while our professional chauffeur navigates the shortest way from to SFO. Planning your trips in advance will prevent headaches and frustration, leaving you with time to relax or work on your trip.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
From
$266.68
per group
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$266.68
per group

California Coast - San Francisco to Los AngelesNature and Wildlife
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$379.00

Private transfer from SFO to Santa CruzPrivate Transfers

Private transfer from SFO to Santa Cruz

We pride ourselves in providing the best service possible with our private airport transfer options at affordable and competitive pricing. We are providing safe, reliable Limousine Transportation from San Francisco International Airport to Santa Cruz, CA or from Santa Cruz, CA to San Francisco International Airport (SFO). We offer several transfer options as well as vehicle upgrades. Avoid the frustrations of rush hour, SF traffic and relax in luxury while our professional chauffeur navigates the shortest way from SFO or to SFO. Planning your trips in advance will prevent headaches and frustration, leaving you with time to relax or work on your trip.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
From
$266.68
per group
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$266.68
per group

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