Find Things to Do in...
Search
Tours & Things to Do

More Great Destinations

Take time to explore tours and activities in these amazing destinations:


Shop With Confidence
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • Only Top Quality Tour and Activity Companies
  • 100% Secure Transactions
  • No Hidden Fees
  • 500,000+ Satisfied Customers
Why Book With Us
  • Save Money:

    Booking ahead will almost always save you money.

  • Save Time:

    You've got better things to do than wait in ticket lines.

  • Get The Tour You Want:

    Booking online means you get first pick of available tours.


Contact Us
Search by Category
Top Ten
Traveler Rated
Recommended Activities
Advanced Search

Here are your 14 search results for Tours, Attractions & Activities in Santa Cruz, United States

Beach Train from Roaring Camp through Redwoods to Santa Cruz

Beach Train from Roaring Camp through Redwoods to Santa Cruz - Felton, California
Star Rating

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Felton, California

From USD
$32.00

Beach trains operate seasonally between Roaring Camp and the seaside community of Santa Cruz. From Roaring Camp, the train travels through redwood forests of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park alongside a scenic river gorge, down city streets to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on the northern shores of Monterey Bay ... More info ›

Beach trains operate seasonally between Roaring Camp and the seaside community of Santa Cruz. From Roaring Camp, the train travels through redwood forests of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park alongside a scenic river gorge, down city streets to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on the northern shores of Monterey Bay. The trip takes one hour in each direction for the round-trip with one hour stop-off in between. Customer purchases a round-trip ticket. Allow three hours for the round trip. Check train schedules for starting locations, dates and departure times. The Santa Cruz Beach train operates on a seasonal schedule from April 1 to September 30.

Visit: Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95018-9745

The Santa Cruz, Big Trees & Pacific Railway or "Beach Train" offers round-trip excursions between Roaring Camp/Felton and Santa Cruz. Train fares are for round-trip tickets; there are no one-way fares. Trains depart from Roaring Camp at 10:15 am and 2:15 pm and take one hour to reach Santa Cruz, arriving  at 11:15 am and 3:15 pm respectively. Return legs of the round-trip leave from Santa Cruz at 12:15 pm and 4:15 pm. Guests taking the 10:15 am train from Roaring Camp may opt to return at either 12:15 pm or 4:15 pm.
Diesel electric locomotives pull open-air wooden cars from the 1900's and steel coaches from the 1920's. The 6-mile route takes passengers  through the fabled Big Trees of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, across a 1909 steel bridge that spans the San Lorenzo River, through a timber-lined tunnel, along avenues lined with vintage Victorian homes, ending at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, an admission-free amusement park.

Less info

Beginner Surfing 1-Day - Pacifica

Beginner Surfing 1-Day - Pacifica - Santa Cruz, United States

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Santa Cruz, United States

From USD
$109.00

Learn to Surf! All rental equipment is included free-of-charge. This clinic was designed with the beginner in mind – we welcome complete newbies as well as people who have tried surfing on there own for a while and still need help ... More info ›

Learn to Surf! All rental equipment is included free-of-charge. This clinic was designed with the beginner in mind – we welcome complete newbies as well as people who have tried surfing on there own for a while and still need help. We will walk you through all the basics to get you started and catching waves! Participants will learn about ocean awareness, wave breaks, ocean conditions, safety in and out of the water, wave etiquette, paddling, push up and pop up techniques, as well as riding waves and balancing. All students will start out in shallow areas riding the whitewater until they are comfortable with venturing further out.

Learn to Surf! This clinic was designed with the beginner in mind – we welcome complete newbies as well as people who have tried surfing on there own for a while and still need help. We will walk you through all the basics to get you started and catching waves! Participants will learn about ocean awareness, wave breaks, ocean conditions, safety in and out of the water, wave etiquette, paddling, push up and pop up techniques, as well as riding waves and balancing. All students will start out in shallow areas riding the whitewater until they are comfortable with venturing further out. All rental equipment is included free-of-charge.
Our instructors are all CPR/First-Aid and lifeguard certified, and ready to teach you the basics of surfing.
We provide a safe and non-threatening environment for the beginning surfer – no angry localism here! Come have fun learning how to surf and explore the wonders of the ocean with our experienced guides. If you have ever thought about surfing and thought “no way”, think again! Lets catch some waves!

Less info

Beginner Surf Lesson in Santa Cruz

Beginner Surf Lesson in Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, United States
Star Rating

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Santa Cruz, United States

From USD
$109.00

Learn to surf in Santa Cruz during a 3-hour clinic designed with the beginner in mind. Novices are welcome, as well as anyone who has tried surfing but could use some tips for balancing on the board and catching a wave ... More info ›

Learn to surf in Santa Cruz during a 3-hour clinic designed with the beginner in mind. Novices are welcome, as well as anyone who has tried surfing but could use some tips for balancing on the board and catching a wave. You'll get plenty of practice with paddling and pop-up techniques while learning about wave breaks, ocean conditions, and safety in and out of the water, including surf etiquette. Includes all necessary equipment.

Make your way to Cowells Beach in Santa Cruz, where you'll meet your CPR-, first aid-, and lifeguard-certified instructor who teaches the basics of surfing during a 3-hour surf clinic. Come ready to learn how to surf and explore the wonders of the ocean. Your instructor provides a safe and non-threatening environment for the beginner surfer.
Once you've squeezed into a provided wetsuit to keep you warm in the Pacific Ocean, you'll get an orientation to using a surfboard. You're walked through the steps to popping up on your board on shore. Learn how to read ocean conditions and wave breaks to ensure your safety, before you practice paddling and balancing. 
You'll start out in shallow areas, riding the white water until you are comfortable with venturing further out, where your instructor helps you catch some waves.

Less info

Double Kayak Harbor Rental - 1 Hour

Double Kayak Harbor Rental - 1 Hour - Santa Cruz, United States

Duration: 1 hour
Location: Santa Cruz, United States

From USD
$40.00

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 ... More info ›

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!

Itinerary

Explore the calm and protected waters of the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor. With over a mile of waterway to navigate, you can see the iconic local scenery and majestic sail boats. On Sunday mornings ukuleles serenade you as you paddle past Crows Nest Restaurant.

Stop At:

• Walton Lighthouse, E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA
• Twin Lakes State Beach, 2875 E Cliff Dr Parallel to East Cliff Drive and Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4717

Less info

Booking.com

Double Kayak Ocean Rental - 4 Hours

Double Kayak Ocean Rental - 4 Hours - Santa Cruz, United States

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Santa Cruz, United States

From USD
$30.00

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.

Itinerary

Rent a double kayak for a super fun adventure with your bestie beginning in the Santa Cruz Harbor and paddling into the Monterey Bay. Whales, dolphins, sea lions and sea otters are commonly spotted!

Stop At:

• Walton Lighthouse, E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA
• Twin Lakes State Beach, 2875 E Cliff Dr Parallel to East Cliff Drive and Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4717
• Santa Cruz Harbor Beach, 5th Ave ... More info ›

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.

Itinerary

Rent a double kayak for a super fun adventure with your bestie beginning in the Santa Cruz Harbor and paddling into the Monterey Bay. Whales, dolphins, sea lions and sea otters are commonly spotted!

Stop At:

• Walton Lighthouse, E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA
• Twin Lakes State Beach, 2875 E Cliff Dr Parallel to East Cliff Drive and Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4717
• Santa Cruz Harbor Beach, 5th Ave. at East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz, CA
• Seabright State Beach, 15 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
• Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5416
• Santa Cruz Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5459
• Cowell's Beach, 21 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5459
• Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, 1305 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3722
• Natural Bridges State Beach, 2531 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-6257

Less info

Introduction to Wilderness Survival Clinic in Marin County

Introduction to Wilderness Survival Clinic in Marin County - Santa Cruz, United States

Duration: 5 hours
Location: Santa Cruz, United States

From USD
$135.00

Learn indigenous skills of survival in the woods, including how to build a shelter, gather water, make a fire, and forage edible plants or set up traps for food. Both novice campers and seasoned backpackers will benefit from hands-on activities during this 5-hour class with a naturalist instructor ... More info ›

Learn indigenous skills of survival in the woods, including how to build a shelter, gather water, make a fire, and forage edible plants or set up traps for food. Both novice campers and seasoned backpackers will benefit from hands-on activities during this 5-hour class with a naturalist instructor. The session takes place in a redwood forest of Marin County, located north of San Francisco.

Get back to nature and learn age-old survival skills during this wilderness clinic set among the redwoods of Northern California. Meet your instructor — a survivalist and naturalist — at Camp Arequipa in Fairfax, just across the Golden Gate Bridge. In just 5 hours you'll practice timeless traditions, such as shelter building and fire-by-friction, drawn from indigenous skills. 
Participate in hands-on activities appropriate for all ages, and build self-esteem and awareness knowing you can survive in the woods or other natural setting. Learn about edible plants and try out native-style traps while you discover what it's like to live in harmony with nature. You'll leave better prepared for your next wilderness adventure.

Less info