Tours

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  • Santa Cruz Marine Protected Areas Beaches Tour

    This self guided mobile tour features five different beaches along the Santa Cruz, California coast. Each beach is part of California's statewide program ...

  • West Cliff Drive Tour

    No visit to Santa Cruz is complete without a walk along West Cliff Drive. It's home to several of Santa Cruz's iconic landmarks, houses the heart of Santa ...

  • The Highway 17 Tour

    Read the stories that make for a richer drive over Highway 17. A drive along Highway 17 will take the traveler from ocean influences in Santa Cruz, throug ...

  • Santa Cruz Tree Tour

    This self-guided tour of several trees in Santa Cruz’s urban forest was created in 2016 by UCSC Environmental Studies student Laurel Wee. Trees make urban ...

  • Capitola Art and Historic Sites Tour

    Capitola is a picturesque town on the sea. Know it a little more deeply by understanding its art and history. On this tour you’ll learn why the wharf was ...

  • North Coast Tour

    Understand the natural and human history that shapes Santa Cruz's north coast. With each mile on this coastal driving tour, the road hugs along steep clif ...

  • San Lorenzo River Tour

    Read the stories that will help you get to know the San Lorenzo River. The San Lorenzo River will take you from the Pedestrian Bridge near Highway 1, alon ...

  • Mission Hill Staircase Tour

    Get to know Mission Hill as it is today and as it was over 100 years ago. Get your exercise for the day with this sixteen stop walking tour uncovering hid ...

  • South Skyline Boulevard (Highway 35) Tour

    South Skyline Boulevard: A winding road with a rich past! A drive along south Skyline Boulevard (Highway 35) will take the explorer through redwood forest ...

  • Downtown Historic-Art Tour

    Learn the stories behind Santa Cruz's historic art. This walking tour presents twelve stops that bring to light some of Santa Cruz's most interesting hist ...

  • UCSC Lime Kilns Tour

    Lime production was an important player in the development of Santa Cruz. This is a 17 stop walking tour primarily around the buildings that were a part o ...

  • Downtown Salinas Architecture Tour

    Art Deco and Art Moderne were popular architectural styles from 1920 to 1940. Salinas has one of the largest collection of Art Deco to Moderne buildings f ...

  • UCSC Natural History Tour

    UCSC has countless hidden treasures and unique features that span across campus land. This tour will take you from forests, to meadows with repeating circ ...

  • Santa Cruz Ecotour

    Discover the Santa Cruz Wharf: a century-old structure with vibrant fishing history, thriving marine life and modern-day scientific research facilities. T ...

  • The Pilkington Creek Tour

    Pilkington Creek is a tiny watershed with a lot to offer. The Pilkington Creek walking tour has 7 historically rich stops highlighting the tiny creek's pa ...

  • Marine Life Guide

    This offering is more of a guide than a specific tour. We present the local marine life and when you are likely to see them (spring, summer, winter or fal ...

  • Phytoplankton Guide

    This offering is more of a guide than a specific tour. Ever wonder why the ocean isn't always blue? This phytoplankton guide explains just how many phytop ...