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Sunday Fun Day – SUPventures to the Wharf

Quick Details

Level: Beginner to intermediate

Duration: Two hours

Time: Meet at the SUP Shack at 9.00a.m.

Location: Santa Cruz Harbor


Start Your Sunday with a SUPventure

Embarking on a Sunday stand-up paddleboard (SUP) adventure from the Santa Cruz Harbor to the Wharf promises a serene and scenic journey along the picturesque coastline. Here’s a detailed description of your tranquil paddle:

As dawn breaks on Sunday morning, you find yourself at the Santa Cruz Harbor, a quiet anticipation in the air. The harbor, waking up to the day’s activities, presents a charming scene with boats gently swaying in the water and seagulls circling overhead. The sun begins its ascent, casting a golden glow on the water, signaling the start of your SUP expedition.

Launching your paddleboard from the calm waters of the harbor, you paddle away from the bustling marina, greeted by the soothing sounds of water lapping against the board. The Santa Cruz Wharf stands in the distance, an iconic silhouette against the clear morning sky, beckoning you to embark on this coastal journey.

Navigating through the harbor channels, you pass by colorful sailboats and fishing vessels. The stillness of the morning air is only interrupted by the rhythmic dip of your paddle into the water. The harbor provides a tranquil start to your adventure, allowing you to ease into the flow of the sea at your own pace.

As you paddle towards the open ocean, the landscape transforms. The coastline unfolds before you, revealing rugged cliffs and sandy beaches. Seals bask on offshore rocks, curiously watching as you glide by. The salty breeze carries the scent of the sea, invigorating your senses as you embrace the vastness of the Pacific.

Approaching the Santa Cruz Wharf, you witness the gradual transition from open waters to the lively ambiance of the coastal town. The wharf comes into clearer view, adorned with colorful flags and the bustling activity of locals and tourists alike. The contrast between the expansive ocean and the lively wharf creates a dynamic backdrop for your paddle.

Navigating through the kelp forests and coastal coves, you marvel at the marine life beneath your board. Perhaps a curious seal pops its head above the water, and seabirds gracefully glide overhead. The vibrant hues of the ocean, ranging from deep blues to turquoise, mesmerize you as you paddle along the rugged coastline.

As you approach the wharf from a different perspective, you notice the vibrant array of sea life clinging to the wooden pillars beneath the structure. Sea lions bask in the sun, and the occasional sea otter floats lazily on its back, adding a touch of whimsy to your aquatic journey.

After savoring the sights and flavors of the Santa Cruz Wharf, you decide to embark on the return journey. The open waters  carry with you the memories of a sunlit adventure along the Santa Cruz coastline. The midday return becomes a vibrant chapter in your coastal exploration, blending the tranquility of the open sea with the lively energy of the Santa Cruz Harbor.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Security deposit required.
  • 12 years and older
  • Equipment must be returned in the same condition.

Get ready for a day of sun, SUPn, and smiles! 🏖️🌴

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