Santa Cruz


Santa Cruz is known for its moderate climate, the natural beauty of its coastline, redwood forests, alternative community lifestyles, and socially liberal leanings. Santa Cruz is well known for watersports such as sailing, diving, swimming, stand up paddle boarding, paddling, and is regarded as one of the best spots in the world for surfing. In one of the first published descriptions of surfing in California, three Hawaiian princes, Prince David Kawānanakoa, Prince Edward Abnel Keliʻiahonui and Prince Jonah Kalanianaʻole, surfed on locally milled redwood boards at the mouth of the San Lorenzo River in July 1885. Now Santa Cruz has excellent beach and promenade with cafes, restaurants and attractions for all tastes.
The main attraction of the park are a roller coaster. A huge ladl is a national historic landmark, was built in 1924 by Arthur Lufom. Gypsy Caravan has a speed of 88 km/h passes through the wooden road length 1.6 km. In the park there is a dance hall in the style of Art Deco and other modern attractions.

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