Santa Cruz Harbor Location and Directions

The UCSC Dock is located on the west side of the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor at FF Dock - under the Murray-Eaton bridge.

Driving directions from UCSC

From the UCSC Main Entrance, go down Bay St.

  • Turn Left onto Mission St.
  • Turn right onto Laurel St.
  • Follow Laurel Street for several blocks, go through stoplights at Pacific Ave. & Front St. Go over the bridge over San Lorenzo River and Laurel turns into Broadway.
  • Stay on Broadway, go through the Ocean Street Intersection, you'll travel up a hill then continue several blocks and turn right at the stoplight onto Seabright Ave.
  • Stay on Seabright headed towards the beach and then take your last left onto Atlantic Ave.
  • Follow Atlantic towards the Harbor, then turn left into the harbor entrance, go down a hill and continue through the harbor until you reach the last parking area, it will be below the Murray Eation Bridge which runs over the harbor.
  • You can park in this lot but make sure you pay for parking at one of the pay stations. From the parking lot you'll see signs that say UCSC Boating.

Note: All parking is metered, the closest pay station is located at FF dock. You can also park for free on Atlantic Ave in the residental neighborhood and then walk down to our location.

Directions via Metro

  • From the Santa Cruz Metro Center, take Route 68 toward the Capitola Mall
  • Exit the bus at the Murray & Seabright bus stop
  • Continue down Murry towards the Harbor, there will be stairs on your right before the bridge
  • The UCSC Dock is located under the bridge

Address: 790 Mariner Park Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95062