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Berkeley Marina

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Address: 201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710
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+1 510-981-6740
08:00 - 16:00
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One of the recommended windsurfing launch spots.

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Great Walk, Great Views, Great Drinks!

A walk through the Berkeley Marina offers the visitor a number of unparalleled delights. From the stunning views of San Francisco across the bay, to cool breezes on a warm day... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2016
Peter S
Phillipsburg, New Jersey

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

A walk through the Berkeley Marina offers the visitor a number of unparalleled delights. From the stunning views of San Francisco across the bay, to cool breezes on a warm day, to the great happy hour at Skates by the Bay, an afternoon at the marina is a great way to find some serenity when staying in busy Berkeley.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It was nice to go out to the marina. It is a nice and quiet path near the water. There are also fireworks on the fourth of July. Get there early!

Thank DANA A
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a good place to take your loved ones. You can enjoy the whole day relaxing, and then eat at the nice surrounding restaurants which are very good.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is one of the best spots in the Bay Area to enjoy spectacular views in every direction. Even on foggy days you can enjoy views of Alcatraz, the city, Tiburon and Sausalito, the Berkeley Hills, and the North Bay. There are frequent festivals (Kite Festival just last weekend) and always plenty of people out and about enjoying the trails... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Just went down there to cool off, and was successful. We drove all around by the edge of the bay and I thought the distant views of SF and the Golden Gate bridge were interesting. My driver kiddingly said, "We'll go down to where Scott Peterson dumped the body." (That would be after he killed his wife.) It's fairly isolated... More 

Thank TirzahRuth
san francisco USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

going to the right it's a place where you can exercise,walk you dog, meditate and see awesome sunset. you have a good view of golden gate bridge ,you can see too the richmond bridge.and san francisco at the left you have the pier and good restaurants to

Thank maria edite o
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We go there regularly as a quick way to "get out of town" and feel the ocean air (right straight from the Golden Gate). The Marina has two sides, divided by the harbor in the middle, North (Cesar Chavez Park, lots of open space walking) and South (more structured walking, restaurants, a little park, and bait shop/sandwich shop). There's a... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Nice walk and view from the hotel. Area where you can sit and enjoy the view. Niece restaurant in the marina area

Thank Alicia M
Philadelphia, PA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

It gets windy and cold so be prepared with the right clothing. The roads are run down in the area so watch out for potholes. Best reason to go is for the view of San Francisco.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This is not a place for serious hikers. If you enjoy a stroll beside the sea, the old bridge is the place to be. We generally spend a few hours here and then go to Viks chat for food. We love the old bridge on any day.

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