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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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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00

One of the recommended windsurfing launch spots.

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My favourite place in berkeley

I visited the marina for the first time when my friend took me there and I really fell in love with the great view of the bay area. One can see the bay bridge and golden gate... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Pratik R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the marina for the first time when my friend took me there and I really fell in love with the great view of the bay area. One can see the bay bridge and golden gate bridge and downtown sf sandwiched between them. It is a delightfully calm place and I love spending sunny days there having biked to... More 

Thank Pratik R
Redmond, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Short walks along the windy shoreline with pretty views across the Bay to San Francisco. A great place for quiet solitude or to fly a kite.

Thank Jenny-Jetset
San Francisco, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Strolla long the marina, walk the pier, look out across the bay to San Francisco, feel the breeze, daydream, fantasize, and enjoy the enjoyable.

Thank JDZatSF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Cal Sailing club is one of the best deals in the Bay Area. Only about $100 for 3 months, unlimited rentals and lessons, all included in the price. Great views of the bay, adventurous sailing. Can't go wrong.

Thank John L
El Sobrante, California, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I love the Berkeley Marina. I lived in San Fran for 20 years and would go to the water locations on the bay down there. But there were always so many people I found it off putting. Since moving to the East Bay I love tho beautiful bay views from the marina and how tranquil it is. So if you'd... More 

Thank Kevin M
Grass Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

It's a fun walk and seems like it could take you all the way to San Francisco. You might encounter some odd smells like a combination of sea weed and moldy cheese, but hey it's Berkeley.

Thank Gabriel V
Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Berkeley, California's Marina is a paradise of its own with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay, bicycle trails, walking trails, great food eateries, benches along the waterfront to refresh your moments of California beauty.The Berkeley Marina reflects diversity and Bay Area people flavor which allows visitors a chance to mingle with the locals.

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sf bay area
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

There are easy walking paths that circle the marina. On a clear sunny day, the views of the bay and the Golden Gate are fantastic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Drove and luckily found a spot to park. Best views of the bay in the area, wide walking path, hill to fly a kite and a few benches to sit and enjoy the scenery. If you are looking for a place to relax, this is it!

Thank MARY Z
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.

Thank Peter S

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