Santa Cruz Seaside Company

Voted the World’s Best Seaside Amusement Park in 2007, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has been operating since 1915 and features both modern and classic thrill rides, restaurants, miniature golf, video game arcades, and family bowling, all located on a mile of sandy beach.


The seasonal nature of the Boardwalk enables us to typically offer a 32 hour work week in the summer. Those hired will be expected to work Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. We hire Americans and students from all over the world.  Visit us online at or check out our Facebook page!


Reasons to join us this summer: 

·          Live and work at the beach

·          Housing is provided and is minutes away from work

·          Great employee activities and events

·          1.5 hours from San Francisco

·          Be near the ocean and water activities.

·          Have fun on the boardwalk


What our participants have to say:

I am very satisfied with my housing co-ordinator and how the work and travel student stay as family and my co workers are amazing jus got back from a soccer competition.. actually words cant express my feelings am over satisfied ..” – Abdul Q.

About Santa Cruz, California:

Santa Cruz is situated on the northern edge of Monterey Bay, about 32 mi (51 km) south of San Jose and 75 mi (120 km) south of San Francisco.  Santa Cruz is known for its moderate climate, the natural beauty of its coastline, and breathtaking redwood forests.  The city is home to several state park and beaches as well as the University of California, Santa Cruz, a premier research institution and educational hub. 

For more information visit:

Visit Santa Cruz

Trip Advisor – Things to do in Santa Cruz


Santa Cruz Weather:

Santa Cruz has mild weather throughout the year.  Due to its proximity to Monterey Bay, fog is common during the night and morning hours, especially in the summer so be sure to have a light jacket in the mornings!  The average temperature in summer months is around 75 °F (24 °C).  For more information about the weather, please visit:

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How to Get There

Fly into San Francisco (SFO), San Jose (SJO) or Oakland (OAK) and then take a bus to Santa Cruz.  Employer will send additional information on transportation upon hire.

  • Santa Cruz Seaside Company