Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Today, the Plunge building houses Neptune’s Kingdom Amusement Center which sports a pirate-themed miniature golf course as the centerpiece of a modern entertainment complex. The two-story course, with talking pirates, booming cannons, and a rumbling volcano is the only miniature golf course in Santa Cruz County.
Upstairs a Historium showcases Boardwalk history with a display of photographs that capture major highlights of past eras. A game deck offers pool, air hockey, ping-pong, video games, and a snack bar.
The Water Carnival
Thirty thousand people witnessed the Plunge Water Carnival performances each summer. This was the home of the world record-holding Underwater Natators (human submarines), flying trapeze artists, fire divers, Stratosphere Plungers,
Erected by Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
Location. 36° 57.855′ N, 122° 1.157′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from Beach Street. Touch for map. This marker is located at the Beach Street entrance to Neptune's Kingdom. There is a duplicate marker located at the beach side entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz CA 95060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (within shouting distance of this marker); The Santa Cruz Seaside Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Before the Boardwalk (within shouting distance of this marker); A Love Story (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cocoanut Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); Beauty and the Beach (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burgers at the Beach (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Cruz.
More about this marker. This marker is located on the grounds of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 3. submitted on November 17, 2015. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.