Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Giant Dipper Roller Coaster
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Giant Dipper Roller Coaster

From the first startling dip to the top of the million-dollar view, the Boardwalk’s red and white landmark is a fan favorite.

Giant Dipper Contest

Enter our Giant Dipper 95th Anniversary Contest starting May 17 - August 16, 2019


Giant Dipper roller coaster


More than 66 million visitors have experienced the Giant Dipper since it first opened in 1924.

The classic wooden coaster can be seen in several movies including “Sudden Impact,” “The Lost Boys,” and “Dangerous Minds.”

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Cost of ride:

$7.00 (7 points) or use your All-Day Rides Wristband.

Height Requirements:

Riders must be 50’’ tall

Check out the Giant Dipper's safety video!

Our helpful little MyBoardwalk Card knows what to do and what not to do. Do you? :)

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