The Santa Monica Pier is a real Southern California landmark. Built in 1909, the Santa Monica Pier has been featured in dozens of films and televisions shows, and features a large variety of attractions for visitors. Home to Pacific Park, a small theme park located at the beginning of the pier, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. From tasty treats, unique gifts, fishing, and sightseeing, the Santa Monica Pier is a must-see for visitors to Los Angeles. Enjoy stunning sunsets over the Pacific Ocean and make memories of a lifetime at the Santa Monica Pier.
Pacific Park features 12 thrilling rides on the famed Santa Monica Pier, including Pacific Wheel a 130-foot high Ferris wheel. Pacific Wheel offers stunning ocean views and is the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel. Another popular ride is the West Coaster – the only West Coast oceanfront steel roller coaster located on a pier. Pacific Park also offers guests a variety of popular midway games like Whac-A-Mole and SkeeBall, and several quick dining and snack options
One of the most popular activities at the Santa Monica Pier is fishing. Guests are invited to stop by Pier Bait & Tackle Shop, rent a rod and bait, and attempt to make a big catch.