Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA

Open All Year

Reserve: 800-562-7701

Reserve: 800-562-7701

Info: 831-722-0551

Info: 831-722-0551


1186 San Andreas Road

Watsonville, CA 95076

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RV Sites, Tent Sites

Check-in: 2:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am


Check-in: 4:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am

Camper Rating 4.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

As seen on the hit CBS show, Undercover Boss, the Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay KOA offers something for everyone! Enjoy the best of the California coast at this fun, family-friendly campground.

Care Camps Big Weekend is coming in May! Stay Friday, get Saturday for just $20! Space is limited, so visit our Hot Deals section to book today.

We've Been California Dreamin' of a New Pool! We are excited to announce that our brand new pool and hot tub ARE OPEN!

Come join in the fun! Whether you want to relax at your campsite, join us for themed weekends and special activities, take a walk on the beaches or explore the variety of things to see and do in the Santa Cruz area, this KOA has it all.

For a home away from home, try the camping cabins or fully furnished deluxe cabins - offering all the comforts of home and just a one mile walk or drive to the beach! Or stay in an Airstream travel trailer while you enjoy the pleasures of the California coast and experience all that this KOA has to offer.

For the RVer, we've got full hookup sites, 50 amp service, pull-throughs, and free cable and Wi-Fi! We've got the tenter covered, too, with sites conveniently located with picnic tables and fire rings.

While you're here, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Fisherman's Wharf, Santa Cruz Boardwalk, Pebble Beach golf course, surf breaks, wineries, fresh produce stands and endless miles of central-coast beaches are all within easy reach.

Onsite, convenience store with various items and gifts, espresso bar, snack bar, pet playground and pet bath. Also onsite is a large campfire area with stage and recreation hall that can host up to 150 people, ideal for group gatherings.

Abundant entertainment options include a game room/video arcade, mini golf, banana bikes for rent, spectacular playground, horseshoes, basketball, volleyball, movies, and more!

  • KOA Express Fun Train - The KOA Express Fun Train accommodates children and adults! If you are looking to add some smiles to your children's faces, All-Aboard the KOA Express Fun Train.
  • KOA Big Bouncer - The KOA Big Bouncer will be a great hit with the entire family. Big Bouncers provide safe fun for adults and kids alike!
  • Climbing Coconut Palm Trees - Our 3 Climbing Coconut Palm Trees are 20 feet tall and let you experience the thrill of climbing a palm tree just like Mowgli from the Jungle Book!
  • Outdoor Movie Cinema - It's like a drive-in movie without the car!
  • Campfire Theater - Join us for S'mores and live entertainment from talent shows to slapstick to game show re-creations.

Children enjoy crafts, games, planned daily activities and theme weekends (in season).

Hungry? Have a freshly baked pizza delivered to your site from various local establishments, and enjoy Saturday Morning Pancake Breakfast in June and July.

No matter your camping needs, the Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA offers the best of the great outdoors!

Campground Amenities

  • Amenities
  • Activities
  • 50
    Max Amp
  • 90'
    Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (Open Year-Round)
  • Hot Tub / Sauna
  • Propane
  • Mini Golf
  • Firewood
  • Bike Rentals
  • Dog Park

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