Luggage Storage Santa Cruz

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    Head to the store and show your booking receipt and you're good to go.

  • Enjoy the city

    Go about your day without lugging around your things. Live Life Light!

Santa Cruz Luggage Storage Guide 2021

Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage in Santa Cruz?" Perhaps you just arrived in Santa Cruz and need a place to store your bags before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Downtown Santa Cruz, Municipal Wharf, or Pacific Avenue and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing around Santa Cruz at James V. Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, Downtown Santa Cruz, or Mystery Spot and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.

If you wish to catch a game at Kaiser Permanente Arena or visit local museums like Santa Cruz Surfing Museum you may find that luggage is not allowed in these venues.

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage in Santa Cruz!

Luggage storage nearby most Santa Cruz hotspots

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Santa Cruz and the world.

Featured in The Boston Globe, Techcrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in Santa Cruz start at just $5.90/day.

Book through our website or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in Santa Cruz now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Wilder Ranch State Park, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, and Manresa State Beach. You can also go for a hike around San Francisco Peninsula Watershed, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and Upper Cottonwood Creek Wildlife Area. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out Surf City Billiards, Odonata Wines, and Humble Sea Brewing Company.

Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in Santa Cruz?

Various locations throughout Santa Cruz

$5,000 Bounce Guarantee on each booking to protect your belongings

Vetted store locations to ensure trust and safety

2 minute booking process online or via mobile app, then just walk in and check your bags in

Thousands of 5 star reviews, hundreds of thousands of bags stored

How do I store luggage in Santa Cruz with Bounce?

You can store your luggage very quickly and easily. Simply select a location here. Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes. We’ll ask for payment details upfront, but you can cancel your reservation if you end up not needing it.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Santa Cruz without your things!

See all luggage storage spots in Santa Cruz!

More about Santa Cruz

Store Your Luggage Around Santa Cruz With Bounce

Santa Cruz is a lively beach city that is full of beautiful trees, interesting facts, and exciting things to discover. In fact, for those that may visit the city for their love of surfing, a fun detail about this location is that Santa Cruz was the first place that surfing was introduced when Hawaiian royalty visited the mainland. If surfing isn’t what brings you here, perhaps it is the breathtaking redwood forests nearby. Whatever the reason may be for visiting, Bounce is there to provide easy to find, secure locations to keep your bags during the extent of your stay. 

Luggage Storage in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz has a gorgeous coastline with fantastic surf, green spaces to relax in, and lots of shopping and attractions. Don't let your gear slow you down. Enjoy the wide-open spaces of this sunny California city. Savor tasty dishes at local restaurants and see a museum or two. But first, unload your bags on Bounce for a day of carefree entertainment.

Santa Cruz City Guide

Top Things to Do 

With so many exciting items to see and do while in Santa Cruz, it may be difficult to decide what to tackle first. From UC Santa Cruz to the Surfing Museum, this city offers something for everyone. Enjoy beautiful scenery, history-filled museums, and delectable restaurants in this wondrous city.  


 Museums are wonderful for highlighting the unique history that resides in cities. Here in Santa Cruz, museums feature the art of surfing, architecture, marine life, and much more.  

  • Seymour Marine Discovery: This museum offers individuals the chance to see how Marine Scientists work, along with what type of animals live in the surrounding oceans. You can pet a shark or view whole whale skeletons to get an idea of what they look like. People of all ages can find something to enjoy at this museum, so we encourage you to find a nearby Bounce on McAllister Way to leave your bags. 

  • Santa Cruz Museum of Art History: Santa Cruz is already a beautiful masterpiece of nature, but if you’d like to see some man-made creations, head over to Front Street. Here, individuals can view creative exhibitions and take place in art-themed events. Leave your luggage with Bounce and explore the vast world of art.

  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum: Hard-core surfers have been flocking to Santa Cruz for over 100 years, and the museum proudly exhibits their history. With photographs and surfboards to admire, this museum is a breath of fresh air for those who partake in and appreciate the art of surfing. Find a nearby Bounce location and let the breeze carry you away. 


In a beautiful place like Santa Cruz, shopping is a must. Whether you are buying something for yourself or a loved one, this city is full of treasures just waiting to be discovered. 

  • A Brighter World Tie Dye Studio: Bring a bit of color into your day by visiting this studio. A family-friendly environment full of fun is awaiting those who would like to either make their own tie-dye masterpiece or purchase a pre-made item. Either way, be sure to leave your bags with Bounce near Walnut Ave to avoid getting accidental color on them. 

  • Bookshop Santa Cruz: Are you or a loved one into books? Well, this is the shop for you. Stop into the large, independent bookstore to find your next thrilling read. Although there is plenty of room in the store itself, bookshelves can be tight to maneuver around. Find a Bounce by Pacific Ave to keep your bags safe while you shop. 

  • Santa Cruz Downtown: If you’re looking for great rates and lines of interesting shops, then you’ll want to check out the downtown on Pacific Avenue. Here, all kinds of different shops and restaurants can be discovered. Peruse the shops for vintage clothing or a unique piece of art.


After strolling through the streets of Santa Cruz, hitting the beach, and shopping till you drop, there is no doubt that discovering a delicious restaurant will be next on the to-do list for your visit. 

  • Linda’s Seabreeze Café: If you are looking for some local cuisine, this restaurant is a popular option to visit. Located on Seabright Avenue, Linda’s has everything from breakfast to burgers - and rarely disappoints. Savory meals await any time of day.

  • Hula’s Island Grill: For a moderately priced option with great quality, head over to Cathcart Street to visit this unique grill. Here, you can find out-of-the-ordinary burgers that won’t be easily forgotten, making Hula’s Island Grill a “must-stop” location. 

  • Santa Cruz Diner: Anyone who is on a budget, but still wants excellent food, definitely needs to check out this location. This diner offers both American and Asian cuisine at a wallet-friendly price that simply can’t be beat. Head over to Ocean Street to locate a Bounce partner, leave your luggage, and enjoy.

Frequently asked questions

  • How much does luggage storage cost in Santa Cruz?

    The price for luggage storage in Santa Cruz is just $5.90/bag for the entire day.

  • Where are there luggage storage locations in Santa Cruz?

    There are multiple locations all around Santa Cruz which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near James V. Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, Downtown Santa Cruz, Mystery Spot and many other areas.

  • Is it safe to store your bags in Santa Cruz?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $5,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage in Santa Cruz.

  • Are there storage lockers in Santa Cruz?

    Yes. There are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in Santa Cruz. Bounce has multiple locations throughout Santa Cruz where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $5,000 Bounce Gurantee.

  • Where are the best places to stay and eat while in Santa Cruz?

    The most popular restaurants to visit are Wharf House, Gayle's Bakery, and Laili. Additionally, the highest ranked hotels within Santa Cruz are Monarch Cove Inn, Santa Cruz Dream Inn, and Carousel Beach Inn.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions in Santa Cruz?

    Santa Cruz offers several scenic parks including Wilder Ranch State Park, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, and Manresa State Beach.

  • Where can I find tourist information and guideposts in Santa Cruz?

    You can find local tourist information at Walnut Avenue Women's Center, Tourist Information, and Tree 9.

  • What are the best museums and historical attractions in Santa Cruz?

    If you're looking for a good museum in Santa Cruz, we recommend Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, and Santa Cruz Art League Galleries. If you prefer to be outside, you can give yourself a walking tour and see some of Santa Cruz's most popular historical attractions including California Powder Works Bridge and monuments like Felton Covered Bridge, Clock Tower, or Compass Rose Plaza. Lastly, you can enjoy the local ruin of Mission Santa Cruz, Vallejo Flour Mill, or Ruins.

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