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Santa Barbara Trolley Tour

Santa Barbara Trolley Tour

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All Aboard Santa Barbara’s Original & Longest Running Trolley Tour and Charter Services See the American Riviera in 90 minutes Santa Barbara sightseeing at its finest on the original, fully narrated Santa Barbara Trolley Tour. For 30 years, we've been providing trolley tours in the Santa Barbara community. Join us as we visit local hot spots such as the Santa Barbara Courthouse, Santa Barbara Zoo, Museum of Natural History, the historic Santa Barbara Mission, and more, all fully narrated by our energetic and knowledgeable tour guides! Our pick up location is only a 10 minute walk from Stearns Wharf, at the Visitor Center located at 1 Garden St.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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$25.65
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Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX SIX GUESTS) to Private Locations
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Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX SIX GUESTS) to Private Locations

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Tour Santa Barbara wine country with a private guide on this full day outing. Perfect for couples and small groups who appreciate exclusivity, this tour visits intimate, family-owned vineyards not typically open to the general public. Get the VIP treatment with tours of the cellars and vineyards, often with the owners themselves. You’ll never stand at a crowded tasting bar on this tour—it’s red carpet treatment all the way.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$193.47
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Santa Barbara Kayak Tour
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Santa Barbara Kayak Tour

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Get another perspective on the southern California coast during this leisurely kayak tour in Santa Barbara. Learn the basics of kayaking from your guide, and hear about Santa Barbara’s natural history and marine life during your tour. Includes use of all kayaking gear.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.47
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All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa Barbara

All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa Barbara

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Enjoy a picnic and some of Santa Barbara’s best local wines. Tour four vineyards, and sample a variety of wines at each one. See the wine-making process for yourself with a behind-the-scenes explanation from a winemaker. The best vineyards are selected depending on the time of year you visit, so you see a range of wineries with different atmospheres and strengths.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$166.63
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Enchanted Santa Barbara Wine Tasting Ghost Storytelling Tour

Enchanted Santa Barbara Wine Tasting Ghost Storytelling Tour

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This is a special 21 age Viator designed SB tour consists of Grassini World Class wine which you will taste over ghost stories and tasty treats then finish with a finale walking ghost tour. A bag of sweet and savory items for your wine await you along with a spiritual protection package. Your will receive a protection kit (items included are mentioned on the Travel Channel in the programs "Paranormal Caught on Tape" and "A Haunting. Pricing is all inclusive. If the winery is booked and a tour cannot be conducted, a bottle of "high end Grassini wine" will be given along with your sweet and savory gift bag and protection gift. The ghost tour consists of your experienced guide talking you and other guests on a historical and mystical ghost tour of the historic Spanish Presidio area including Chinatown and the areas of Santa Barbara from the wild west.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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Mountains to Shore Biking Tour in Santa Barbara
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Mountains to Shore Biking Tour in Santa Barbara

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Take a van to the top of La Cumbre Peak, hop on a bike, and embark on a mostly downhill journey to the shores of a local Santa Barbara beach. With plenty of sights to see along the way, including the Santa Barbara Mission, this roughly 20-mile (32-kilometer) tour is perfect for all skill levels. Chat with a local guide about the natural and cultural history of the area, and enjoy a provided lunch in a park.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide

Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide

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This private Santa Barbara kayaking tour lets you explore the marine life and landmarks of Santa Barbara Harbor and the spectacular coastline on the ‘American Riviera’ along one of four different routes. Take in views of rugged shoreline cliffs and the Santa Ynez Mountains, and be on the lookout for dolphins and seals. This 1.5- to 2.5-hour tour is led by an experienced kayak guide who points out natural features and customizes the speed of the ride according to your skill level.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$60.00
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Santa Ynez Valley Biking and Wine Tasting Tour

Santa Ynez Valley Biking and Wine Tasting Tour

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Avoid the stuffy minivans and tour buses that go from winery to winery; instead, enjoy the wind in your hair as you cycle around the picturesque Santa Ynez Valley on this charming cycling tour. Head out from Los Olivos and explore the parks, villages and rural landscapes of the Valley. Enjoy a pair of wine tastings and sample locally-grown, locally-produced food at local farms and vineyards.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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$151.29
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Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour

Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour

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Eat delicious lunch food, drink great drinks and learn about downtown Santa Barbara on this 3.5ish-hour walking tour. Indulge your palate for a few hours with sipping, sampling, and savoring. You will enjoy food from 5-6+ local eateries, 1-2 wine tastings or 1 wine tasting plus another alcoholic beverage (depends on the day, it could be wine, beer or a cocktail). Go where locals like to go. This fun, informative and local walking lunch tour is sure to pleasantly fill you up and entertain the whole family. Great for a daytime activity and awesome way to learn about other places to eat and drink on your visit! TOURS CAN EASILY BE MADE PRIVATE - please email, call or text us for more information regarding private experiences.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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Private Group Wine Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country

Private Group Wine Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country

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Explore Santa Barbara's wine country on a private tour for just you and your group of friends or family. You'll visit four wineries for wine tastings of different varietals, plus enjoy a provided lunch. Up to 14 people can be accommodated with pickup and drop-off in Santa Barbara or surrounding towns.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$315.00
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Private Santa Barbara Electric Bike Tour

Private Santa Barbara Electric Bike Tour

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Explore Santa Barbara by electric bike, covering plenty of ground on a morning or afternoon excursion. Ride your easy-to-use beach cruiser to key landmarks such as State Street and the Santa Barbara Mission as your knowledgeable guide shares the city’s history during this Santa Barbara bike tour. Have your camera ready as you glide along the renowned Pacific coastline. Numbers are limited to five people, ensuring personalized attention and a small-group experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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Santa Barbara Wine Country Tour

Santa Barbara Wine Country Tour

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Taste some of Santa Barbara’s great wines as you visit top winemaking destinations in Santa Ynez Valley. Make four stops for tastings at a mix of family-owned vineyards and small-production tasting rooms, and enjoy a picnic lunch. You’ll get an intimate experience of the wine region as you sample the wines and hear from your guide about winemaking in California.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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Private Santa Barbara Winery and Estate Tour in Tesla SUV
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Private Santa Barbara Winery and Estate Tour in Tesla SUV

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No Commercial Crowded Wineries. No Standing Bar Tasting Rooms. Sustainable Wine Tours provides guests with exclusive access to Santa Barbara’s ultra small production, private estates, vineyards and wineries not open to the general public. FOR THOSE LOOKING FOR A UNIQUE WINE EXPERIENCE BEYOND THE CROWDED COMMERCIAL WINERIES. Enjoy premium wines in seated one-on-one tastings and tour the vineyards and barrel rooms with the owners and winemakers themselves.  • APPOINTMENT-ONLY, PRIVATE LOCATIONS, PRIVATE SEATED TASTINGS • TASTE WITH WINEMAKERS AND OWNERS • NO COMMERCIAL WINERIES, NO TASTING ROOMS • NO BACHELORETTE/ BACHELOR PARTIES • LUXURY TESLA MODEL X SUV (for 2-4 guests)
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$381.42
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Beginner or Intermediate Mountain Bike Tour of Santa Barbara
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Beginner or Intermediate Mountain Bike Tour of Santa Barbara

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Follow an experienced guide on a 1.5-hour mountain bike tour over Santa Barbara’s scenic terrain. Select a beginner or intermediate route according to your skill level, and ride over coastal bluffs and through lovely meadows. Enjoy fantastic photo ops of renowned Southern California landscapes on this small-group tour, limited to eight people to ensure a more personalized experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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Private Santa Barbara Small-Production Wine Tour
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Private Santa Barbara Small-Production Wine Tour

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There are plenty of Santa Barbara winery tours that revolve around popular commercial wineries, but this tour offers the chance to try something a bit more exclusive. Instead of standing at the bar of a crowded cellar door for your tasting, enjoy seated one-on-one tastings at a series of private small-production wineries. Customize your itinerary based on your own tastes and interests, and learn the secrets behind the wines on behind-the-scenes tours of those vineyards and barrel rooms.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$381.42
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Historic Santa Barbara Food Tasting Tour
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Historic Santa Barbara Food Tasting Tour

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Savor the best of historic Santa Barbara on a 3.5-hour culinary walking tour through the heart of this scenic, seaside city. Meet local chefs and artisans as you explore alongside your local guide, and get an insider’s take on the vibrant gourmet scene. Sample locally-made wines, handcrafted chocolate and gourmet cheese at a series of six tasting stops that include a public market, wineries and boutiques. Learn a bit of local history as you trace the relaxed course, which blends essential landmarks with hidden gems and local favorites.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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Exclusive Ghost Walking Tour at Santa Barbara

Exclusive Ghost Walking Tour at Santa Barbara

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Welcome to the city of Friendly Ghosts! A perfect way to end your evening is with a docent-led ghost tour. Our 1 hour and 30-minute walking tours have curated content from first-hand accounts. You'll hear stories from as far back as the Old Spanish Days and from the different cultures that have called Santa Barbara home. This tour is a traditional history and ghost/legend walking tour. Your guide has a diverse background as being once a tour guide on the Queen Mary and now a docent Old Mission Santa Barbara. This tour is organic and enchanted and not script-based. Each tour is unique and filled with imagination and at times encounters with visiting ghosts. Our ghosts do not come to stay...they return (many times during your tour) for a sentimental holiday. Are you ready to see a side of Santa Barbara that most visitors miss?
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Private Walking Tour of El Pueblo Viejo in Santa Barbara

Private Walking Tour of El Pueblo Viejo in Santa Barbara

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On this tour, we will peel back the layers of history to imagine what Santa Barbara, and the people in it, were like in the 18th and 19th centuries. We will explore the old core of Santa Barbara, known as El Pueblo Viejo, "the old town," centered around the Presidio, and discover what remains of the first few decades of the town. I will show you the must see sites, as well as some out-of-the-way architectural gems that only a local like me knows about. I have researched local history quite extensively and am very knowledgeable. What makes this tour unique is my in-depth understanding of local history, lore, and architecture, and my abilities to answer whatever questions you might have, as well as to show you the hidden places that aren’t listed in every guidebook. We can arrange beforehand to focus on what you find most interesting: Architecture? History? Adobe construction? Perhaps a combination of them all! I can cater to whatever interests you have!
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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Private Guided Pedicab Tour of Solvang with Wine Tasting

Private Guided Pedicab Tour of Solvang with Wine Tasting

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An open-air, eco-friendly bicycle rickshaw (pedicab) ride with a knowledgeable, friendly driver is the perfect way to get to know Solvang for the first time, or find out things you never knew about your favorite little Danish town nestled into the Santa Ynez Valley!
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Private All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa Barbara

Private All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa Barbara

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Join us on this cultivated excursion and take home your own authentic Santa Barbara Wine Tour experience. This tour includes 3 private tastings and a picnic lunch. Choose your own gourmet lunch option and let us show you what our local wine is all about! We will take you to 3 wineries by appointment only and enjoy a private tasting. Arrive in style in one of our luxurious vehicles, vans or buses; depending upon the size of your group. We can pick you up at any location in the greater Santa barbara area. You'll be able to picnic at one of the wineries with a gourmet picnic lunch that is included in your tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.00
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Private Santa Barbara History and Architecture Walking Tour

Private Santa Barbara History and Architecture Walking Tour

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When you come on a tour with me, I can show you the must see sites, as well as some out-of-the-way architectural gems that only a local like me knows about. I have researched local history quite extensively and am very knowledgeable. What makes this tour unique is my in-depth understanding of local history, lore, and architecture, and my abilities to answer whatever questions you might have, as well as to show you the hidden places that aren’t listed in every guidebook. We can arrange beforehand to focus on what you find most interesting: Architecture? History? Adobe construction? Fabulous views? Gardens (Santa Barbara has one of the largest varieties of trees in its downtown area of any city in the country!)? Perhaps a combination of them all! I can cater to whatever interests you have!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Explore Santa Ynez Wine Country: All-Inclusive Guided Tour from Santa Barbara
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Explore Santa Ynez Wine Country: All-Inclusive Guided Tour from Santa Barbara

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We are the only All Inclusive Tour Group with experienced & licensed professionals. We are not only knowledgeable but it is our goal to make sure that you & your party has the best experience during your visit to Santa Ynez wine country. We have luxurious vehicles that gives you the next level of comfort and relaxation. Sit back and let 805 All Inclusive Tours do the rest!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.49
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Personalized and Guided Hiking, Biking, Rock Climbing or Tennis Adventure

Personalized and Guided Hiking, Biking, Rock Climbing or Tennis Adventure

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Whether you are in town for the day from nearby Los Angeles or Santa Barbara or planning an anniversary or birthday celebration for two or looking for a group activity for your company, yoga retreat, wedding party, family reunion or team building, Trails by Potter is the guiding company for you, whether it is for hiking, biking, rock climbing or tennis! We use the finest equipment, provide snacks and water for all activities and add personal touches: from meeting you at your hotel, helping you choose hotel and dinner reservations, offering referrals to massage therapists and spa treatments to recommending ‘not-to-miss’ Ojai places and moments.Trails by Potter will accommodate any level of fitness from beginner to moderate exerciser to weekend warrior and anyone in between. Many of our repeat customers will plan multiple activities during their week or weekend stay.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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Private Guided Wine Country Tour from Santa Barbara
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Private Guided Wine Country Tour from Santa Barbara

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Relax and enjoy a wine tour with your family and friends. We work with 25+ wineries, so the route varies from day to day and is tailored to your group’s preferences. Choose up to four wineries from our list of small production and family-owned wineries, or simply tell us your wine preferences and we will do all the work for you. We visit estate wineries on this tour. *Please provide your email at the time of booking for important tour updates. *Gratuities are not included. Please tip your guide.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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