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Santa Barbara Kayak Tour
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Santa Barbara Kayak Tour

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35
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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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* A traveler said: "Beth had a bubbly personality and did a great job sharing her knowledge of the harbor. We were all pretty inexperienced and she made it so much fun. This was the best Experience we had while visiting Santa Barbara."


Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide

Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide

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180
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$60.00
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$60.00
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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* A traveler said: "Our guide was great! She was patient with us teaching us how to steer our kayaks. But despite the learning curve in the first few minutes, the excursion was very relaxing. We enjoyed the scenery, seeing sea monkeys up close, chatting with our guide learned some Santa Barbara history, and got a little workout. I would definitely recommend this tour!"


Santa Barbara Trolley Tour

Santa Barbara Trolley Tour

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284
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$25.65
From
$25.65
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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* A traveler said: "We Learned so many interesting facts about Santa Barbara. The tour leader was interesting and informative. Highly recommended tour."


Enchanted Santa Barbara Wine Tasting Ghost Storytelling Tour

Enchanted Santa Barbara Wine Tasting Ghost Storytelling Tour

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19
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$85.00
From
$85.00
This is an EXCLUSIVE tour because we do not book over 5 people only if private groups are requested (Only 21 and over). This is a high-end designed SB tour consisting 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 includes gratuity for Wine Staff at Grassini If the winery is booked a bottle of "high end Grassini wine" will be given along with your sweet and savory gift bag and protection gift at the end of the tour. 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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* A traveler said: "The Grassini winery is a wonderful place to sit, sip wine, and start your ghost story experience! We had never tasted Grassini wines, so this alone was a nugget of gold! They will hold your purchased bottles for next day pick up, so you don’t have to carry them on the walking portion of the tour. Julie is also a nugget of gold! She is such a pleasure to meet, and a wealth of historical information! The ghost stories are the icing on the cake. If you are open minded about the possibilities of spiritual visitors, you will be thrilled by this tour, and even if you are not, you will still have a great time!"


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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90
  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$193.47
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$193.47
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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* A traveler said: "The wine, the views and our host, Karina were all awesome!! Enjoyed meeting vineyard owners and winemakers to hear their stories."


Private Group Wine Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country

Private Group Wine Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country

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9
  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$315.00
Price varies by group size
From
$315.00
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "Ariana was our Tour Guide, and she was amazing! She was super knowledgeable about the area, hidden gems, and a connoisseur of local cuisine. Her customer service was spot on

highly recommend this trip, and ask for her!"


Santa Ynez Valley Biking and Wine Tasting Tour

Santa Ynez Valley Biking and Wine Tasting Tour

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35
  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$151.29
From
$151.29
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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* A traveler said: "Loved the tour.... beautiful scenery and experience overall. William was fantastic! Lunch was fabulous"


Santa Ynez Wine Country Shuttle
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Santa Ynez Wine Country Shuttle

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5
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
Our Wine Country Shuttle service allows you to experience 2-3 wineries at your leisure for the day. At each winery you can opt to purchase either a glass of wine or a bottle alongside a food option. If you want to explore the breadth and diversity that the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country has to offer this is the tour for you! Our incredible guides will offer interpretation & history about the Santa Ynez Valley throughout the day.
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* A traveler said: "First time that we saw the real vineyards. The wines were all very good. We met some great people in the tour. Most importantly, the small group tour bus was very comfortable."


Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour

Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour

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362
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$115.00
From
$115.00
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. IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE WALKING OR HEALTH ISSUES, please let us know, we do occasionally offer slower paced tours or please consider a private tour experience to meet your comfort level.
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* A traveler said: "Wonderful Food Guide Linda took us through downtown Santa Barbara. Provided our group of five with the History along the way. Highly recommend this to anyone..."


Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour from Solvang - w/o Lunch

Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour from Solvang - w/o Lunch

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7
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$155.00
From
$155.00
Santa Barbara Wine Country is one of California’s most diverse wine-growing regions, renowned for its Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Sauvignon Blanc. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon exploring the vineyards, orchards, and olive groves on this half-day bike tour. Along the way, stop to sample a variety of red and white wines, as well as local olive oils and chocolates, and learn more about the region’s wine-making heritage.
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* A traveler said: "Everyone ask for Hans. He is a legend and a super nice guy. Went at the speed we wanted and took us to a lovely Olive pile tasting place highly recommend. The wine tasting was meh, not the tours fault, we went on a Monday and I guess the wine place is slow so had a kid serving who clearly didn’t want to be there and gave no insite to the wine, no info, and really couldn’t be bothered that we were there BUT I’m told that’s not the norm at all. So I would still go again. The bike ride was great, the bikes are easy to use and super light loved all of it would totally do it again :) ASK FOR HANS! ❀❀❀❀"


Santa Barbara Sunset Kayak Tour

Santa Barbara Sunset Kayak Tour

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11
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$89.00
From
$89.00
Paddle into the sunset along the Southern California coast during this beginner-friendly kayaking trip from Santa Barbara. Watch the last rays of the day melt into the Pacific as you travel through the glassy waters of Santa Barbara Harbor. As you move, you’ll pass by the historic wharf and past other boats, keeping your eyes out for marine life. An included lesson in astronomy and ecology from your guide is an added bonus. A guide and all necessary kayaking gear is included.
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* A traveler said: "Scott was a great guide. We felt safe and had a great time. He was very knowledgeable. We saw the Santa Barbara area from a great perspective."


Santa Barbara Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Rental

Santa Barbara Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Rental

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18
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
per group
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$30.00
per group
We pride ourselves on carrying Santa Barbara's easiest kayak and paddleboard experience as the only rental and tour company on West Beach. We also prioritize keeping our inventory up to date with the highest-end kayak and paddleboard gear you can find. Most importantly, our friendly tour guides and beach staff will be happy to answer any questions as they help assist you and the family into your ocean adventure!
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* A traveler said: "Nice and quite place to kayak, Elias is the guide guy and he is very helpful. Thank you viator, it was helpful booking thru you."


Learn to Surf with Santa Barbara's Best - Indivual and Groups Welcome

Learn to Surf with Santa Barbara's Best - Indivual and Groups Welcome

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33
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$97.44
Price varies by group size
From
$97.44
Price varies by group size
If you've always wanted to learn how to surf—or you're an amateur looking to bolster your skills—there's no better place to hit the waves than Santa Barbara, one of the top surf towns in California. With this group surf lesson, expect to hit the waves and improve your skills, regardless of experience level. Beginners can cover the basics, like paddling and catching a wave, while more confident surfers can review advanced skills, like cutbacks and floaters.
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Stand-Up Paddleboard Lesson in Santa Barbara

Stand-Up Paddleboard Lesson in Santa Barbara

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18
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$85.00
Price varies by group size
From
$85.00
Price varies by group size
Learn to SUP, or stand-up paddleboard, in Santa Barbara during a 1.5-hour lesson at Leadbetter Beach. No matter your skill level, you’ll learn to stand up and kneel down, balance and paddle as you’re accompanied onto the water. A wetsuit is provided for this all-weather outdoor activity that gives you a glimpse of marine life and the Santa Barbara coastline. Your lesson is limited to 18 people to ensure more personalized attention from the expert instructor.
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* A traveler said: "Fantastic paddle boarding experience and guide as we learnt to paddle board safely around SB wharf!!"


Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

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21
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.39
From
$15.39
We pride ourselves on carrying Santa Barbara's easiest kayak and paddleboard experience as the only rental and tour company on West Beach. We also prioritize keeping our inventory up to date with the highest-end kayak and paddleboard gear you can find. Most importantly, our friendly tour guides and beach staff will be happy to answer any questions as they help assist you and the family into your ocean adventure!
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* A traveler said: "Super easy to check in, and super fun day. Could've used a bit of a crash course on bouys, where to stay away from, etc. Overall had an enjoyable time. Definitely would do it again."


Coastline Kayak Tour near Santa Barbara

Coastline Kayak Tour near Santa Barbara

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14
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$131.10
From
$131.10
Paddle off for some adventure and wildlife spotting during this kayaking trip along the shores of Refugio State Beach near Santa Barbara. Float along the Gaviota Coast, one of the last undeveloped, open sections of the California shore, stopping to look at underwater kelp beds and search for dolphins. You’ll cap it all off with lunch on a secluded beach plus swimming and kayaking games. A guide, lunch and all gear is included.
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* A traveler said: "Jose was AWESOME!!!! Was super engaging - made everything really easy!! And the company was great to work with! We had a blast and would do it again!"


Santa Barbara Wildlife and History Kayaking Tour
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$60.00
Explore California’s gorgeous coast on a scenic kayak tour. With a knowledgeable, experienced guide leading the way, bring the whole family and navigate Santa Barbara’s picturesque waterfront. Learn about the region's history and wildlife, admire the rugged coastal mountains, and watch for pelicans and egrets, dolphins and sea lions. You may even see a family of gray whales on its annual migration.
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* A traveler said: "Private tour of the pretty coast with an excellent and friendly guide. Kids loved it as did we! The facility was well run."


Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson
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Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson

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9
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.70
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$102.70
Ride the waves near Santa Barbara like a pro during this introductory surfing lesson. Get the hang of surfing fundamentals like paddling, ‘reading’ waves, catching waves, and standing up as you learn on the world-famous surfing beaches of Southern California. Your knowledgeable instructors, with more than 25 years of experience combined, will teach you all the skills you need.
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Dawn Patrol Surf Safari with Local Surfer Guide

Dawn Patrol Surf Safari with Local Surfer Guide

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1
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
From
$45.00
Because you want to surf. Honestly, for surfers that first sentence is enough, but since i have to come up with 500 characters for this site- -Because you want/need to surf like now! -Because you are on vacation with out your surfboard because your spouse told you not to bring it . lol -Because you want to surf with a Local Surfer/professional Surf Instructor and understand you will benefit from his or her incite. -Because Surfing with us is fun. because we are driving and you get to drink? (obviously not IN the car.) -Because you wanna smoke a bowl and go for a surf.
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Santa Barbara Surfing Day Lesson
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Santa Barbara Surfing Day Lesson

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1
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.00
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$119.00
Benefit from personalized instruction as you learn the basics of surfing during a half-day lesson in Santa Barbara. Your instructor teaches you how to read the water, paddle, pop up, and ride, along with the etiquette of sharing the waves. Recharge your energy with a beach picnic that is served up mid-day.
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Private Surfing Lessons in Santa Barbara

Private Surfing Lessons in Santa Barbara

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$100.00
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$100.00
The 805 coastline boasts of rich surfing history and a gorgeous array of waves. Could you think of a better place to learn to surf? We couldn't. That's why we've started the 805 Surf Academy. Based out of Santa Barbara. We're here to provide private lessons to individuals and groups, locals and visitors, young and old, in and out of shape. With over 25 years of surfing experience, our friendly instructors will have you up and surfing in no time.
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