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Santa Barbara Sunset Kayak Tour

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USD 89.00
2 travellers
    What to Expect
    Get out on the water and learn about the unique coastal environment of Southern California during this Santa Barbara kayaking trip. Whether you’re brand-new to kayaking or just looking for a great way to admire this beautiful coastal area from the water, you’re sure to enjoy this outdoor adventure.

    Begin your trip in the late afternoon from Santa Barbara Harbor, beginning your adventure with a comprehensive lesson in kayaking safety and technique. You’ll receive a personal floatation device and a splash jacket, along with an explanation of how to paddle to maximize each stroke with minimal effort. Once you’re ready, travel out into the harbor in either a double- or single-person boat. As you complete your paddle trip, you’ll have plenty of time to admire the beautiful surroundings, checking out gorgeous views of the nearby beaches as you continue. Best of all, your trip takes place in the golden light at the end of the day, offering amazing chance to admire the ocean as its color slowly changes to a rosy orange and subtle pink in the setting sun.

    While you paddle, your guide will also offer an introduction to the marine ecology and astronomy of Southern California, helping you to better connect to the natural environment of this unique aquatic environment. Return back to your original departure point to finish your kayaking adventure.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    301 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Departure Time
    5:30 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All associated kayaking gear (wet suit, PFD, helmet, paddle, etc.
    • Knowledgeable guide and discussion of natural history/marine ecology
    • Spectacular views of Santa Barbara
    • Personal expenses
    • Parking is $2.00 per hour, maximum $12.00 per car.
    • Gratuity for your guide(s) - While optional it is very much appreciated and to be given at your discretion in return for their leadership, expertise, and professionalism.You can tip the guide in cash or via credit card at the end of your tour as you feel appropriate.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • If your contact number is international please include your email address in the comment section.
    • Minimum numbers apply. Our kayak tours require a minimum of 2 participants to run. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
    • If you are a single traveler, please feel free to call our office to confirm availability
    • Children under 5 are not permitted. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult in a double kayak.
    • Although we offer dry bags to help keep gear dry, everything that comes on the kayaking trip runs the risk of getting wet. We therefore recommend that you only bring personal gear that can get wet or damp during the trip. Items that must stay dry such as cameras or other electronic devices, change of clothes or personal belongings should stay in your vehicle.
    • Sun Screen (SPF 30 or higher).
    • A hat with a brim.
    • Sunglasses with a neck strap such as "Chums" or “Croakies”
    • 1-quart (or greater) water bottle filled with water - please help us reduce our environmental footprint by bringing a re-usable bottle.
    • Wet shoes such as "Tevas" or "Aqua Socks" or an old pair of tennies.
    • Swim suit or swim trunks
    • Sweatshirt
    • A beach towel
    • Waterproof camera (recyclable).(optional)
    • Polyester shirt or other synthetic clothing (layering). (optional)
    • To ensure proper equipment, please provide your heights & weights. Thank you.
    • Double kayaks are automatically provided. Singles are available for odd number parties. Guests over 230lbs will be provided a single kayak.
    • Guests under 18 years of age MUST have a parent or legal guardian sign their release forms. If you need this paperwork sent to you ahead of time, please contact our office.
    • Santa Barbara Adventure Company . Channel Islands Adventure Company . 805-884-WAVE (805-884-9283)
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 10 August 2019

    We began exploring kayaking here. It was amazing! We now are owners of kayaks and have been on rivers and lakes 3-4 days every week. The guides made us feel safe and adventurous at the same time. We loved it!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank sunshinesullivan
    Reviewed 4 September 2018

    The phone representative was friendly and helpful. Our kayak guide was amazing and very knowledgeable. She made it a great experience.

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Alma A
    Reviewed 2 May 2018

    !t was an overall great experience! The beauty of Santa Barbra and all the wildlife we saw definitely made this a trip to remember. Even before we go to the ocean and out of the harbor we were surrounded by about 6 dolphins! The tour...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    1  Thank 1vipmaryj
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