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.