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Address: 32 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2316
Phone Number:
+1 805-884-9283
Today
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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The Santa Barbara Adventure Company is the premier adventure travel...

The Santa Barbara Adventure Company is the premier adventure travel outfitter on the central coast. We offer Santa Barbara kayaking & Channel Islands kayaking, surf lessons, wine country tours by van or bike, mountain biking, rock climbing and team building programs. Our knowledgeable and friendly guides offer exceptional service and share with you a side of the Santa Barbara area few visitors ever get to experience.

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I'm so glad I tried sea kayaking!

This turned out to be a perfect day trip for myself and a good friend. The trip included the ferry to and from the island, several hours of kayaking, and then we had some time to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This turned out to be a perfect day trip for myself and a good friend. The trip included the ferry to and from the island, several hours of kayaking, and then we had some time to hike and see the beautiful island. I have to admit, I had only kayaked once in a river, and I was nervous about trying... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a lot of fun kayaking out at the Channel Islands. I'm not sure this is the best deal usually, but they do offer very competitive group pricing that makes it worth the money. Good food on board too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I went on the cave kayaking tour and had the most amazing time! We got lucky with the weather and were able to see every cave on the tour and learned a lot of new information without it being too sciency/monotonous. They let you decide half way through if you'd like to continue the kayak tour, or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I had never been kayaking before, but were looking forward to a new experience. We were not disappointed. Our guide, Brendan, was very friendly and knowledgeable. We bought some clothes for the trip beforehand, but we did not need to use them, as wetsuits were provided. We got to see lots of different birds and several sea... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a two-day kayak trip for Santa Cruz and could not have been happier with the kayaking trips. I'm so glad we booked two days - the days were completely different from each other and our guide (Marc) was terrific. One day is fine if you just want a taste of sea kayaking, and Marc went out of his... More 

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Colleyville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience on this tour of the Santa Ynez wine area. We were picked up by our tour-guide, Laird, at our SB hotel and drove to the first winery where our adventure began. We were an extended family with most adults and one teenager. The wineries were beautiful and had wonderful locations and areas to relax and... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked two tours with my wife for her birthday. Harbor Kayak was a lot of fun and was full of great information. I have been coming to Santa Barbara for years yet learned a ton on this kayak. Also, I've spent a lot of time in the wine country above Santa Barbara visiting many wineries. Tour was cool because... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family had an amazing time on our kayaking adventure in the Channel Islands. Our guide, Marc, was superb in every way. His instruction, guidance and knowledge made for a day we'll always remember. This is a terrific company that takes care of all the details. All you have to do is show up. I highly recommend any of the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marc was an awesome, insightful guide that kept our trip entertaining and engaging. This trip would have not been the same without his guidance. Thank you Marc!!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even on a somewhat overcast/rainy December day, this tour was very much worth it! You owe it to yourself to see the Channel Islands if you haven't already, and seeing them from the water in a kayak was a really great way to do it. Our guide Marc was super knowledgeable and helpful with anything we needed, making sure that... More 

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