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Address: Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone Number: +1 805-646-3200
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Celebrating 17 years, Cloud Climbers’ Back-Country Wine Tour is the...

Celebrating 17 years, Cloud Climbers’ Back-Country Wine Tour is the original and best wine tasting experience in Santa Barbara & the Santa Ynez Valley. Driver-guided, custom tours in open-air 7-passenger Jeeps. Amazing scenery, back-roads, wine tasting at 4 unique wineries and a picnic lunch included. Door-to-door service. Sunset, Mountain, Horseback-riding combination tours also available. Departs daily.

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Great trip for the family!

We were down visiting our son at UCSB and wanted to do something fun for the whole family. I am so glad we decided to do the mountain jeep tour with Cloud Climbers! Guy, our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were down visiting our son at UCSB and wanted to do something fun for the whole family. I am so glad we decided to do the mountain jeep tour with Cloud Climbers! Guy, our driver, took us to some beautiful sites up in the mountains above Santa Barbara. We saw the Painted Cave, walked a short distance to Lizard... More 

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed in Santa Barbara for 3 nights and we didn't have a car! I knew I wanted to do a guided tour to vineyards up to Santa Ynez. This was the perfect tour they picked us up at the hotel and took us to 3 different vineyards! Spencer was a great guide. Informative, friendly and fun... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Michelle picked us up at the Amtrak station in Santa Barbara in our jeep around 1030 am and we made our way from their to pick up another 2 people and then made our way through the beautiful back roads of 152 into Santa Ynez. She pointed out several historic spots which I hadn't known before from trips out there... More 

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CCJTsybil, Owner at Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your day with Cloud Climbers... Come back and visit again! More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous day trip with Eric. He picked us up at the hotel and spent a few hours driving up from Santa Barbara into the mountains. We saw a painted cave and got lots of history. Lunch was at a 125 year old restaurant. After lunch we stopped at a large winery and then a smaller tasting room... More 

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CCJTsybil, Owner at Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We hope you will join us again next time you are in the area! More 

Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We started with a back-country jeep tour of a beautiful vineyard and then stopped for a wine tasting. Spencer, our guide, discussed with us our impressions, likes, and individual tastes. He then modified our planned trip to personalize the experience. While charismatic and an excellent conversationalist, most importantly he took us to subsequent vineyards hand picked to our specific desires.... More 

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CCJTsybil, Owner at Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your Cloud Climbers experience, and... specifically Spencer! He is our newest addition to a group of amazing individuals we have chosen to be our guides! Each of varied backgrounds, they are all personable, professional and wonderful hosts. More 

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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide Eric was fantastic, very knowledgeable, great stories, the views on the trip were great, not to mention the wine was great!!!

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CCJTsybil, Owner at Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours. We hope you join us again when you return to the area. Cheers! More 

New Jersey
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Had a lot of fun with our excellent guide Eric! Much preferred the open sided jeep to the buses we saw parked at one location. Yes it got a little chilly on the way up, but the blankets took care of that. When we got onto the back roads, it was pleasantly warm but not too hot. He took us... More 

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CCJTsybil, Owner at Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & feedback The open-air Jeeps can get a bit windy, but... we agree... the wide-open views and fresh air allowed by the Jeeps' design are worth the breeze! So glad you enjoyed your guide... we really do have a great crew! Hope you join us again soon. More 

Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We had such an amazing experience on this wine tour. Our driver, Michelle, was so friendly and knowledgeable. She took us to four incredible and beautiful wineries and set up a delicious picnic lunch for us at the third winery. The ride to and from Santa Ynez wine country in the open air jeep was breathtakingly beautiful. This was such... More 

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Thank Tom W
CCJTsybil, Owner at Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Please do come back and join us again in either Santa Barbara or Ojai. Feel free to request a particular guide and remember your favorite wineries, in case you would like to revisit them. Thank you for your positive review! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Had an incredible time with our driver! He knew all the right spots, and was friends with everyone at each location, so we really felt like locals! He even stayed long past our ending time to let us soak in the sun with a bottle of wine. Cannot recommend this group enough!

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CCJTsybil, Owner at Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We, too, love our guides... and aim to only hire personable, professional people who will be wonderful hosts! Please join us again someday soon. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I recently took a Cloud Climbers back country wine tour with another 5 people. It was a lot of fun! We had an open air jeep to ourselves and our tour guide Erik was fabulous! He shared insider stories about areas we were passing through and took us to 4 really impressive wineries - both small and large. Our group... More 

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CCJTsybil, Owner at Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with Cloud Climbers, appreciate your feedback and hope you join us again. Please know that we work with over 30 wineries & tasting rooms, so... when you return... we can customize your tour to introduce you to other great vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley! More 

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