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Santa Barbara Waterfront Tours and Tickets

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Santa Barbara is known as the American Riviera, and visitors can enjoy the best of the California coast along the waterfront here in Santa Barbara city. From the boardwalk to the harbor, there’s plenty to see and do here.

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Santa Barbara Trolley Tour

Santa Barbara Trolley Tour

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Visitors who want a quick, fun overview of Santa Barbara's highlights will love this 90-minute trolley tour of the American Riviera. Drive past landmarks like the courthouse, the zoo, the Mission, and the Museum of Natural History. Learn about the town's culture and history from live commentary and note places that you might want to return to independently later.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide

Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide

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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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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Sunset Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Knowledgeable Guide

Sunset Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Knowledgeable Guide

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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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BEST Santa Barbara via Amtrak Coast Starlight Train and Bus Tour

BEST Santa Barbara via Amtrak Coast Starlight Train and Bus Tour

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Ride on a train to Santa Barbara! Explore the beauty of this amazing city. Sightsee amazing sites in a relaxed ride. Experience a perfect family-friendly adventurous day. Today, we will depart from Oxnard Railway Station and ride the Coast Starlight train to Santa Barbara! Here, you can enjoy the stunning coastline views along the way. Upon reaching our destination in Santa Barbara, we will enjoy a lovely lunch and explore the true beauty of Santa Barbara. Itinerary: Los Angeles → Oxnard → Amtrak Coast Starlight (60 mins, ticket included, no tour guide during the trip) → Pier Santa Barbara (90 mins) → Superior Court Of California (60 mins) → Old Mission Santa Barbara (40 mins) → Los Angeles
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$176.00
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Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Knowledgeable Guide
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Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Knowledgeable Guide

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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

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Enjoy an active way to explore Santa Barbara’s scenic coast—and set off at a time that works best for you—with this flexible rental option. Reserve your slot in advance; choose a single kayak, a tandem kayak, or a stand-up paddleboard; and head to the rental center at West Beach. After a brief introduction to your equipment, grab a life vest and paddle and head out on the water.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Santa Barbara Electric Bike Rentals

Santa Barbara Electric Bike Rentals

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One of the best ways to explore Santa Barbara is by bike; avoid becoming fatigued and rent an electric bike to discover the coastal city. Cruise around the pier, Stearns Wharf, Point Castillo, 1000 Steps Beach, and many more points of interest. Electric bikes are easy to use and come with three different modes to help get you around town.
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  • 1 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.95
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City & Sand Electric Bike Tour

City & Sand Electric Bike Tour

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The only tour in Santa Barbara that takes you on the sand of our famous beaches on your very own fat tire electric bike! Prepare to take in Santa Barbara's most stunning oceanfront views as you glide in between the waves and the palm trees. This Electric Bike Tour involves riding on the beach as well as biking through town on the boardwalk and downtown promenade. If you're looking for the must-do activity that shows you everything Santa Barbara has to offer this is the bike tour for you. For your safety helmets are both required and provided on this bike tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.00
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Electric Bike Rental in Santa Barbara

Electric Bike Rental in Santa Barbara

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Environmentally conscious travelers will love the chance to tour Santa Barbara by e-bike. Instead of joining a wasteful bus tour or getting tired on a walking tour, hire an e-bike and zip around the city. See and do exactly what you want with e-bike hire ranging from one hour to one day. You'll be given a map and some local tips to help you find your way around.
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  • 1 hour to 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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Stand-Up Paddleboard Lesson in Santa Barbara

Stand-Up Paddleboard Lesson in Santa Barbara

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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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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$85.00
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Santa Barbara Locals History and Nature Tour

Santa Barbara Locals History and Nature Tour

Discover many of Santa Barbara’s key historical highlights—and most scenic vistas—on this private, half-day tour. Pick a time that works best for you, and set off to explore landmarks like the Santa Barbara Courthouse and Clock Tower, Mission Santa Barbara, and the More Mesa Preserve. You’ll also hike along the city’s seaside cliffs, will learn about the local Chumash people, will discover the Santa Barbara Harbor, and more.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$103.00
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Santa Barbara Bike Rentals: Electric, Mountain or Hybrid

Santa Barbara Bike Rentals: Electric, Mountain or Hybrid

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Get around Santa Barbara with a 1- or 2-day bicycle rental that provides three options: an electric, mountain or hybrid bike. You can cover a lot of ground, including the city streets and coastline, without even pedaling, or explore the nearby hills or Santa Ynez Mountains on a mountain bike. Opt for a hybrid bike if you want to experience the speed of a road bike combined with the stability of a cruiser. Choose from a selection of models appropriate for both beginning riders and those with more advanced skills.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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Santa Barbara Private Tour
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Santa Barbara Private Tour

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You and your group of up to four people can experience the central west coast of California on this private tour in and around Santa Barbara. Any age is welcome on this day tour. You’ll visit Dutch Solvang, the Old Mission in Santa Barbara, and visit the Santa Barbara Harbor, which could be a great option for lunch on the pier (at your own expense).
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$725.00
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Santa Barbara Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Rental

Santa Barbara Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Rental

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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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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Learn to Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) in Santa Barbara

Learn to Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) in Santa Barbara

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Make like a local and learn what's SUP by getting among one of the newest crazes in water sports. Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, also known as SUP-ing, is great for fitness, and Santa Barbara Beach offers ideal conditions for beginners and advanced paddlers alike. Paddlers typically see a range of local wildlife, from sea birds and seals, to dolphins and the occasional whale.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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