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Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX SIX GUESTS) to Private Locations
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Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX SIX GUESTS) to Private Locations

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90
  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$193.47
From
$193.47
Tour Santa Barbara wine country with a private guide on this full day outing. Perfect for couples and small groups who appreciate exclusivity, this tour visits intimate, family-owned vineyards not typically open to the general public. Get the VIP treatment with tours of the cellars and vineyards, often with the owners themselves. You’ll never stand at a crowded tasting bar on this tour—it’s red carpet treatment all the way.
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* A traveler said: "The wine, the views and our host, Karina were all awesome!! Enjoyed meeting vineyard owners and winemakers to hear their stories."


Santa Barbara Kayak Tour
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Santa Barbara Kayak Tour

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35
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$59.00
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$59.00
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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* A traveler said: "Beth had a bubbly personality and did a great job sharing her knowledge of the harbor. We were all pretty inexperienced and she made it so much fun. This was the best Experience we had while visiting Santa Barbara."


Santa Barbara Electric Bike Tour

Santa Barbara Electric Bike Tour

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188
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$95.00
Price varies by group size
From
$95.00
Price varies by group size
Explore Santa Barbara by electric bike, covering plenty of ground on a morning or afternoon excursion. Ride your easy-to-use beach cruiser to key landmarks such as State Street and the Santa Barbara Mission as your knowledgeable guide shares the city’s history during this Santa Barbara bike tour. Have your camera ready as you glide along the renowned Pacific coastline. Numbers are limited to five people, ensuring personalized attention and a small-group experience.
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* A traveler said: "The tour leaders were wonderful. They took into account all levels of riders. They have electric bikes to match to the experience of the rider. All the stops were great for taking photos. This is a fun tour and highly recommended."


Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide

Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide

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180
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$60.00
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$60.00
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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* A traveler said: "Our guide was great! She was patient with us teaching us how to steer our kayaks. But despite the learning curve in the first few minutes, the excursion was very relaxing. We enjoyed the scenery, seeing sea monkeys up close, chatting with our guide learned some Santa Barbara history, and got a little workout. I would definitely recommend this tour!"


Mountains to Shore Biking Tour in Santa Barbara
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Mountains to Shore Biking Tour in Santa Barbara

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3
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$155.00
From
$155.00
Take a van to the top of La Cumbre Peak, hop on a bike, and embark on a mostly downhill journey to the shores of a local Santa Barbara beach. With plenty of sights to see along the way, including the Santa Barbara Mission, this roughly 20-mile (32-kilometer) tour is perfect for all skill levels. Chat with a local guide about the natural and cultural history of the area, and enjoy a provided lunch in a park.
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* A traveler said: "This was SO FUN! Was a wonderful way to experience Santa Barbara. The drive to the top of the mountain was a bit scary due to the narrow, curvy and steep roads...but it was WORTH IT! The views were amazing and it was so easy just coasting down the road on bikes."


Santa Barbara Trolley Tour

Santa Barbara Trolley Tour

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284
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$25.65
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$25.65
All Aboard Santa Barbara’s Original & Longest Running Trolley Tour and Charter Services See the American Riviera in 90 minutes Santa Barbara sightseeing at its finest on the original, fully narrated Santa Barbara Trolley Tour. For 30 years, we've been providing trolley tours in the Santa Barbara community. Join us as we visit local hot spots such as the Santa Barbara Courthouse, Santa Barbara Zoo, Museum of Natural History, the historic Santa Barbara Mission, and more, all fully narrated by our energetic and knowledgeable tour guides! Our pick up location is only a 10 minute walk from Stearns Wharf, at the Visitor Center located at 1 Garden St.
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* A traveler said: "We Learned so many interesting facts about Santa Barbara. The tour leader was interesting and informative. Highly recommended tour."


Santa Ynez Valley Wine Tour
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Santa Ynez Valley Wine Tour

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23
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$169.00
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$169.00
A beautiful, scenic tour of California’s Central Coast Wine Region perfect for any wine lover! This Santa Ynez wine tour features tastings are three local wineries, lunch in the Santa Ynez Valley*, door-to-door shuttle service and a knowledgeable guide for the day. Wineries visited will vary based on availability. Your guide will discuss local history and insights into the Santa Ynez wine region along the way. *Please Note: Lunch is not included on Saturdays or Sundays due to winery restrictions on weekends. There will be lunch options available for purchase at the wineries.
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* A traveler said: "Dustin is a great tour guide - knowledgeable, informative and friendly - tour was fun, highly recommend."


Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour from Solvang - w/o Lunch

Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour from Solvang - w/o Lunch

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7
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$155.00
From
$155.00
Santa Barbara Wine Country is one of California’s most diverse wine-growing regions, renowned for its Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Sauvignon Blanc. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon exploring the vineyards, orchards, and olive groves on this half-day bike tour. Along the way, stop to sample a variety of red and white wines, as well as local olive oils and chocolates, and learn more about the region’s wine-making heritage.
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* A traveler said: "Everyone ask for Hans. He is a legend and a super nice guy. Went at the speed we wanted and took us to a lovely Olive pile tasting place highly recommend. The wine tasting was meh, not the tours fault, we went on a Monday and I guess the wine place is slow so had a kid serving who clearly didn’t want to be there and gave no insite to the wine, no info, and really couldn’t be bothered that we were there BUT I’m told that’s not the norm at all. So I would still go again. The bike ride was great, the bikes are easy to use and super light loved all of it would totally do it again :) ASK FOR HANS! ❤️❤️❤️❤️"


Santa Barbara Vineyard to Table Taste Tour by Bike
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Santa Barbara Vineyard to Table Taste Tour by Bike

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65
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$161.54
From
$161.54
Ride through the towns and vineyards of the Santa Ynez Valley wine region on this bike tour with transport from Santa Barbara. With a guide, you'll pedal a Rad Power E-bike or Specialized Sport bike to a winery and other spots for wine tastings, an olive-oil tasting, and an Italian-inspired picnic lunch. A bike tour allows you to enjoy better views of the scenery than from inside a car, and three different distance options are offered to suit your ability and preference.
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* A traveler said: "Had a great time on the Santa Ynez bike tour with William! Beautiful sights, perfect riding distance and route through many scenic spots. We loved the ebikes! Would definitely do it again. Thanks William for being such a great guide and providing a delicious lunch!"


Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour

Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour

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362
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$115.00
From
$115.00
Eat delicious lunch food, drink great drinks and learn about downtown Santa Barbara on this 3.5ish-hour walking tour. Indulge your palate for a few hours with sipping, sampling, and savoring. You will enjoy food from 5-6+ local eateries, 1-2 wine tastings or 1 wine tasting plus another alcoholic beverage (depends on the day, it could be wine, beer or a cocktail). Go where locals like to go. This fun, informative and local walking lunch tour is sure to pleasantly fill you up and entertain the whole family. Great for a daytime activity and awesome way to learn about other places to eat and drink on your visit! TOURS CAN EASILY BE MADE PRIVATE - please email, call or text us for more information regarding private experiences. IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE WALKING OR HEALTH ISSUES, please let us know, we do occasionally offer slower paced tours or please consider a private tour experience to meet your comfort level.
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* A traveler said: "Wonderful Food Guide Linda took us through downtown Santa Barbara. Provided our group of five with the History along the way. Highly recommend this to anyone..."


Santa Barbara Wine Country Tour

Santa Barbara Wine Country Tour

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45
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$200.00
From
$200.00
Taste some of Santa Barbara’s great wines as you visit top winemaking destinations in Santa Ynez Valley. Make four stops for tastings at a mix of family-owned vineyards and small-production tasting rooms, and enjoy a picnic lunch. You’ll get an intimate experience of the wine region as you sample the wines and hear from your guide about winemaking in California.
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* A traveler said: "The great information from our tour guide. Alex was amazing and was super patient and gave us time to enjoy the wine and have a relaxing experience"


Santa Ynez Valley Cupcake and Wine Tour
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Santa Ynez Valley Cupcake and Wine Tour

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12
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$179.00
From
$179.00
This wine tour features a delicious sampling of cupcakes from a local bakery. Your group will be picked up by an air-conditioned shuttle in the morning. We will preview the day and head up to Santa Ynez Valley. Once there, you will enjoy wine tasting at three of the area's best wineries. Wineries visited vary based on availability. Your group will visit beautiful Los Olivos and enjoy an incredible cupcake and wine tasting. Your guides will cover local human history and insight into the wine region along the way. Included: - Pick Up from Your Hotel - Cupcake tasting - All wine tasting fees - you will visit 3 wineries of those listed - Deli-style lunch (Not included on Saturdays or Sundays due to winery restrictions on weekends. There will be lunch options available for purchase at the wineries.)
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* A traveler said: "We truly enjoyed our tour & tour guide-the lunch included was really good-we shared our cupcakes with the other passengers-they we’re yummy as well! Thank you!"


Premium Santa Barbara Guided Outdoor Walking Ghost Tour

Premium Santa Barbara Guided Outdoor Walking Ghost Tour

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62
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$55.00
From
$55.00
Welcome to the city of Friendly Ghosts! An exclusive experience with a maximum of 15 people on a tour. It is a perfect way to end your evening while enjoying SB. Our 1 hour and 30 minute walking tours have curated content from first hand accounts. You'll hear stories from as far back as the Old Spanish Days and from the different cultures that have called Santa Barbara home. This is an "outdoor" walking tour only. This tour is a traditional history and ghost/legend walking tour. Your guides have diverse backgrounds. Including tour guide experience at on the Queen Mary at Old Mission Santa Barbara. This tour is organic and enchanted and not script based. Each tour is unique and filled with imagination and at times encounters with visiting ghosts. Our ghosts do not come to stay...they return (many times during your tour) for a sentimental holiday. Are you ready to see a side of Santa Barbara that most visitors miss?
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* A traveler said: "The tour guide was very knowledgeable, I saw 2 ghosts yesterday so I do believe the stores as I have heard them before."


Enchanted Santa Barbara Wine Tasting Ghost Storytelling Tour

Enchanted Santa Barbara Wine Tasting Ghost Storytelling Tour

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19
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$85.00
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$85.00
This is an EXCLUSIVE tour because we do not book over 5 people only if private groups are requested (Only 21 and over). This is a high-end designed SB tour consisting of Grassini World Class wine which you will taste over ghost stories and tasty treats then finish with a finale walking ghost tour. A bag of sweet and savory items for your wine await you along with a spiritual protection package. Your will receive a protection kit (items included are mentioned on the Travel Channel in the programs "Paranormal Caught on Tape" and "A Haunting. Pricing includes gratuity for Wine Staff at Grassini If the winery is booked a bottle of "high end Grassini wine" will be given along with your sweet and savory gift bag and protection gift at the end of the tour. The ghost tour consists of your experienced guide talking you and other guests on a historical and mystical ghost tour of the historic Spanish Presidio area including Chinatown and the areas of Santa Barbara from the wild west.
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* A traveler said: "The Grassini winery is a wonderful place to sit, sip wine, and start your ghost story experience! We had never tasted Grassini wines, so this alone was a nugget of gold! They will hold your purchased bottles for next day pick up, so you don’t have to carry them on the walking portion of the tour. Julie is also a nugget of gold! She is such a pleasure to meet, and a wealth of historical information! The ghost stories are the icing on the cake. If you are open minded about the possibilities of spiritual visitors, you will be thrilled by this tour, and even if you are not, you will still have a great time!"


Exclusive Ghost Walking Tour at Santa Barbara

Exclusive Ghost Walking Tour at Santa Barbara

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10
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$55.00
From
$55.00
Welcome to the city of Friendly Ghosts! A perfect way to end your evening is with a docent-led ghost tour exclusive because we NEVER book over 15 guests. Our 1 hour and 30-minute walking tours have curated content from first-hand accounts. You'll hear stories from as far back as the Old Spanish Days and from the different cultures that have called Santa Barbara home. This tour is a traditional history and ghost/legend walking tour. Your guides have a diverse backgrounds such as being a guide on the Queen Mary and a docent Old Mission Santa Barbara. This tour is organic and enchanted and not script-based. Each tour is unique and filled with imagination and at times encounters with visiting ghosts. Our ghosts do not come to stay...they return (many times during your tour) for a sentimental holiday. Are you ready to see a side of Santa Barbara that most visitors miss?
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* A traveler said: "Me and my boyfriend greatly enjoyed this tour! Saw great sites and heard great history. We will definitely come back when things are more open after Covid so we can actually go inside more places! Had a great time!"


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