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Santa Barbara Adventure Company

32 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2316
+1 805-884-9283
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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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32 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2316
+1 805-884-9283
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved the service from the get go. The ladies were so helpful on the phone. They worked wonders to adjust our son two days before. The ferry ride was great. The kayak tour was amazing and our guides spencer and Pierce rocked it. They were...More

Thank rgarg_23
Reviewed yesterday

I have to sincerely thank the SBAC for an amazing kayak trip through several caves of the Channel Islands. Our guide was quite knowledgeable about the area and that made us feel very comfortable on the water. My daughter and I had not ever been...More

Thank Montana_Mom11
Reviewed yesterday

First things first--if you're looking for an unforgettable sea adventure than look no further!!! I took a group of friends on the painted cave sea kayak tour to celebrate my bachelor party in July. I can honestly say that this was one of the most...More

Thank Jarrett P
Reviewed yesterday

We had a blast kayaking the sea caves and exploring the coast of the Channel Islands. Guides were very informative about the local plant and wildlife.

Thank mattlawck
Reviewed yesterday

We had planned the kayak 'Adventure' tour as part of our 3-day camping trip to Santa Cruz island at Scorpion Cove (never saw a single scorpion). Everyone meets at 'Adventure Village' where you sign in and select pfd's, helmets, jackets. Sunscreen, water and secure storage...More

Thank Searching_Seven_Seas
Reviewed yesterday

We went on the Sea Cave Kayaking. It is a nice, medium difficulty. The instructor did a good job accommodating the one kayak that hadn't done it before. Can't beat the view! Make sure you get the earliest ferry you can. You won't regret having...More

Thank spiralated
Reviewed yesterday

What a great experience our family of 4 had. Well organised and extremely informative. Our guide, Chuck, was very engaged with the environment and so enthusiastic which made the trip even more fun. I highly recommend taking this trip if you have a day near...More

Thank lucianopV4630DY
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour guides were knowledgeable and interesting. The wine samples were excellent and the locations were beautiful! I will definitely go on another Santa Barbara Adventure Company Tour

Thank liane s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had excellent experiences with Santa Barbara Adventure Company starting with our 17yo daughter taking a full-day surfing lesson with surfing instructor Alex on Mondo's Beach. She had a great day and learned a lot. She had so much fun that she rented a board...More

Thank Likes2Ride
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on a trip on the ocean with canoes and we had a wonderful time. I highly recommend this company for living real fun and safe adventures in Santa Barabara, CA area.

Thank Bruno F
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18 January 2017|
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Response from SBSuz | Property representative |
depending on where you want to get to in LA, Ventura is 1.5 to 2 hours drive. We have a list of some hotels in Ventura that are close to the harbor sbadventureco dot come /visitor-center -- they are mid-way down the page. I... More
15 January 2017|
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Response from SBSuz | Property representative |
Great question! We have this information on the website - but I TA isn't letting me post the link. So I copied it! How to dress for a kayaking tour February 24, 2011 A day out on the ocean can quickly became uncomfortable... More
Sarita S
27 June 2016|
Response from SBAdventureCo | Property representative |
Hi Sarita! We recommend bringing a small cooler for all of your food. You can eat breakfast before you get on the boat, or on the ride over. Something simple, such as sandwiches, are a good choice for lunch. You can leave... More