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A Must Do 90 Min. Trip if new or even if not new to S. Barbara

Normally $ 23 or free from some hotels and gives discounts at other places in the City. Pick up at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shoshana H
Nice but where do you stop?

We took the scenic drive. You need your own car. Views of ocean and mountain are pretty great. Not... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Heather M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Normally $ 23 or free from some hotels and gives discounts at other places in the City. Pick up at Visitor's Center of your hotel. Tour guide great - interesting and passes lovely places. Makes a stop at the Old Mission to visit the Gift...More

Thank Shoshana H
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We took the scenic drive. You need your own car. Views of ocean and mountain are pretty great. Not many places to stop except at shoreline park, butterfly beach (if parking is available), sides of road in hope ranch. Most of views you would have...More

1  Thank Heather M
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

If you just have a few hours or a day in Santa Barbara like we did, definitely take the tour. You get a feel for what SB is about as well as an opportunity to hop off and to further explore the spots you're interested...More

1  Thank Ilia S
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

great way to see Santa Barbara on the electric bus....50 per person with transfers...Very clean and very friendly driver's

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Reviewed May 17, 2018

Take a tour to really get the most out of the drive as the tour guide will be able to point out the highlights of the area. When you get into the Monticeto area damage from the recent fires and resulting mudslides can still be...More

1  Thank trainfan2000
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

It was nice to walk down to the pier and look at the shops along the way. But, it was great to be able to take this convenient transportation back to where we were staying. It was inexpensive and fun.

2  Thank htravelbug
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Santa Barbara has some nice coastline to explore and the best way is to do it by driving around and stopping on a way at places of choice. Good time guaranteed.

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Great way to catch the sights and ambience of Santa Barbara. Beats driving—this way everyone gets to look around!

Thank Jollena T
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Take bus to drive through Santa Barbara in CA to enjoy amazing home and architecture, its close to coast line and beautiful scene will hold your heart. Good drive with your loved one

1  Thank udaym2016
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

I wrote a previous review of the Scenic Tour, It is a very popular review of one of the most beautiful urban drives. But recently Santa Barbara and specifically Montecito has experienced a very serious natural disaster, which has taken lives and left this amazing...More

12  Thank Martin S
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Shoshana H
August 3, 2018|
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Response from travelshooter71 | Reviewed this property |
There should be signs on the street that show the pick up...One of the stops is near the Hyatt, near the pier and at the zoo
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March 3, 2018|
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Response from Martin S | Reviewed this property |
The tour is one you drive yourself, so there is not cost, but you'll need a car. However, the route has been recently damaged due to serious landslides in January 2018 that claimed 22 lives. It is recommended that you do not... More
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