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Santa Barbara Adventure Company

32 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-884-9283
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Ranked #1 of 101 activities in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: The Santa Barbara Adventure Company is the premier adventure travel outfitter on the central coast. We offer Santa Barbara kayaking & Channel Islands... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We are a family of four who went to the channel islands to kayak and explore the caves. We could not have asked for a better guide (Aaron) or a better company (SB Adventure Company). Everything went smoothly and we all had a wonderful time. We wanted a bit of an adventure and the caves definitely gave us that element.... More

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Great trip! A highlight of our Los Angeles vacation. Really appreciated the professionalism of this outfit. Easy to work with, great guides. Enjoyed both the trip across on the Island Packers ferry and the kayaking with Adam. Adam was great! Genuinely friendly and enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. Adam managed to be chill and both highly safely conscious at the same... More

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Hampton, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We kayaked through beautiful caves & around the island with knowledgeable,fun,accommodating guides & had a wonderful day! Haley and Aaron could not have been better guides!

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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

So we were not sure about doing this kayaking thing in channel islands. It turned to be a great experience, this company was great! Our tour guide Ry was waiting for us at the island pier and gave us all the information about the tour, the island and kayaking. Thanks for everything, we had an amazing time, Ry was very... More

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Los Altos, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We are a family of 6: mom, dad, and kids 15, 13, 8, & 6. We decided on the coastal kayak trip instead of Channel Island kayaking, since we are not experienced and have kids of varying ages. I worried it would be too hard for the little kids, but it turned out to be just fine. They provide splash... More

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Santa Clarita, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Halley, our guide, introduced us to kayaking with an excellent lesson. We felt safe and relaxed. For lunch I expected a cellophane wrapped sandwich but Halley appeared with a table, fresh cut up fruits, fixings for a fabulous sandwich and desert. She offered to spend time after the trip teaching my daughter more paddling tips. I only wish I had... More

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Orcutt, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

First time kayaking for my boyfriend and I and we loved it.... our instructor was fun, outgoing totally people person. She made our kayaking worth wild, we had such a blast. It even gets better, we were provided lunch. They provided us with trader Joes wraps that are sssoooooo delicious. We also seen several dolphins, the view was also amazing....... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

As part of a bachelorette weekend getaway, "Team Wine" spent the day touring wine country with our amazing tour guide Havah! During the drive up from El Capitan, we learned interesting tidbits of history about the surrounding area (missions, blueberries, trees etc.) as our guide was extremely knowledgeable and fun to boot (she happily obliged the use of our "spirit... More

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The wine and cupcake tour was the main event for a bachelorette weekend in Santa Barbara. (10 girls) We had such an amazing time and our guide Nate was the best! I absolutely recommend this to anyone planning a bachelorette party or any large group event. The wineries were beautiful and we really enjoyed our picnic lunch. Nate completely set... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I have gone with Santa Barbara adventure Company three times now to Santa Cruz Island and several other times for kayak trips on the Santa Barbara Coast. I have arranged for trips with clients (talk about VERY HAPPY CLIENTS!!), my office workers and my family. On each and every occasion SBAC was easy to work with, really paid attention to... More

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