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Santa Barbara Adventure Company

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Address: 32 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone Number: 805-884-9283
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8:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Sat 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Santa Barbara Adventure Company is the premier adventure travel...
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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Kayak'd the caves, sea lions, & kelp

First time kayaking in the ocean. Ryland did an incredible job of making us comfortable. Also, very kknowledgable about the island. BEAUTIFUL water and wildlife. Left with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Chris C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

First time kayaking in the ocean. Ryland did an incredible job of making us comfortable. Also, very kknowledgable about the island. BEAUTIFUL water and wildlife. Left with great pictures and memories.

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It all started with me trying to think outside the box for a Valentine’s Day gift. I found Santa Barbra Adventures online and contacted their staff to inquire about some of their adventure packages. There were a lot to choose from and they all sounded fun. I’m a pretty indecisive guy when it comes to decisions like this so I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It was really good trip and it's must go if you are in the Santa Barbara area. I went there in february which i think it's the best time to vist the channel islands national park

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We booked a full day (aka four hours, including lunch) to go surfing at Santa Claus beach. We had no experience in surfing and Landon (the instructor) helped us out greatly - so much that we could get standing on the board! The only downside is that we (as inexperienced surfers) had sore muscles the next day - and that... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A perfect day. A big thanks to Kyle our wonderful, and patient, guide. I would do this again in a second. Highly recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Hava was very pleasant and informative. She helped us get comfortable and encouraged us to kayak in the Pacific ocean - that was a first for us!

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Cresskill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

we have been kayaking mostly on lakes (Great Lakes, specifically) but this was truly an adventure! Our guide Aaron gave a great quick tutorial as we started and his tips came in handy as we faced a few gnarly swells. The explanations of the wildlife were excellent. It was the most memorable kayaking trip and our only regret is that... More 

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Santa ana, california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had such a great time on this tour. Our tour guide was Kyle and he was so knowledgeable about the history of the area and gave us an educational and fun outing. The bike ride was fairly easy, it was beautiful scenery and the wineries were fantastic. We joined a couple and can't wait to drink the wine and... More 

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Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My friend & I had never tried to Kayak before & they made us feel very encouraged and comfortable from the begging. We had a great time and can't wait to do it again soon!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We had a great time on our wine tasting tour with SB Adventure Company, today. Kyle (our guide) did an awesome job. He picked us up at our hotel, drove us to the Santa Ynez valley, took us to three different wineries and made us an awesome picnic lunch. Super knowledgable about the history and ecology of the Santa Barbara... More 

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