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Margarita Adventures

22719 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita, CA 93453
+1 805-438-3120
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Owner description: At Margarita Adventures, we offer a uniquely thrilling perspective on true California landmarks-the historic Santa Margarita Ranch and Santa Margarita... more » Owner description: At Margarita Adventures, we offer a uniquely thrilling perspective on true California landmarks-the historic Santa Margarita Ranch and Santa Margarita Lake. Our guided kayaking tours will take you on a serene and beautiful excursion to Santa Margarita Lake, where you are sure to see an abundance of birds and wildlife. Tour includes lunch. On our zipline tours, you will embark on five distinct ziplines spanning more than 4,800 total feet, starting with an epic 1,300-foot valley crossing and finishing with our biggest yet: a whopping 1,800-foot soar over right over the vineyard! Tour - Along the way, you will learn about the ranch's remarkable natural features and role as part of California's famed Mission Trail. Your tour concludes in the historic hamlet of Santa Margarita, where you have the option to sample wines from the ranch. Advance reservations are required. Nature - During your tour, you will experience the remarkably diverse natural environment of Santa Margarita Ranch, which spans five distinct soil types and numerous habitats across 14,000 acres. Sustainability - Santa Margarita Ranch is a testament to how native ecosystems can be nurtured and even restored within a working ranch and vineyard environment. During your tour, you will learn about the numerous sustainable practices that are making a difference in the land and what it produces. History - From early Native American inhabitants to Spanish padres, Mexican generals and colorful outlaws, Santa Margarita Ranch boasts an illustrious cultural and historical pedigree that is unrivaled on California's Central Coast. Wine - Santa Margarita Ranch's sustainably farmed vineyard is the southernmost vineyard in the Paso Robles American Viticultural Area (AVA). During your tour, you will discover why Sunset Magazine called Paso Robles "the West's most exciting wine region." With our four ziplines, we aim to change your perspective, both literally and figuratively. Our tour is designed to accentuate our larger mission: to promote a deeper appreciation for our natural surroundings, and to ultimately see things a bit differently while providing a thrilling experience along the way. « less
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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

What a fun time we had. We got a history of the ranch, it is the oldest working ranch in California. We saw the vineyards, cows, and sheep. And the funniest part we zipped lined through part of the ranch and over some of the vineyard. They offer 5 zip lines. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Oh and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Loved the experience! Will definitely do it again. My 8 year old daughter loved it too, she wasn't scared at all. The staff was great, the views were beautiful and I can't wait to zipline again!

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Atascadero, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I had not zip lined before so I wasn't quite sure what to expect but this totally exceeded my expectations! All the staff was really nice and helpful in getting you securely in your harness so you felt very safe and comfortable. My 7 yr old daughter went tandem with a friend and they loved it! From start to finish... More

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Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I cannot think of any other venue locally that can offer this type of rush and experience. My wife and I took another couple from out of town and we all were very impressed with the entire set-up. From the facilities and equipment to the staff and history lesson of the local area. Margarita Adventures takes you from serenity and... More

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Laura B, Guest Relations Manager at Margarita Adventures, responded to this review

We are so glad you had such a great time with us on the ziplines! If you are looking for more scenic adventures, be sure to join us for our new Kayak Tours of Santa Margarita Lake! More

oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

What an amazing experience!! Our 9 and 11 year olds were able to tandem zip...and as they soared off across the vineyard I could hear them yelling "THIS IS AMAZING!" Gary, the tour guide, was fun and informative and gave a wonderful narration on the history of the ranch and Santa Margarita...lots of things I had never known even as... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This was my first zip lining experience and we had a TOTAL BLAST! The views were incredible. The staff was super friendly. The ride through the ranch to and from the zip lining area was just gorgeous and Gary was a great tour guide. We loved every minute of it and will definitely be back, maybe during the summer when... More

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Laura B, Guest Relations Manager at Margarita Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review! After safety, FUN is our main goal out here at Margarita Adventures! We are all so glad that you had a great experience, and look forward to zipping with you again in the future! PS. Did you know that we are starting up kayaking tours soon, too? More

Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This is a great experience for people of all ages. Took our mom who turned 60 and she had a ball. Wine tasting afterwards made it all come together.

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groton ct
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

My first time zip lining..the disclaimer has statements like I agree to risk falling 100 feet ,might get smashed in the rocks etc... Don't know what part of our safety is their liability..the disclaimer makes them bullet proof The zip lining parse was thrilling and the staff were friendly and professional.

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Laura B, Public Relations Manager at Margarita Adventures, responded to this review

We're sorry that you found our waiver a bit unnerving. As long as our guests follow the safety rules set out by our guides, we are confident that they will have a safe and fun ziplining experience! As with any extreme activity, a company unfortunately has to cover itself. We hope you had a great time on the course and... More

Alhambra, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Four of us who get together once a year decided to try the zip line ... we all had a great time! From the shuttle up to the 1st line we learned about this huge ranch and all of its attributes while being entertained by our guide. All the guides were extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the safety factors involved.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Took my wife for her birthday and was her first zipline experience. Great views and interesting tour of the ranch. The friendly and experienced staff made all feel very comfortable. I got to use the Superman rig(suspended parallel to the line) for a couple of the ziplines and it really feels like you're flying. Highly recommended.

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