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Address: 32 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2316
Phone Number: +1 805-884-9283
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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$89.00*
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Sea Cave Kayak Tour was absolutely AWESOME!

We happen to have the absolute perfect day. It was Sunny, but not too hot and the wind was very calm. We went in every single cave the tour guide offered. We saw Sea Lions up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We happen to have the absolute perfect day. It was Sunny, but not too hot and the wind was very calm. We went in every single cave the tour guide offered. We saw Sea Lions up close (10 feet from the Kayak). Our guide (Billy) was very knowledgeable and friendly. I Highly Recommend this adventure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our tour guide Aaron was great, the whole experience was incredible. I would definitely recommend the Kayaking trip to anyone considering going to the channel islands.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our guide was interested in each and every one of the participants. He had fun stories about the boats we viewed (and kayaked under). He knew all about the birds and animals we saw, as well as the fishermen and their catches. Lunch was a pleasant stop on a quiet beach. We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you enjoy national parks and exploring sea life then you will love the sea kayaking trip to the Channel Islands that is offered through Santa Barbara Adventure Company (SBAC). Our guide, Spencer, was careful and informative and he made it so much fun for our entire group - which varied in kayaking skill from the very new to kayaking... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing!!! The guides were great. I think Mike was our guide. He was patient with the folks on the tour (8 of us). He took us to challenging places and let us decide if we wanted to go in or not. My husband and son fell out of their kayak and he helped them get back in.... More 

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Skelleftea, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great day with a lot of options and the guides were attentive to diffrent skills and wishes. The exploring of the sea caves were a bit disappointing because the caves were much smaller than i had expected. We didn't stay in caves looking around, just getting in and quickly out again. Sometime it was just about getting... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing kayak experience in the beautiful Santa Barbara area thanks to Santa Barbara Adventure Company for a wonderful and amazing sunset tour.

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Valencia de Alcantara, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trip! One hour boat ride. Safet talk and then we were off in the ocean on our kayaks. The caves were great. The ocean clear and beautiful. The guides were excellent and informative. Long day. Well worth the money.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing adventure touring the sea caves on Santa Anna Island. We took the boat to the island then got outfitted to kayak through the sea caves. I had my iPhone with me in a sealed waterproof case that had a neck strap this was fantastic since it allowed me to take beautiful pics and kept phone attached to me in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the BEST time with the Santa Barbara Adventure Company! I went on the 5 hour Refugio State Beach Kayak trip, and it was perfect. The guides were friendly & informative, the pace was enjoyable but not too slow, and they even prepped an adorable lunch for us! Would recommend this to anyone who was interested, regardless of ability.... More 

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