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Outdoors Santa Barbara Visitor Center

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The site is small but has a beautiful view of the Santa Barbara harbor/marina. The staff was very... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2018
dmbakerphd
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Terre Haute
Hidden gem

Don't expect a huge multimedia experience, this is a small deck 2 or stories above the harbour... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
Dom B
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Jan 18, 2018
“Small site”
Sep 13, 2016
“Hidden gem”
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The Outdoors Santa Barbara Visitor Center (OSBVC) shares a wealth of information with its visitors about the Channel Islands National Park, the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, the Los Padres National Forest, and the city of Santa Barbara...more
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113 Harbor Way, 4th Floor, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2344
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

The site is small but has a beautiful view of the Santa Barbara harbor/marina. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank dmbakerphd
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Don't expect a huge multimedia experience, this is a small deck 2 or stories above the harbour with a few comfortable sofas. We found it to be a quiet, relaxed place to enjoy the views over the harbour.

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Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a small space on the fourth floor of the Maritime Museum. This is worth a stop if you're out at the Maritime Museum or at the adjacent piers or businesses. Admission to this observation deck and one small room is free. This is...More

1  Thank MikeVdP
Reviewed March 1, 2014

If you are strolling around Santa Barbara harbor, be sure to take a few minutes to check out this visitor center. It is in the same building as the Maritime Museum. You have to take the elevator to the 4th floor. They have a helpful...More

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