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“Bike Tour was fabulous.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Santa Barbara Adventure Company

Santa Barbara Adventure Company
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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.
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New York
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“Bike Tour was fabulous.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

We just got back from our trip to Santa Barbara (from NYC) and had a great time on our Bike Tour through the Saint Yvez vineyards. While the website says that they won't take tours out for groups less than 4, they took us out even though we were only a party of 2. Maybe it was because it is not the peak of tourism season, but regardless, we were appreciative they did not cancel our tour.

Laird was our guide, who helped get us set up on the bikes and provided (and joined us) with a delish Trader Joe's lunch. We went to three vineyards that he had pre-chosen which were all great. Pick up and drop off at our hotel near State Street made the entire day pleasant and convenient.

Would recommend this tour to anyone who wants a little exercise with their wine tasting.

Visited October 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Great Day Of Kayaking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

We had a great time with our guide Landon, kayaking thru caves around Santa Cruz Island, First a great boat ride to the island, small groups of 4 boats(2 people per kayak), we paddled around different parts of the Channel Islands in & out of caves. We saw many sea otters, bright fish, rays, lobster... it was awesome, something I was afraid to do, but it was terrific. We did some hiking around the island and some snorkling also. It was a full day, worth the price & adventure...a definite must..We stayed in Ventura, a small drive to the Chanel Isands NP welcome center...met our boat there and spent the entire day outdoors

Visited June 2013
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Granda Hills, CA
1 review
“"Awesome Cupcake & Wine Tour!"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

I decided to plan my birthday with Santa Barbara Adventure Company, because they had a cupcake & wine tour. What better way to celebrate a birthday than with wine & cupcakes?? From the beginning, the customer service was great! Erika, (I believe she is the receptionist) was very friendly and answered all my questions patiently. Once we were picked up by our tour guide, Kelsey, the fun started right away! He was up beat, funny & knowledge. We went to 3 different wineries in this small town of Los Olivos, cutest little town ever! I couldn't have picked a better weekend to go because the weather was PERFECT! ( We went in Oct.) Kelsey never rushed us, and was very helpful. My friends & I had a great time, and we had some amazing cupcakes at the last winery. We will definitely book another trip through St. Barbara Adv. Comp. Thanks guys! You made my birthday very memorable!

Visited October 2013
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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“Great day kayaking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013

We were really excited about our day kayaking as had heard great things about the Company. We arrived at Refugio beach in the morning to be met by Ricardo, who warmly greeted us. We had a fantastic day kayaking up the coast, looking for marine life and chilling out. We were lucky enough to go snorkelling and had a great lunch on the beach. Would definitely recommend the day. Thanks to Ricardo for a chilled out day, cruising the sea.

Visited October 2013
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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
“Fantastic Instructors”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013

Our team participated in a team building activity that we asked Santa Barbara company to help us with. Their customer service was prompt and thorough and the 2 staff members (Kelsey and Rachel) who instructed our activities were great! They had a outstanding amount of knowledge and energy that kept us engaged for hours. We will definitely bring our team again next year.

Visited October 2013
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