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Santa Barbara Harbor Kayak Tour

Santa Barbara Harbor Kayak Tour

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Escape the crowds on land and get the best views of Santa Barbara Harbor from the water during a kayak tour that’s designed with active travelers in mind. Exploring in an eco-friendly vessel increases your chance of spotting dolphins and sea lions, while a choice of morning and afternoon start time means you can select a time that suits your schedule.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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$59.94
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$59.94

Santa Barbara Kayak Tour

Santa Barbara Kayak Tour

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Get another perspective on the southern California coast during this leisurely kayak tour in Santa Barbara. Learn the basics of kayaking from your guide, and hear about Santa Barbara’s natural history and marine life during your tour. Includes use of all kayaking gear.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.47
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$63.47
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Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide

Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide

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This private Santa Barbara kayaking tour lets you explore the marine life and landmarks of Santa Barbara Harbor and the spectacular coastline on the ‘American Riviera’ along one of four different routes. Take in views of rugged shoreline cliffs and the Santa Ynez Mountains, and be on the lookout for dolphins and seals. This 1.5- to 2.5-hour tour is led by an experienced kayak guide who points out natural features and customizes the speed of the ride according to your skill level.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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Santa Barbara Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Rental

Santa Barbara Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Rental

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We pride ourselves on carrying Santa Barbara's easiest kayak and paddleboard experience as the only rental and tour company on West Beach. We also prioritize keeping our inventory up to date with the highest-end kayak and paddleboard gear you can find. Most importantly, our friendly tour guides and beach staff will be happy to answer any questions as they help assist you and the family into your ocean adventure!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Stand-Up Paddleboard Lesson in Santa Barbara

Stand-Up Paddleboard Lesson in Santa Barbara

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Learn to SUP, or stand-up paddleboard, in Santa Barbara during a 1.5-hour lesson at Leadbetter Beach. No matter your skill level, you’ll learn to stand up and kneel down, balance and paddle as you’re accompanied onto the water. A wetsuit is provided for this all-weather outdoor activity that gives you a glimpse of marine life and the Santa Barbara coastline. Your lesson is limited to 18 people to ensure more personalized attention from the expert instructor.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Coastline Kayak Tour near Santa Barbara

Coastline Kayak Tour near Santa Barbara

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Paddle off for some adventure and wildlife spotting during this kayaking trip along the shores of Refugio State Beach near Santa Barbara. Float along the Gaviota Coast, one of the last undeveloped, open sections of the California shore, stopping to look at underwater kelp beds and search for dolphins. You’ll cap it all off with lunch on a secluded beach plus swimming and kayaking games. A guide, lunch and all gear is included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$137.31
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$137.31
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Santa Barbara Sunset Kayak Tour

Santa Barbara Sunset Kayak Tour

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Paddle into the sunset along the Southern California coast during this beginner-friendly kayaking trip from Santa Barbara. Watch the last rays of the day melt into the Pacific as you travel through the glassy waters of Santa Barbara Harbor. As you move, you’ll pass by the historic wharf and past other boats, keeping your eyes out for marine life. An included lesson in astronomy and ecology from your guide is an added bonus. A guide and all necessary kayaking gear is included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.70
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$102.70
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Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

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We pride ourselves on carrying Santa Barbara's easiest kayak and paddleboard experience as the only rental and tour company on West Beach. We also prioritize keeping our inventory up to date with the highest-end kayak and paddleboard gear you can find. Most importantly, our friendly tour guides and beach staff will be happy to answer any questions as they help assist you and the family into your ocean adventure!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.39
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$15.39
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Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

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There’s hardly a better place to learn to surf than the Southern California locale of Santa Barbara, which offers fantastic weather year-round. During this 1.5-hour lesson, an expert instructor shows you how to stand up on your surfboard and balance, offering tips on how to catch the perfect wave while ensuring your safety in the water. Wetsuit and surfboard rental are included, and all skill levels are welcome.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Santa Barbara Surfing Day Lesson with Beach Lunch

Santa Barbara Surfing Day Lesson with Beach Lunch

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Benefit from personalized instruction as you learn the basics of surfing during a half-day lesson in Santa Barbara. Your instructor teaches you how to read the water, paddle, pop up, and ride, along with the etiquette of sharing the waves. Recharge your energy with a beach picnic that is served up mid-day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$137.31
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$137.31
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Private Surf Lesson for Two in Santa Barbara

Private Surf Lesson for Two in Santa Barbara

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Catch waves alongside your favorite surf buddy with a private, 2-hour surfing lesson in Carpinteria, a scenic beach that’s just 11 miles down the coast from Santa Barbara. Join a friend, partner or family member and hit the water with an experienced surf coach. Learn the basics of safety and etiquette, then practice paddling out, popping up and riding waves with the personal attention of your private instructor. Enjoy scenic views of the California coast, and take in sights and sounds of the Pacific Ocean from beyond the breakers.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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$89.00

1-on-1 Private Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

1-on-1 Private Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

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Catch your very first wave or fine-tune your turns with a 2-hour private surf lesson in Santa Barbara. Practice paddling out, reading the waves and popping as you surf along with a professional coach, and learn to stay safe and have fun in California’s legendary waves. Enjoy the convenience of an all-inclusive lesson, and soak up the coastal sunshine as you take your surfing skills to the next level.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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$145.00

Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson

Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson

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Ride the waves near Santa Barbara like a pro during this introductory surfing lesson. Get the hang of surfing fundamentals like paddling, ‘reading’ waves, catching waves, and standing up as you learn on the world-famous surfing beaches of Southern California. Your knowledgeable instructors, with more than 25 years of experience combined, will teach you all the skills you need.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.70
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$102.70
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Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

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Learn to surf alongside a private group of friends, family or colleagues with a 2-hour surf lesson in Carpinteria, a renowned beach that’s 11 miles down the coast from Santa Barbara. Enjoy the convenience of an all-inclusive lesson, and learn the basics of safety and technique before paddling into the waves with your experienced instructor. Practice board handling, reading waves and making the most of every ride as you take in scenic views of the California coast and the Pacific Ocean.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00

Private Two Person Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

Private Two Person Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

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Learn to surf in beautiful Santa Barbara! Your expert instructor will teach you how to stand up on your board and ride the perfect wave, offering tips on balance while ensuring your safety. All skill levels are welcome, and equipment rental is included. This Southern California city offers great outdoor activities like surfing year-round.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
Price varies by group size
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$85.00
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Dawn Patrol Surf Safari with Local Surfer Guide

Dawn Patrol Surf Safari with Local Surfer Guide

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Because you want to surf. Honestly, for surfers that first sentence is enough, but since i have to come up with 500 characters for this site- -Because you want/need to surf like now! -Because you are on vacation with out your surfboard because your spouse told you not to bring it . lol -Because you want to surf with a Local Surfer/professional Surf Instructor and understand you will benefit from his or her incite. -Because Surfing with us is fun. because we are driving and you get to drink? (obviously not IN the car.) -Because you wanna smoke a bowl and go for a surf.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Santa Barbara Wildlife and History Kayaking Tour

Santa Barbara Wildlife and History Kayaking Tour

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Explore California’s gorgeous coast on a scenic kayak tour. With a knowledgeable, experienced guide leading the way, bring the whole family and navigate Santa Barbara’s picturesque waterfront. Learn about the region's history and wildlife, admire the rugged coastal mountains, and watch for pelicans and egrets, dolphins and sea lions. You may even see a family of gray whales on its annual migration.
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  • 2 hours
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$60.00
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