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    Sea Cave Kayak Tour

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Ready to make some waves in your recreational life? Explore the sea caves of the Channel Islands National Park during this day of adventure! You'll begin things right with a scenic ferry boat ride out to the park from Ventura Harbor, during which you might spot a variety of marine life, including whales. Once arriving, depending on your check-in time, you'll have one to four hours of free time to explore the park -- hiking its trails, stopping by the visitor's center, or even snorkeling. Then, for the main event, you'll spend up to one-and-a-half hours in the afternoon padding along the park's coast, during which your guide will offer insights into the natural history and marine ecology of the area, and introduce you to some of the most incredible sea caves in the world. For those new to kayaking, no worries... Your guide is there to teach you as well, making this a fantastic way to get your feet wet trying out one of the world's most popular watersports!
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    Tasty Cupcake & Wine Tour

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    For those looking for a sweet wine country tour, this one really takes the cake! This wine tour features a delicious sampling of wine infused cupcakes from Enjoy Cupcakes in the heart of Santa Ynez wine country. Some of their biggest hits include Pomegranate Mango Chardonnay and Chocolate Blackberry Syrah. After being picked up in a shuttle in the morning, you'll preview the day and head up to Santa Ynez Valley. Once there, you will enjoy wine tastings at some of the areas best wineries. You will visit beautiful Los Olivos and enjoy an incredible cupcake while your guides cover local human history and insight into the wine region. Lunch will be served in the shade at a favorite winery. Your guides will prepare an enjoyable deli lunch. Each winery has its unique vintages and award winning selections. Winery staff offer insight into specific blends and selections, and several wineries extend discounts on wine purchases to our guests. The first of its kind, this wine tour has been featured on NBC LA, NBC San Diego, All Things Cupcake and Evelyn Kanter's Car & Travel. Did we mention there's cupcakes?
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    Refugio State Beach Kayak Tour

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Looking for a little more fun in the California sun? Join Santa Barbara Adventure Company for a perfect day of kayaking, swimming and fun! On their most popular coastal trip, you'll see an incredible section of coastline. The Gaviota Coast is one of the few remaining sections of undeveloped, open coastline in California, and is home to more than 1500 species of plant and animal life. You'll meet at Refugio State Beach, and, once outfitted, your guide will offer a thorough kayaking lesson on shore, including instruction for surf entries and exits. When you're in the water and feeling comfortable, you will tour a total of 3 miles, stopping in pristine kelp beds to learn about marine ecology and the Santa Barbara Channel (and maybe even get the chance to kayak with dolphins!). At midday you'll stop for lunch, served on a secluded beach. This unforgettable trip provides great opportunities to swim, play or just float. You might even find yourself engaged in a few kayaking games ... The folks at Santa Barbara Adventure Company like to keep things fluid!
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    Sunset Kayak Tour

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Sure, sunset in Santa Barbara is going to be beautiful from pretty much anywhere. But caught from the water during a relaxing kayak paddle ... Let's just this tour doesn't play fair. During this early evening adventure, you'll set out from the harbor for a surreal experience on the open water. There, you'll enjoy a lessons in kayaking from an experienced guide, exploring one or two miles of gorgeous coastline. On the water, you may catch sight of a variety of marine wildlife, including sea lions, dolphins, and perhaps even whales. But the main event lies in watching the sun cast the illusion of fire on the water as it dips below the horizon, and the first stars appear for the night. Don't forget to make a wish!
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    Fun Paddle Midweek Tour

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Who says good times can only happen on the weekend? During this midweek sea kayak tour, you'll change the rules by spending two unforgettable hours paddling the Santa Barbara coastline! Setting out from the "Sea Landing" at Santa Barbara Harbor, you'll begin with a quick lesson in kayaking, before your guide takes you out for a relaxing, 1-2 mile paddle. You'll spend time viewing the harbor and its historic piers, and paddling out to where sea kelp forests and secluded beaches await discovery. As you paddle, your guide will offer various insights into the coast's natural history and marine ecology, and you'll likely spot a variety of marine life playing in the water. You'll also stop halfway through to fuel up with a deli-style lunch, because adventure is always more fun on a full stomach!
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    Santa Ynez Wine Tour

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Santa Barbara's wine country always promises barrels full of fun, and this guided experience is no exception! You'll start the day in Santa Barbara, before heading out to Santa Ynez Valley by van. Once at the first winery of the day, the staff often takes you for a barrel room tour and wine tastings. Your guides will cover local human history and insight into Santa Ynez wine region along the way. Along the way you'll visit 3 of our local favorites in the area. Each winery has its unique vintages and award winning selections. Winery staff offer insight into specific blends and selections, and several wineries extend discounts on wine purchases to our guests. Once you've worked up an appetite, lunch will be served in the shade at a favorite winery. Your guides will prepare an enjoyable deli style lunch with lots of options, including crisp, locally grown veggies, deli quality lunch meat, and a selection of fresh bread and fixings. Since this tour includes tasting at each winery you visit you'll learn about wine the best way possible -- through the palate!
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    Wine Country Bike Tour

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Wining and dining ... and cycling! This intoxicating adventure has it all for the active sophisticate! This trip takes you into the heart of the Santa Barbara's wine country, home to several very popular California vintners. You'll depart by van in the morning and head to the Foxen Canyon Trail or Santa Rita Hills, perfect for cycling through scenic vineyards and ranch lands. The close proximity of several notable vintners all within short pedaling distance makes this day's ride very enjoyable. Once you've arrived at your first winery, the staff takes you for a tasting and your guide will prepare an enjoyable "deli spread" picnic lunch with lots of options. Then it's on to the second winery -- your guides will cover local human history and insight into wine region along the way. Each winery has their unique vintages and award winning selections. Managers and wine makers themselves often meet you during your private tastings. Winery staff offer insight into specific blends and selections, and several wineries extend discounts on wine purchases to the guests. For the cyclist with a discerning palate, this countryside escape does things just right!
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    Surf Lesson (2 Hour)

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Tired of chasing waves and landing flat on your face? Catch a break with this foundational surfing lesson! Over the course of two hours, Santa Barbara Adventure Company will guide you through the basics of surfing and take you to the water to catch some waves. This is a great way to get a taste of surfing in just a few hours. The trip will include an instruction session on the beach and then a 1-1.5 hr surfing session with the instructor. Prior to setting out, your instructor will choose a surf site offering optimum swell and tide conditions for learning, and you'll have the chance to soak in all you've learned during an included lunch break between sessions. You'll be hangin' ten in no time. Or at least hangin' five.
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    Mountains on Shore Bike Tour

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    We're not going to lie. This tour is all downhill. Of course, when you're biking in beautiful Santa Barbara, that's not such a bad thing! Designed to accommodate all skill levels, this scenic ride starts high in the mountains. Following alongside a knowledgeable guide, you'll bike downhill for twenty miles of wind in your hair and stunning vistas. Along the way, you'll slow things down with stops at various sites, such as the Santa Barbara Mission, and fuel up with a picnic lunch. You'll also enjoy insights into the natural and human history of the area from your guide. So, ready to roll?
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    Santa Ynez Wine Tour - Non-drinker

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Santa Barbara's wine country always promises barrels full of fun, and this guided experience is no exception! You'll start the day in Santa Barbara, before heading out to Santa Ynez Valley by van. There you'll visit three popular wineries, where you'll be treated to barrel room tours, and the opportunity to meet the winery staff, learning about their vintages and philosophies. While on the road, your guide will also fill you in on the local wine culture and history, and at one of your stops, will set up a delicious picnic for your to enjoy! Bon appetite!
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    Tasty Cupcake & Wine Tour - Non-drinker

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    For those looking for a sweet wine country tour, this one really takes the cake. During this full day of fun, you'll be travel from Santa Barbara into wine country by van, where you'll visit several of Santa Ynez's top wineries based in either Solvang or Los Olivos. While there, you'll have the opportunity to partake in a delicious, wine-infused cupcake tasting, with such flavors as Pomegranate Mango Chardonnay or Chocolate Blackberry Syrah on the menu. You'll also enjoy a scenic picnic lunch at one of the wineries you visit, and have the opportunity to tour the facilities, and meet the staff! Did we mention there's cupcakes?
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    Stand Up Paddle Lesson (Full Day)

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Trying to find a little more balance in your recreational life? Santa Barbara Adventure Company knows what's SUP. Stand-up Paddleboarding, or SUP, is one the most popular watersports in the world with good reason. It allows participants to get out on the water with minimal instruction, where they can enjoy incredible views and get a great workout at the same time. During this two hour lesson, you'll receive a safety talk and demonstration, hit the water, mount your board, balance yourself, and paddle. Santa Barbara Adventure Company works from a number of different beach locations, but no matter where you are, you can expect to be surrounded by incredible scenic vistas consisting of cityscapes, mountains, and sparkling water. You'll also no doubt see a variety of marine life as you paddle, including harbor seals, sea lions, and pelicans. Because all that learning is hard work, your training will be divided into two sessions, in between which you'll break for a tasty lunch!
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    Surfing Lesson - Full Day

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Tired of chasing waves and landing flat on your face? Catch a break with this foundational surfing lesson! Over the course of four and a half hours, you'll work with instructors from the Santa Barbara Adventure Company to build a great foundation for this exciting sport. You'll focus on reading the water, paddling, etiquette, catching waves, and riding. Your knowledgeable instructors have over 25 years of combined experience and will use their skills to highlight the finer points necessary for catching waves. Prior to setting out, your instructor will choose a surf site offering optimum swell and tide conditions for learning. You'll also have the chance to soak in all you've learned during an included lunch break between sessions. You'll be hangin' ten in no time. Or at least hangin' five.
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    Stand Up Paddle Lesson (2 Hour)

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Trying to find a little more balance in your recreational life? Santa Barbara Adventure Company knows what's SUP. Stand-up Paddleboarding, or SUP, is one the most popular watersports in the world with good reason. It allows participants to get out on the water with minimal instruction, where they can enjoy incredible views and get a great workout at the same time. During this two hour lesson, you'll receive a safety talk and demonstration, hit the water, mount your board, balance yourself, and paddle. Santa Barbara Adventure Company works from a number of different beach locations, but no matter where you are, you can expect to be surrounded by incredible scenic vistas consisting of cityscapes, mountains, and sparkling water. You'll also no doubt see a variety of marine life as you paddle, including harbor seals, sea lions, and pelicans. Because all that learning is hard work, your training will be divided into two sessions, in between which you'll break for a tasty lunch!
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    Wine Country Bike Tour - Non-drinker

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Wining and dining ... and cycling! This adventure has it all for the active sophisticate! After van transportation to either Foxen Canyon Trail or Santa Rita Hills, you'll embark on a scintillating cycling tour that will take you through scenic country vistas en route to two local wineries. At your first stop, you'll enjoy a tour of the grounds and a delicious picnic lunch. Fueled up and ready to go, you'll hop back on your bike to continue your journey to your next destination, where more scenic grounds and winery knowledge awaits! During your journey, your guide will offer historical insights into the area, and each each stop you'll have a chance to meet with staff, and often enjoy access to special discounts. For the cyclist with a thirst for winery knowledge, this countryside escape does things just right!
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    Basic Rock Climbing

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Finding yourself beset with vertical inclinations? Get a leg up on the sport of rock climbing with this introductory class! Over the course of several hours, you'll receive expert instruction with an emphasis on safety and having fun, beginning with a training session on fundamental equipment, knotting techniques, communication, and nomenclature. Afterwards, you'll get real-world experience on low-angle rock walls with climbs extending up to 80 feet, and offering top-rope protection. As you climb, you'll receive guidance on proper hand and foot placement from your instructor and stay safely harnessed against falls. Because all that climbing and learning is hard work, you'll also enjoy a complimentary lunch midway through your session. Basically, this climbing class rocks!
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    Painted Cave Excursion - Single Kayak

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Islands (and caves) of adventure await during this kayaking experience! With Santa Barbara Adventure Company, explore the less traveled west end of Santa Cruz Island and the beautiful Painted Cave. Relax and let them take care of the all the details on this unforgettable Channel Islands kayaking tour. This all inclusive day trip departs out of the Santa Barbara Harbor aboard a splendid charter vessel complete with hot showers and bunks. You'll enjoy breakfast, first class whale watching, and a scenic cruise to Santa Cruz Island where the boat will anchor giving you time to take an amazing kayak tour of Painted Cave and a series of other caves and coves nearby. After exploring the magnificent cave, they give you some time for snorkeling, taking photos or to take a hot shower on the boat. A hot lunch will be served on the boat before heading back to Santa Barbara. And if you really want to kick things up a notch, bring your own adult beverages to enjoy on the boat. Although, we suspect this surreal adventure will be intoxicating enough without the added help!
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    Painted Cave Excursion - Double Kayak

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Islands-and caves-of adventure await during this kayaking experience! You'll enjoy round-trip transportation from Santa Barbara Harbor to Santa Cruz Island, where you'll disembark for surreal kayak exploration of the Painted Cave. As one of the largest and deepest sea caves in the world, the Painted Cave, so-called for its colorful rocks and algae, offers a prime paddling spot. For those new to kayaking, your guide, in addition to offering insights into the natural history and marine ecology of the area, is there to give you paddling lessons, making this a great way to break into one of the world's most popular watersports. In addition, you'll spend time exploring other sea caves along the island coast, and have free-time afterwards to swim, snorkel, and relax on the beach. On your way out to Santa Cruz, you'll also fuel up on a included breakfast, and enjoy a hot lunch on the boat before heading back. And if you really want to kick things up a notch, bring your own adult beverages to enjoy on the boat. Although, we suspect this surreal adventure will be intoxicating enough without the added help!
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    Sea Cave Kayak Tour - Double Kayak

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Not one for half-measures when it comes to outdoor fun? You and the Santa Barbara Adventure Company have that in common, because when it comes to thrills, this day-long romp doesn't hold back! You'll set out by boat early in the morning from Ventura Harbor, heading for Channel Islands National Park. On the way, you'll enjoy spectacular views, and perhaps even spot some whales, all the while whetting your appetite for the adventure to come. Once arrived at the park, you'll set out with your guide on a three-hour sea kayaking adventure, during which you'll explore the surreal coastline of the islands, spot a variety of wildlife, and even explore some of the park's renowned sea caves. No experience with kayaking? No worries! Your guide will provide instruction as you go, making this the perfect opportunity to embrace one of the world's foremost watersports! And once the kayaking is done, you'll have free time to explore the waters further with provided snorkeling gear, or dry off with a trail hike before returning to Ventura by boat. Yes, this is adventure done right!
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    Santa Barbara Kayak Tour

    Santa Barbara Adventure Company
    Got that sinking feeling that you're not going to have anything to look forward to this week? Why not enjoy a relaxing day of paddling along the Santa Barbara waterfront! See the American Riviera from a unique perspective. We can't promise you'll get this lucky, but there's a chance you may paddle alongside whales on this trip! After a comprehensive kayak lesson, you'll "put-in" at the Santa Barbara harbor. Your journey takes you through the harbor, along secluded beaches, past sea lions and kelp forests and around the historic pier. Guides will offer insight into the history of the region as well as local marine ecology. You'll stop on a secluded beach for lunch, before completing a large loop, ending back at the harbor. You are going to love this paddle because of the relaxed pace and incredible marine life as well as taking in the views of town from the water. How's that float your ... uhm, kayak?
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