Incredible Sea Cave Kayaking at the Channel Islands National Park.
Step back in time and experience an environment found nowhere else on earth. Abundant marine life, pristine kelp forests, rugged coastline and hidden sea caves make the Channel Islands a world-class adventure destination. Join us and enjoy the beauty and wonder of this magical place.
The Santa Barbara Coast offers incredible kayaking opportunities.
All of our one-day coastal trips cover comprehensive paddling instruction, include an excellent lunch served on a secluded beach, and showcase the Santa Barbara area from a unique perspective. Our knowledgeable guides point out marine ecology and natural history along the way, often spotting dolphins, sea lions, marine birds and whales during their migration. The scenery is remarkable and renders the day unforgettable.
Join us in touring local favorites in the Santa Ynez Wine Country.
We'll take care of all the details while you enjoy the heart of the Santa Ynez wine country, home to several very popular California vintners. This tour is a great opportunity to sample and learn about the region's best wines.
Local winery staff takes us for a barrel room tour and tastings before we head out to the next stop. Your guides will cover local human history and insight into wine region along the way.
Come join us for an exciting day on the water and learn to surf!
The Santa Barbara coastline offers several safe and fun locations for introductory surfing lessons. Our surfing trips are a great foundation to this exciting sport, focusing on the fundamentals reading water, paddling, etiquette, catching waves and riding. Our knowledgeable instructors have over 25 years' combined experience. The trip will include 2 sessions with a break for lunch on the beach.
Join us for a Stand Up Paddle Lesson today!
Santa Barbara Adventure Company’s Stand Up Paddling (SUP) Tour is a great introduction to this exciting sport! Stand Up Paddling is gaining in popularity as a great way to be on the water without actually being in the water. The paddle is fun and the spectacular views of Santa Barbara are from a unique perspective- on the water!
Santa Barbara offers unsurpassed options for mountain bikers of all skill levels.
A variety of trails start high above the coastline and provide an opportunity for a perfect all downhill ride. Another option includes riding back roads through town while seeing all the sights or a full day loop that includes both up- and downhill riding.
Whatever you choose, the view overlooking the Santa Barbara coastline will provide the perfect backdrop for your ride. Seasonal conditions are great for biking all year round.
Santa Barbara's coastal mountains offer great opportunities for rock climbing.
The beautiful settings of local climbing sites provide participants with a safe and fun way to learn about this exciting sport. Our climbing guides are professional and friendly. All guides are AMGA certified (American Mountain Guide Association) with extensive experience in the field. Your Santa Barbara Adventure Company climbing guide will take care of all the details of your trip and offer complete instruction for all levels of climbers.
Relax and take in the scenery while riding on the Gaviota Coast.
Just north of town, in Santa Barbara’s Santa Ynez Mountains, horseback trails wind through canyons and along rugged ridge tops, crossing fields of sage and coastal oaks with sweeping views of the scenic Gaviota Coastline.
You can relax and take in the scenery while your guide and new four-footed friend show you the beauty this part of Santa Barbara has to offer.
The High Ropes Course is perfect for teambuilding groups whose goal is having fun!
Santa Barbara Adventure Company's High Ropes Course consists of a series of group initiatives that focus on communication, trust, and problem solving techniques. Through active experimentation, reflection, and application of skills, participants explore the complex and transformative meanings of trust, cooperation, and thinking outside the box, all of which create a unique bonding experience. Throughout this challenge-by-choice program, SBACo's skilled facilitators will guide discussions that clarify correlations between the ropes course and the group's daily environment. Site: El Capitan Canyon with 3 elements, and a NEW SITE! Camp Whittier! 30 minutes from downtown Santa Barbara. 5-6 elements, Low Ropes, Climbing Wall, and ZIPLINE!
Join us and LEARN TO FLY!
Our award winning paragliding school specializes in teaching the fundamentals for the beginning pilot. In this sport you get to have fun right away--no prior flying experience is necessary. Our unique training hill overlooks the Pacific Ocean and the Channel Islands.
Safety is our number one concern. You will fly on state-of-the-art training equipment, and lessons are taught by USHGA certified instructors, who focus on developing paragliding fundamentals.
Explore the local countryside with your own expert guide!
Head up to the local trails of the Santa Ynez Range, where we'll focus our hike on the natural and human histories of the region. Our knowledgeable guides will offer discussions on native plants and animals, local geology and Chumash culture. Discover the finer points of the Chaparral plant community, sample edible plants, and learn about wild flowers and sage. We'll stop for beautiful views and lunch by a quiet creek. This day's walk is popular with all levels of nature enthusiasts.
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