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Fun in Santa Barbara: December 2020

It’s almost December and there is so much going on in Santa Barbara this time of the year! From holiday markets to wine tours and fun surf, there is an activity for everyone in the American Riviera. If you still need gift ideas, consider a gift certificate to Santa Barbara Adventure Company! We definitely have…

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Santa Barbara Thanksgiving Activities 2020

Although Santa Barbara’s fantastic climate can often trick us into thinking summer is a year round affair, the holiday season has arrived, whether we’re ready or not!  Fortunately, Santa Barbara is packed with fantastic holiday activities for people of all ages this time of year, and we at Santa Barbara Adventure Co. are here to…

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Things to Do in Santa Barbara: September 2020

As the Summer comes to a close, there is still plenty of sunshine to celebrate here in Santa Barbara.   The days are usually in the 70s, clear and sunny. Locals and visitors will still be visiting the beaches, kayaking the shoreline and surfing the breaks — though these are year around activities when you…

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Things to Do in Santa Barbara: August 2020

The summer is flying by and August is full of fun things to do. With sunny weather and gorgeous beaches, it is time to get outside and explore. One of the best months to be in Santa Barbara, August’s bright days and warm nights provide numerous options for fun in the sun. The water is…

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Prisoners Vs. Scorpion

While exploring options for your adventure to Channel Islands National Park, you may have seen notices about Scorpion Anchorage closures on Santa Cruz Island. Currently, the pier at Scorpion Anchorage is under construction, with a projected reopening date of November 1st, 2020. Due to this closure, our kayaking operation is taking place west of Scorpion,…

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Fun Things to do in Santa Barbara: July 2020

Hot summer days and long evenings are the perfect time to take advantage of Santa Barbara’s best events and activities. Check out some of our favorite places and tips for enjoying the coast in July. We included as much helpful information as possible, including both free events and some with fees. If we missed something,…

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Historic Landmark Sightseeing in Santa Barbara

Painted Cave A memory of Santa Barbara’s earliest residents, Painted Cave State Park, exhibits some of the most intricate known Native American cave paintings created by the Chumash Tribe. Just a short drive into the mountains from downtown Santa Barbara, you can view original aboriginal artwork, some features and symbols of which were also painted…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: June 2020

June is a great time to enjoy Santa Barbara’s beaches and hiking trails, with average temperatures in the 70′s – you are practically guaranteed a beautiful day in June! Throughout the month we are taking guests kayaking and surfing in Santa Barbara and at Channel Islands National Park. June also brings Summer Solstice. Santa Barbara is home to one of…

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Private Summer Camp Options in Santa Barbara

Looking for a fun & socially-distant way for your kids to get out and play this summer? Santa Barbara Adventure Company is offering private week-long summer camps. Camps will run Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm and activities can be customized to suit your needs and preferences.

COVID Operational Response

As always, the safety of our guests and our staff is our primary concern. In agreement with the Santa Barbara County Health Department and in following the directives placed forth by the CDC, the Santa Barbara Adventure Company will implement the following practices to mitigate the possibility of COVID – 19 exposure to guests and…

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