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Read about our adventures as we explore California's coast and Channel Islands National Park!

Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: June 2021

There are always tons of fun and exciting things to do in Santa Barbara during the month of June — and this year it’s even more exciting than ever — because California is opening back up! To celebrate this reopening, we’ve compiled a list of fun events and other happenings so you can “Get back…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: May 2021

Spring is here, county and city restrictions are loosening, and there are still lots of exciting things to do in Santa Barbara! Santa Barbara Arts & Crafts Show When: Every Sunday, 10am ’til dusk Where: Cabrillo Boulevard from Stearns Wharf to Calle Cesar Chavez Admission: Free The SB Arts & Crafts Show has reopened with…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: April 2021

Events this year have been in short supply, but that doesn’t mean there’s no fun to be had! Spring is in the air, our county just moved down to the red tier and it’s a great time to be in Santa Barbara. Here is a list of fun things to do around Santa Barbara for…

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5 Reasons Why It’s the Best Time to Visit the Channel Islands

With something new and unique each season at the Channel Islands, visitors are beckoned to come back time and time again to experience all the beauty and magic the destination has to offer. Here are five reasons why NOW is the best time to book your next island adventure! 1. Whales, Dolphins & Fish –…

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Can We Bring Pets on Our Tour?

The Santa Barbara Adventure Company permits guests with disabilities to bring their service animals which are “individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability” onto tours as such. For a definition of a service animal, please see the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) definition.

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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