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

Coastal Adventures for an AWESOME Labor Day Weekend

There’s no better way to spend the 3-day Labor Day Weekend than out on the water! Here are some fun Santa Barbara coastal adventures to make sure your holiday is nothing short of AWESOME: Our Haskell’s Beach Kayak Tour explores one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the Santa Barbara area. Join us for a day of…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: September 2021

September is here! The days are warm and the sun is shining. Locals and visitors are at the beaches, kayaking the shoreline and surfing the breaks. Here are some of the fun things going on around town during this late-summer month. Harvest Season Santa Ynez Wine TourWhen: Every day in September from 10am to 5pmWhere: Includes pick-up/drop-off…

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COVID-Ready Operational Response Plan

As always, the safety of our guests and 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 for guests and employees. Increased Safety…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: August 2021

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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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: July 2021

California is back in action and just in time for summer! Check out some of our favorite places and tips for enjoying the best Santa Barbara has to offer in July. We have included as much helpful information as possible, but in case we missed anything, feel free to add details in the comments section…

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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.