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Coastline Kayak Tour near Santa Barbara provided by Santa Barbara Adventure Company

Coastline Kayak Tour near Santa Barbara

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Coastline Kayak Tour near Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Adventure Co. is actively following regulations and directives of county, state, and federal authorities to mitigate the possibility of COVID-19 exposure. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priorities.
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
Departure Point
Haskell's Beach, Goleta, CA 93117, USA
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Knowledgeable guide and discussion of natural history/marine ecology
  • Kayaking gear (wetsuit, paddle jacket, PFD, and helmet)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Transportation to meeting point
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuity for your guide(s) - While optional it is very much appreciated and to be given at your discretion in return for their leadership, expertise, and professionalism.You can tip the guide in cash or via credit card at the end of your tour as you feel appropriate.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • If your contact number is international, please include your email address in the comment section.
  • Minimum numbers apply. Our kayak tours require a minimum of 2 participants to run. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • If you are a single traveler, please feel free to call our office to confirm availability
  • Children under 5 are not permitted. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult in a double kayak.
  • What you will need:
  • Sun Screen (SPF 30 or higher).
  • A full water bottle. One liter or larger - please help us reduce our environmental footprint by bringing a re-usable bottle
  • A hat with a brim.
  • A beach towel
  • Beach shoes or flips.
  • Sunglasses with a neck strap such as "Chums" or “Croakies”
  • Swim suit or swim trunks
  • Sweatshirt or sweater and a dry change of clothes
  • Waterproof camera (optional)
  • Lycra rashguard. (optional)
  • Neoprene booties. (optional)
  • To ensure proper equipment, please provide your heights & weights. Thank you.
  • Double kayaks are automatically provided. Singles are available for odd number parties. Guests over 230lbs will be provided a single kayak.
  • Guests under 18 years of age MUST have a parent or legal guardian sign their release forms. If you need this paperwork sent to you ahead of time, please contact our office.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kimberly G wrote a review Oct 2020
Pomona, California2 contributions
My husband and I tried kayaking for the first time while celebrating our 37 anniversary. Sean, our guide was so great he taught us how to kayak and we now have a new sport. We loved it! The harbor was beautiful.
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Date of experience: October 2020
ojerio wrote a review Oct 2020
Los Angeles, California422 contributions87 helpful votes
We had a great time on our half day kayak trip near Haskell's Beach. Addison was fun and informative, she clearly loves Santa Barbara and the history of the area. The trip is appropriate for any skill level.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Sandy H wrote a review Sep 2019
Santa Barbara, California2 contributions
Fun trip with Pierce, our excellent guide! He offered information about different sea life, plants and the surrounding areas of coastline. A delicious lunch was provided at a secluded beach stop. Pierce ensured that our launch into the ocean and our landings on the beach were
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Date of experience: September 2019
Kateri J wrote a review Sep 2018
Brooklyn, New York, United States4 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a fantastic day on the water with Laird and Pat. They were very attentive to our group - we were two adults and two kids (9,12) - making sure we had all the equipment we needed, sticking with us when we needed help with our seats and jackets, and sharing with us their
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gregmissy wrote a review Jul 2018
Westlake Village, California1 contribution
Our kayak excursion could not have been better! Scott, our tour guide, really made the trip special with his professionalism , expertise and knowledge of the local marine life & the environment. Customer service is also a high priority with this company as we were pampered and
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Date of experience: July 2018
About the operator

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By: Santa Barbara Adventure Company
What a GREAT trip!
It was SUPER fun! We did the kayaking tour at Prisoners Harbor. Everything went smooth! I had a question the night
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A great way to experience Channel Islands!
My wife and I drove down to Ventura for our anniversary around Thanksgiving. Santa Barbara Adventure Company set us
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Best way to see California’s wildlife
The kayak tour on Santa Cruz Island was the best thing we did on a 3 week tour if Californias nature . Our guide, C
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Fun afternoon activity
I loved this kayak tour around the harbor so much, I signed up again for the sunset kayak the next week! I felt rea
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channel islands are gorgeous!
really amazing experience set up safely for COVID-19. wish we could have kayaked longer, and explored even more of
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Channel Islands kayaking
This was a great experience! Excellent tour guide. We even got close to sea lions who were hunting for their lunch.
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Five stars
We had a great time kayaking the Channel Islands with SBAC. Kyle was an excellent guide: he was super friendly, res
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Great coastal kayaking
Had an amazing time kayaking with our guide, Hector. He was very informative about the ecology and incredibly help
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Beautiful and adventurous
High quality equipment; informative guide; interesting routes to experience both the harbor and the ocean; good spo
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Flo L
It was a nice way to spend a day.
We have enjoyed several wine tasting tours over the years. This one was good, especially considering the current co
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Fun & Informative
We loved our experience! Adam was a super-knowledgeable guide, and my boyfriend and I learned so much about the wil
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Amazing kayaking
Prisoners Harbor Kayak Tour was fantastic! Chuck is INCREDIBLY knowledgable and took us on a very fun 2.5 hour tour
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Super Day
We recently had a great kayaking tour out of Prisoner’s Harbor and along Santa Cruz Island. The tour was very well
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Friendly, informative and professional! Every single staff member and guide was absolutely wonderful. This was an a
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Best Day of the Whole Vacation
Just so, so beautiful! My guide was excellent, sharing great tidbits about the animals, birds, fish and more. The C
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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