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What to Expect

Narrated Historical City Tour

Route Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stops on the Narrated Historical City Tour:
  • Santa Barbara Visitor Center
  • Montecito Inn
  • Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Zoo
  • Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
  • Santa Barbara Harbor
  • Franciscan Inn & Suites
  • 740 State St
  • Santa Barbara Museum Of Art
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  • 2201 Laguna St - Old Mission Santa Barbara
  • Superior Court Of California County Of Santa Barbara
  • 719 State St - State and Ortega
  • 1 Garden St - Return To Visitors Center
Attractions on the Narrated Historical City Tour:

Butterfly Beach / Santa Barbara Zoo / Santa Barbara Harbor / Old Mission Santa Barbara / Santa Barbara County Courthouse

Operates: Departs from the Santa Barbara Visitors Center (1 Garden Street) every hour on the hour starting at 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM.

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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Departure Time
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1h 30m
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • Narrated Tour
  • Hotel Pick-up (Select Hotels)
  • Food and Drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • If wheelchair assistants is needed, please call our office 24 hours in advance (805) 965-0353.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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This tour was very informative. We got to see most of Santa Barbara and riding in the trolley was very pleasant. The cost for this tour was great, and it is the same one offered by the ship. It is first come first served, so be sure to get in line when it pulls up. A ticket
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My husband and I visited Santa Barbara for our anniversary. We took the Santa Barbara Trolley Tour our first day. It was fantastic! Our tour guide was Rob Reith. He was so friendly and very knowledgeable of Santa Barbara since he lives here as well. Pointed out all the
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Took the tour today. I’ve been coming to Santa Barbara since 1990. This is a great way to see Santa Barbara & learn about its unique history. If you are very lucky your tour guide will be a a fella called Jay Van Meter. I’m a hard audience to please, but this fella was a delight
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Response from sbtcwfrsb, Manager at Santa Barbara Trolley Tour
Responded 3 days ago
thanks for the great review! we're so happy that your enjoyed your tour with jay!
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I took this tour at my elderly mother's request. It offered a peek-a-boo view of Santa Barbara, but wasn't a HOHO trolley. It was ok, but I heard from other cruisers they just took a city bus and viewed a vista from a high vantage point (didn't see that with this tour). The
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Exactly what we wanted - quick 2-3 hour overview of the city. Great driver/guide who provided informed, knowledgeable commentary.
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Response from sbtcwfrsb, Manager at Santa Barbara Trolley Tour
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for your kind review! We are happy that you enjoyed the tour!
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