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Address: 1691.5 Spinnaker Dr, Goleta, CA 93001-4347
Phone Number:
+1 805-968-7231
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Aquasports has been leading guided sea kayaking trips along the Santa...

Aquasports has been leading guided sea kayaking trips along the Santa Barbara coastline, and within the Channel Islands National Park, for the past 25 years. Adventure travel seekers will find that most trips are designed to be low rigor but high adventure, captivating both novices and experts alike. A fun, introductory kayaking lesson is included with all trips. No prior kayaking experience or special athletic ability is required for most of our trips.

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Very Unique Sea Kayaking Experience

We did the sea kayaking trip at Santa Cruz Island. It was a blast. It was high tide, but we still found a bunch of caves to go into. The water was beautiful and calm when we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Janis C

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the sea kayaking trip at Santa Cruz Island. It was a blast. It was high tide, but we still found a bunch of caves to go into. The water was beautiful and calm when we started and then an east wind came in and we got some big swells. The kayaks were extremely stable and I had no... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

From the ferry ride to the kayak tour, it was a great day on the water. Eric (who we booked with) was great and stayed in touch with us all week to be sure we had up to date information on what to do. Tony, our island guide, was so knowledgeable & authentic; he told interesting stories, had tons of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

There's a great campground with lots of shade under magnificent Eucalyptus trees. Had we known and seen the pictures prior to booking this day trip, we would have hauled our gear to stay overnight. Well worth the money to Kayak with Aquasports. We wouldn't know which cave to go in with our guide Andy. Super nice and knowledgeable of marine... More 

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Moorpark, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing sea cave views and wildlife sightings. Awesome guide (Amy)...very knowledgeable, passionate and really took care of us. Definitely the best value vs. the other opetators. Definitely recommend this tour for those who enjoy experiencing nature at its best...Channel Islands.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Very impressed with this business! Professional, friendly, and well educated! Tony was my guide on the Santa Cruz islands and was phenomenal! I will use their service again.

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

My family booked a day trip to Santa Cruz Island with Aquasports. We had them handle the ferry reservation. The trip was very well organized, with clear instructions emailed to me in advance of the trip. Our guide, Andy, was fantastic and we enjoyed spending our day with him. He took our small group on a tour of many sea... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

We booked an overnight trip to Santa Cruz island in Channel Islands National Park in late October. The weather was perfect, and the seas relatively calm. Our guide Tony is one of the senior guides. Office staff were very helpful with answering questions and providing lots of information prior to the trip, and e-mail correspondence is prompt. We got very... More 

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Southern Calif.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

We started out from the Ventura Harbor, heading for the Channel Islands (Santa Cruz Island). On our way to the island, we saw hundreds of dolphins playing around the boat. Amazing! We landed on the island and Tony, (our guide from Aquasports), went through all the directions before we got started. Kayaking the caves was incredible! Tony was a fabulous... More 

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Hartford, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

What an incredible day kayaking around Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Islands. Our guide Tony, brought us through many amazing caves. He was always sure to check them out before hand to make sure they were safe. It was always our option to go through them or not. I never felt any pressure to make a move I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

I arranged a two day kayaking trip over the summer with a group of boy scouts through Aquasports. What a great weekend. The guides accommodated kayakers with a range of experience and took us in several sea caves on the first day and for a picnic to Potato Harbour, which can only be reached by sea, on the second day.... More 

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