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The Santa Barbara Adventure Company is the premier adventure travel outfitter on the central coast. We offer Santa Barbara kayaking & Channel Islands kayaking, surf lessons, wine country tours by van or bike, mountain biking, rock climbing and team building programs. Our knowledgeable and friendly guides offer exceptional service and share with you a side of the Santa Barbara area few visitors ever get to experience.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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32 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2316
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We were a group of 4 snorkeling off Santa Cruz Island in the Channel Islands. Marina, our guide, was friendly, helpful, knowledgeable, and kept things interesting while safe. We saw a lot of local fish and beautiful kelp forests and Marina would dive below the...More

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Did the ultimate kayaking adventure first week of June. Jim was an incredible guide. He was extremely knowledgeable about the wildlife, Eco system and history of the islands. He took us inside sea caves and brought us out to see wildlife. We saw sea lions,...More

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We departed from Island Packers Sat am and went right to kayaking. sbAc was ready for us as we had made arrangements with them. They were ready, but it took awhile to get teens settled so we got a later start than planned. sBAC was...More

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It was a very well organized trip. The guides and the boat crew were really friendly and knowledgeable. Overall, the trip was wonderful. I would highly recommend it anyone looking for some adventure and a little adrenaline rush.

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We booked the full-day “Sea Cave Kayak Tour” at Scorpion Anchorage, Santa Cruz Island. There were three of us - a grandparent in his mid-70’s, a mother, and her 9-year old daughter. We had a blast! Our guide, Kyle, did a superb job - starting...More

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5 stars from start to finish. I set up an early Father’s Day trip for my ex and our boys and as they have all been wanting to try surfing this was the perfect opportunity. From making the reservation to meeting at the beach location...More

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cjoyrich
3 January 2018|
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Response from SBAdventureCo | Property representative |
Hello, We unfortunately do not offer overnight trips, only day trips out to Santa Cruz island. However, you are able to camp on the island at the Scorpion Anchorage campground.
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OldNavy1961
26 November 2017|
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Response from SBAdventureCo | Property representative |
Hello! We unfortunately can't predict the weather into February. Generally Nov-Dec-Jan we have bigger swell but we have had some of the best "winter" weather ever these past few months. February generally is when the weather... More
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RoadTrippinIndian
26 July 2017|
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Response from SBSuz | Property representative |
We offer tours throughout the year! November is still lovely in Santa Barbara for kayaking. Talk to the office staff about the kids. They will help you work out a solution.
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