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Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide provided by Cal Coast Adventures

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 27/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide
Guides are required to wear masks at the shop and rental stand but as soon as tours and lessons begin it is extremely easy to maintain a safe distance and the use of masks will only happen if requested by the client.
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Updated 27/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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Departure Point
Cal Coast Adventures at West Beach, 45-99 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Kayaks
  • Life jackets
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • You will be meeting your guide at West Beach which is located on the beach directly across from the Harbor View Inn Hotel (28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara). You will see our blue rental flags, white equipment shed, and stand up paddle boards and kayaks.
  • Children ages 5 to 11 years must be in a tandem kayak with an parent or guardian regardless of skill level
  • All persons must be able to swim
  • Please remember to bring your swimsuit and towel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kia Yang wrote a review 15 Sep
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The most awesome thing I’ve seen today was the sea lions going in and out from the water so up close . I’ve learn so many things with our tour guide Rose. She was super nice and was able to help us with our kayaking skills.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from calcoastadventures, Manager at Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide
Responded 3 days ago
Thanks for the support and for taking a kayak tour in Santa Barbara with us. We are pumped to hear you had a good time kayaking around the Santa Barbara Waterfront. We hope to see you again on your next Santa Barbara adventure!
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M.A. wrote a review 6 Sep
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The family and I took a mini staycation in SB and did the kayaking tour for the first time. Our guide Rose, was friendly and awesome! She took us all around the beach and marina. We got to see and experience things we never had. Rose was so insightful and with marine life and
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from calcoastadventures, Manager at Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for kayaking with us on your staycation. Glad Rose was able to show you some new stuff here! Hope to see you again for some adventures!
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Nial wrote a review 3 Sep
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Christine was amazing. She not only gave us great instruction on how to kayak, but also lots of information about the wildlife and the area.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from calcoastadventures, Manager at Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for taking a kayak tour in Santa Barbara with us!
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Faina D wrote a review Aug 2020
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Ally was our ride or die chick! She and her superhero corgi were actually our kayaking guides. I was coming off of a crazy work week with 5 mondays in a row and my kids were just finished with the first week of virtual schooling. Also we have never kayaked before but decided
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from calcoastadventures, Manager at Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide
Responded 2 weeks ago
Sounds like y'all had a STELLAr time. Nice to hear from a client that she is being safe, informative, and FUN! Our Kayak Tours of Santa Barbara are one of our most popular tours and there is good reason for it; we LOVE doing them! We will see y'all next time! Take care.
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Vincent N wrote a review Aug 2020
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We really enjoyed our first kayaking experience thanks to Maddie. She is very friendly & knowledgeable. Overall, we highly recommend for you to try it our yourself!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from calcoastadventures, Manager at Kayak Tour of Santa Barbara with Experienced Guide
Responded 4 weeks ago
Our staff is thrilled to hear about your tour with Maddie! We hope to see you in the Harbor again!
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About the operator

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By: Cal Coast Adventures
Freedom583353
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Fun experience
It was our first experience on an electric bike and we had a great time. Jimmy showed us around SB and some hidden
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ashleykA7780LM
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Great experience
Great customer service, high quality bikes, easy access to bike path. Conner provides excellent service!
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2015Jo
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Great experience at Cal Coast!
I rented a 2020 Trek Domane Road bike at Cal Coast for two weeks - great bike, friendly staff, and a reasonable pri
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dentd2013
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Take Your Staff Out on the Water!
Can't say enough good about this company - especially Rose, who handled our reservation from beginning to end. Fri
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Katrina P
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No experience needed!
It was easy to launch from the beach and you're right there in the harbor. We paddled around the pier, over to the
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GoPlaces602216
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Best SB Tour!
This was the best way we could have seen Santa Barbara! We covered 20 miles in 2.5 hours. Our guide Brody was super
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davehD4762MV
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Take This Tour!
Highly recommend this tour! My wife and I (neither avid cyclists) thoroughly enjoyed our nearly 3 hour tour of the
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shetraveler1
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Family Trip Electric Bikes!
We rented bikes here for the whole family. Electra Townies and Specialized Comos. Both great bikes in their own way
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groverw514
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E-Bike Rental
On a friend recommendation, I rented an e-bike from Cal Coast Adventures. Quality equipment, great price and outsta
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ihhunter
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Fun Experience
It was a really fun experience! Brody was our tour guide and he was great! He was fun and always made sure we were
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William Z
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Great tour of Santa Barbara
Our tour on Electric bikes with Brodi was excellent! The bikes were easy to ride and very comfortable and Brodi was
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Mrho396
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Fantastic!
Our tour guide, Connor was so knowledgeable about the area and made the entire trip more enjoyable just based on hi
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DRPerko
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Easy Peasy Rental
We pretty much decided last minute to escape the summer heat of our home town and enjoy the cooler coastal weather
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gdavison4
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SUP lessons for the uninitiated
Rose was an incredible instructor. It was the first time SUPing for both my gf and me. She was very patient and cle
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Dairygirl1
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Connor, Connie, Connor😀😀😀
We did the electric bike tour with Connor! He is terrific, fun and knowledgeable. We had a great time on our 13-14
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Key Details
  • Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara Harbor, and 1 more
  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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