Since 1998, Santa Barbara Adventure Company has been the premier adventure travel outfitter on the central coast while serving thousands of guests every year. We're committed to creating unforgettable adventures of the highest quality, focusing on the natural beauty of the surrounding countryside and coastal waters. 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.
Outdoor adventures are limitless
Outdoor adventures are limitless in the Santa Barbara area. The Santa Ynez mountains are home to numerous bike trails and sites that allow you to explore the backcountry and all its inhabitants, and our local wine country boasts some of the state's finest wineries. Meanwhile the Gaviota Coast is perfect for water adventures like coastal kayaking and surfing lessons. Choose your adventure:
- Channel Islands Kayaking Tours
- Coastal Kayaking Tours
- Wine Tours
- Surfing and Stand Up Paddle
- Biking Tours
- Private Summer Camps & Tours
What sets us apart?
We offer more than just the activity. We are not in business to sell outdoor equipment, and we pride ourselves on being a full-service outfitter. We provide everything you'll need to comfortably enjoy your day, including an excellent lunch in a beautiful setting. We are a group of skilled guides who have a deep love for the area, offering insight to our guests about the marine environment and local plants and wildlife.
Interesting Natural and Human History
Interesting Natural and Human History are elements of every Santa Barbara Adventure Company experience. Our guides are well versed in local knowledge, from marine ecology and edible plants to Chumash culture and our Spanish Colonial heritage. Whether you're biking through wine country, kayaking among dolphins and curious sea lions, or hiking in to our climbing site, you'll find our adventures are as informative as they are fun.