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Excursions and Tours

Tours
Adventure Company of Santa Barbara 805-884-WAVE (9283) or 805-965-1414. Customized adventures: sea kayaking, Channel Island Trips, kayak lessons, kayak surfing, wine country tours.  
  Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours 805-564-1819. Wine tasting, beer tasting, horseback riding, sailing cruises, guided kayak tours/lessons, hiking excursions, glider airplane rides & more. 
Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours 805-646-3200. Daily, door to door pick-up for back-country wine tasting, mountain and sunset tours of Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Wine Country.
  DeeTours of Santa Barbara, Inc. 805-448-8425. Wine country tours, city tours, private charters available to suit your needs. Affordable and unique touring options. Personalized service.
  Eat This Shoot That (805) 699-6719 Two-hour walking food and photo tours that are a great way to discover some of the locals' favorite eateries while learning about photography from a pro.
  Eos Transportation 805-683-9636. Santa Barbara, Montecito, Solvang, airport shuttle service, wine tours, and more.
  The Grapeline Wine Country Shuttle 888 8-WINERY (888 894-6379). Get ready for a flexible wine-tasting day among the vineyards. Reserve a spot on the popular Vineyard Picnic Tour with pick-ups at most area hotels, or schedule a private group outing.
  I Bike Santa Barbara 805-705-7998 Single-day bike tours of Santa Barbara's beautiful wine country; includes transport, bike and helmet, knowledgeable guide, picnic lunch, wine tastings, and souvenir water bottle.
  Jump on the School Bus 805-331-2501. Round-trip sightseeing tours, including wine country tours and special promotions.
  Las Brisas Transportation 805-455-6384. Wine tours, bachelorette parties, events, weddings, VIP, airport transportation.
Luxury Limousine Service
805-245-2543. Wine country tours,  special events, corporate travel services.
Sammy's Express Limousine & Tours 805-962-0507.
  Santa Barbara Trolley Tours 805-965-0353. Guided tours of downtown and nearby areas, including the historic Mission.
  Santa Barbara Walking Tours 805-687-WALK (9255). Art & History Walking Tours in the Santa Barbara area.
Segway of Santa Barbara
805-963-7672. The Segway Human Transporter is a battery-powered, self-balancing, transportation device. Daily, weekly, monthly rentals and tours, including the Old Santa Barbara, Butterfly Beach, Mission, Gaviota Coast and Sunset Special tours vailable.
  Serenity Limousines/ Santa Barbara Sedans 805-568-5466 or 800-939-LIMO. Wine country tours,  special events, corporate travel services.
Showplace Tours 805-570-0979. Charters, private tours, trip planning, hiking, shopping, and Los Angeles.
  Solvang Taxi and Wine Tours 805-686-TAXI (8294). Transportation service and wine tours serving Santa Barbara County.

Spencer's Limousine & Tours

805-884-9700. Tours of wine country, Santa Barbara City, Architecture, Celebrities, Getty Museum.
  Stagecoach Co. Wine Tours Inc. 805-686-8347 Exciting wine-tasting tours in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. We create memorable experiences! Let us pick you up in the Santa Barbara area, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, or Buellton and whisk you into a fun-filled day. 
Sustainable Vine Wine Tours 805-698-3911. Visit sustainable vineyards and wineries in a biodiesel-powered Mercedes Sprinter Van. Educational tour highlights the regions rich history and the sustainable aspects of some of today’s best wine producers.
  Trek Travel 866-464-8735. Luxury bicycle tours around the world including beautiful Santa Barbara. Week long vacations in Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara including the use of Trek Madones. 
Wine Edventures of Santa Barbara 805-965-9463. Private charter tours, special group bookings and more. Enjoy the bounty of Santa Barbara’s wine country in comfort and safety.
Wine Country Cycling 888-557-8687. Half-day and full- day guided cycling tours around wine country. Packages can include gourmet meals, wine tastings, hotel arrangements and more.  Tours designed around various skill levels of cyclists.
Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country
  Wine CountryMore than 70 wineries and tasting rooms are situated 45 minutes from downtown in the Santa Ynez Valley, known for award-winning wines grown in a unique microclimate well suited for growing Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah grapes. For a free map of wine country, see www.sbcountywines.com or www.santaynezvalleyvisit.com.

 

  805 Wine Tours & Transport 805-734-7565. Tours and sightseeing excursions throughout Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley areas.
Adventure Company of Santa Barbara 805-884-WAVE (9283) or 805-965-1414. Customized adventures, wine country tours.  
  Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours 805-564-1819. Wine tasting, beer tasting, horseback riding, sailing cruises, guided kayak tours/lessons, hiking excursions, glider airplane rides & more.
Chumash Casino 1-800-728-9997. Free bus transportation from Santa Barbara to the Casino. Slots, bingo, poker, 21, entertainment.
Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours 805-646-3200.  Experience the scenic, back-country trails of the Santa Barbara's Wine Country. Wine tastings and lunch are included.
  DeeTours of Santa Barbara, Inc. 805-448-8425. Wine country tours, city tours, private charters available to suit your needs. Affordable and unique touring options. Personalized service.
  Eos Transportation 805-683-9636. Santa Barbara, Montecito, Solvang, airport shuttle service, wine tours, and more.
  I Bike Santa Barbara 805-705-7998 Single-day bike tours of Santa Barbara's beautiful wine country; includes transport, bike and helmet, knowledgeable guide, picnic lunch, wine tastings, and souvenir water bottle.
  Jump on the School Bus 805-331-2501. Round-trip sightseeing tours, including wine country tours and special promotions.
  Las Brisas Transportation 805-455-6384. Wine tours, bachelorette parties, events, weddings, VIP, airport transportation.
  Luxury Limousine Service
805-965-4900 (Santa Barbara). Santa Ynez and Santa Maria 805-686-5466. Enjoy a custom limousine wine tour. 
  Pete's Preferred Taxi Wine Tours 805-403-5912. Focused on providing fun low-cost taxi wine tours in a Lincoln Town Car Taxi,  riding up to four riders comfortably.

Santa Barbara County Vintners Association

Information on wineries, festivals, and a downloadable map. See also Tours above.
  Serenity Limousines/ Santa Barbara Sedans 805-568-5466 or 800-939-LIMO. Wine country tours,  special events, corporate travel services.
  Solvang Taxi and Wine Tours 805-686-TAXI (8294). Transportation service and wine tours serving Santa Barbara County.
  Stagecoach Co. Wine Tours Inc. 805-686-8347 Exciting wine-tasting tours in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. We create memorable experiences! Let us pick you up in the Santa Barbara area, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, or Buellton and whisk you into a fun-filled day. 
Sustainable Vine Wine Tours 805-698-3911. Visit sustainable vineyards and wineries in a biodiesel-powered Mercedes Sprinter Van.
  Trek Travel 866-464-8735. Luxury bicycle tours around the world including beautiful Santa Barbara. Week long vacations in Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara including the use of Trek Madones. 
Wine'edventures of Santa Barbara 805-965-WINE. Enjoy the bounty of Santa Barbara’s wine country in comfort and safety.
Wine Country Cycling 888-557-8687. Half-day and full- day guided cycling tours around wine country. Packages can include gourmet meals, wine tastings, hotel arrangements and more.  Tours designed around various skill levels of cyclists.
Channel Islands
Santa Cruz island

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Los Padres National Forest

Los Padres National Forest

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Hiking, biking, camping, fishing, and more. For excursion information, see Outdoor Adventures below.
Outdoor Adventures
Adventure Company of Santa Barbara 805-884-WAVE (9283) or 805-965-1414. Customized adventures: sea kayaking, Channel Island Trips, kayak lessons, kayak surfing, wine country tours.  
  Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours 805-564-1819. Wine tasting, beer tasting, horseback riding, sailing cruises, guided kayak tours/lessons, hiking excursions, glider airplane rides & more.
Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours 805-646-3200. Open-air 4-wheel-drive jeep tours of the mountains and back country, wine country, mountain biking, horseback riding, and trap shooting.
Channel Islands Aviation 805-987-1301. Located at the Camarillo airport for air travel to Santa Rosa Island. Trips vary from one-day to multi-day camping excursions. 
Eagle Paragliding 805-968-0980. Paragliding lessons and tandem flights. No experience necessary.
Fly Above All 965-3733. Paragliding lessons and tandem flights. No experience necessary.
Santa Barbara Scenic Bike Tours 805-729-2092. Five-day tours of the area (Santa Barbara, Ventura, Ojai, Solvang, Los Olivos), fully supported, lodging and meals included.
  Trek Travel 866-464-8735. Luxury bicycle tours around the world including beautiful Santa Barbara. Week long vacations in Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara including the use of Trek Madones. 
Special Destinations and Events
Hearst Castle

Go from Santa Barbara to Hearst Castle without a car: Take Amtrak to San Luis Obispo ($19 one way) and then hop on the San Luis Obisop Regional Transit (RTA) Bus No. 12 ($5 round trip). If it's too much to do in one day, plan to stay in a hotel in San Luis Obispo. Advanced reservations are required to visit Hearst Castle.

Hearst Castle
Amtrak California
San Luis Obispo Regional Transit
San Luis Obispo Visitor's Info

Santa Barbara Airbus Scheduled and custom day trips to Los Angeles sport and theatre events, museums, and theme parks.
Travel Destination Tour 805-967-2510. Luxurious 55 passenger motorcoach. Scheduled trips to Los Angeles cultural and sporting destinations, Nevada gambling, and more.