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Santa Barbara Trolley Tour

Santa Barbara Trolley Tour

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All Aboard Santa Barbara’s Original & Longest Running Trolley Tour and Charter Services See the American Riviera in 90 minutes Santa Barbara sightseeing at its finest on the original, fully narrated Santa Barbara Trolley Tour. For 30 years, we've been providing trolley tours in the Santa Barbara community. Join us as we visit local hot spots such as the Santa Barbara Courthouse, Santa Barbara Zoo, Museum of Natural History, the historic Santa Barbara Mission, and more, all fully narrated by our energetic and knowledgeable tour guides! Our pick up location is only a 5 minute walk from the train station at the Corner of Cabrillo Blvd and State St, Stearns Wharf.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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$25.65
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Santa Barbara Vineyard to Table Taste Tour by Bike

Santa Barbara Vineyard to Table Taste Tour by Bike

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Ride through the towns and vineyards of the Santa Ynez Valley wine region on this bike tour with transport from Santa Barbara. With a guide, you'll pedal a specialized hybrid bike to a winery and other spots for wine tastings, an olive-oil tasting, and an Italian-inspired picnic lunch. A bike tour allows you to enjoy better views of the scenery than from inside a car, and three distance options are available to suit your ability and preference.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.54
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Mountains to Shore Biking Tour in Santa Barbara

Mountains to Shore Biking Tour in Santa Barbara

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Take a van to the top of La Cumbre Peak, hop on a bike, and embark on a mostly downhill journey to the shores of a local Santa Barbara beach. With plenty of sights to see along the way, including the Santa Barbara Mission, this roughly 20-mile (32-kilometer) tour is perfect for all skill levels. Chat with a local guide about the natural and cultural history of the area, and enjoy a provided lunch in a park.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$145.00
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Private Santa Barbara Electric Bike Tour

Private Santa Barbara Electric Bike Tour

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Explore Santa Barbara by electric bike, covering plenty of ground on a morning or afternoon excursion. Ride your easy-to-use beach cruiser to key landmarks such as State Street and the Santa Barbara Mission as your knowledgeable guide shares the city’s history during this Santa Barbara bike tour. Have your camera ready as you glide along the renowned Pacific coastline. Numbers are limited to five people, ensuring personalized attention and a small-group experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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Santa Barbara Guided Outdoor Walking Ghost Tour

Santa Barbara Guided Outdoor Walking Ghost Tour

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Welcome to the city of Friendly Ghosts! A perfect way to end your evening is with a docent-led ghost tour. Our 1 hour and 30 minute walking tours have curated content from first hand accounts. You'll hear stories from as far back as the Old Spanish Days and from the different cultures that have called Santa Barbara home. This is an "outdoor" walking tour only. This tour is a traditional history and ghost/legend walking tour. Your guide has a diverse background as being once a tour guide on the Queen Mary and now a docent Old Mission Santa Barbara. This tour is organic and enchanted and not script based. Each tour is unique and filled with imagination and at times encounters with visiting ghosts. Our ghosts do not come to stay...they return (many times during your tour) for a sentimental holiday. Are you ready to see a side of Santa Barbara that most visitors miss?
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Santa Barbara Downtown Cocktails and History Walking Tour

Santa Barbara Downtown Cocktails and History Walking Tour

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Stroll through downtown Santa Barbara with a guide and small group to get the most out of your visit. You'll benefit from insightful commentary as you visit some of the top attractions, as well as some eateries you might not find on your own. Purchase food or drinks at the three historical cocktail bars and listen to the explanation of why each is significant. Traveling with a small group means you'll get plenty of attention from your guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour

Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour

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Walk right past the crowds on this food tour in Downtown Santa Barbara. Your guide leads the way as you pop into five to six tasting locations and one wine tasting room. Savor dishes and drinks locals have made a staple in their everyday lives, and learn about other places to eat and drink during your stay. If you have any food allergies or aversions or do not drink alcohol, please let us know in advance so we can do our best to accommodate.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Santa Ynez Valley Biking and Wine Tasting Tour

Santa Ynez Valley Biking and Wine Tasting Tour

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Avoid the stuffy minivans and tour buses that go from winery to winery; instead, enjoy the wind in your hair as you cycle around the picturesque Santa Ynez Valley on this charming cycling tour. Head out from Los Olivos and explore the parks, villages and rural landscapes of the Valley. Enjoy a pair of wine tastings and sample locally-grown, locally-produced food at local farms and vineyards.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$151.29
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Happy Ghost Walking Tour at Santa Barbara

Happy Ghost Walking Tour at Santa Barbara

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Welcome to the city of Friendly Ghosts! A perfect way to end your evening is with a docent-led ghost tour. Our 1 hour and 30-minute walking tours have curated content from first-hand accounts. You'll hear stories from as far back as the Old Spanish Days and from the different cultures that have called Santa Barbara home. This tour is a traditional history and ghost/legend walking tour. Your guide has a diverse background as being once a tour guide on the Queen Mary and now a docent Old Mission Santa Barbara. This tour is organic and enchanted and not script-based. Each tour is unique and filled with imagination and at times encounters with visiting ghosts. Our ghosts do not come to stay...they return (many times during your tour) for a sentimental holiday. Are you ready to see a side of Santa Barbara that most visitors miss?
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Santa Barbara Moke Rental

Santa Barbara Moke Rental

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From British classic to Caribbean icon, the Moke electric vehicle has become a symbol for fun in the sun. A Moke rental from Wheel Fun Rentals is the perfect way to enjoy all that Santa Barbara has to offer.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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$59.00
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Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour from Solvang - w/o Lunch

Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour from Solvang - w/o Lunch

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Santa Barbara Wine Country is one of California’s most diverse wine-growing regions, renowned for its Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Sauvignon Blanc. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon exploring the vineyards, orchards, and olive groves on this half-day bike tour. Along the way, stop to sample a variety of red and white wines, as well as local olive oils and chocolates, and learn more about the region’s wine-making heritage.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.00
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Electric Bike Adventure in Santa Barbara Wine Country

Electric Bike Adventure in Santa Barbara Wine Country

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Explore the Santa Barbara wine region by electric bike on a self-guided tour from Los Olivos. Your package includes a Pedego Electric Bike with carrying satchel, wine trail map, and cold bottled water. With an electric bike, you can cover more ground without tiring, and switch on the motor when you need it. Staff are able to make recommendations and reservations to customize your itinerary to your interests.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.00
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 6 Hour private Wine Tour in Santa Barbara County

6 Hour private Wine Tour in Santa Barbara County

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WINE TOURS ONE offers the best tours that Santa Barbara and County has to offer . When planning a visit to California, never miss an opportunity to explore Santa Barbara County. Apart from its amazing vineyards and wineries, the County is also home to balmy beaches, Riviera views, and thrilling outdoor activities that are definitely a magnet for locals and tourist alike We will take you to these hot spots and more and all you have to do is call . Here’s to an unforgettable wine tasting experience ! We look forward to giving you a warm welcome as you explore what, Santa Barbara and County is all about.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.00
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 Solvang/ Santa Ynez Small Group All inclusive Wine Tours

Solvang/ Santa Ynez Small Group All inclusive Wine Tours

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Discover the great wines of the Santa Ynez valley during a private 4-hour wine tour. This part of Santa Barbara's heralded wine country is home to more than 120 mostly family-owned wineries. You can customize your itinerary in consultation with your private guide to create a half-day tour itinerary that visits the places of your choosing. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Lompoc, Buellton, Los Olivos, Solvang, Los Alamo, and Santa Ynez.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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Santa Barbara Funk Zone Food and Photo Tour

Santa Barbara Funk Zone Food and Photo Tour

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Indulge your passions for food, photography and fun during this 3-hour, small-group, culinary and picture-taking tour in Santa Barbara. Dig into some tasty food and drink during stops at three different local eateries, a microbrewery, two wineries and a distillery in the city’s artsy Funk Zone. As you snack and imbibe, you’ll get helpful tips to capture high-quality food photography using anything from a smartphone to a high-end digital SLR. This small-group trip, limited to 14 guests, includes a guide and all food and drink.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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Santa Ynez Wine Country Shuttle

Santa Ynez Wine Country Shuttle

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Discover the wineries of southern California’s Santa Ynez Valley with the convenience of a full-day wine shuttle service. Skip the hassle of driving yourself with this economically priced shuttle that also provides special access to winery specials such as wine tasting discounts and bites that pair well with wine. Choose from three winery stop options in both the morning and afternoon, and have free time in Los Olivos.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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Santa Barbara Wine Country Tour

Santa Barbara Wine Country Tour

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Taste some of Santa Barbara’s great wines as you visit top winemaking destinations in Santa Ynez Valley. Make four stops for tastings at a mix of family-owned vineyards and small-production tasting rooms, and enjoy a picnic lunch. You’ll get an intimate experience of the wine region as you sample the wines and hear from your guide about winemaking in California.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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Santa Ynez Valley Cupcake and Wine Tour

Santa Ynez Valley Cupcake and Wine Tour

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Cupcakes and wine—a winning combination. On this full-day tour, visit three Santa Ynez Valley wineries where you’ll enjoy tastings and education about wine production. You can also choose to break up the wine stops with an olive oil tasting, a visit to a lavender farm, or a shopping pit stop at Los Olivos General Store.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.00
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Join-In Social Wine Tour from Solvang

Join-In Social Wine Tour from Solvang

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Enjoy a social, fun day in Santa Ynez wine country in this join-in wine tour. You will make new friends and taste world-class wines from Santa Barbara. You will be pick up at your hotel in Buellton, Solvang, Santa Ynez, or Los Olivos and along with other travelers visit 4 wineries in Santa Barbara wine country. The groups will be no more than 8 people in order to keep them intimate. You will meet passionate winemakers, hear their stories, and see the beautiful sights of Santa Barbara wine country. You will also enjoy a tasty picnic lunch at one of the beautiful wineries overlooking vineyards. At the end of the day, you will be taken back to your hotel for a well deserved nap from a fun-filled day. Depending on the tour, you maybe tasting wines where Miles and Jack from the movie Sideways went tasting. Pick ups 10:30 -11:00 am Taste & lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Drop offs at hotels 3:30 - 4:00 pm Bottled water and light snacks included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$195.00
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Santa Barbara Ghost and Wine Tasting and Wonder Tour

Santa Barbara Ghost and Wine Tasting and Wonder Tour

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This is a special 21 age and over wine, snack and a ghost tour pairing for Viator. The tour includes snacks and an amazing tasting of the famous wine of the Grassini family. The first hour is ghost story telling over wine tasting. The second hour is walking around the historical locations of our ghosts in Santa Barbara. If the winery is booked, each guest over 21 will receive their own bottle of wine to celebrate and discuss their happy ghost tour in SB. The ghost tour consists of your experienced guide talking you on a historical and mystical ghost tour of the historic Spanish Presidio area including Chinatown and the Wild West areas of Santa Barbara.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.93
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Private All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa Barbara

Private All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa Barbara

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Join us on this cultivated excursion and take home your own authentic Santa Barbara Wine Tour experience. This tour includes 3 private tastings and a picnic lunch. Choose your own gourmet lunch option and let us show you what our local wine is all about! We will take you to 3 wineries by appointment only and enjoy a private tasting. Arrive in style in one of our luxurious vehicles, vans or buses; depending upon the size of your group. We can pick you up at any location in the greater Santa barbara area. You'll be able to picnic at one of the wineries with a gourmet picnic lunch that is included in your tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00
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Santa Ynez Valley Wine Tour

Santa Ynez Valley Wine Tour

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Santa Ynez Valley is known for producing excellent California central coast wines, and this tour offers a laid-back escape with tastings at three local wineries. Enjoy peace of mind with safe transportation to and from, learn about the region's history, and stop in the quaint town of Los Olivos to shop for handmade goods.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00
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Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX SIX GUESTS) to Private Locations

Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX SIX GUESTS) to Private Locations

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Tour Santa Barbara wine country with a private guide on this full day outing. Perfect for couples and small groups who appreciate exclusivity, this tour visits intimate, family-owned vineyards not typically open to the general public. Get the VIP treatment with tours of the cellars and vineyards, often with the owners themselves. You’ll never stand at a crowded tasting bar on this tour—it’s red carpet treatment all the way.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.47
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Authentic and Boutique Santa Barbara Wine Tour Experience

Authentic and Boutique Santa Barbara Wine Tour Experience

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There’s no need to haggle with your group over who’s the sober driver on this relaxed full day winery tour around Santa Barbara County. Visit a series of boutique wineries in the region and enjoy the views of the rolling hills and vineyards along the way from the comfort of your luxury chauffeured transport. There’s no need to rush from cellar door to cellar door, either – with a relaxed schedule, take the chance to savor the varietals on offer at each tasting.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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