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Playing in Downtown Santa Barbara can mean so much. Outdoor recreational opportunities abound, from world-class hiking to whale watching, from road and mountain biking to water sports. Playing can also mean discovering our child-friendly attractions or discovering new adventures at our major cultural institutions and museums.
Santa Barbara offers several ways to tour Downtown and its surrounding neighborhoods. From the adventurous kayaks and Segways, to the leisurely food and wine tours, we believe there is a fun guided way for everyone to discover everything Downtown and the Santa Barbara region has to offer!

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Vehicle Tours


Santa Barbara Hot Rod Limo

Look out Santa Barbara, here comes the most unique and fun way to explore the city!
Whether you are looking to book a private party, a corporate event or just take one of the daily tours of the coastal area, we have the most exclusive way to do it!






Santa Barbara Trolley Company

See the American Riviera in Comfort!

Santa Barbara sightseeing at its finest on the original, fully narrated Santa Barbara Trolley Tour. For over 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! Or, charter our newly renovated fleet of trolleys for your wedding, party or corporate event.



Segway of Santa Barbara

Take a tour of Santa Barbara on a Segway PT with one of our experienced guides and see the hidden gems it takes locals years to find. Segway Personal Transporters (PT) are a great way to experience Santa Barbara with friends, family, and kids– 12 years or older. Our corporate tours provide an excellent opportunity for staff building and bonding too.

** NEW – Polaris Slingshot Rentals ** Get behind the wheel of a 2018 Polaris Slingshot for an exhilarating cruise along the coast in style! Take it on the freeway to explore Santa Ynez Valley and Solvang, or travel south for an unforgettable coastal adventure. These open aired, three-wheeled roadsters are an experience you won’t want to miss!

Specialty Tours

Captain Jack's Tours and Events

Welcome To Santa Barbara!
See the sights of Santa Barbara with Captain Jack’s Tours. We offer wine tasting tours, kayak tours, horseback rides and historical tours of Santa Barbara. Our fun-loving and knowledgeable guides are here to make your day unforgettable. We’re committed to making your day special and we look forward to showing you the beauty of this wonderful region.


Condor Express

Condor Express Whale Watching is the premier Whale Watching and Charter Cruise venue along the coast of Southern California. We are one of the few whale watching companies to offer year round whale watching and a whale watch guarantee. Condor Express Whale Watching offers a variety of spectacular excursions in the Santa Barbara Channel including whale watching, pelagic birding, wedding cruises, dinner cruises, private parties and corporate events.



Land and Sea Tours

Climb aboard Santa Barbara’s original amphibious tour vehicle, the LAND SHARK, for a personally narrated 90-minute land and sea tour adventure. Experience the best of Santa Barbara, in comfort aboard the most modern state-of-the-art amphibious vehicle in the world.


Santa Barbara Adventure Co. 

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.


Santa Barbara Sailing Center

Santa Barbara Sailing Center is a whole community on and off the water, and Santa Barbara’s only all-ages concierge-level rental, charter, cruise, and bareboat event center. Choose from a wide variety of public cruises, including sunset cruises and whale watching cruises, and see oceans of marine life and spectacular coastline views. Learn to sail, rent a sailboat, charter a private sailboat with a captain, or escape on award-winning Liveaboard Instructional Sailing Vacations to the world-famous Channel Islands National Park. 

Taste Santa Barbara Food Tours

The Taste SBFT team all share our love for SB, celebrating local businesses, food, wine, people and fun! We have a passion for sharing our stories and showing people around. On our tours we combine a fun mix of food, drinks (with and without alcohol), Santa Barbara history, culture and architecture. We love to introduce our guests to new and old spots.