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Santa Barbara SUP & SIP

Santa Barbara SUP & SIP

Price: $99

OVERVIEW

Stand up, then get a little “sideways.” Join Adventure People for a half-day of Stand-Up Paddle Boarding (or kayaking) from Santa Barbara’s West Beach, followed by a wine-tasting at a local winery. Never tried SUP (stand-up paddleboard) before? No worries! All equipment is provided, as well as optional hands-on training if you need some instruction. Prefer to kayak? That’s an option too!

Sandwiched between rugged coastal mountains and south-facing beaches, Santa Barbara is often called the American Riviera. The dramatic geography and warm Mediterranean climate are best appreciated from the water. Come explore the gorgeous natural coastline and get a front-row seat to view the wildlife of the region.  From sea lions to pelicans, egrets, and herons, the coastline has an abundance of beautiful creatures to admire. If you’re lucky, you could even paddle with a pod of dolphins or witness gray whales or humpback whales passing on their yearly migration. Your experienced guide will launch you from the sand of Santa Barbara’s West Beach and lead you along the famous surf spot known as Sandspit to Stearn’s Wharf and then to the Santa Barbara Harbor.

Then, once you’ve “worked for your wine,” we’ll head over to the Funk Zone for a wine tasting at a local winery. Sample and sip on unique wines from the region and receive a discount on a bottle (or two) to take home. Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone has become a favorite in recent years. This district, which spans the area between the ocean and Highway 101 and is adjacent to the Amtrak station, has enjoyed an upswell of boutique tasting rooms, cafes, galleries, and shops that cater to Santa Barbara’s contemporary side. Converted warehouses and buildings decorated with graffiti murals and contemporary art pieces set the tone for this hopping section of town.

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ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Guided SUP/Kayak tour along the Santa Barbara coastline
  • All equipment provided
  • Group wine tasting in the Funk Zone
  • Adventure People discount on bottles of wine to take home

Meeting Location

Cal Coast Adventures at West Beach
45-99 W Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-628-2444

To the right of the pier on the sand — look for a blue easy up tent with blue rental flags
Parking: xxx
It is best to leave your personal belongings in the car. Lockers???

Check-In: 30 minutes prior to start time
Duration: 3 hours
Age Policy: 21+
Restrooms and changing rooms will be available upon arrival.

Weather Cancellation Policies

If you do not hear anything from us prior, you should plan on the tour happening as scheduled. Should we have to cancel due to inclement weather, we will notify you at least 2 hours in advance. Should we have to cancel, a rescheduled date will be offered or you can opt for a full refund.

All equipment needed for SUP/Kayaking
PFD/ Life Vest
Wine tasting at a local winery
Experienced and First Aid/CPR Certified Guide

Transportation
Parking Expenses
Gratuities for Your Guide
Personal Expenses

*Tipping your Guide is optional, but recommended as an expression of satisfaction with the persons who have assisted you.  The norm is 10-20% of your tour cost, but you can always give more if you are feeling generous.

Our guided SUP/Kayak tour is suitable for all skill levels, including first-timers! All equipment is included and Personal Flotation Devices (PFD’s) will be provided to each participant. The ability to swim is required.

Reusable Water Bottle
Sun Protection (Sunscreen, Hat, UV Shirt, Sunglasses)
Dry Bag (to store your things in)
Driver’s License
Waterproof Camera/ Case
Personal Medication
Face Mask (to be worn inside buildings and when walking around)

To protect your travel investment and your hide, we highly recommend purchasing travel insurance. World Nomads is our trusted travel insurance provider. Receive a no-hassle online quote in less than 2 minutes.

ITINERARY DISCLAIMER

Adventure People reserves the right to modify trip itineraries at the discretion of your tour director as necessary due to weather, conditions, illness, injury, group dynamics, safety, or other unforeseen incidents. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary.

PAYMENT POLICIES

MINI-ADVENTURES (1-DAY EXPERIENCES)

Our mini-adventures (1-Day adventures) require full payment at booking.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

No refunds will be given 7 days prior to your adventure.

All cancellations must be advised in writing. All refunds will be processed within a few days of your cancellation. Cancellation of a tour Product or failure to join a tour Product will result in the retention of 100% of funds by Adventure People.

No exceptions will be granted to our Cancellation Policy.

We reserve the right to cancel trips with inadequate participant attendance, in which case all money paid to Adventure People will be fully refunded. Adventure People CANNOT be held responsible for any personal expenses, such as airline tickets due to changes in itineraries or tour cancellations.

COVID-19 POLICIES: Please refer to our COVID Travel Info for details.

Please be advised, Adventure People reserves the right to decline or accept or retain any person as a tour participant should such a person’s behavior, health, or mental condition impede the operation of the trip.

For our full Terms and Conditions, please visit https://adventurepeople.net/terms-conditions/.

Please be sure to sign our ASSUMPTION OF RISK & RELEASE OF LIABILITY waiver. This must be signed by everyone before joining this adventure.

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Weather

Partly cloudy
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88 °F
°Metric
Wind: 12 MPH
Humidity: 34 %
Feels like: 88 °F
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