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Welcome to Cal Coast Adventures

Home of the Best Santa Barbara Bike Tour!

Open 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

7 Days / Week

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We offer fun and exciting Santa Barbara tours, adventures, and rentals. Santa Barbara is unique with easy access to the mountains and ocean for outdoor activities on land and sea. Cal Coast Adventures is your one-stop-shop for an epic Santa Barbara experience with offerings of biking, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, and surfing.  We have the best guides in town and our customer service is well-known. You can book Santa Barbara bike tours for the whole family (our most popular being our Electric Bike Tours). Maybe taking surf lessons has always been on your bucket list. Or perhaps grabbing some gear to  kayak the harbor is the perfect vacation activity for you and your friends. Whether you are looking for a Santa Barbara Bike Tour or an adventure on the water, we have got you covered.

Lynne Bray
3 weeks ago
I recently went on a bike tour with Coast Adventures in Santa Barbara, and it was fantastic! Our guide, Andre, was amazing. He was knowledgeable,...
Richard Siegel
4 weeks ago
Fantastic bike rental shop - really excellent bikes (I had a Specialized Roubaix with electronic Di2 shifting and disc brakes) - and much more reasonable...
Rachel “Rae” Blank
a month ago
Taking Island Packers boat out to the channel islands was a wonderful experience. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable about the local wildlife and plants. The...

Breathtaking Santa Barbara Bike Tours & Bunches of Bike Rentals

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Santa Barbara's landscape and layout lends itself to incredibly scenic bike tours. We'll provide a stellar local guide and quality bikes to complete the recipe for a fun and informative guided tour. Or scout out the city on your own with one of our bike rentals!

Our Electric Bike tours have become our bread and butter with the E-Bike boom. Of all our Santa Barbara bike tours, this one is the most popular. Taking a guided tour on electric bikes will allow you to cover the most ground at a swift pace so that you can soak up as much of Santa Barbara as possible. Explore on your own with our Electric bike rentals offered at hourly and daily rates.

Prefer a guided tour of the city, but not sure E Bikes are your thing? We offer a City Bike Tour on pedal bikes, perfect for those who would rather use 100% leg power on their explorations throughout Santa Barbara. If you are visiting Santa Barbara bike tours are a fantastic way to learn about the city's history, see beautiful landmarks, and get awesome recommendations from locals on how to make the most of your stay.

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Mountain Biking & Road Biking in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara's trail riding options range from oceanside bluffs to mountainside singletrack. We’ll take you mountain biking on a level of trail that best suits your group. Or hit the trails on your own schedule with one of our mountain bike rentals- options include hardtails, alloy full-suspension, and carbon full-suspension.

Some of the most world-class road bike routes and climbs are right here in Santa Barbara. Conquer the climb on a carbon road bike rental starting at as little as $75 per day. Want to be worry free when it comes to navigating the roads and reaching  your road biking goals? Book a road bike tour with one of our experienced guides. We can help you choose a tour based on how much time you want to spend in the saddle and will cater the route to meet your preferences on elevation and distance.

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Our company is all about showing locals and visitors a great time; in order to do so we’ve hired the best instructors in town! We're also proud to offer you an unparalleled level of top notch equipment for your tour or rental. You won’t be able to find better bike rentals in Santa Barbara or more experienced surf instructors and tour guides. We’d love to help you with your adventure and ensure you have a great time!

Take Surf Lessons with us

All Year Round!

Taking surf lessons in Santa Barbara is another must do; we offer these year round at a couple different local beaches! Most commonly we teach at Mondo's Beach, which we love for its consistent conditions and long-breaking gentle wave. We teach surf lessons daily at 9am, 11am, and 1pm. These lessons are private so that our instructors can focus on giving you or your group the guidance and attention for a safe and successful lesson.

Our surf instructors are experienced at giving helpful direction while maintaining a fun and friendly attitude. We are committed to offering a 5-star experience and our instructors go to great lengths to make sure you have an awesome time whether you are new to surfing or looking to build on the surf skills you already have.

Looking to choose your own adventure and surf wherever and whenever you want? We rent surfboards, wetsuits, and boogie boards so you can explore the nearby beach breaks.


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Kayak Tours &
Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons

Hourly Rentals Offered Daily

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Grab a couple Stand Up Paddle Boards and glide by Stearn’s Wharf in serenity. Or book a guided kayak tour and learn about the rich biodiversity of the Santa Barbara Channel. We have a stand conveniently located on West Beach. From this location you can easily grab gear or start your tour and paddle into the calm waters of the Santa Barbara Harbor.

We offer West Beach Rentals and Tours year round. Our hourly Kayak and SUP Rentals are set up March-Sept at West Beach. Outside of these months (October-February) rentals are available by reservation only. We offer Kayak Tours and Stand Up Paddle board lessons throughout the day. Book a time slot earlier in the day for calmer waters and more visible marine life!

Interested in a multi-day rental with our equipment? Come by our shop anytime 9am-5pm and pick up Kayaks or Stand Up Paddle Boards and transport it to the location of your choosing!

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Free Delivery Range and Policy

We offer complimentary delivery for orders of $200 or greater with a minimum of a 1 day rental period. Delivery times and dates are subject to availability. Please call multiple days in advance in order to schedule deliveries. Someone must be present at the address at the scheduled delivery time. Our delivery range is a 15-mile radius from our shop which covers the cities of Santa Barbara, Montecito, Goleta, Summerland, and Carpinteria. For deliveries outside of our delivery range please call or email us for a custom quote.

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