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Santa Barbara: Santa Ynez Wine Country Shuttle

Product ID: 210423
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Enjoy a wine shuttle service which allows you to explore the breadth and diversity of the Santa Ynez Valley without the restrictions of specified tastings. Benefit from transfers between a selection of wineries and points of interest with lunch included.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Meet the Shuttle at the Santa Barbara Visitor Center, located at 1 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the freedom to select tastings you want and skip the ones you don't
  • Get special access to a variety of winery specials
  • Learn about local history and the region along the way
  • Visit beautiful Los Olivos and stop at other points of interest in the Santa Ynez Valley
  • Savor discounted award winning truffle boxes for the perfect wine pairing
Full description
Make the most of a Santa Ynez wine shuttle service which gives you the freedom to pick from a selection of some of the best wineries in the Valley. Explore a variety of lunch options in the quaint town of Los Olivos, focus on specific varietals or even enjoy an olive oil tasting or stop at a Lavender farm. Learn about the local history and gain insights into the Santa Ynez wine region along the way with your knowledgeable guides.

When you arrive in the Valley, make your first stop within walking distance of 3 wineries. Your guide will go over the choices, and you can decide on the day which one speaks to your palate. Next, head on to the Los Olivos Tasting Rooms for a lunch stop and the chance to visit another tasting room. Boasting expansive views of Santa Barbara County’s vineyards and horse ranches, the town of Los Olivos has about 25 tastings rooms you can visit. Bring your own lunch or enjoy one of the many great restaurant options in town.

For your final stop, get dropped off in one of the loveliest areas in the valley, and you can decide between 2 popular vineyards on the day of your visit. There is also an optional olive oil tasting stop at Rancho Olivos Artisan Extra Virgin Olive Oil that can be discussed with your guide the day of the trip.
Includes
  • Shuttle pick up from your hotel or private accommodations in Santa Barbara or Santa Ynez Valley
  • Transfers between a selection of wineries and other points of interest
  • Special access to a variety of winery discounts
  • A friendly and knowledgeable guide
  • Discussion on winemaking and historical insights
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Tasting fees
  • Parking
  • Gratuity
Not suitable for
  • People under 21 years

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• You must be 21 or older in order to consume alcohol
• Pickup is available from most hotels and private accommodations in Santa Barbara or Santa Ynez Valley
• If you do not require hotel pick-up or are not staying in Santa Barbara or Santa Ynez, you may meet the shuttle at the Santa Barbara Visitor's Center
• If meeting at the Visitor's center, the parking lot is immediately behind the Visitor Center building; parking fees of $9 per day per car may apply
• Departure and arrival times are flexible, depending on your location and other pick-ups that day, but generally range from 10 AM to 10:45 AM; pick-up times will be confirmed via phone or email the day prior
• The tour is usually done by 3 or 4 PM, heading back to town and returning by 5 PM

From £52.91 per person