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Santa Barbara: Wine Country Bike Tour

Product ID: 200644
Explore the Santa Barbara wine country on a bicycle. Ride through beautiful vineyards and rolling farmlands and stop at points of interest along the way. Enjoy tastings at 2 wineries and a delightful picnic lunch.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

In the lobby of your hotel in Santa Barbara. The guides will be wearing blue-button up collared shirts with a logo and name-tag. Departure and arrival times are flexible, depending on your location & other pick-ups that day, but generally range from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM. Pick-up times will be confirmed via phone or email the day prior.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the heart of the Santa Barbara wine country
  • Enjoy vintage and award-winning selections
  • Gain insight into specific blends from the winery staff
  • Savor a picnic lunch hand-crafted by a private chef
  • Cycle for 10-12 miles through the beautiful vineyards
Full description
After being picked up from your hotel or another prearranged meeting point in the morning, depart in a climate-controlled van towards the Santa Ynez Valley. Get a preview of the day from your guide as you learn about the history of this famed wine region along the way.

Once there, get fitted with a comfortable bicycle, and ride along the scenic back-roads with your guide to the first winery. On arrival, the winery staff hosts a wine tasting while your guide prepares a deli-style picnic lunch with plenty of options. Cold beverages and water are also provided throughout the day. After lunch, pedal on to the second winery and learn more about the region along the way. Pass by ranch lands, several vineyards, and historical sights along the winding path through the wine country.

Each establishment offers vintages and award-winning selections, and some wineries extend discounts on wine purchases. Gain insight into specific blends and selections from the winery staff, including managers, and winemakers who may appear at private tastings. Conclude your full-day wine and bike tour with drop-off at your hotel in Santa Barbara.
Includes
  • All cycling equipment, including helmets
  • Tastings fees at all wineries
  • Picnic lunch from a private chef
  • Water, soda, and snacks
  • Santa Barbara & Santa Ynez Valley area hotel pickup and drop-off (additional pick-up locations available for a surcharge)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Vegetarian, vegan, & gluten-free options are available, please call or email the local supplier at least 48 hours prior to the tour with any dietary restrictions
• $25 off list price for non-drinkers
• You must be 21 or older in order to consume alcohol, please bring proper identification to verify your age
• If you do not require hotel pickup or are not staying in Santa Barbara or Santa Ynez, meet the tour at the Santa Barbara Visitor's Center, 1 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
• 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
• Wine tours require a minimum of 4 participants to run, if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements, you will be offered an alternative date or full refund