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Santa Barbara: Electric Bike City Tour

1. Santa Barbara: Electric Bike City Tour

Discover the best bike routes, historical landmarks, and viewpoints of Santa Barbara on an electric bike with an expert guide. Choose between a customizable private tour or a shared group tour where a route is decided by your guide. Start with an easy stroll along the scenic Cabrillo bike path and quickly venture into the artsy area of Santa Barbara. Check out the delicious wine and dine culture of this area. Let your tour guide show you the must-see historic buildings in the heart of downtown. As you bike through downtown, enjoy a safe and spacious bike ride up and down the energetic State Street Promenade allocated for bike and pedestrian traffic only. After downtown, your guide might have a few secret gems that he or she will show you before heading back along the waterfront. The finale of this tour will take you through the bike path that winds through the Santa Barbara Harbor and along the boardwalk back to the bike shop.

Santa Barbara: Electric Bike Rental

2. Santa Barbara: Electric Bike Rental

Rent an electric bike and discover a new way to explore Santa Barbara, California. Choose a 2-hour rental or an all-day rental, and pick from three different brands of electric bikes to find the right variety and size for you. Learn how to safely operate your bike before taking off on your adventure. The three electric bike brands offered are Specialized Turbo Como, Townie-Electra Go, and Rad Power Bikes' fleet of Ebikes. All three brands offer pedal-assist power with multiple levels of assist. The Rad Power Bikes also all have a throttle that can be used if you need an extra boost up the hill. Whatever brand or style you choose, feel secure knowing that all electric bikes are well-maintained and user-friendly. As an added perk, get a tutorial before taking off to ensure you know how to safely and properly use the bike to its utmost potential. Most of the bikes are rated to last about 30 to 50 miles, however, this is dependent on riding style, rider weight, and the route taken. Rarely do riders run out of battery during these electric bike rentals. When you rent your bike, make sure to ask about popular places to ride to and visit. Most of the staff you will meet are also tour guides and are here to help you get the most out of your electric bike rental.

Santa Barbara: Stand-up Paddle Board Rental

3. Santa Barbara: Stand-up Paddle Board Rental

Make your way to the beach rental stand located at West Beach located between Stearn's Wharf and Santa Barbara Harbor. Upon arrival, get equipped with all the gear required, as well as a safety briefing before you set off. With plenty of advice from the team on where to go and what to see, start discovering the beautiful coastline at your leisure. See various points of interest within the harbor and the areas around Stearn's Wharf. Search for marine life, with sightings of sea lions, seals, and dolphins common in the area.

Santa Barbara: Full-Day 7-Speed Bike Rental with Area Map

4. Santa Barbara: Full-Day 7-Speed Bike Rental with Area Map

Enjoy a comfortable and smooth ride on a 7-speed bicycle with this full-day bike rental in Santa Barbara. Take advantage of the over 300 days of sunshine per year and discover the waterfront with a map of the bike routes in the area. Head to the bike shop and pick up your bike. Get a helmet for yourself and any other rider peddling with you. Take the family along too with 24” and 20” kid's mountain bikes. Feel free to ask the rental staff for recommendations where to eat or what to do on your ride. Glide along the coastal boardwalk and feel free to stop and pick something up with the included lock and basket. Return the bike to the rental shop at the end of the rental period.

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What people are saying about Santa Barbara, California

Very accommodating business. We had a strict timeline and they went above and beyond to get us out 1 hour earlier than out scheduled appointment. The employees that we encountered were super friendly, especially Andre who visited with us until our guide Dale arrived. Dale was fantastic! He knows the city well and was full of information. He made sure that we were always safe while cycling and kept us informed of anticipated turns well in advance. He took us to Montecito at one end, to the centre of town and then to the Mission on the other side. A highlight in town was the Court House where the bell tower recently reopened and the view from there was amazing. Best day of our holiday thanks to Dale of Cal Coast Adventures.

Highly recommend! SO fun, and a great way to see all the hidden gems of the city up close. Our guide Dale was amazing! His knowledge of Santa Barbara is extensive and is only surpassed by his love for the community. He went above and beyond making sure that we were safe and comfortable ( he even had extra windbreakers for us!). We absolutely loved everything about this tour! Do it!!!!

What an amazing tour! We thoroughly enjoyed our 2.5 hrs with Sergio, our tour guide. The route was fun and interesting; we also felt very safe on the roads/cycle paths. The tour gave us a great overview of the city plus we got fabulous restaurant/cafe recommendations.

Best Bike tour! It was private, geared to our needs, fun, safe, our tour guide was off the hook!! So kind, and super attentive to us having a great time!! Will do it all over again!! Thank you for a beautiful birthday biking ‍♀️ celebration

Davis did his city proud, showing us the sights, best places the ea at, explaining the history and even his bad jokes were good! Comfy bikes and good value for money.