If you’ve been shopping around for Santa Barbara hotel deals offering all inclusive water sports activities, you may have discovered that not many exist on the American Riviera.  

Cabo San Lucas or Cancun vacation destinations may offer hotel packages with all inclusive water sports activities, however, you won’t find this in a typical Santa Barbara hotel package.  That said,  there is still a wide variety of things to do in Santa Barbara when it comes to waterfront activities.  

With so many water front activities in Santa Barbara to choose from, sometimes it’s difficult to narrow your options down.  For those looking to fill their day with exhilarating water sports activities, this review highlights several water sports activities and the businesses offering them in Santa Barbara. If you’re on the lookout for refreshing waterfront activities, you won’t be disappointed!

Below are four excellent businesses offering water sports activities in Santa Barbara.  They are Sea Landing, Santa Barbara Jet Boats, Santa Barbara Adventure Company and Santa Barbara Water Taxi.

1. Sea Landing – Local Favorite For Water Sports Activities in Santa Barbara
Water Sports Activities in Santa Barbara

Sea Landing offers a great variety of Santa Barbara water sports — everything you need to make the most of the Santa Barbara waterfront. Choose from SCUBA Diving, whale and dolphin watching at the Channel Islands, island excursion trips to the Channel Island National park, and fishing trips all year round. They also offer kayak and jet ski rentals, plus a full service tackle shop. Their dive shop offers SCUBA equipment for rent to make sure you have everything you need for your Santa Barbara waterfront adventure. Did you know that Santa Barbara beaches are listed among the most beautiful beaches in the world?  Surfer magazine frequently references Santa Barbara as one of the most historical surfing locations in the world. For more information visit their web siteFacebook or (805) 963-3564

2. Santa Barbara Jet Boats – Local Favorite For Water Sports in Santa Barbara
Water Sports Activities in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Jet Boats offers jet ski rides in the open ocean. Escorted by sea lions and dolphins, you’ll enjoy gliding down the Santa Barbara coastline and seeing the beautiful marine life.  All of their equipment is in the water and ready to go. They offer hourly rentals of newer 1 to 3 person Yamaha, Sea Doo and Honda watercraft as well as waverunner and twin engine Sea-Doo jet boats. Their 18′ boats will accommodate 7 people and the 14′ boats can hold up to 5. They also offer the original stand-up Kawasaki Jet Ski. For more information visit their web site, Facebook or call (805) 570-2351

3. Santa Barbara Adventure Company – Local Favorite For Water Sports in Santa Barbara
Water Sports Activities in Santa Barbara
The Santa Barbara Adventure Company is a premier adventure travel outfitter in the Santa Barbara area. They can connect you with a wide variety of Santa Barbara water sports activities.  Enjoy a relaxing day of kayaking along the Santa Barbara waterfront. See the American Riviera from a unique perspective as you paddle through the harbor, along secluded beaches, past sea lions and kelp forests and around the historic pier. Santa Barbara Adventure Company’s surfing trips are one of the most favorite water sports activities in the area. Learn the fundamentals of paddling, etiquette, catching waves and riding.  If surfing sounds too rigorous, consider a day of Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP).  Santa Barbara SUP is more attractive to beginner swimmers and is a popular Father – Son water activity in Santa Barbara.  SUP allows you to gaze and experience incredible views of the city, mountains and ocean, while enjoying a great total body workout.  For more information visit their web siteFacebook or call (805) 884-WAVE

4. Santa Barbara Water Taxi – Local Favorite For Water Sports in Santa Barbara
Local Favorite For Water Sports in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Water Taxi offers Santa Barbara sunset cruises, private charters, sightseeing boat tours, and much more. Experience the Santa Barbara waterfront with style and a spirit of fun! Trips run every half hour between Santa Barbara Harbor and Stearns Wharf. You’ll enjoy easy access from your hotel in Santa Barbara and find yourself cruising the Santa Barbara waterfront in no time!  While not exactly a sport, we decided to include this one due to its sheer popularity as a water activity in the harbor. For more information visit their web siteFacebook or call (805) 884-WAVE

We hope you found this review of the popular water sports activities in Santa Barbara helpful.  

Are you planning a trip to Santa Barbara soon?  If you’re a water lover, you’ll want to find a hotel by the beach that offers quick access to the waterfront.  Whether you’re looking for a Santa Barbara bed and breakfast or boutique hotels in Santa Barbara, The Eagle Inn is one of the best hotels in Santa Barbara by the beach offering close access to water sports activities.  

Staying at a beach side hotel in Santa Barbara gives you easy access to the many waterfront activities and serves as a convenient home-base for your vacation.  What are your favorite water sports activities in Santa Barbara?  Share your thoughts with us by using the comments form below.

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