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Sea Lion Tours

Visit the Sea Lions and Seal that live in the Santa Barbara Harbor by kayak or paddleboard with a guide.

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Camps

Kids Camps for Conservation, Education and Exploration

Welcome to the Paddle Sports Center

Ocean Fun for the Whole Family

WE ARE LOCATED CONVENIENTLY IN THE SANTA BARBARA HARBOR

Since 1991 we have been the ocean sports center that locals and visitors have come to expect excellent service, friendly staff, premium gear, and the popular Paddle Sports Center Membership.

We are a family owned and operated company.

Dogs are welcome on kayaks, we have pet life jackets!

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Sunset tours, sea lions, summer camp, and more...

See everything that Santa Barbara has to offer from the water! Come explore the gorgeous natural environment here in California on a fun and exciting tour of the amazing marine world you can’t see from shore. Experience the unique perspective of Santa Barbara kayaking. Book your paddle board or kayak tour now!

Ocean Explorer Kids Camps

2023 Summer Camps Registration Available Now!

The Ocean Explorers program are designed with conservation, education and exploration in mind. This camp’s intention is to serve as a resource for youth to become more connected to the ocean.

Humpback Summer Session

ages 8-14
Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm

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Keiki Dolphin Summer Session

ages 5 – 7
Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm

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ONE OF THE TOP 5 OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN SANTA BARBARA ON TRIPADVISOR

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GREAT

We loved our kayaking trip with Ryan as our guide. The ferry ride was awesome, food was great and our kayaking through caves very exciting! Lots of swells.

-Karen R. | TripAdvisor

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AWESOME! GREAT FOR KIDS!

We contacted the Sports Centre late with a large group wanting to do a quick paddle arounf the harbour. Jordan looked after us, made sure we had everything we needed, and had a great time with the kids paddling around the harbour. Great for kids aged 5 up.

-Dean E. | TripAdvisor

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FABULOUS PADDLE BOARD EXPERIENCE

I was so glad to have gone there for paddle board lessons with my granddaughter. Terrific instruction and really nice people and facilities.

-Beryl K. | TripAdvisor

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KAYAK TOUR

We loved our kayak tour with Adam. He was really knowledgable and friendly and ensured that we had a great time (despite the rainy and cold weather).

-Heather S. | TripAdvisor