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Full Moon and Sunset Paddle

Only tour operator in SB that offers this tour.

  • Watch the sunset and moonrise at the same time!
  • Enjoy the beautiful colors from the ocean.
  • One of the best sunsets in California!
  • View marine wildlife as you kayak through the harbor.
  • No experience necessary.

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Location

Santa Barbara Harbor

Start Time

Summer: 6pm-8pm

Duration

2 hours

Group Minimum

2 People

Experience

No Experience Required – Great for Families

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Overview

Take the sunset to the next level with a moon rise over the mountains to the East. This is a one of a kind tour in California, and Paddle Sports is the only company that offers this as a guided tour.

We provide you with a headlamp and kayak equipment and head out just before sunset. As the sun sets to the West, the moon rises in the East, which is a fantastic experience that cannot be missed!

What to Bring

  • Reusable water bottle to stay hydrated!
  • Waterproof case (available at the shop) or waterproof camera

We have lockers and changing rooms available. Public bathrooms are also available nearby. Paid all day parking is very close, and we have bike racks behind the shop if you are human powered all day!

Location

Santa Barbara Harbor

We’re conveniently located in the Santa Barbara Harbor next to the Fish Market and Brophy Bros. Our paddlers frequently see Pelicans, Sea Lions, Dolphins & Whales!

You can easily walk or bike to the Harbor from the many hotels in downtown Santa Barbara or right off the 101. Feel free to call, email or stop in with any questions.

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OUR REVIEWS

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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