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Santa Barbara Land Shark

Santa Barbara, CA
+1 805-683-7600
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Do this first on your trip

Fun way to check out Santa Barbara and learn about things to do, places to eat and history of the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Chula Vista, California, United States
via mobile
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Attempted to take this tour today at the 2 pm time slot. Now, unlike most every other tour I've... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Whitby, Canada
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“shark tour” (6 reviews)
“land and sea” (6 reviews)
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Santa Barbara, CA
+1 805-683-7600

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Fun way to check out Santa Barbara and learn about things to do, places to eat and history of the city. Tour takes you around the main strip for about 45 minutes and then out to sea for another 45. We did this on our...More

Thank LilianaCASD
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Attempted to take this tour today at the 2 pm time slot. Now, unlike most every other tour I've taken, you can't pre book this tour on the web or otherwise...instead you pay on the vehicle when you arrive. We arrived at the appointed location...More

Thank Golferrrrr
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Captains Milo and Andre kept us totally entertained for 90 minutes on both land and sea. So much information! The Captain was full of good tidbits, history, and great stories. It was a great way to get oriented to Santa Barbara and set us up...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I have to say, I was SO Disappointed!!! I had friends in town from NY and we drove up for the day from Los Angeles. We were really excited about spending the day in SB and taking the 2pm Land Shark tour. We checked the...More

4  Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My wife was born in Santa Barbara. We both went on this tour and we were very impressed with every aspect of this tour. The script was excellent and informative. The City tour gave us a view that we have never before experianced. Our thanks...More

1  Thank wavehopper15
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Tried twice, won't bother again. They don't show up according to posted schedule. Don't answer their phones. Don't offer a recording with helpful information. Seems like it would be a great thing for when we have visitors from out of state - but I'm not...More

Thank Peggy F
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We had a private tour booked to leave at 4:30. We waited until 5:15 and gave up (it was also unusually cold for SB). No message from the company, no response to emails, voice mails or text, no answer to phone calls. I'll be interested...More

Thank J M
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We couldnt find yge place, looking for an office, finally asked, then it wasnt marked well, they puck up on street beach side of the address, nowhere did it say that on recording. You cant talk to anyone there, just a recording. We got there...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

If you're new to Santa Barbara take this tour as it will give you a great look at all the things to do so you don't waste time wandering off into the wrong direction. The tour lasted about 75 minutes half round the streets and...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Waited for the 4pm on the 12th September along with my wife and a number of other people. Arrived 20 minutes before tour start time as advised but by 4:30 we gave up waiting. I tried phoning to find out what had happened but you...More

Thank Peter F
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24 August 2016|
Response from 588Bunny22 | Reviewed this property |
You have to stand on the pavement along the beach, near the yellow flash sign. But they might have changed their pick up point since I was there, so it's best to ask the trolley guy. that's what I did. If you have a mobile... More
Lillyana M
1 June 2016|
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Response from jennifero55 | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are $30, they do not accept reservations. You just lineup at the pickup point and pay as you enter. Their web site covers all the details. Recommend it! Fun tour, you learn some very interesting facts and a... More
15 February 2016|
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Response from Sandra P | Reviewed this property |
No I do not think so and I found no coupons but it worth the price.