This is a must-do activity for the visitor & local alike. In the calm water of the harbor paddler’s often see pelicans and sea lions and on their way over to the wharf it is not uncommon to see dolphins and occasionally even whales!
- 2 hours, 4 hours
Beautiful Views and Exciting Wildlife
Paddle boarding has become one of the most popular water sports. It’s easy to learn, fun, relaxing, and can be a great workout!
It’s also a perfect way to discover Santa Barbara, allowing you to paddle the calm waters at your own pace as you enjoy beautiful views and see some of the local wildlife.
Enjoy a Peaceful Paddle in Santa Barbara Harbor
You don’t need any experience to enjoy stand-up paddle boarding. Anyone can learn, and with some basic instruction, you’ll be on your way to an exciting adventure on the water! If it’s your first time, take a SUP lesson and learn all the basics. Once you have the techniques down, you can learn about surf zones and venture out for open ocean paddling or SUP surfing!
If you already have paddle boarding experience and are ready to start exploring, you can pick up a convenient paddle board rental and head out to the calm waters of the harbor! Paddle around Stearns Wharf, a spot that visitors and locals alike love. Keep an eye out for pelicans, sea lions, and even dolphins and whales in the distance! Wetsuit rentals are also available, as well as GoPro rentals if you’d like to get some beautiful footage of your paddle.
Whether you want to paddle on your own or with a group, stand-up paddle boarding is a great way to connect with nature and enjoy all the best of the coast. Explore our Santa Barbara paddle board rentals and lessons and book online today!