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Santa Barbara Trolley Tours
23 E. Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 965-0353

Tours Running Daily from Stearns Wharf: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

See Santa Barbara in 90 minutes! Fully narrated tours will keep the entire family smiling. All stops are convenient to shopping, dining, landmarks and attractions. Your day pass is good for Free reboarding and special area discounts.

Discover the enchanting seaside Spanish paradise known as Santa Barbara, through a unique fully narrated tour offered by the Santa Barbara Trolley Company.

Imagine the sites and sounds of the "American Riviera" aboard one of the open air nostalgic trolley cars. Visit local hot spots as well as tourist phenomena such as the SB Courthouse, El Presidio, SB Zoo, SB Museum of Natural History, Old Town, Montecito and the Old Mission. Each of the 14 stops have been carefully selected for their exceptional entertaining, dining, shopping or historical significance.

Day passes are available for purchase through the Visitor Information Center or directly from the trolley drivers on board. Passes are valid all day and reboarding is free.

Tour Highlights

  • Stearns Wharf - Enjoy unique gift shops, dining and fishing.
  • Bath House / East Beach - Locals favorite for volleyball and relaxing.
  • Montecito / Montecito Inn - Visit this elegant village, home of fine boutiques and eateries.
  • Butterfly Beach / Biltmore Hotel - A Romantic beach for those who want to take time away from the crowds.
  • El Presidio - Last in chain of four military fortresses built by the Spanish.
  • Visitor Information Center - All info on fun things to see and do in the Santa Barbara area under one roof! Open daily 9am-5pm.
  • Santa Barbara Zoo - View rare and exotic animals from around the globe. Open daily, 10am-5pm.
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History - a fun time for all ages. Open daily 10am-5pm.
  • Old Mission - Explore the "Queen of Missions." Self-guided tours onlu. Open daily 9am-5pm.
  • Santa Barbara Courthouse - Admire the stunning architecture of the #1 most photographed building in the nation!

Tour Santa Barbara wineries and Santa Ynez wineries!

The Santa Ynez Valley boasts upwards of fifty fine wineries, set in beautiful rolling hills. It has a reputation as one of the world's premier wine appellations. Wine tours are a fun and unique way to get together with friends and celebrate specials events. "Wine Tours By Trolley" would be happy to coordinate private tasting tours, specially designed to fit your needs. Prices and times will vary.

Ride in comfort on beautiful trolleys. Scenic Wine Tours By Trolley include:

Custom Designed Trolley
Wine Tasting Fees
Lunch from World Famous Deli
Wine Country Specialist Guide
Fully Narrated Tour for 10-32 passengers
Group Discounts and Custom Tours available
Complimentary champagne and Hor d'oeuvres
Printed itinerary and vineyard map
"The Highlight of Your Stay"
Buttonwood Winery
Bridlewood Winery
Rideau Vineyard
Sunstone Winery
Custom Group Tours - 10 or more people