Are you wondering where you can go and please everyone in the family? The Santa Barbara Harbor has something for everyone: boat rentals, kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards (SUPs), jet skis, a Maritime Museum, sunbathing on the beach, restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, a water taxi, and whale watching, even an ice cream cone to enjoy in the shade. Come to the Santa Barbara Harbor and spend your day having fun!
Harbor Parking & Transportation
There are a number of free 75-minute parking spots around the harbor.
City’s public parking lot located at the harbor: The first 75 minutes are free, and each subsequent hour or part of an hour is $1.50.
The Waterfront Shuttle: is a convenient, car-free way to get to the Santa Barbara Harbor. Fare: 50 cents, and you can find the schedule here.
Santa Barbara Train Station: located near the Santa Barbara Harbor. Find Amtrak train information here.
Santa Barbara’s official water taxi, Lil’ Toot: 15-minute boat rides daily (except on Wednesdays) between the Santa Barbara Harbor and Stearns Wharf every half hour from noon until sunset. The fare is $5 for adults and $1 for kids each way.
132-A Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, California