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Santa Barbara Trolley Tours

23 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2329
+1 805-965-0353
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Richard was Fantastic

Our Trolley Driver Richard was fantastic! He was extremely knowledgeable about Santa Barbara... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Santa Barbara, California
Richard was the man about town

Great overview of the city. 2nd day is free! A must do and lots of city facts and the who’s who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Santa Barbara sightseeing at it's finest on the original, fully narrated Santa Barbara Trolley Tour. Santa Barbara Trolley has been a Santa Barbara staple for over 25 years. Join us as we visit local hot spots such as the Santa Barbara Courthouse, Santa Barbara Zoo, Museum of Natural History, the historic Santa Barbara Mission, and more, all fully narrated by our energetic and knowledgeable tour guides! Or, charter our newly renovated fleet of trolleys for your wedding, party or corporate event.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“narrated tour” (3 reviews)
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23 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2329
+1 805-965-0353

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our Trolley Driver Richard was fantastic! He was extremely knowledgeable about Santa Barbara History. We enjoyed ever minute of the tour. Great Stops and we just had all around fun. This tour is not to be missed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great overview of the city. 2nd day is free! A must do and lots of city facts and the who’s who that live in town or did in their lifetime. (Ty Warner-beanie babies, Charles Crocker-SPRR/WF, Oprah, Ronald Regan, Fess Parker- TV Daniel Boon/Davey Crocket, and...More

Thank DFrestel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many cities have Trolley Tours and we have enjoyed them. This Trolley tour was not good at all. Our driver/guide skipped the one part of the tour that seemed to be interesting because she was running late, the narration was very poor, a cruise ship...More

Thank Cappie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just got off the trolley and it was Quite nice. Chuck was our driver and his narration and driving were perfect. He gave good anecdotes, funny quips, and historical information. The ride was only about 90 minutes but he gives you a highlights tour...More

Thank Maria718
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had a couple of days in Santa Barbara and his hop on hop off tour was excellent!! We are so glad that we got to experience this as we saw more than we would have otherwise. It was entertaining and interesting. Great commentary.

Thank Geraldine B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving for our first visit to Santa Barbara we went to the Visitor Information Center (@ Cabrillo & Garden Streets). We were 'expertly' helped by Mario and Maria (actually a long story - Mario wore his wife Maria's name tag and when we called him...More

1  Thank MPMLove2Travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took this tour and it was very nice , a great way to see Santa Barbara if you do not have your own wheels.. Our tour guide LupeLu LupeLu was very entertaining. You could tell she enjoyed doing these tours. The buses were open...More

Thank Perry G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not knowing our way round we opted for this Trolley bus tour which is a great insight to some of Santa Barbara's history , our driver was very knowledgeable and suggested some good places to visit. Overhaul good insight

Thank Ralph G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my 83 year old mother and she hasn't stopped talking about what a nice young man Chuck was. He was funny and very knowledgeable,

Thank dodell56
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is pricey but a great way to get around for two days if you have no car. About the only way to get to the Mission and Natural History Museum unless you get a taxi service. Good information on the sights and very accommodating...More

Thank 1Barb65
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24 May 2017|
Response from SBNATIVE | Property representative |
Yes, they are. But due to a parade our route is altered.
22 March 2017|
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Response from sbtcwfrsb | Property representative |
Hello! Our daily historical tour is $22 for adults and $8 for children 12 years of age and under. You may purchase your tickets directly from your driver or from the Visitor's Information center located at 1 Garden St... More
3 November 2016|
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Response from kenmac1 | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a cruise ship. They were selling tickets on the ship for $32 and the trolley picked folks up at the pier. We walked six blocks and bought our ticket at the visitors center and paid $22. The trolleys were on... More