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Piru Creek

Nick Bobroff

Piru Creek


Adventure for Hire 2012


A-FRAME SURF: Surfboard, boogie board rentals. 3785 Santa Claus Ln., Carpinteria; 684-8803; aframesurf.com.

BEACH HOUSE: Surfboards, boogie boards, and wetsuits for rent. 10 State St.; 963-1281; surfnwear.com.

BLUELINE STAND UP PADDLE SURF: Stand-up paddleboard sales and rentals. 24 E. Mason St.; 450-9490; bluelinepaddlesurf.com.

CALICO HUNTER CHARTERS: Sea bass fishing and more. 484-2041; calicohuntercharters.com.

CHANNEL ISLANDS AVIATION: Fly to the islands for day hikes, surf fishing, or camping. Camarillo Airport; 987-1301; flycia.com.

CHANNEL ISLANDS OUTFITTERS: Kayak the coastline or the Channel Islands. 117 B Harbor Wy.; 899-4925; channelislandso.com.

CIRCLE BAR B STABLES: Guided canyon horse rides, solo rentals, and accommodations. 1800 Refugio Rd., Goleta; 968-3901; circlebarb.com.

CLOUD CLIMBERS JEEP TOURS: Backcountry wine tasting and guided mountain adventures; 646-3200; ccjeeps.com.

CONDOR EXPRESS: Fast, 75-foot vessel for whale watching, dinner cruises, and more. 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd.; 882-0088; condorexpress.com

DEETOURS OF SANTA BARBARA: Backroad adventures, hiking trips, fruit picking, and more. 805-448-8425, deetoursofsb.com

EAGLE PARAGLIDING: Paragliding instruction by Rob Sporrer. 968-0980; eagleparagliding.com.

El CAPITAN CANYON AND RANCH: Camp in comfort or take a trail ride. 11560 Calle Real, Gaviota Coast; 685-8522 or 685-1147; elcapitancanyon.com.

FLY AWAY HANG GLIDING: Hang gliding lessons. 403-8487; flyawayhanggliding.com.

HARMONY HORSE TRAINING: Full equestrian facility, including two jumping arenas and trails. Private lessons available for adults and children, as well as Summer Horse Camp for kids. HYPERLINK “tel:805-451-9909” \n _blank451-9909; harmonyhorsetraining@gmail.com.

HEARTS ADAPTIVE RIDING PROGRAM: Riding instruction for disabled kids and adults. 964-1519; www.heartsadaptiveriding.org.

ISLA VISTA BIKES: Cruiser, mountain bike, and electric bike sales, rentals, and repairs. 880 Embarcadero del Mar, Isla Vista; 968-FEET (3338); islavistabikes.com.

ISLAND PACKERS: Transportation to Channel Islands National Park. 1691 Spinnaker Dr., #105B, Ventura; 642-1393; islandpackers.com.

KA NAI’A OUTRIGGER CANOE CLUB: Ocean paddling club open to all. 969-5595; kanaia.com.

MOUNTAIN AIR SPORTS: Rent a tent, backpack, and other camping gear. 14 State St.; 962-0049; mountainairsports.com.

MULLER AQUATIC CENTER: Swimming, physical therapy, water aerobics, and more. 22 Anacapa St.; 963-8917.

PLAY IT AGAIN SPORTS: Secondhand and new gear of all sorts. 4850 B Hollister Ave.; 967-9889; playitagainsports.com.

REI: Outdoor gear for every activity. 321 Anacapa St.; 560-1938; rei.com/stores/134.

SANTA BARBARA ADVENTURE COMPANY: Kayak the coast or islands, bike, climb, surf, wine taste, ropes courses, and more. 720 Bond Ave.; 884-9283; sbadventureco.com.

SANTA BARBARA AQUATICS: Scuba lessons, equipment, and more. 5822 Hollister Ave, Goleta; 967-4456.

SANTA BARBARA OUTFITTERS: Gear, shoes, clothes, and more for outdoor adventuring. 1200 State St.; 564-1007; sboutfitters.com.

SANTA BARBARA SAILING CENTER: Sail along in the Double Dolphin, rent a sailboat or kayak, or learn to sail at any age, with camps for kids. 133 Harbor Wy.; 962-2826; sbsail.com.

SANTA BARBARA SEA CHARTERS: Fishing trips and private charters. 896-0541; sbseacharters.com.

SANTA BARBARA SWIM CLUB: Make swimming a daily routine. 401 Shoreline Dr.; 966-9757; sbswim.org.

SEA LANDING: Jet ski and kayak rentals, fishing charters, Channel Island trips, and all things ocean. 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd.; 963-3564; sealanding.net.

STAND UP PADDLE SPORTS: Lessons and rentals on stand-up paddleboards. 121 Santa Barbara St.; 962-SUPS (7877); paddlesurfing.com.

SUNSET KIDD: Sunset sails, morning excursions, island trips, whale watching, private parties, and weddings. 125 Harbor Wy.; 962-8222; sunsetkidd.com.

SURF HAPPENS: Surf lessons and camps for all ages. 966-3613; surfhappens.com.

TRAVEL STORE OF SANTA BARBARA: Maps, gear, and more for the outdoors. 12 W. Anapamu St., 800-546-8060, sbtravelstore.com

TRUTH AQUATICS: Boat fleet takes divers and fishermen to all Channel Islands. 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd.; 962-1127; truthaquatics.com.

VELO PRO CYCLERY: Mountain bike rentals include a lock, tire pump, and the ever-important helmet. 633 State St., 963-7775; and 5887 Hollister Ave., Goleta, 964-8355; velopro.com.

WAVEWALKER CHARTERS: Private fishing and whale-watching trips. 964-2046; wavewalker.com.

WHEEL FUN RENTALS: Inline skates, bikes, stroller, and other vehicles to rent. 23 E. Cabrillo Blvd.; 22 State St.; Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd.; Hyatt of S.B., 1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd.; 966-2282; wheelfunrentalssb.com.

WINDHAVEN GLIDER RIDES: Bird’s-eye views above the Santa Ynez Mountains in an ultra-light glider. Santa Ynez Airport; 688-2517; gliderrides.com.

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