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Stearns Wharf & Ty Warner Sea Center at California
Stearns Wharf & Sea Center
211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, California, 93101805-962-2526
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Santa Barbara Stearns Wharf & Sea Center

As California's oldest working wharf, Stearns Wharf delivers dozens of activities that appeal to visiting sightseers, families, couples, and professionals taking a time-out from work. As a Ramada guest, you can pick up your discount card for exclusive savings while you visit marine life exhibits in the aquarium, take a whale watching cruise in the Santa Barbara Channel, shop, or feast on delicious dining including fresh seafood. At the Sea Center, get up-close-and-personal with interactive marine exhibits like a live shark touch pool and a 1,500-gallon tide pool tank that kids can crawl into.
 

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Prices - 

It's free to stroll around Stearns Wharf. Sea Center: Adults $8, Seniors (65 and over) $7, Teens 13-17 $7, Children 2-12 $5, Children under 2 are admitted for free
 

Hours -

The Sea Center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
 

Events

  • Celebration cruises
  • Special exhibits 
  • Art marketplaces 
 
 

Activities

  • Water taxi rides 
  • Fishing
  • Whale watching tours 
  • Shopping 
  • Dining
 

FAQs

  • How can i get to stearns wharf from the hotel?

    Enjoy easy access to the wharf from Highway 101, with free parking for 90 minutes in several lots along the waterfront as well as Cabrillo Blvd. Around the wharf, you can also park for free with merchant validation.
  • What dining options are available at the wharf?

    Indulge in a memorable culinary experience with incredible views overlooking the Santa Barbara waterfront. With the freshest seafood and a long list of cuisines, you can enjoy a char-burger, fish and chips, a juicy steak or prime rib, as well as hotspots serving succulent fish, crustaceans, and shrimp. Sip on a fine wine locally sourced from California Wine Country or a creative cocktail to sip in this scenic setting.
 

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Distance from attraction: 6.29 miles
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