Northbound 101 to Santa Barbara:
Exit Garden Street.
Turn left on Garden Street.
Turn right on Cabrillo Blvd.
Turn left onto Stearns Wharf.
Southbound 101 to Santa Barbara:
Exit Castillo Street.
Turn right on Castillo Street.
Turn left on Shoreline Drive (aka Cabrillo).
Turn right onto Stearns Wharf.
Paid parking is available on the pier.
You can’t miss us! Santa Barbara Water Taxi docks right in front of the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum at the Santa Barbara Harbor. Look for the Lil’ Toot booth and our yellow boat with the smile on its bow and bubbles coming from the smokestack!
Directions coming from the south:
Take Highway 101 North into Santa Barbara.
Exit Garden Street/Laguna Street and veer to the Garden Street offramp.
Left on Garden Street, under the freeway.
Right on Cabrillo Blvd when you reach the waterfront and proceed to Stearns Wharf on your left.
To Stearns Wharf: You can visit our kiosk at 237 Stearns Wharf by turning left onto the Wharf.
To Harbor: Continue and turn left at Harbor Way intersection entering the Harbor. Paid parking is available in the City lot to your right, or in the Harbor lot to your left.
Directions coming from the north:
Take Highway 101 South into Santa Barbara.
Exit Castillo Street, go right on Castillo.
To Stearns Wharf: Left on Castillo and turn right at the Wharf. Our address is 237 Stearns Wharf.
To Harbor: Right on Shoreline Drive (aka Cabrillo Blvd). Left at Harbor Way intersection, entering the Harbor.
Once you turn onto Harbor Way, paid parking is available in the City lot to your immediate right, or in the Harbor lot to your immediate left. More Santa Barbara Waterfront parking information is here.
The Harbor and Stearns Wharf have tons of Santa Barbara attractions to offer visitors. View the City of Santa Barbara’s illustrated map of the waterfront to easily spot Santa Barbara Water Taxi and the Lil’ Toot route in relation to parking and restaurants. The Santa Barbara Harbor locals’ favorite Breakwater Restaurant has patio dining that offers a great view of our Water Taxi docks.
Contact Santa Barbara Water Taxi Santa Barbara’s Only Authorized Water Taxi Service offering Santa Barbara sunset cruises, waterfront cruises, boat tours and private charters.
Call us at (805) 465-6676 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a private charter or to learn more about our Santa Barbara harbor cruises.