Kids can’t resist the excitement and charm of Celebration Cruise’s Lil’ Toot!
- One-Way Fare Tickets Are First Come, First Serve
- Adults Each Way
- Children Each Way
Lil’ Toot is currently scheduled to be running Saturdays and Sundays.
This page will be updated to reflect any schedule changes. Lil’ Toot’s operation is weather dependent.
Feel free to contact us anytime at (805) 465 – 6676 with any questions.
Harbor Departure Times:
12PM, 12:30PM, 1:00PM, 1:30PM, 2:00PM, 2:30PM,
3:00PM, 3:30PM, 4:00PM, 4:30PM
Wharf Departure Times:
12:15PM, 12:45PM, 1:15PM. 1:45PM, 2:15PM, 2:45PM,
3:15PM, 3:45PM, 4:15PM, 4:45PM (one way only)
Until further notice:
•Lil’ Toot’s capacity has been reduced from 19 passengers to 10 passengers for public use, 12 passengers for private events.
•Passengers should sit and remain in the same area as members of your household.
•A cloth mask is required to board and disembark the vessel. No exceptions.
•While boarding, please follow the social distancing measures marked in our loading area.
•Any passengers entering the pilot house to help drive/take photos is currently discontinued.
Join us for a narrated ride about the history of Santa Barbara!
Captain Fred and his crew dish out local history and lore of Santa Barbara waterfront and harbor, telling how the harbor has shaped the City’s history throughout the decades. A perfect break from crowds with your family and friends, this is your chance to see Santa Barbara’s shoreline and harbor’s animals, sea life and birds. Watch for curious harbor seals and squadrons of big pelicans.
Satisfy your curiosity about the boats and luxury yachts as Captain Fred points out celebrity yachts, interesting vessels, and shares little-known history about boats you pass on the tour.
With seating up to 19 passengers, our Santa Barbara narrated water taxi rides and harbor tours are offered on a first-come, first-served basis with tickets available at either stop. Tour the Santa Barbara Waterfront with us!
Interested in reserving a sunset cruise or private cruise, or hosting a private event aboard Lil’ Toot? Contact us or call (805) 465-6676 for more information.
Our harbor tour is approximately 15 minutes and takes you to many of Santa Barbara’s most popular restaurants and destinations.
Santa Barbara can be warm during day and cool in evening, so it’s a good idea to wear layers or bring a light jacket. We also welcome onboard surfboards, strollers and bikes.
We offer boat trips that depart every half hour from Santa Barbara Harbor and Stearns Wharf. See Calendar for daily departures. Stearns Wharf departures start 15 minutes after opening and continue every 30 minutes. Santa Barbara Harbor departures start at opening times and continue every 30 minutes.
One-way fare aboard our Santa Barbara water taxi is $5.00 for adults and $1.00 for children. Return trip tickets may be purchased at the kiosks on each side of the harbor. A Lil’ Toot Private Charter is $275 per hour. Kid’s Birthday Parties are just $125 for a 1-hour cruise in the Santa Barbara harbor. Every child gets a chance to drive the boat and the birthday child gets an official Lil’ Toot Sailor Hat.
Our boat rides are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. We do accept reservations for private charters and special events.