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Santa Barbara is an ideal spot to come ashore while on a cruise ship getaway. Cruise ship tenders arrive in the heart of the Santa Barbara Waterfront and visitors are welcomed by our hospitality team. There are plenty of maps, brochures, and community information available upon arrival to help you plan your day. Sea Landing is walking distance to both Santa Barbara Harbor and historic Stearns Wharf as well as close to our vibrant downtown. We also provide downtown and waterfront shuttles for only $.50 per ride ($.25 for those 62 and older and free for those under 5) as well as taxis awaiting guests' arrival. For additional tips on planning your visit to Santa Barbara, you can visit, or  

For those picking up cruise ship passengers, they exit from Sea Landing and can easily be picked up in the Harbor Launch Ramp Parking Lot. Non-commercial visitors can access this lot from Harbor Way. There is a 15-minute pick-up and drop-off grace period. General rates are $2 per hour or portion thereof. Another convenient area to pick up passengers is across the street from our hospitality tents at the end of the Sea Landing walkway, which ends at Cabrillo Boulevard and Bath Street. Visitors can wait for their guests on the north side of Cabrillo Boulevard (the "mountain side" of the street) where there is typically space in on-street parking or loading and unloading zones. At this location there is a pedestrian crosswalk to help make crossing the street safe and convenient.

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Fall 2017 Santa Barbara Harbor Cruise Ship Schedule

Six-Month Period: July - December 2017*
No. Date* Ship Day Arrival Departure Dock
1 09/ 16 - 18 /17 The World Sat. - Mon. 6:00 PM (Sat.) 12 AM (Tues.) Sea Landing
2 09/23/17 Celebrity Infinity Saturday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM Sea Landing
3 09/25/17 Celebrity Infinity Monday 7:00 AM 5:00 PM Sea Landing
4 09/27/17 ms Zaandam Wednesday 7:00 AM 7:00 PM Sea Landing
5 09/30/17 Emerald Princess Saturday 7:00 AM 6:00 PM Sea Landing
6 10/02/17 Celebrity Infinity Monday 7:00 AM 5:00 PM Sea Landing
7 10/06/17 Ruby Princess Friday 7:00 AM 6:00 PM Sea Landing
8 10/13/17 Seabourn Sojourn Friday 8:00 AM 5:00 PM Sea Landing
 9 10/17/17  Grand Princess  Tuesday  7:00 AM  6:00 PM  Sea Landing 
10 10/24/17 Grand Princess Tuesday 7:00 AM 6:00 PM Sea Landing

Celebrity Cruises


Holland America Line

Princess Cruises

*All Dates & Times are Subject to Change

Last Updated: Sep 6, 2017
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