Land and Sea Tours. This outfit conducts 90-minute narrated tours in an amphibious 49-passenger vehicle nicknamed the Land Shark. The adventure begins with a drive through the city, followed by a plunge into the harbor for a cruise along the coast. 10 E. Cabrillo Blvd., at Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101. 805/683–7600. From $30. Tours May–Oct., daily noon, 2, and 4; Nov.–Apr., daily noon and 2.

Segway Tours of Santa Barbara. After a brief training session, a guide leads you around town on electric-powered personal balancing transporters. Tour options include the waterfront (1¼ hours), Butterfly Beach and Montecito (2 hours), historic downtown Santa Barbara (2½ hours), and through town to the mission (3 hours). 16 Helena Ave., at Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA, 93101. 805/963–7672. $75–$115.