Come Visit Us!
We invite you to enjoy our pleasant tropical gardens and meet and interact with our complex, social, and lively parrot residents. You will be amazed and entertained by the sights, sounds, and intelligent rapport. With easy access and parking, we are located just two hours northwest of Los Angeles in Summerland, CA, off the coastal 101 Freeway, a few blocks from the Pacific Ocean.
Contact Us/Come For A Visit...and Come Again – all the usual info + pic of entrance
We are located at 2430 Lillie Avenue
Summerland, CA 93067
Visiting hours: 10a.m- 3:30p.m Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
Admission & Tour Info
Docent-led personalized tours are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays between 10 a.m - 12p.m and 1p.m - 3p.m.
For reservations or information please call (805) 565-1807 or email
Set up an appointment a week in advance of your visit. Tour fees are $20 per person and $10 for children 12 years and under.
One to four people (single family or friend group) will be escorted by an SBBS docent for a tour lasting 30-45 minutes.
When arriving for your tour, be masked and gloved or apply hand sanitizer at the front door. Your temperature will be checked with a no-touch thermometer.
You must wear your mask at all times and maintain appropriate social distance in the gift store, lanai, and bird areas.
You may observe the birds, but do not touch or feed them. Please also do not touch the cages. Parents must have control of their children at all times, both for the children's safety and the safety of the birds.
Docents will answer questions and supply interesting facts as you stroll through the Sanctuary.
At the end of the tour, you will have time to in the store to view or purchase Sanctuary keepsakes.
On the day of your visit, if you feel unwell or are sick, please reschedule. Our staff, volunteers, and birds all thank you for your consideration.
Walk-in visits are available on Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays between 10AM -12PM and 1PM-3PM.
A maximum of 8 people are allowed on the premises at one time when no tours are scheduled or being conducted.
Fees for a non-docent tour are $10 per person and $5 for children aged 12 and under. All children must stay with or be held my their parents.
Time allotted for visits no more than 45 minutes.
To be admitted to the store and the Sanctuary, you must be masked and gloved or apply hand sanitizer at the front door. Your temperature will be checked with a no-touch thermometer.
You may observe the birds, but do not touch or feed them. Please also do not touch the cages.
Parents must have control of their children at all times, both for the children's safety and the safety of the birds.
If you question your health at all, please wait and come at another time
Santa Barbara Bird Sanctuary
PO Box 454
Summerland, CA 93067-0454