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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.  

Have a chat with the cockatoos! You might catch them saying "Hi!" or "I love you!"

Enjoy the whimsical and lush tropical gardens of the Sanctuary

We are located at 2430 Lillie Avenue
Summerland, CA 93067
Visiting hours: 10a.m- 3: 30pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

General Admission & Tour Info

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Docent-led tours are available on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays between 10 am -3:30 pm (weather permitting) 

Fees for a Docent-led tour are... 

$25 per adult

$10 per child

$15 per senior / veteran

  • Children ages 4 and under enter free

  • We kindly ask that all young children stay with or be held my their parents at all times.

  • Please inquire for groups exceeding 25 people

1 - 25 people will be escorted by one of our knowledgable docents for a tour lasting 30-45 minutes.

Docents will answer questions, tell you stories, and supply interesting facts as you stroll through the tropical gardens of the Sanctuary.

At the end of the tour, you will have time to wander and make more friends! You can also checkout our store to purchase Sanctuary keepsakes.

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Walk-in visits are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays between 10 am -3:30 pm (weather permitting)

Fees for a non-docent tour are...

$10 per person  

$5 per child

$5 per senior / veteran 

  • Children ages 4 and under enter free

  • We kindly ask that all young children stay with or be held my their parents.

  • Please inquire for groups exceeding 25 people

Get an exclusive "Behind the Scenes" tour with the Director!

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More Avian Adventures...
General Admission
Docent-led Tours

Tip: Making a reservations is easier than ever! Simply give us a call or click the button below! 

Give us a Squawk!

Mailing Address:

Santa Barbara Bird Sanctuary
PO Box 454
Summerland, CA 93067-0454

Tel. (805) 565-1807    Email:

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