ACTIVITIES

Discover endless activities that will stimulate your senses whether you are seeking a relaxing couples getaway, adventure on land or sea, spiritual awakening or a memorable family vacation. Our Discover Ojai Center is staffed with expert Activity Planners who will tailor the perfect Ojai experience, whether on property or around town.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 or discoverojai@ojaivalleyinn.com for reservation details.

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Ventura Food Tours
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Ventura Food Tours

On this private tasting tour through downtown Ojai, guests will get an up close and personal look into the local culinary scene. As we walk around downtown, the tour will stop at six shops and restaurants for tastings and conversations with many of the shop owners and chefs that make Ojai the great dining destination that it is. Your professional tour guide will be sharing some local history and fun facts about Ojai along the way as well.

Contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 to plan your culinary tour.

Game Night Baskets
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Game Night Baskets

Enjoy a family game night in your room with a Game Night Basket delivery!

Basket includes:

  • (3) bags of Popcornopolis popcorn
  • Picnic Pack from Libbey's Market
  • Jacks
  • 1-Classic Card Game (Old Maid, Go Fish, Slap Jack, Crazy 8's, War)
  • 5 in 1 Magnetic Travel Game Set (includes Checkers, Chess, Backgammon, Dominos, & deck of playing cards)
  • Charades
  • Connect 4
  • Sorry
  • In-room Movie

$150 per basket plus 20% service charge. All games are yours to keep. Advance reservations required and can be made by calling (866) 887.4007.

Spring Activities
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Spring Activities

Enjoy the bloom of spring flowers and bucolic greenery of Ojai Valley Inn. Explore your creativity at our Artist Cottage & Apothecary, embrace the outdoors with a scenic Picnic & Pedal ride through the Inn, and experience festive Easter programming throughout the season.

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Artisan Soap Making
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Artisan Soap Making

Create a duo of bath bars with one of our resident artists. Learn the step-by-step process of soap making and customize your shea butter bars by using natural fragrances, dyes, and plant materials.

Available daily from 10 AM-4 PM. $65 per person.

Open Studio at the Artist Cottage
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Open Studio at the Artist Cottage

We invite you to explore your creative wellness at the Ojai Valley Inn's Artist Cottage & Apothecary during our Open Studio hours.

Daily | 10 AM - 4 PM. Hours are subject to change.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 to learn more.

Mindful Jewelry Making
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Mindful Jewelry Making

Enter the relaxing, creative flow of metalsmithing in this session led by Alix Camp, a Mindful Craftsperson with Jewelry Making as her specialty.

In this class, Alix will teach you how to utilize simple tools to make two beautiful pairs of earrings, while guiding you back to the present through working with your hands.


$120 per person plus a 20% service charge. Available on Saturdays at 11 AM. Reservations required and can be made by calling the Artist Cottage at (805) 640-2049.

Honey Tasting
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Honey Tasting

Learn about essential pollinators from our resident beekeeper in a relaxed setting. As you taste a variety of different raw honeys from Southern California, our apiarist will demonstrate some of the tools used for beekeeping and honey harvesting. Located at our Artist Cottage. Each session is limited to one family or private group and includes a selection of honeys to taste, an assorted cheese plate, and refreshing lavender lemonade.


$100 per person plus 20% service charge.

Honey Tasting experiences are available Tuesday through Saturday by appointment. Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 or DiscoverOjai@ojaivalleyinn.com for availability and to reserve.

Class with a Glass
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Class with a Glass

Artist Jeff Sojka's color-drenched paintings capture the magic of nature and the beautiful landscapes that surround us. In this class led by Jeff, learn the step-by-step methods to create your own masterpiece while enjoying a glass of wine. All skill levels are welcome. Guests must be at least 21 years old.

$75 per person plus 20% service charge. Available on Fridays at 1 PM. Reservations required. Please contact the Artist Cottage at (805) 640-2049.

Wind Chime Creations
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Wind Chime Creations

String together a unique combination of beads, feathers, washers, chimes, and more to create a melodic wind chime that is distinctive to your time in Ojai. Display your artwork in your home and be transported back to our serene valley every time you hear the sound. 


$65 per person plus 20% service charge.

Ink Dye Coasters
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Ink Dye Coasters

Alcohol ink creations are a rising trend in the art world. Learn about the technique and get lost in a moment of creativity as you blend inks to make custom, colorful coasters for your home. Watch as the colors come to life, dancing and swirling on the surface to create unique patterns.

$65 per person plus 20% service charge. Includes 4 coasters.

Private Aerial Yoga
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Private Aerial Yoga

INDIVIDUAL SESSION : $125 | COUPLE SESSION : $150 | SMALL GROUP CLASSES (3-8 GUESTS) : $55 PER PERSON


Spa Ojai's Aerial Yoga is based in traditional Hatha yoga and designed to be accessible for everyone, at all levels of fitness. Using a suspended silk hammock for support and stability we guide you to refine, realign, and renew your mat practice. Aerial Yoga focuses on safe alignment while in assisted postures, enabling you to achieve a deeper state of holistic health and wellbeing. Our instructors are certified by AIReal Yoga™.

Please contact Spa Ojai to schedule your private class. Advance reservations are required. Recommended attire includes sleeved yoga clothing without zippers and bare feet or no-slip socks. Jewelry is not recommended. All private Aerial sessions will be 60-minutes in length and will be customized based on experience and ability. A 20% service charge will be added to the cost of all private sessions.

Spiritual Wellness
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Spiritual Wellness

Awaken your senses to alternative spiritual explorations while traveling a path to find your true self.

  • Nancy Furst | Spiritual Counseling | Available Thursdays and Saturdays
  • Katie Manzella | Crystal & Reiki Energy Healing with Chakra Clearing | Available Mondays and Fridays

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Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 to reserve.

Facilitated Equine Learning
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Facilitated Equine Learning

Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) is a method of personal growth training that uses horses on the ground (no riding), to help you develop the ability to connect and communicate in the subtle, non-verbal realms. Whether it’s with horses or with people, using EFL, you can learn to better read the energy of others, trust your gut instincts and develop your intuitive abilities. This is a unique bonding experience for couples, families or group of friends.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 for more information.

Beekeeping & Honey Tasting
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Beekeeping & Honey Tasting

Explore a day in the life of an apiarist with our interactive beekeeping and honey tasting experience. Our resident beekeeper will explain the honey making process, show you the inside of a working hive, identify the queen bee and lead a tasting of delicious cold-pressed raw honey from Southern California.

$175 per person + 20% service charge

Beekeeping experiences will resume in April and will be available Tuesday through Saturday by appointment. Reservations required at least 48 hours in advance. Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 for availability and to reserve. Each experience runs approximately 90 minutes.

Ojai Raptor Center Demonstration
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Ojai Raptor Center Demonstration

We are pleased to partner with Ojai Raptor Center, a local non-profit organization, to offer private experiences for our guests to visit and meet the ambassadors. Guests will enjoy a short walk around the facility to see the largest aviary for raptors in rehabilitation in California. As the tour progresses, you will meet three Ojai Raptor Center ambassadors, and receive an All About Owls presentation. Proceeds from this experience help further the Ojai Raptor Center’s mission to rescue, rehabilitate, and release of birds of prey and other wildlife.

All About Owls

Whooooo isn’t fascinated by owls? Learn all about these unique creatures, and meet three of ORC’s ambassador owls. This program includes a fun six page activity workbook for kids to take home with concepts and vocabulary introduced in the program.

Approximately 60 minutes. Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 887-4007. Guests are required to wear face coverings during the experience. Wearing comfortable, closed toe shoes is recommended.

The Ojai Raptor Center (ORC) is a state and federally permitted 501(c)(3) non-profit wildlife rehabilitation center dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of birds of prey and other wildlife, and to providing education programs about wildlife and our shared environment. Ojai Raptor Center receives over 1,000 sick, injured, and orphaned wild patients a year and has a small team of education ambassadors, or non-releasable birds, trained for education outreach.

Jeep Tours
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Jeep Tours

Explore our valley mountains with an exciting open-air jeep tour! Tailor your adventure specifically for families, wine lovers, outdoor enthusiasts and corporate groups alike.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 to arrange your tour.

Guided Bike Tours
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Guided Bike Tours

Ojai Valley Inn is proud to partner with Linus Bikes. Pick up a complimentary Linus bicycle and visit Libbey’s Market to build your custom picnic basket.

Picnic & Pedal
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Picnic & Pedal

Ojai Valley Inn is proud to partner with Linus Bikes. Pick up a complimentary Linus bicycle and visit Libbey’s Market to build your custom picnic basket.

Luxury Car Rental
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Luxury Car Rental

In partnership with Enterprise, we are pleased to provide exclusive vehicle rental services on property at Ojai Valley Inn.

Horseback Riding
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Horseback Riding

River Valley Trail ride is well suited for the beginner to intermediate rider. While relaxing at a leisurely pace for an hour-long ride in the valley, riders enjoy breathtaking views of the Topatopa mountain range.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 for more information.

Shop
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Shop

The Ojai Valley Inn offers several resort shops:

  • The Signature Shop offers exclusive Ojai branded golf and leisure apparel for men, women and children. It also features a golf and activewear selection suitable for all resort and local activities.
  • Libbey’s is an artisan marketplace that features local and housemade goods. A luxury boutique adjoins featuring men's, women's and children's designer apparel and footwear.
  • Spa Boutique features skin care product lines used in a wide variety of Spa Ojai treatments. Highlighted brands include Arcona, OSEA and KYPRIS.
  • Pixie Boutique located adjacent to Pixie Pool, offers a wide selection of pool toys, hats, sunglasses and swim accessories perfect for a day of fun in the sun.

You may also visit our online shop at www.shopojai.com

Rock Climbing
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Rock Climbing

The Ojai Valley Inn partners with Ojai Rock Climbing which can outfit you on a rock climbing experience along the Topatopa mountain range.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 for details.

Surf Lessons with Mary Osborne
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Surf Lessons with Mary Osborne

Escape with local pro-surfer Mary Osborne to revel in the surf, relax in the sun, and rejuvenate yourself through a local adventure, just 30 minutes from the Inn. Whether you’re a first-time surfer or expert looking to sharpen your skills, Mary’s thirteen years of professional teaching skills will ensure you have the adventure of a lifetime.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 to learn more.

Paddleboard
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Paddleboard

Stand up paddle boarding is the fastest growing ocean sport. It allows guests to enjoy incredible views of the city, mountains and ocean while enjoying a total body workout.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 to reserve your ocean experience.

Kayak
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Kayak

Experience the wonders of Southern California's most beautiful coastlines. Tours depart daily at the Channel Islands Harbor.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 for details.

Ojai Picnic Moments
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Ojai Picnic Moments

Bring your loved ones together and celebrate with a pop-up picnic presented by Ojai Picnic Moments. Nestled in our scenic valley, Ojai Picnic Moments specializes in hosting stylized experiences, intimately tailored to your occasion. While supporting the community and partnering with native artisans, this curated moment is a unique opportunity to enjoy local flavors amidst this idyllic destination.

Contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 to plan your picnic.

Wine & Cheese Baskets
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Wine & Cheese Baskets

Enjoy in the comfort of your guest room, overlooking the valley from your balcony, or as a picnic among the resort's 220 lush acres. Choose between Oenophile's Select and Local Ojai Charcuterie.

OENOPHILE’S SELECT (pictured)

If wine is your love language, enjoy an arrangement that includes an agate wine pourer and cork stopper, a set of four agate coasters, wine gems, and a bottle of wine from local favorite, The Ojai Vineyard (choice of one red or one white).

LOCAL OJAI CHARCUTERIE

Enjoy this all-in-one culinary collection that infuses some of Ojai’s finest local ingredients with charcuterie classics. Each kit comes with a marble and wood board Ojai Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar, an olive oil and vinegar cruet, a 100% cotton Ojai tea towel, Ojai honey, and a picnic pack from Libbey’s Market complete with crackers, olives, chocolate, cheese (our favorite!), and accompanying crudités.

$150 each plus 20% service charge. Reservations required 24 hours in advance. Contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 to reserve.

Golf
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Golf

In a setting as natural as Ojai, it is only fitting that it is home to one of America's premier Southern California golf resorts and championship golf courses. This 18-hole golf course plays 6,292 yards with a par 70, rating of 71.0 and a slope of 132.

BOOK NOW or contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887.4007 to arrange a tee time.

Fishing
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Fishing

Lake Casitas is widely recognized as one of the top bass fishing lakes in the country. The Ojai Angler is your guide to a fishing journey that is sure to be memorable.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 for details.

Camp Oak
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Camp Oak

Creative exploration at Camp Oak awaits. Our young guests will enjoy immersive themed programming curated to the Ojai experience. Camp Oak incorporates arts and crafts, science experiments, scavenger hunts throughout the resort grounds, and a host of other activities to keep our campers engaged and eager to learn.

By partnering with Art Box Academy, Camp Oak’s programming includes educational projects and daily themed lessons while incorporating Ojai’s rich history and highlighting the flora and fauna that surrounds us. Campers will have the opportunity to explore themes such as Chumash Native Americans, Space Camp, Color Wars, Critter Connection, and Around the World.

Camp Oak is pleased to welcome children ages 4 to 12 beginning May 1, 2022. Half and full day sessions available, along with Night Camp on Saturday evenings. Pricing varies. Registration is required 24 hours in advance. Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 to reserve.

FULL DAY
9 AM - 4 PM | $250 plus 20% service charge
Snacks and lunch included

HALF DAY
9 AM - 12 PM or 1 PM - 4 PM | $125 plus 20% service charge
Snacks included. Lunch not included.

NIGHT CAMP
Saturdays 5 PM - 10 PM | $150 plus 20% service charge
Dinner included.

Art Galleries
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Art Galleries

Ojai is a mecca for creative artists with several galleries and private studios.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 for a guide to Ojai galleries.

Resort Magazine
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Resort Magazine

Flip through the pages of Ojai Valley to explore the latest star-studded culinary cast at The Farmhouse, the storied history of famed architect Wallace Neff, activities to help you unplug, and more.

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Experiences at The Farmhouse
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Experiences at The Farmhouse

Inspired by Ojai’s rich farming heritage, The Farmhouse at Ojai Valley Inn is a one-of-a-kind epicurean experience designed to connect guests to the local land and world-class food culture. The open-demo exhibition kitchen hosts intimate, limited-access events, from exclusive master classes, book signings and wine seminars to rare multi-course meals. An esteemed West Coast culinary destination on the rise, The Farmhouse is honored to welcome some of the world’s most decorated chefs, with accolades from the James Beard Foundation, Michelin Guide, and beyond.

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Family Crafts
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Family Crafts

Inspire creativity for the entire family with a variety of complimentary craft activities. Available from 10 AM - 11 AM daily at the Artist Cottage. Reservations are not required, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Olivella Private Wine Room
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Olivella Private Wine Room

Enjoy the culinary offerings of Olivella surrounded by a dramatic wine library with carefully curated collection of hundreds of bottles from boutique vineyards the world over. Featuring a communal dining table that seats 14, our private wine room is lit by a contemporary chandelier of steel and glass and features dramatic artwork and coffer ceilings.

For details, please contact dining reservations at (866) 887-4007 or dining@ojaivalleyinn.com.

Bluegrass Brunch
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Bluegrass Brunch

9:30 AM - 2 PM every Sunday at The Oak

Enjoy live bluegrass music and our signature brunch buffet Sunday mornings at The Oak. Indulge in classic breakfast favorites, a carving station, raw bar, seasonal salads, decadent desserts, and more.

$65 per person includes unlimited coffee, tea, juice and soda. Bottomless mimosas available for $15 per person. $15 for children 12 and under. Tax and gratuity not included. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (866) 887-4007.

S'mores Roasting
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S'mores Roasting

Pickup your housemade S’mores kit at Libbey’s Market and make memories with the entire family.

Fire tables located outside Jimmy's Pub and by the Indigo Pool. One traveling party per fireplace seating area. Please see Jimmy's Pub or Wallace Neff Heritage Bar host to be placed on waitlist.

Cabanas
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Cabanas

Each of our luxurious pool environments offer private cabana rentals. Learn more HERE.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 to reserve a private cabana.

Pools
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Pools

Explore four luxury pool experiences sure to please all of our resort guests, from our family-friendly Pixie Pool full of excitement and pool games, to our exclusive adult's only Indigo Pool & Bar offering a luxurious environment of pure relaxation. For a relaxing experience, visit our Tranquility Pool & Energy Pool located at Spa Ojai.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 if you would like to reserve a private cabana.

Trolley Rides
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Trolley Rides

The charming town of Ojai offers public transportation reminiscent of a bygone, relaxed era. Guests may take a leisurely trip downtown to shop, explore galleries, eateries and wine tasting rooms. The trolley departs every hour on the 44th minute from the Bell stand from 6:44 AM – 8:44 PM. On Saturdays and Sundays the trolley departs every even hour on the 44th minute.

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Wills-Rice Canyon Guided Hike
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Wills-Rice Canyon Guided Hike

2-hour adventure for 2-6 people - $70.00 per person
Saturdays 8:30 AM

Ojai’s Wills-Rice Canyon trail offers an easy/moderate 2-hour hike through three Ecosystems: Oak Meadow; Riparian Canyon including the “Enchanted Forest” and Chaparral. An experienced and knowledgeable Trail Guide will lead the group on the 4.6 mile loop with 580 feet of elevation.

The trip begins by crossing the usually dry Ventura River, passing a recently restored oak meadow, and then gently climbs through Wills Canyon and into the “enchanted forest”. You will exit the forest and begin a half-mile climb with 275 feet of elevation which rewards you with beautiful views of the canyon and surrounding hill, culminating at the saddle with an unobstructed view of the Ojai Valley. An easy downhill 1.8 mile trek through Rice Canyon completes the loop.

Please contact Spa Reservations at (888) 772-6524 to book your reservation in advance. Group hikes include round-trip transportation from Spa Ojai to the trail head, bottled water, and a snack. Guests must be at least 10-years-old to participate. A minimum of 2 guests and maximum of 6 guests must register or the hike may be cancelled. Cancellations require twenty-four hours of notice.

Bart's Books
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Bart's Books

It’s no secret that Bart’s is a bookstore unlike any other, attracting people from all over the world and gaining recognition for being the largest independently owned and operated outdoor bookstore in the U.S.A.. For years, Bart’s has offered a wide variety of rare and captivating books, hosting nearly one million books ranging from the thirty-five cent specials which line the outside walls and are still for sale on the honor system, to rare, out of print first editions, and art books valued in the thousands of dollars.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 for more information.

Tennis
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Tennis

Voted as one of the ‘Top 50 Tennis Resorts’ by Tennis Magazine, Ojai Valley Inn is the ideal Southern California tennis resort for anyone that wants to improve their game or just have fun.

Private, semi-private, and group lessons available. Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 to reserve a lesson

Santa Ynez Wine Region
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Santa Ynez Wine Region

Rolling hills, endless vines, and ancient oaks make the Santa Ynez Valley one of the most scenic and beautiful wine destinations in California.

Please contact Discover Ojai at (866) 887-4007 for more information.

Sonic Butterfly Sound Journey
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Sonic Butterfly Sound Journey

Sonic Butterfly, a 26 string acoustic long-string harp, is an instrument of transformation designed by international performing artist Andrea Brook. In this experience, Andrea invites you to her personal home studio for an unforgettable 2 hour journey into the sight, sound, and story of Sonic Butterfly.