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About Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours
Voted #1 Wine Tasting Tour in the Santa Barbara News Press "Readers Choice Award" two years in a row. We also offer Sunset Cruises, Whale Watching, Beer Tasting Tours, Kayak Tours, Horseback Riding and much more.
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Santa Barbara Harbor Kayak Tour
US$55.00 per adult
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a tour of the Santa Barbara wine country with Tanya from Captain Jack's. Visited three great wineries which I had not heard of before, which made it an excellent and surprising adventure. Also had lunch at a lovely countryside restaurant with a great variety...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Mark H, Owner at Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Steve. I know I speak for Tanya and the entire Capt Jack's Tours crew in saying we hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed December 6, 2018

Our Sideways wine tour with Captain Jack was an absolutely Fabulous Experience. The day included visits to four wineries from the movie, including Fess Parker ("Fresh Canyon" in Sideways). We also visited several other locations used in the movie! The tour ended with dinner at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Mark H, Owner at Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank-you for joining us on our Sideways Tour! We love Monique, too, and we'll be sure to pass your lovely comments on to her. We look forward to seeing you next year!

Reviewed October 11, 2018

We booked a sailboat trip with Captain Jack’s. The tour was fine but the ending was very disappointing. We were charged an automatic 18% gratuity for our group on our original booking, which was fine. On board we saw a sign to tip the First...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Yesterday I took my second "Afternoon Delight" wine-tasting tour with Captain Jack's and it was every bit as enjoyable as the first. Three out-of-town friends joined me this time and we had a fabulous day. Two of the wineries were different from my first tour...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mark H, Owner at Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you Nancy. We love sharing our great wines and beautiful wine country with our guests. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 18, 2018

I had the pleasure to experience both kayaking and wine tasting tours. Each experience was memorable, professional and just plain fun. I live in Santa Barbara and had some time off from work and decided to stay home and experience things that you just never...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mark H, Owner at Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Barbara we love sharing the beauty of Santa Barbara with visitors and locals alike. Thank you for choosing Capt Jacks Tours. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Mark

Reviewed June 26, 2018

We took this tour to taste wine in the Santa Ynez area and it was a lot of fun. There were five or six couples on the tour and we visited three wineries and had lunch at an awesome, authentic Italian restaurant called Trattoria Grappolo.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

It was a beautiful experience, the scenery was beyond expectations. Our guide Natasha was extremely knowledgeable and so accommodating. I enjoyed the horseback riding and the cowboys at the ranch were delightful. Both wine tasting were enjoyable and we got to learn a lot about...More

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Date of experience: January 2018
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Mark H, Owner at Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your tour! Come back and visit us soon!

Reviewed January 8, 2018

Overall tour was stress-free and pleasant. Amazing tour guides. We took kayaking + horse ridding and everything was very much planned and we had zero waiting time. I would like to have one more tour with Captain's Jack. One thing bothered me is the price,...More

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Date of experience: November 2017
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Mark H, Manager at Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

We would like to have one more tour with you! Adventures shared are rarely forgotten---Thank you for choosing Captain Jack's!

Reviewed January 8, 2018

My husband and I went during the off-season, and this whole experience ended up being just for the two of us! Randy was the leader for the horseback riding, and he was hilarious and very fun. The horses were gentle and the views were breathtaking....More

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Date of experience: December 2017
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Mark H, Manager at Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Those views from horseback are really something---and you got to enjoy Randy's company at the same time! Thank you for spending the day with Captain Jack's!

Reviewed January 7, 2018

Awesome wine tour with knowledgeable and fun tour guide. Gave us ample time at each winery and even offered us some extra time to grab food at the last location. Allowed the group to experience each location without being overbearing, but was nearby for questions...More

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Date of experience: November 2017
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Mark H, Manager at Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

We love showing people around Santa Barbara and are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience! Thanks for choosing to adventure with Captain Jack's!

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travelb4891
September 26, 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Property representative |
Ahoy! You must be 7 to ride the horses. We ride at a private ranch 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara. Once you book your ride we will send a confirmation email with directions to the ranch. There is no age limit on the... More
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nicki072015
January 16, 2015|
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Response from Mark H | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in our wine tour. Please call Louis at 805 564-1819 & he can design a custom tour that includes stops for wine tasting that also offers select beers. We can make this fun for all!
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