We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours

Features Animals

Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
131
All photos (131)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
About
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.
Contact
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Website
+1 805-564-1819
Call
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 24, 2015

We really enjoyed our tour with Tracy, who has a wonderful, out-going personality and is quite knowledgeable about the Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara area. She really made the tour work. We visited four wine tasting rooms and did an olive oil tasting as well....More

3  Thank TravellingNflder
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Should have read the warning signs: they did not return calls and asked us no questions about our wine preferences or lunch requirements. This may be a fine tour company for other things, but they know NOTHING about giving a good wine tour. Lunch was...More

5  Thank John K
cptjack, Owner at Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2014

Our lunch spot 6 days a week is at Trattoria Grappolo in the Santa Ynez Valley. This restaurant is the top rated restaurant in the valley. They are closed Monday's for lunch. The town of Los Olivos is a favorite visitors stop in the valley....More

Reviews (259)
Filter reviews
255 results
Traveler rating
232
7
3
6
7
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
232
7
3
6
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviews wine tasting tour olive oil tasting bachelorette party fess parker a lot of fun wineries guide suv scenery blast
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 255 reviews
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

Thank edholik
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

Thank Nancy B
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

Thank Barbara G
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.

Thank mrs005
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

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank K3686YJvictoriar
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

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank isansahoo
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

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank 219christie
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

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Shelby S
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!

Reviewed January 7, 2018

Celebrated my boyfriend's birthday in SB. Took the train from Burbank..Had so much fun w/ my party. Mark was an awesome tour guide! Highly recommend the pm wine tour..

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank riri2018
Mark H, Manager at Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Thanks for adventuring with Captain Jack's! Come back soon!

Reviewed October 26, 2017

My first wine tour with Captain Jack's, the "Afternoon Delight Wine Tour," was so much fun. Tanya safely took us to our three wineries in addition to a great olive oil tasting. We had nothing to worry about except to have a lot of fun....More

Thank Nancy B
Mark H, Manager at Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2017

Nancy, I enjoyed taking you and the other guests out into our beautiful wine country! Having a fun and enjoyable day is exactly what we aim for and it's so nice to hear we succeeded. Thank you for choosing Captain Jack's and we look forward...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 53 nearby hotels
Kimpton Canary Hotel
1,197 reviews
.30 miles away
The Upham Hotel
710 reviews
.50 miles away
Hotel Santa Barbara
390 reviews
.53 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
828 reviews
.58 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 585 nearby restaurants
Barbareno
200 reviews
.19 miles away
Savoy Cafe & Deli
340 reviews
.36 miles away
Finch & Fork
485 reviews
.30 miles away
Norton's Pastrami and Deli
162 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 359 nearby attractions
Paseo Nuevo Shops & Restaurants
79 reviews
.37 miles away
Casa de la Guerra
46 reviews
.42 miles away
Grassini Family Vineyards
26 reviews
.42 miles away
Karpeles Manuscript Library
18 reviews
.39 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
travelb4891
September 26, 2017|
Answer
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
0
Votes
nicki072015
January 16, 2015|
Answer
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!
0
Votes