Santa Barbara, CA-based Captain Jack’s Tours Introduce Their Marine Outdoor Classroom

Santa Barbara, CA-based experts for guided tours, Captain Jack’s Tours have recently announced a new initiative designed to introduce children to the ocean and the wonders of the marine environment. The Marine Outdoor Classroom is a Captain Jack’s Santa Barbara tour that incorporates information from the NOAA Marine Debris Program and their partners in order to guide children ages 8 and older on the importance of protecting the ocean. The guided kayak tour will also allow children to paddle through the captivating Santa Barbara harbor as they enjoy a day alongside trusted tour experts on the Pacific Ocean. Continue reading

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Captain Jack’s Tours Wins Reader’s Choice Award for 3rd Consecutive Year; Recognized for Best Santa Barbara Wine Tours

Santa Barbara, California – August 5, 2015 – California-based tours & events company Captain Jack’s Tours recently won the Reader’s Choice Award from the Santa Barbara News-Press for the 3rd year in a row. The annual award is intended to celebrate the area’s top venues in terms of entertainment, shopping and eating and recognized Captain Jack’s for having some of the best Santa Barbara wine tours.

Captain Jack’s Tours has been offering their unique tours to local residents for years and has built a reputation for comprehensive services and friendly staff. Their consistent recognition by the Santa Barbara News-Press Reader’s Choice Awards is testament to these qualities.

“Although they book many different kinds of tours, Captain Jack’s is known especially for its wine tasting tours,” said a representative of the Santa Barbara News-Press. “No matter your budget, Captain Jack’s has something for you.”

From kayaking to whale watching, Captain Jack’s Tours offers plenty of variety to provide a little something for people of all age groups and personal interests. Despite the quality of each tour, their wine tour has a little something that seems to draw in the most people.

“As tour experts, the staff knows the various wine trails like the back of their hands, and will give you a fantastic experience,” they said. “And wine tours aren’t just for tourists; even locals can treat themselves to a great wine tour and perhaps even discover a part of Santa Barbara County they didn’t know before.”

For Santa Barbara residents or tourists looking for a great way to relax and enjoy one of the best Santa Barbara wine tours, Captain Jack’s Tours is sure to have something for you. With affordable rates and a variety of different tours, the level of flexibility that they offer is unbeatable. For more information or further questions, give them a call at (805) 564-1819.

About Captain Jack’s Tours

Located in Santa Barbara, California, Captain Jack’s Tours is run with a level of professional quality and passion that reflects in the positive feedback of each customer. Each tour offers something unique for anyone that wants to relax and enjoy the scenery of Santa Barbara. For more information, visit http://www.captainjackstours.com/.

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Book Award-Winning Wine Tours with Captain Jack’s

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And Make the Most of Your Time in Santa Barbara

Looking for the perfect date on the perfect getaway? Captain Jack’s offers a variety of different wine tours through wine country, all customizable to your personal needs. From the Award-Winning Wine Country Tour, to the Afternoon Delight Wine Tasting Tour, romance and peacefulness abounds. Take in the beauty and whimsy of the Santa Barbara Harbor and the world famous Santa Ynez Valley.

Captain Jack’s promising an easy, romantic, day. Fees include all wine-tastings and transportation, so you can remain safe and worry-free. With the peaceful surroundings, rich wine tastings, and each other’s company, there is no better way to celebrate your time together.

Wine Tours Offered

Captain Jack’s is located in the Santa Barbara Harbor, with easy access to the highly respected Santa Ynez Valley wine country. This makes it an excellent place to be for an exhilarating wine tasting experience.
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Retrace Jack and Miles’ journey on this premium wine tour, visiting many of the places featured in the award-winning film. Learn wine facts from educated guides, and even learn fun facts about the movie itself. As an extra treat, stop at an Ostrich farm and feed the ostriches before ending the day with dinner at the Hitching Post, where Miles’ love of wine first began.

Award-Winning Wine Country Tour

Get an early start on Captain Jack’s most popular tour, for a 9am-4pm wine extravaganza. Be escorted through the Los Padres National Forest for amazing views of mountains, lakes, and hills. The tour will make two wine tasting stops, and then lead you to an olive farm for an oil and vinegar tasting. Have lunch at a restaurant in wine country and head to the Santa Rita Hills wine region in the afternoon.

Afternoon Delight Wine Tasting Tour

Have an easy-going morning before heading off at noon for an afternoon-long tour through the famous Santa Ynez wine country. Wine tastings will take place at three unique venues and an olive oil tasting on an olive farm.

Santa Barbara Wine Tasting Tour

Stay local with this tour through three wineries right in the city. Grab lunch at a local restaurant and enjoy an olive oil and vinegar tasting for an all-encompassing wine tour experience. Staying out of the vineyards is the perfect way to squeeze in as much as you can for your group vacation, without missing out on any adventures.

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To learn more or book a tour for you and your special date, visit http://www.captainjackstours.com or call 805-564-1819.

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Captain Jack’s Sunset Sailing Cruise: Spacious, Beautiful, and Relaxing

blog1What’s more inviting than the beauty and ease of a Santa Barbara sunset? Viewing it form the deck of a spacious sailboat accommodated with wine, beer, and other refreshments. End a perfect day the perfect way with Captain Jack’s Sunset Sailing Cruise.

The sailing cruise offers stunning views of the coast and channels for a calming experience you won’t soon forget. To spice things up, enjoy a live music cruise, or a dinner cruise, available weekend evenings June 1-August 31. Or for even more adventure, book a whale watching cruise and be mesmerized by Santa Barbara’s impressive sea life.

Captain Jack’s has it all. Located in the heart of the Santa Barbara Harbor, experience top-quality wine tours, picturesque landscapes, and sailing cruises, all of which are outdoor experiences you won’t find anywhere else. Enjoy the harbor’s natural sea life, against an unforgettable backdrop.

The sunset sailing cruise sets you in a 50 ft Catamaran with 1400 square feet of deck space, so whether you are sharing a romantic evening for a dinner cruise or hosting a large party, you won’t be disappointed. Bring the whole family abroad for a whale watching cruise, or savor the moment for two. Whatever you choose, Captain Jack’s is happy to accommodate you. Sailing cruises, dinner cruises, and whale watching cruises start as low as $55/person, or $45/child.

Experience that magic of Santa Barbara the way so many other Captain Jack’s guest already have. With expert guides and service, you can be sure all of your needs will be met, and your expectations surpassed.

Santa Barbara is known for its remarkable sea life, gorgeous mountains, and world renowned wineries. Enjoy all of this and more when you book a cruise, tour, or event with Captain Jack’s.

For more information, or to book your perfect getaway today, visit http://www.captainjackstours.com or call 805-564-1819.

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Paintball & Beer Tasting — 2 Much Fun!

Captain Jack’s Newest Tour is Perfect for Team Building, Birthday Parties, and Other Special Group Events

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SANTA BARBARA, CA (FEBRUARY 2015) – A paintball party or event is the perfect team activity that can get people excited and ready for a good time. Running around, geared up, allows friends and co-workers to loosen up in a fun competitive game of capture the flag. You don’t need to be an athlete; you just have to be looking for a good time. What could make it better? Adding a little beer tasting, of course.

Paintball is great for those who are fun-loving, young at heart, and looking for an afternoon filled with entertainment. Parties of all kinds are suited to this recreational game: birthdays, bachelor & bachelorette, graduations, and even corporate team building. As part of this special Captain Jack’s Tour, you will not only have the game to look forward, but drinks as well.

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During the event you can indulge in wine or beer, and on the way home stop for a special beer tasting or wine tasting. It’s an afternoon party vacation you won’t soon forget. Captain Jack’s Tours can even prepare boxed lunches for the day, or arrange for a visit to a restaurant or pub — make the day just the way you want it.

Captain Jack’s Tours offers a wide selection of activities that allow you to make the most out of the beautiful Santa Barbara harbor. From paintball, to kayaking to horseback riding, and more; Captain Jack’s is happy to work with you to make sure your day, vacation, or special event is just nothing short of amazing.

About Organization

Captain Jack’s Santa Barbara tours was started up by Captain Jack (Mark Hicks) and his team of enthusiastic guides in order to share nature’s beauty with the world. It is a licensed business in compliance with the regulations of the Public Utilities Commission. The team is dedicated to providing their clients with top-notch service and adventure.

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For more information or to schedule a tour, from kayaking, to horseback-riding, to wine-tasting, visit http://www.captainjackstours.com. You can also reach Captain Jack’s by telephone at 1-(805) 564-1819, or by email at captjack@captainjackstours.com.

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Captain Jack’s Tours Makes Your Trip That Much Easier With Refugio Round-Trip Scenic Transport

Worry Less, Enjoy More

SANTA BARBARA, CA (DECEMBER 2014) – If you are planning a visit with Captain Jack’s Tours, you are excited to make the most of it. Don’t get bogged down by travel details while scheduling your events. Instead, book a horseback riding tour, and a day at Refugio Beach, complete with scenic transport.

Refugio round-trip transport offers pick-ups and drop offs at the taxi stand right at the Dolphin Fountain by Stearn’s Wharf every afternoon. You will be taken to your choice of the horseback riding stables in Refugio Canyon, or Refugio Beach. Spend the afternoon riding through the picturesque mountainous ocean view, or relaxing on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with safe and guaranteed transport that will be just as great of an experience.

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Aside from majestic horse riding, you can also fill your afternoon with fun in the sun. Refugio beach is known for its eccentric beauty, from palm trees to the inviting surf sand. The 1.5 mile stretch is great for snorkeling and diving, and also has bike trails and picnic tables, so there is never a moment of boredom. It has even been praised on santabarbara.com.

Refugio round trips cost only $35 for the first passenger, and $20 for each additional passenger. Please call for availability: 805 729-6300.

Captain Jack’s Santa Barbara Tours was started up by Captain Jack (Mark Hicks) and his team of enthusiastic guides in order to share nature’s beauty with the world. It is a licensed business in compliance with the regulations of the Public Utilities Commission. The team is dedicated to providing their clients with top-notch service and adventure.

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For more information or to schedule an event, from kayaking, to horseback-riding, to wine-tasting, visit www.captainjackstours.com. You can also reach Captain Jack’s by telephone at 1-(805) 564-1819, or by email at captjack@captainjackstours.com.

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Captain Jack’s Tours is Now Offering Gift Certificates For Wine-Tasting Tours, Horseback Riding Tours, and More

This Holiday, Give the Gift of Adventure!

‘Tis the season for giving, but the question is: what can you give that your loved one hasn’t already received? As the holiday rush approaches, many are scrambling to find the perfect gift — something that is both personal and original. If there’s one thing that people always appreciate, it’s the chance to do something exciting they haven’t done before. That’s why a Captain Jack’s gift certificate is the perfect choice.

A wine-tasting tour for that person on your list who enjoys the finer things in life, a horseback riding tour for that outdoors-y person on your list. From calm and relaxing to thrilling and adventurous, Captain Jack’s has the right tour for anyone on your list. The events are designed to suit the individual needs of clients to ensure a great experience each and every time.

cj_blog_nov26Captain Jack’s offers tours of three award-winning wineries in the Santa Barbara area and includes transportation and lunch stops. Make a day of it with a group of friends or co-workers, or have some one-on-one time with someone special. The wine-tasting tours are suited for wine enthusiasts, as well as those looking for a new experience.

Horseback riding tours are offered four times a day; a coastal 1.5 hour ride along Kim Kardashian’s favorite trail. Enjoy the picturesque atmosphere riding through a forest, passing a waterfall and climbing to the top of a mountain for a breath-taking view of the ocean.

Captain Jack’s also offers kayaking tours, whale-watching, cruises and more.

“My wife and I received a Top Deck Tour gift certificate as a wedding present and had a fantastic day of adventure starting off with sea kayaking, followed by wine & olive oil tasting and topping the day off with a sunset sailing cruise… We highly recommend Captain Jack’s and we plan to return for more of their adventures” (Brian, Pasadena)

Captain Jack’s Santa Barbara Tours was started up by Captain Jack (Mark Hicks) and his team of enthusiastic guides in order to share nature’s beauty with the world. It is a licensed business in compliance with the regulations of the Public Utilities Commission. The team is dedicated to providing their clients with top-notch service and adventure.

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For more information or to schedule an event, from kayaking, to horseback-riding, to wine-tasting, visit www.captainjackstours.com. You can also reach Captain Jack’s by telephone at 1-(805) 564-1819, or by email at captjack@captainjackstours.com.

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