For the latest
Marine Mammal Sightings
in the Santa Barbara Channel.
The crossing to and from Ventura will take you along the south shore of the
island where unique geology and varied history will be highlighted by the
crew. The water is warmer on the south side so the potential for rare
wildlife sightings is greater as well. Travel time is 1.5 hours (approx).
Adults - $65.00
Child - $46.00
Senior - $60.00
The Local Islands
The Outer Islands
1691 Spinnaker Drive #105B
Ventura, Ca 93001
Channel Islands Harbor
3550 Harbor Boulevard
Oxnard, CA 93035 (No Mail)
9:AM to 5:00 PM
& One Hour Before Boat
Seven Days a Week
Open One Hour Before Boat
Located on the southwest side of the
island, this is one of the most
picturesque anchorages on Santa
Cruz. Offshore rocks and sandstone
bluffs accentuate a pristine white
sand beach that sits at the mouth of
one of the larger watersheds on the
south side. The anchorage boasts a
rich natural and human history that
you can explore with an Island
Packer naturalist on a mild to
Access to this anchorage is via a small shore boat
directly to the beach. All visitors going to this
destination must have a signed release form from
The Nature Conservancy. Download HERE or
Island Packers will provide at check in.
Saturday April 26, 2014
As Summer quickly approches, don't forget to book early for your
campsites and boat transportation.
Check back in April for our New & Exciting Summer
Harbor Cruise Schedule.
Blue and Humpback Whale Watching begins May 4, 2014.
Magnificent Blues and Playful Humpbacks await.
You may also want to bring swim or snorkel gear to take advantage of the
fairly protected cove and shallow reef that teems with intertidal life. (Be
aware there is no lifeguard on duty.) Or just enjoy the warm sand and
beautiful view with a picnic lunch.
Gary Whale Watching Season ends in Mid-April. Dont Miss Out!
Book now to guarantee your seats. Whales are being seen daily!