Category Archives: Wildlife

The Santa Barbara Channel offers a vast array of wildlife. It is said that the largest diversity of marine mammals in the world live in the Southern California waters of the Pacific Ocean.

The Channel islands and Channel islands National Marine sanctuary host many migrating and indigenous birds and many can be sited here in our local islands and on special birding trips offered throughout the year.

Island Wildlife Cruise (non-landing)

Special Winter Island Wildlife Cruises added. Birds, Seals, Sea Lions and More!  These special trips will offer a birding enthusiast on board for a cruise of the North Shore of Anacapa Island.  View the famous Arch Rock and lighthouse built in 1932 and still used today.  Island Packers will be on the lookout for migrating…
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Winter Whale Watching

December 26th marks the beginning of the winter whale watching season.  These family fun trips last approximately 3-3.5 hours. They are reasonably priced.  Adult tickets are $38.00, Children (3-12 Years) $28.00 and Seniors (55 and up) are $34.00.  Trips depart every weekend and most weekdays.  Don't miss out!  The whale migration is only here for…
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