Category Archives: Whales

Many species of whales visit the waters of the Santa Barbara Channel an the National Marine Sanctuary. Gray, Humpback and Blue whale pass though seasonally and other species like Orca, Fin and Minke whales are sighted each 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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