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Photo by Doug Mangum - From the Upper Trail  - Torry Pines View

Upcoming Special Trips and More

 TNC Property Special Landings for Spring 2020

Fry's Harbor, Santa Cruz Island

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Book Now. This Trip Filling Fast!

Trip is located on the Santa Cruz Island Reservation Calendar.     Get there by Clicking below.

Prisoners Harbor w/ Painted Cave Exploration.

Visit one of the Largest known Sea Caves on the Planet.

Spend time ashore at the Beautiful Prisoners Harbor Area.

Relax and enjoy the Wetlands and Beach Areas.

Birding Excursions for 2020

Trips Available in

March  -  April

July  -  October - November

Limited seating insures plenty of room for  Viewing and Comfort

Winter Whale Watching

is HERE!

Trips Available Every Friday Saturday & Sunday

Weekday Trips also Available.

Affordable Family Fun!

Scorpion Anchorage Closure During Pier Construction.

Beginning November 1, 2019, there will be no public access to Scorpion Anchorage on Santa Cruz Island due to construction of a new pier.  Construction is expected to take 6 - 9 months. 

Anacapa Island Closure During Crane Construction

Anchorage on Santa Cruz Island due to construction of a new pier.  Construction is expected to take 6 - 9 months.

New Trips and Early Travel During the Scorpion Pier Construction

Island Packers is offering a Two Island Trip consisting of Prisoners Harbor SCI, for the first part of your day and Anacapa Island-East End Landing for the second half of your day. 

We will also offer early travel to Santa Rosa Island beginning on February  2020.  Click the Link below for the full schedule of trips

We will also be adding Santa Barbara Island to our 2020 Schedule.  Dates to be determined and announced soon.

Available Trips

for day and camping experiences at the Channel Islands

Island Packers visits all five of the islands that make up the Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary. View our Island Trips for details on day trips,  camping, island activities and special trips. See all Trips

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