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

Upcoming Special Trips and More

Valentine's Day Evening Harbor Cruise

Friday February 14, 2020

Departs at 6:00 PM from Ventura

This is a one hour cruise with light appetizers and a complimentary beverage.

Adult $27.00     Senior $24.00

Winter Whale Watching is HERE!

Trips Available Every Weekend     Friday- Saturday- Sunday

Weekday trips also available.

Click the months below to view our schedule or to reserve your seats.

2020 Birding Excursions are on the Calendar

Anacapa Island and the Scrub Jay

Sun. March 8 &  Sat. April 18

We go Where the Birds Take US!

Sunday July 12

Fall Migration Exploration

Saturday October 3

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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.  Public access will be available from December 21, 2019 to January 5, 2020 for both day visits and camping.

Anacapa Island Closure During Crane Construction

Anacapa Island was closed December 2 - 12, 2019 for a crane construction project. The island will be closed again for one week in January and March. Closure dates may change due to weather and project considerations.

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. Find available dates for the Two-Island trip, starting in January 2020,by clicking the button below.

We will also offer early travel to Santa Rosa Island beginning on December , 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.

Prisoners Harbor with Painted Cave Exploration.

Click -More Information- to see all available dates.

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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