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In support of the governor’s health directive, Island Packers’ offices are currently closed to walk-in customers.

 We will remain available:

     By phone every day between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM at (805) 642-1393

     By email at

For more information regarding trips to the Channel Islands, viewing wildlife, whale watching, dinner cruises and charters, please enjoy this website.

Island Packers plans to resume normal operations as soon as able. We hope you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy and look forward to seeing you on one of our trips soon!

Gift Certificates are available to purchase by phone.  They can be mailed or emailed to you for any trip we offer.

 -Island Packers

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Upcoming Special Trips and More

 TNC Property Special Landings for Spring 2020

Willows Anchorage, Santa Cruz Island

Sunday, April 12, 2020 

Book Now. Seats Available!

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.


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

Anacapa Island will be 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. 

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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