Photo by Dan Harding
52 Year Logo Gold
Photo by Doug Mangum - From the Upper Trail  - Torry Pines View

Upcoming Special Trips and More

San Miguel Camper Dates Just Added!

Don't Miss the Boat!

October 20, 25, 28, 30


November 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13


Don't forget to reserve a Campsite.

Holiday Shopping Season  is Here!

Island Packers Gift Certificates are Ideal

NO Driving - No Contact - Just Give Us a Call.

We can mail the Certificate to You or the Receipient.

Available in a Specific Dollar Amount

Or For a Specific Trip - You Choose

Winter Whale Watching

December 26-Mid April

$38 Adults | $34 Senior | $28 Child

Affordable Family Fun

Summer Whale Watching is Happening NOW!

Come View these Majestic Creatures of the Deep

Trip Just Added

Thursday October 22 & Monday October 26, 2020

Get Onboard for Fun and Nature

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.

Take a swim in the protected bay

Relax and enjoy the Wetlands and Beach Areas.

New Trips 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.

Get the New Channel Island National Park App

Just Released

Enrich your visit to Channel Islands National Park with the official, free app from the National Park Service (NPS). Digitally explore the park—by map or by topic of interest. Discover the natural and cultural stories in context with their locations. Find the information you need about visitor centers, events, services, and self-guided tours and trails throughout the park.

The app is free and available on the App Store and on Google Play.

Get it before you arrive to go to the park as cell service is weak/not available at the park.

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 12 months. 


Yellow Jacket Warning for Prisoner’s Harbor.

Late Summer populations of Yellow Jackets are present at Prisoner’s Harbor.

Yellow Jacket stings can be life-threatening to allergic individuals. Click below for more information.

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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