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Parade of Lights and Caroling Cruises

2019 Parade of Light will be happening on December 13 & 14. 2019.  This years theme is "SEAing is Believing" Caroling Cruises begin on December7 and run through December 23, 2019.  This popular trip is affordable family fun. Book a Holiday Cruise Now! More Information
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Painted Cave Exploration

Island Packers has added trips  to our schedule to visit Painted Cave on Santa Cruz Island.  Dates are limited, but we will be adding additional dates to our schedule soon. Please click the link for dates and additional information regarding these special trips. Painted Cave Exploration - Additional Information
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Camper Alert!

If you are planning an overnight/multi-night trip, please be aware that weather and ocean conditions can prevent Island Packers from picking you up at your scheduled time from December through May. Campers should check with the ranger or check the bulletin board each morning to make sure they have the most up-to-date information regarding island…
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Current Weather Conditions

Weather in the Santa Barbara Channel can be quite different from the weather on the mainland.  Island Packers has over 50 years of experience in understanding the weather forecast and interpreting if it is safe enough to provide a safe and comfortable trip for our passengers. Weather Cancellation When the weather is forecast for extremely…
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