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TRIPS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND

BEFORE YOU BOOK YOUR TRIP:

You must select the correct ticket type on both your departure and return trips. You will not be guaranteed transportation if you book the incorrect ticket type. We have very strict inventory control with camper / day trip passenger allocations

• DAY VISITORS: People departing and returning to a mainland port without an overnight stay.

• CAMPERS: People staying overnight one or more nights.

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SELECT YOUR TRIP:

VENTURA → SCORPION COVE

*You must purchase your departure trip AND return trip

  • One way trip from Ventura to Scorpion Cove, Santa Cruz Island
  • Return trip from Scorpion Cove back to Ventura

Day Fares – One Way:

  • Adult (13-54): $33.00
  • Senior (55 and up): $30.50
  • Military: $30.50
  • Child (3-12): $23.50
  • Infant (under 3): $0.00

Camper/Overnight Transport Fares – One Way:

  • Adult (13-54): $44.00
  • Senior (55 and up): $41.50
  • Military: $41.50
  • Child (3-12): $32.00
  • Infant (under 3): $0.00
  • All Ages
  • 1.25 Hours (times are approximate)

VENTURA → PRISONERS HARBOR

*You must purchase your departure trip AND return trip

  • One way trip from Ventura to Prisoners Harbor, Santa Cruz Island
  • Return trip from Prisoners Harbor back to Ventura
  • Disembarking at Prisoner’s Harbor requires passengers to climb a ladder of 2- 8 rungs depending on the tide, and to descend the ladder when reboarding.

Day Fares – One Way:

  • Adult (13-54): $33.00
  • Senior (55 and up): $30.50
  • Military: $30.50
  • Child (3-12): $23.50
  • Infant (under 3): $0.00

Camper/Overnight Transport Fares – One Way:

  • Adult (13-54): $44.00
  • Senior (55 and up): $41.50
  • Military: $41.50
  • Child (3-12): $32.00
  • Infant (under 3): $0.00

VENTURA → PAINTED CAVE EXCURSION → PRISONER’S HARBOR → VENTURA

Painted Cave excursions originate on select departures to Prisoner’s Harbor. Crossing time to Prisoner’s is approximately 1.5 hours, more if we find wildlife in the channel. After a brief stop at Prisoners, the boat continues to Painted Cave along the north shore of Santa Cruz. Our 64′ catamaran will enter the first chamber of the cave to view one of the largest known sea caves on the planet. There is no landing at Painted Cave, but the photos and memories should be unforgettable.

After visiting Painted Cave, passengers return to Prisoner’s Harbor to disembark and spend the rest of their time ashore. Disembarking at Prisoner’s Harbor requires passengers to climb a ladder of 2- 8 rungs depending on the tide, and to descend the ladder when re-boarding. Passengers have approximately 3+ hours to spend the remainder of their day hiking, picnicking and exploring Prisoner’s Harbor. Prisoners Harbor has a recently renewed wetlands area. The National Park and The Nature Conservancy together recovered this area once lost to ranching needs.

Day Fares:

  • Adult (13-54): $86.00
  • Senior (55 and up): $79.00
  • Military: $79.00
  • Child (3-12): $63
  • Infant (under 3): $0.00

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