Island Packers Cruises is the Official Boat Concessionaire for the Channel Islands National Park. They offer year-round transportation to the “local islands” Santa Cruz and Anacapa. They offer trips to the “outer islands”, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and Santa Barbara from March through November on a limited schedule.
Island Packers Cruises also offer trips that get close to the islands without going ashore which are designed so you can view the abundant wildlife found in the waters of the Channel Islands National Park and the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Seasonally, in summer and winter, they offer Whale Watching trips.
Other special trips for birding and trips to special areas of Santa Cruz island that are property of The Nature Conservancy are available as scheduled. They also have Harbor Cruises with dinner and live music during the Summer months.
Visit their website for reservations and additional information.