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So many caves so little time

Scorpion anchorage has so many caves, but so does Anacapa. We were able to visit the caves on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sean Q
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Malibu, California
Stunning amazing kayak trip

We went on the 3 hour kayak trip out of Scorpion anchorage with SB Adventure Company. Conditions... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
HmanSacto
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Sacramento, California
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Kayak into a series of sea caves in the Channel Islands; each cave has its own special features.
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Channel Islands National Park, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Scorpion anchorage has so many caves, but so does Anacapa. We were able to visit the caves on the north side of Anacapa with channel islands charter aboard the GoodWife. It was amazing they provided both double and single Kayaks and we had an amazing...More

Thank Sean Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the 3 hour kayak trip out of Scorpion anchorage with SB Adventure Company. Conditions were perfect; bright sunny skies and calm seas. I had my 81-year-old stepfather and my wife, who does not swim. It was awesome. Chuck, our guide took us...More

1  Thank HmanSacto
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Kayaking in and out of the sea caves on the Channel Island Adventures Company tour was a highlight of our trip to the Channel Islands. We went on the 1.5 hour trip and went in and out of 5 caves. The caves were quite short...More

1  Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Our group was experienced kayakers. We brought all of our own gear. We explored over 40 sea caves, tunnels and arches. Santa Cruz Island is a Mecca for sea caves - we had a blast! If you are new to kayaking or rent your gear,...More

Thank Greg L
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We took with Discovery Sea Kayaking tour with Santa Barbara Adventures. They were great. Our guide was Aqua "from Aqualina" so she said. We learned later from another guide that her real name is Jaqueline. She was an awesome guide and spent just the right...More

1  Thank BRIDGET B
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful day kayaking along the coast and into sea caves with the Channel Islands Adventure Company.

Thank jbdclaw
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We kayaked with the Santa Barbara adventure company. We were a group of 4, out of which 2 of us had booked the activity in advance, while 2 weren't sure until the morning of this activity. SB Adventure company were very accommodating when our friends...More

1  Thank DhwaniParekh
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We went on a tour with the adventure company that does sea kayaking - and it was great. We have only kayaked on flat water before but love adventure- and this was super. The guide Chuck was very knowledgeable but also super personable- and did...More

1  Thank Sue L
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We took a day trip to the Santa Cruz Islands, spent 4 hours of kayaking tour. First, we were not sure if we were able to do it since we did not have much sea kayak experience. However, the sea caves were so interesting, we...More

4  Thank Jenny201110
Reviewed 22 September 2017

When my husband and I took a day trip to the Channel Islands, our kayak tour to the sea caves was the highlight of the day. Our guide was with the Santa Barbara Adventure Company on Santa Cruz Island. He was very professional, and gave...More

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Sue P
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Response from jbdclaw | Reviewed this property |
This question was directed to me who wrote the review. I think you are trying to ask the outfitter. I saw somewhere that you can bring your kayak to the islands but I don’t recall the details.
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