Day trip to

Channel islands

The Channel Islands are a group of eight islands, five of which make up the park. They are known for being remote and incredible wildlife.

about channel islands

Getting there

The islands are only accessible by ferry through one company and leave from Ventura or Oxnard depending on which island you'd like to visit.

5 islands

Here's a little bit about each island in channel islands national park.

1. Anacapa Island

Dramatic sea cliffs, natural bridges, and numerous sea caves

2. SANTA CRUZ ISLAND

Diverse landscapes, rugged mountain ranges, deep canyons, and pristine beaches

3. SANTA ROSA ISLAND

Rolling hills, extensive grasslands, and coastal dunes

4. SAN MIGUEL ISLAND 

Westernmost island, rugged coastline and high winds

4. SANTA BARBARA ISLAND

Steep cliffs and unique volcanic rock formations

DAY TRIP IDEAS

SPEND TIME EXPLORING ONE OF THE ISLANDS. GO HIKING, WILDLIFE WATCHING, KAYAK THROUGH SEA CAVES, SNORKEL, AND MORE.

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