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Address: 111 Verona Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
Phone Number: 805.968.7231
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Great guide and amazing trip

My family booked a day trip to Santa Cruz Island with Aquasports. We had them handle the ferry reservation. The trip was very well organized, with clear instructions emailed to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My family booked a day trip to Santa Cruz Island with Aquasports. We had them handle the ferry reservation. The trip was very well organized, with clear instructions emailed to me in advance of the trip. Our guide, Andy, was fantastic and we enjoyed spending our day with him. He took our small group on a tour of many sea... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We booked an overnight trip to Santa Cruz island in Channel Islands National Park in late October. The weather was perfect, and the seas relatively calm. Our guide Tony is one of the senior guides. Office staff were very helpful with answering questions and providing lots of information prior to the trip, and e-mail correspondence is prompt. We got very... More 

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Southern Calif.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We started out from the Ventura Harbor, heading for the Channel Islands (Santa Cruz Island). On our way to the island, we saw hundreds of dolphins playing around the boat. Amazing! We landed on the island and Tony, (our guide from Aquasports), went through all the directions before we got started. Kayaking the caves was incredible! Tony was a fabulous... More 

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Hartford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

What an incredible day kayaking around Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Islands. Our guide Tony, brought us through many amazing caves. He was always sure to check them out before hand to make sure they were safe. It was always our option to go through them or not. I never felt any pressure to make a move I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I arranged a two day kayaking trip over the summer with a group of boy scouts through Aquasports. What a great weekend. The guides accommodated kayakers with a range of experience and took us in several sea caves on the first day and for a picnic to Potato Harbour, which can only be reached by sea, on the second day.... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I wanted to take my teenaged grandkids on an adventure that didn't involve electronics, and asked my son to come along for the paddle. I chose to do some sea kayaking in the Channel Islands, and I'm so glad that I did! We camped overnight because I was unsure of the timing on the kayaking and the boat back to... More 

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Warrenville, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We booked a day trip to Santa Cruz Island a few months in advance. We are National Park adventurers and thought kayaking would be a good way to experience Santa Cruz island in a day. We did arrange our ferry through AquaSports who utilized Island Packers; this worked out fine. The day we arrived at the ferry, there were three... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The Channel Islands are one of the most magical parts of our planet, and the guides of Aquasports have taken us on unforgettable adventures. The sea caves are far more exciting than any Matterhorn ride, the aqua jewels of transparent seas more alive than any magician could imagine. On our last trip with Tony - who could be a patient... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Myself and 4 college roommates met up in California for a camping trip. We spent 3 days on Santa Cruz Island with Andy and Amy from Aquasports as our guides. While we have some experience kayaking and canoeing, this was our first sea kayaking adventure. Andy and Amy were super patient and extremely knowledgeable. The kayaking was challenging (we were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This was a fantastic experience. The water was turquoise and clear with excellent visibility. We went into about 7 caves. The maneuvering and steering through the caves was fun and exciting. The scenery was gorgeous. Saw kelp, sea lions, and harbor seals. Our guide Jim was helpful and knowledgable. The trip was safe and relaxing. Way better than the La... More 

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Address: 111 Verona Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
Phone Number: 805.968.7231
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta

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