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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 November 6, 2018
Sean Q
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 October 20, 2018
Sacramento, California
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Kayak into a series of sea caves in the Channel Islands; each cave has its own special features.
Channel Islands National Park, CA
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed August 27, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Greg L
Reviewed August 22, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank DhwaniParekh
Reviewed February 17, 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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Sue L
Reviewed October 21, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank Jenny201110
Reviewed September 22, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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Sue P
August 14, 2018|
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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We are coming to Bayfield for our 2nd time in 5 years. Last time we got there at the end of season and everything was closed up already but still had a great time. This time we are looking to explore and do activities *good cruise for seeing Light Houses and the Sea Caves? *Hiking trails with great scenery? *scooter rental? worth the money? *what is there to do out on the island? * looking for suggestions on what else to do while we are there in season for the weekend Thank you...More
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