Channel Islands, also called Santa Barbara Islands, island chain extending some 150 miles (240 km) along, and about 12–70 miles (20–115 km) off, the Pacific coast of southern California.
The islands form two groups.
How do I get to Channel Islands?
The only way to get to four of the five islands in Channel Islands National Park is by boat—either a privately owned vessel or on a trip run by the park-authorized concessionaire, Island Packers.
How much does it cost to get to Channel Islands?
Visitors who elect to access the islands by plane can do so via Channel Islands Aviation. Costs vary depending on which experience you choose. Day trip flights cost roughly $150 to 160 per adult round trip, and $125 to 135 per child.
Which Channel Island is best visit?
Santa Barbara, Anacapa and the eastern Santa Cruz islands have the best spots for both snorkeling and diving, and it’s highly recommended to go with a local diving operation like the Channel Islands Dive Adventures.
Who owns the Channel Islands California?
San Clemente Island is the southernmost of the Channel Islands of California. It is owned and operated by the United States Navy,and is a part of Los Angeles County.
What is Channel Islands National Park famous for?
Channel Islands National Park offers a wide variety of recreation activities, kayaking through the sea caves being one of the most popular. Backpacking, camping, day hiking, scuba diving, and spearfishing are among the activities available to visitors.
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