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The Sea Caves

Channel Islands National Park, CA
+1 805-658-5730
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Coolest thing ever !

On the way back from our trip via the ferry, they took us to the back side of one of the Islands... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a must for adventure seekers. Just a short ride offshore in the Channel Islands National... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Robert B
Port Hueneme, California
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Kayak into a series of sea caves in the Channel Islands; each cave has its own special features.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Channel Islands National Park, CA
+1 805-658-5730
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

On the way back from our trip via the ferry, they took us to the back side of one of the Islands where the ferry boat was able to glide into Painted Cave. The sea was very rough that day and I had heard that...More

1  Thank rebusinessforms
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a must for adventure seekers. Just a short ride offshore in the Channel Islands National Park is Anacapa Island. With its rocky shoreline, thousands of birds, and, the best, sea caves that you can take a kayak into. Go with a guide-some are...More

2  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was so cool. This is a must if you like kayaking or even if you're new to it. The caves are really cool. Our guide was wonderful and it was a very memorable trip.

2  Thank Rita S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Some of the deeper caves indeed looked like the above photo -- some were much narrower and more challenging. Remarkable how different each cave was, "Green Room" illuminated from sub surface sunlight, "Boombox" with huge basso wave noise. unless you are an expert, would strongly...More

2  Thank Forrest B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The Sea Caves are accessible by kayak. You can probably rent your own but there are a lot of guided tours that will take you out. They know the lay of the land and whether certain caves can be explored depending on swells and stuff...More

2  Thank Katie O
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I booked the Sea Cave kayaking tour through Santa Barbara Adventures. I was expecting a relaxing kayak trip through caves, but the kayaking was very strenuous and at times technical. The ocean was rough and we kayaked through waves and "foam tornadoes"....More

10  Thank Jody D
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We went through the Santa Barbara Adventure company for kayak tours and they were so very organized and helpful in providing us with a totally wonderful day. We booked online, they called to confirm several times to ensure we received notices and messages, and they...More

4  Thank Laura L
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We have done this trip countless times and the views never disappoint. Kayaking into the caves is one of the most thrilling experiences you will ever have. It's important to be safe, so we always recommend a guide for first timers.

5  Thank VenturaCountyCoast
Reviewed 12 April 2016

You won't want to miss these gigantic sea caves. Kayaking through them is thrilling but definitely dangerous. Best for more experienced kayakers.

3  Thank dsrtgrl
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and brother-in-law camped out on Santa Cruz island and rented our own kayaks for the daytime adventuring. The sea caves were quaint but still fun to explore, and be sure you listen to the guide prior to arriving on the island because the...More

2  Thank Priscilla G
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