Experience the pristine Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary from the land and the sea on an epic three-day trip aboard a 75 foot boat!
There will be hiking and kayaking at various places on and around the islands that are on the travel itinerary (weather dependent) which will be San Miguel, Santa Rosa, and Santa Cruz.
There will be a Naturalist from the Channel Islands National Park on board for the entire trip to inform and educate and answer your questions about the unique history and flora and fauna.
Wildlife to look for during the crossing and passages between the islands are orca, humpback, finback, grey and blue whales, pacific bottlenose dolphins, elephant, harbor and northern seals, sea lions, marine birds like California brown pelicans, oyster catchers and cormorants and maybe the elusive flying fish. On the island, try and spot the shy indigenous cat-like Island Fox.
There will be an onboard chef cooking breakfast and dinner. Lunch will be a build-your-own-sandwich bar.
Your adventure will begin on Thursday night, May 7th at 8:00 pm at Santa Barbara Harbor where you will check-in with the crew. Arrive as early as possible and get settled in for an early 4:00 am Friday, May 8th departure. Check-in time is between 8:00 pm Thursday night and 3:00 am Friday morning. Return to the mainland is Sunday, May 10th at around 5:00 pm.
Total trip cost is only $712.00 which includes your cozy bunk, hot showers, hot breakfast and dinner, cold lunches and snacks, kayak rental, and the naturalist.
Please let me know ASAP if you are interested in this event. You are more than welcome
to invite your friends. the boat sleeps 35 people.
To reserve your spot, please send a deposit check for $200 ASAP (or pay in full).
Your trip balance payment of $512 will be due no later than March 23rd, 2015.
Age of guests: 21 and older please
Contact: Kim Freeman - firstname.lastname@example.org 818.687.3118
Channel Islands National Park Land & Sea Tour
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