Prisoners Harbor Kayak Tour

Explore Prisoners Harbor, on Santa Cruz Island’s north coast. We’ll spend 2-2.5 hours exploring the pristine waters, kelp forests, beautiful coastlines and rich history. This area of the island is the border of Channel Islands National Park and the Nature Conservancy.

Ferry Tickets
Ferry service is operated by Island Packers. You will be given the option to purchase ferry tickets with your kayaking reservation during the checkout process.

When

November - June 7am ferry check-in (8am departure) or 8am ferry check-in (9am departure) from Ventura Harbor. Tour meets on Santa Cruz Island daily at 10:30am and select days at 9:30am

Distance

2-3 miles

Duration

2-2.5 hours

Difficulty

Beginner to Advanced. Children under age 5 not permitted.

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  • Pricing

    Adult $149 + ferry ($59)* Child (12 and under) $139 + ferry ($46)*

Holiday Season Cave Kayak

Our Adventure Sea Cave Kayak Tour is our most popular Channel Islands National Park tour. We’ll spend a half-day exploring the sea caves around Scorpion Anchorage on Santa Cruz Island. No other area of the park offers as many sea cave kayaking opportunities. Some of the most beautiful sea caves in the world can be found at Scorpion Anchorage.

Our Discovery Sea Cave Kayak Tour is a shortened version of our Adventure Sea Cave Kayaking Tour. In 1.5 hours of paddling time you will experience sea caves, kelp forests and pristine coastlines. This tour is great for first timers to the island who want to be able to experience numerous activities in a day. Channel Islands National Park offers hiking, snorkeling, birding, endemic species, a rich history and more.

Ferry Tickets
Ferry service is operated by Island Packers.You will be given the option to purchase ferry tickets from us during the checkout process.

Ferry return times vary. Your ferry will depart from Scorpion Anchorage anywhere between 3:30pm and 5:00pm (arrival in Ventura Harbor between 4:30pm and 7:00pm).

When

The Adventure tour is available Dec 21-Jan 5th for the winter season. 7am ferry check-in (8am departure) or 8am ferry check-in (9am departure) from Ventura Harbor. Tour meets on Santa Cruz Island daily at 10:30am and select days at 9:30am

The Discovery tour is available on Dec 21st and 23rd only due to the ferry schedule. 7am ferry check-in (8am departure) or 8am ferry check-in (9am departure) from Ventura Harbor, tour meeting on Santa Cruz Island at 9:30 or 12:30

Distance

2.5-3 miles

Duration

2.5-3 hours

Difficulty

Beginner to Advanced. Children under age 5 not permitted.

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