Channel Islands National Park

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Channel Islands National Park - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • Diving

    Some of the best snorkeling and diving in the world can be found in the cool waters surrounding the Channel Islands. In the relatively warm...

  • Hiking

    The terrain on most of the islands ranges from flat to moderately hilly. There are no services on the islands (and no public phones; cell phone...

  • Kayaking

    The most remote parts of the Channel Islands are accessible only by a sea kayak. Some of the best kayaking in the park can be found on Anacapa...

  • Whale-Watching

    About a third of the world's cetacean species (27 to be exact) can be seen in the Santa Barbara Channel. In July and August, humpback and blue...