Lunch is included
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Scorpion Base Camp
Cavern Point hike
Whale Watching
Sea Caves & Coves kayaking at the Channel Islands National Park
Kayaking and Snorkeling at the Channel Islands National Park
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Paddle Sports Center

Kayak | SUP | SURF Specialists

CIO’s Paddle Sports Center has two convenient locations in Santa Barbara and at Goleta Beach. Book online and get guest pricing (30% off!). Become a member and get 10% off on Island Adventures!

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    Planning your Channel Islands Adventure

    Posted on 28 July 2015 | 12:37 pm

    April 2015 issue with CIOIn April of this year (2015) we were featured in Sunset Magazine. The Channel Islands was the cover story most notably

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