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Mermaids Sighted on OCEAN DAY

Posts Categorized: Anacapa Island


The juvenile brown pelican was simply searching for a place to hunker down, get out of the piercing, freezing wind, to close its eyes and forget about it.  I could sympathize with the tuckered out seabird. Myself, Fraser Kersey, Garrett Kababik and Mike Wathan were in the midst of kayaking down from the southeast end of Santa Cruz Island, across the Anacapa Passage to Anacapa Island, and eventually across the channel to the Channel Islands… Read more »

Channel Islands 4-Day Ultimate Trip

[vimeo w=400&h=225] CIO Ultimate Adventure July 2011 from Channel Islands Outfitters.  This trip we take all of our toys out and have fun!  4-Days aboard the Truth we go where the weather looks good and the paddling/fishing is great.  Food, guides, gear are all included.  Contact us anytime if you are interested in signing up for our upcoming trips.  Interested in signing-up? Check out the trip on the web: 4-Day Adventure Cruise

Photos of the Week: Channel Islands National Park – Brown Pelican

Paddling through the Northwesterly Swell, I stop and look. A lone pelican looks out to Scorpion Anchorage. Standing like a dignitary, it holds me in my tracks. The pelican is the nobility out on the water. They fly with grace, coasting on the innocent play of swell and wind just inches above the water. At that height they have enough loft to travel many miles with little effort. They line up like planes preparing… Read more »

Anacapa Trash Clean-Up Day

Channel Islands National Park Island Clean-Up Day Located 90 miles from Los Angeles California, The Channel Islands National Park may be one of the remote, pristine, and diverse National Parks that America has to offer.  Anacapa Island, known for it’s magnificent arches, the world’s largest Brown Pelican nursery, endless sea caves, and spectacular kayaking had it’s beaches cleaned.  Island Packers organized, as they do every year a steam around the island picking up all… Read more »