Despite their massive size, whales can be hard to spot due to their ability to camouflage themselves with walrus mustaches and porthole monocles. Learn to see through watery disguises with this Groupon.
Choose from Two Options
- $40 for a four-hour Seafari Tour of Anacapa Island (up to an $80 value)
- $75 for a four-hour Seafari Tour of Anacapa Island for two (up to a $160 value)
On the Seafari tour, groups venture through the waters of Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary, marveling at the rare and sometimes endangered wildlife of Anacapa Island's north shore. This tour is fully-narrated and non-landing, meaning that visitors will remain afloat for the entirety of the four-hour tour as they search for wildlife such as whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, and birds. Morning departures include continental breakfast, while afternoon departures include a Seafarer's Feast; beverages are an extra fee.
Channel Islands Whale Watching
Channel Islands Whale Watching was founded in 1999 specializing in Eco-Tourism and Wildlife Adventures. All of our trips take place in the pristine waters surrounding Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary. CIWW transports thousands of visitors each year offering wildlife interpretation with informative narration of this unique region, often referred to as the Galapagos of the Northern Hemisphere. Captain Frank helms his Ranger 85 to carry visitors on scenic tours around Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary, allowing them to glimpse rare species of animals and stretches of untamed Californian landscapes where there are two distinct ecosystems. On some trips, passengers may even occasionally spot up to five different types of whales. He also embarks on private charters and bookings for groups or special occasions, such as corporate events or graduation parties for the family harbor seal.