The Sea Caves, Channel Islands National Park

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#308 of 403 in Nature in California
The Sea Caves is located in Channel Islands National Park. Discover how to plan a Channel Islands National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • We took a day trip to the Santa Cruz Islands, spent 4 hours of kayaking tour. First, we were not sure if we were able to do it since we did not have much sea kayak experience. However, the sea caves w...  more »
  • When my husband and I took a day trip to the Channel Islands, our kayak tour to the sea caves was the highlight of the day. Our guide was with the Santa Barbara Adventure Company on Santa Cruz Island....  more »
  • An unexpected treat to this awesome cave on our way back from Santa Rosa Island. Santa Cruz has so many sea caves and arches but Painted Cave is so amazing. I've never seen such a beautiful cave.  more »

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Where to stay in Channel Islands National Park

You can stay inside Channel Islands National Park if you bring your tent and supplies for primitive camping. If you want a roof over your head, you'll be spoiled for choice on the mainland. Oxnard, Ventura, and Carpinteria have plenty of affordable chain hotels, while the accommodations in Santa Barbara tend more toward upscale bed and breakfasts and inns. Places book up in the summer and on holiday weekends, so try to reserve in advance if you visit during these times. Rates also rise during local events and festivals.
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