Explore California’s unique sea life at these websites…..




Channel Islands National Park Visitor’s Center

1901 Spinnaker Drive     Ventura, California 93001     (805) 658-5730

Located near the harbor’s entrance to the sea.  Visiting hours are 8:30 to 5:00 daily.



Monterey Bay Aquarium

886 Cannery Row     Monterey, California  93940     (831) 648-4888

Located in Monterey’s historic Cannery Row district, about 125 miles south of San Francisco. Visiting hours are 10:00 to 6:00 daily, and vary seasonally.



Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way     Long Beach, California  90802     (562) 590-3100

Located at the Long Beach Harbor in southern California. Visiting hours are 9:00 to 6:00 daily.



sealion2_0002_edited-1Join the virtual diving community at these Scuba forum education, and photography websites….




Scuba Board

Got a scuba question? Someone on this active site will have an answer. Find them at


Scuba Magazine

Scuba related articles and links at


SeaHunt Diving for the fun of it – California & Way Beyond

Scuba stories, articles, lots of pictures and even more links at


Los Angeles County ScubaLacntyLOGO-TANK250

1012 W. Beverly Blvd, Unit 997    Montebello, CA   90640     (323) 726-2155

Operated by the Department of Parks & Recreation since 1954, LACS is known for its excellence in Scuba training programs.



Carrillo Coast ViewGetting there:  Local Charter Boats




Truth Aquatics    

Boat charters around the Channel Islands, out of Santa Barbara



Boat charters around the Channel Islands, out of Ventura


Island Packers

Whale watching and boat trips to land destinations in the Channel Islands, out of Ventura