• Scenic View from Inspiration Point, Anacapa Island ©timhaufphotography.com

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Where To Eat

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There are no services on the islands. Visitors must bring all their own food and water (potable water is available in the Scorpion Ranch campground on Santa Cruz Island and the Water Canyon campground on Santa Rosa Island).

A limited amount of food and drink is available on the concessionaire boats.

For restaurants in Ventura, Oxnard, and Santa Barbara contact:

Did You Know?

Painted Cave, Santa Cruz Island

Painted Cave on Santa Cruz Island is one of the world’s largest known sea caves. The cave measures 1215 feet in length (the size of more than four football fields), has a 160 foot entrance, and is almost 100 feet wide.