Boat Transportation Information for Channel Islands National Park Vessels

The boat ride, transferring between vessel and dock, and working on the islands can be physically and mentally challenging. Prior to committing to a trip on a Channel Islands National Park vessel you are required to view the Boat Transportation Videos below, read the Boat Transportation Guide, and complete the Self Assessment and give it to your sponsor prior to your trip.

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Duration:
2 minutes, 3 seconds

Channel Islands National Park Superintendent Russell Galipeau welcomes passengers and introduces critical boat transportation information for a safe trip to the park.

 
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Duration:
7 minutes, 39 seconds

An overview of procedures for safe loading and unloading of the park boat at park headquarters.

 
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Duration:
3 minutes, 46 seconds

Safety procedures for landing at Anacapa Island via the Ocean Ranger

 
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Duration:
3 minutes, 46 seconds

Safety procedures for landing at Scorpion Anchorage on Santa Cruz Island via the Ocean Ranger

 
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Duration:
2 minutes, 49 seconds

Safety procedures for landing at Prisoners Harbor on Santa Cruz Island via the Ocean Ranger

 
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Duration:
5 minutes

Safety procedures for landing at Santa Barbara Island via the Ocean Ranger.

 
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Duration:
3 minutes, 4 seconds

Safety procedures for landing at Santa Rosa Island via the Ocean Ranger.

 
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Duration:
28 minutes, 36 seconds

Volunteers experience the 3 effects of cold water immersion - cold shock, cold incapacitation & hypothermia. Learn how to survive a fall into cold water.

Last updated: June 26, 2018

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