Channel Islands Live Anacapa Island Webcam

Tim Hauf

Due to power and signal transmission issues at the remote island site, the Anacapa Island Webcam may temporarily drop its video feed.

The Anacapa Island Webcam provides incredible views of the park's iconic symbol Arch Rock, seabird rookeries, and the historic lighthouse, as well as the ocean life and sea conditions at the landing cove and nearby waters.


Currently, this live video may only be viewed in Internet Explorer. Other browsers no longer support this stream.

For full screen viewing, right click on the video image and select "Zoom" and then select "Full Screen." The video will be pixelated since the resolution of the streaming video is 640 x 480. To exit full screen, push the "Escape" key or right click on the video image and select "Exit Full Screen." To open directly in the full version of Windows Media Player visit

If you are using a Mac you may need to install Flip Player for Mac to view the Anacapa Island Webcam. This will allow you to view the webcam using Quicktime. To install this free software visit Flip Player for Mac.

Viewing experiences may differ based on internet connection and device. There is currently no technical support regarding the quality of this video stream. However, we do welcome your feedback: e-mail us

Location of Anacapa Island Webcam
The Anacapa Island Webcam is located within the landing cove on Anacapa Island.

map of southern california and the channel islands
map of anacapa island

The Anacapa Island Webcam rotates to show various views. Below are still images of these different views.

looking north from anacapa across channel to mainland
Looking north towards mainland.
arch rock with boat, east end anacapa island
Looking east towards Arch Rock.
anacapa lighthouse
Looking southeast towards lighthouse.
seabird rookery anacapa island
Looking east towards seabird rookery.
landing cove, anacapa island
Looking down towards Landing Cove.

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1901 Spinnaker Drive
Ventura, CA 93001


(805) 658-5730

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