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Channel Islands Dive Adventures

Channel Islands Dive Adventures offers FUN scuba trips for all divers around the Channel Islands including wrecks, oil rigs and coastal offshore reefs. Book your dive trip today!

Mission Statement

Channel Islands Dive Adventures LLC mission is to offer well organized dive trips to unique and interesting destinations with a dive/travel guide present, to help foster new friendships with other like minded divers and above all to promote safe and fun diving. read more.

September Happenings

Hi Divers,

September is the start of the GOOD dive season in SoCal because the weather is getting better and visibility is improving. Also, lobster season is closing in on us and NOW is the time to BOOK a trip!

We have a variety of trips throughout the Channel Islands and beyond so there is always something for everyone no matter what level diver you are or what it is you like to do such as UW photography, hunting or sightseeing and we even like having non-divers join us. Give our SoCal Dive Calendar a look to see all the COOL TRIPS we offer.

We have trips to San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Catalina, San Nick, Begg Rock and Santa Barbara Island, Big Sur, oil rigs, wrecks and coastal dive site and you can sign-up using our simple and easy online booking system.

Looking for a dive vacation? If so, please consider one of our group trips on our Dive Vacations page and with trips planned to July 2020 there are many to choose from. Coming up we have trips to Bonaire for Feb. 2018, Solomon Islands in May 2018, Jupiter/Palm Beach in September 2018 and Palau in Feb. 2019.

As always Channel Islands Dive Adventures is “Striving for Different Diving”

Keep Diving, Ken Kollwitz
Channel Islands Dive Adventures LLC


Upcoming CIDA SoCal Dive Trips 


Sept. 23rd-SM1 & Gosford wrecks-Truth out of Santa Barbara

Oct. 13th & 14thBug Fest-Truth out of Santa Barbara

Oct. 21stOlympic wreck & Rigs-Magician out of San Pedro

Oct. 29thCoastal Offshore Reefs-Peace out of Ventura

Nov. 4thSM1 & Gosford wrecks-Truth out of Santa Barbara

CIDA SoCal Dive Calendar

CIDA Dive Vacations

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We offer 10% Student & Military discounts and 5% discounts to sponsoring clubs on all local SoCal trips.  When signing up online enter “Student” or “Military” for the coupon code and for clubs enter your club code.

New Lobster Regulations

New Lobster Regulations
Are you a bug diver? If so, did you know there are some changes to the regulations ESPECIALLY when lobster season now starts?
Check it all out here-New Regulation Changes for Recreational Lobster Fishing

CIDA Trips with Photo Tips & More

CIDA Trips with Photo Tips & More

CIDA has been lucky enough to work it out to have either Michael Zeigler or Todd Winner both from Immersed Imaging or Zac Areneta from Samys Camera on a number of trips throughout the year to give photo & video help & tips to those that would like to learn more about underwater photography. Check out our Dive Calendar for more info.

Please join us and take your photography to the next level!

Join DAN or DiveAssure today!

Join DAN or DiveAssure today!

If you’re a diver and don’t have dive accident or travel insurance, don’t kid yourself thinking nothing is ever going to happen. The one time something does happen (and hopefully it never will) will be when you are going to really hope you have it, especially if you do multiple dive trips in a year! Either DAN or DiveAssure both offer plenty of choices depending on your needs and type of diving you like to do. Get all the info needed to sign-up for DAN or DiveAssure here!

Upcoming Vacation Trips


Bonaire-Buddy Dive, Feb. 17-25, 2018

  Bonaire has won many diver reader awards and is not only lots of FUN but has some of the easiest diving of anywhere you can go-that is why this trip is our 4th time back. They have good boat dives, awesome and EASY shore dives and plenty of other things to see and do and is also GREAT trip for non-divers. 9 days at Buddy Dive starting at $1350.00

Solomon Islands, Bilikiki Liveaboard-May 19-29, 2018

The Solomon Islands consists of 922 islands, many are uninhabited and it is also an exotic wonderland of varied landscapes, rich in cultural and biological diversity. With the masses of fish, incredible variety of coral life and wrecks you be dazzled on every dive. 10 days aboard the MV Bilikiki priced at $5750.00

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