Dive Calendar

    Channel Islands Dive Adventures Southern California Boat Dive Calendar

Wolf Eel logo Cross Hatch PC LayerChannel Islands Dive Adventures (CIDA) runs many trips in Southern California mainly between Santa Barbara and Long Beach. We have some trips you will not find on any dive boat schedule. CIDA charters the boat, picks the planned destinations (weather permitting) and has a CIDA representative/ trip leader/host on every trip to help make sure things go smoothly, safely, pair up buddies if needed and keep things organized. Check out the CIDA Difference and book your next trip with us. Diving with CIDA is like diving with FUN family!

Don’t forget-CIDA offers a 10% discount to Military, Fire and Law Enforcement Personnel plus a 10% Student discount on any CIDA SoCal dive trip. We also give a 5% discount to members of clubs that sponsor CIDA. Not a sponsor? Let us know, it’s easy, painless, cost nothing and can benefit your dive club!

When signing up online enter “Student”, “Military”, “Fire” or “Police” for the Promo code and for clubs enter your club code.


CIDA does about 3 group scuba dive vacations every year to some very cool places and always having a trip leader/host along. Some of the places we do group trips too are not the norm so if you are into doing something a little different & unique please check out our Scuba Dive Vacations and come join us on your next adventure!

CIDA 2019 Boat Calendar
Date Boat Destination Depart from Boarding time Departure & return time What is included
Cost
Sat.-Jan. 5, 2019 Truth Gull Island, Santa Cruz Sea Landing, Santa Barbara Between 8-midnight Fri. 3:00 am-6:00 pm 3 dives, meals & air $145.00
Sat.-Jan. 19, 2019 Magician Oil Rigs San Pedro-22nd St landing 6:00 am Sat. or after 8:00 pm Fri. 7:00 am-4:00 pm 3 dives, lunch, snacks & air $135.00
Sat.-Feb. 2, 2019  Peace Santa Cruz Ventura Harbor 6:00 am Sat. or after 8:00 pm Fri.  7:00 am-6:00 pm 3 dives, meals & air $145.00
 Sun.-Feb. 10, 2019  Magician  Catalina-West End  San Pedro-22nd St landing 6:00 am Sun. or after 8:00 pm Sat. 7:00 am-6:00 pm  3 dives, lunch, snacks & air $145.00
 Feb. 17-24, 2019 Palau-Palau Aggressor Sold Out!  See Details $3535.00
Sat.-Mar. 2, 2019  Peace Anacapa Island Ventura Harbor 6:00 am Sat. or after 8:00 pm Fri. 7:00 am-6:00 pm 3 dives, meals & air $145.00
Sat.-Mar. 16, 2019 Magician Oil Rigs San Pedro-22nd St landing 6:00 am Sat. or after 8:00 pm Fri. 7:00 am-4:00 pm 3 dives, lunch, snacks & air $135.00
Sat.-April 6, 2019 Truth San Miguel Island Sea Landing, Santa Barbara Between 8-midnight Fri. 3:00 am-6:00 pm 3 dives, meals & air $155.00
Sat.-April 20, 2019 Magician Adventure Trip-Izor’s Reef & Wrecks-Limited Load (18) San Pedro-22nd St landing 6:00 am Sat. or after 8:00 pm Fri. 7:00 am-5:00 pm 3 dives, meals & air $170.00
Sat.-May 4, 2019 Peace Santa Barbara Island Ventura Harbor Between 8-midnight Fri. 2:00 am-7:00 pm 3 dives, meals & air $175.00
Sat.-Mon., May 25-27, 2019 (3 Day Weekend) Truth Santa Barbara Island-(Fuel Surcharge added) Sea Landing, Santa Barbara Between 8-midnight Fri. 1:00 am-Sat.
6:00 pm-Mon.
Lot’s of dives, 2 night dives, meals & air $610.00
Sat.-June 8, 2019 Peace San Miguel Island Ventura Harbor Between 8-11 pm Fri. Midnight Fri.-7:00 pm 4 dives, meals & air $190.00
Fri./Sun.-June 21-23, 2019 Vision Big Sur Morro Bay Between 8-midnight Thur. 3:00 am-Fri.
6:00 pm-Sun.
Lot’s of dives, meals & air $635.00
Sat./Sun.-June 22-30, 2019 Naniamo & Campbell River, B.C. Canada See Details $1700.00
Fri./Sat.-July 12 & 13, 2019 Peace Begg Rock, San Nick Ventura Harbor Between 8-11 pm Thur. night Midnight-Thru.
6:00 pm-Sat.
Lot’s of dives, 1 night dive, meals & air $380.00
Fri./Mon.-July 19-22, 2019 Morro Bay Camping and Diving Make your own reservation using Reserve California
Sat.-July 27, 2019 Magician Adventure Trip-Palawan, Avalon & Radio TowerLimited Load (18) San Pedro-22nd St landing 6:00 am Sat. or after 8:00 pm Fri. 7:00 am-4:00 pm 3 dives, lunch, snacks & air $170.00
Sun.-Aug. 4, 2019 Peace Adventure Trip-kelpcutter Wreck and Deep ReefsLimited Load (22) Ventura Harbor 6:00 am Sun. or after 8:00 pm Sat. 7:00 am-6:00 pm 3 dives, meals & air $170.00
Sat.-Aug.10, 2019 Magician Farnsworth & Catalina West End San Pedro-22nd St landing 5:00 am Sat. or after 8:00 pm Fri. 6:00 am-7:00 pm 3 dives, lunch, snacks & air $155.00
Thu./Mon., Aug. 15-19, 2019 Plaskett Creek/Jade Cove Camp & Dive Make your own reservation using Recreation.gov
Fri./Sat.-Aug. 16 & 17, 2019 Peace San Miguel Pinnacles Ventura Harbor Between 8-11 pm Thur. night Midnight-Thur.
6:00 pm-Sat.
Lot’s of dives + 1 night dive, meals & air $380.00
Sat./Sun.-Aug. 24-Sept. 1, 2019 1000 Islands Adventure, St. Lawrence River, Canada See details
Sat.-Aug. 31, 2019 Magician Olympic & Oil Rigs San Pedro-22nd St landing 6:00 am Sat. or after 8:00 pm Fri. 7:00 am-4:00 pm 3 dives, lunch, snacks & air $135.00
Sat./Sun.-Sept. 14 & 15, 2019  Truth Adventure Trip-SM1 & Gosford Wrecks plus Exploration past Pt. Conception  Sea Landing, Santa Barbara Between 8-midnight Fri. 3:00 am Sat.-6:00 pm Sun. Lot’s of dives + 1 night dive, meals & air $390.00
Sat.-Sept. 21, 2019 Truth Naples Reef & Old Oil Piers (Customer Appreciation Trip) Sea Landing, Santa Barbara Between 8-midnight Fri. 6:00 am-6:00 pm 3 dives, meals & air $135.00
Sun.-Sept. 29, 2019 Island Packers Santa Rosa Island Hike Ventura Harbor 7:00 am-6:00 pm $82.00
Thu./Mon.-Oct. 3-7, 2019 Monterey Adventure-Whale Watching, Diving and more See Details
Fri./Sat.-Oct. 11 & 12, 2019 Truth 10th Annual Bug Fest-San Nick & Santa Cruz (Added Fuel Surcharge) Sea Landing, Santa Barbara Between 8-11 pm Thur. Midnight Thur.-6:00 pm Sat. Lots of dives + 1 night dive, meals & air $440.00
Sat.-Oct. 19, 2019 Magician Olympic Wreck & Oil Rigs San Pedro-22nd St landing 6:00 am Sat. or after 8:00 pm Fri. 7:00 am-4:00 pm 3 dives, lunch, snacks & air $135.00
Oct./Nov. Red Sea & Egypt See Details
Sun.-Oct. 27, 2019 Peace Adventure Trip-Spirit of America and Deep ReefsLimited Load (22) Ventura Harbor 5:00 am Sun. or after 8:00 pm Sat. 6:00 am-6:00 pm 3 dives, meals & air $170.00
Sat.-Nov. 2, 2019 Truth SM1 & Gosford Wrecks Sea Landing, Santa Barbara Between 8-midnight Fri. 3:00 am-
6:00 pm
3 dives, food & air $155.00
Sat/Sun.-Nov. 16 & 17, 2019 Peace Begg Rock, San Nick Ventura Harbor Between 8-11 pm Fri Midnight-Fri.
6:00 pm-Sun.
Lot’s of dives, 1 night dive, meals & air $380.00
Sun.-Nov. 24, 2019 Magician Farnsworth & Catalina West End San Pedro-22nd St landing 5:00 am Sun. or after 8:00 pm Sat. 6:00 am-7:00 pm 3 dives, lunch, snacks & air $155.00
Sun.-Dec. 1, 2019 Peace Santa Barbara Island Ventura Harbor Between 8-midnight Sat. 2:00 am-6:00 pm 3 dives, meals & air  $175.00
Sat.-Dec. 21, 2019 Peace Adventure Trip-Deep Coastal Offshore Reefs –Limited Load (22) Ventura Harbor 6:00 am Sat. or after 8:00 pm Fri. 7:00 am
6:00 pm
3 dives, meals & air $170.00

Most all of our CIDA only trips will have a photo professional on board to give one on one help to anyone who would like it. These will not be photo only trips. The guest photographers we will have on board are Michael Zeigler , Zac Araneta and Brook Peterson.


*You are responsible for all your own equipment, including tank & weights on all Channel Islands Dive Adventures dive trips*


No matter where you live or dive the weather and sea conditions can change very quickly and because of this Channel Islands Dive Adventures highly recommends having a safety signal tube on every dive, dive accident insurance such as; DiveAssure or DAN (Divers Alert Network) and up to date on any training you may need.


Booking Spots on trips

Please remember, once you have paid for a spot on a trip, that spot is yours and is no longer available to anyone else. If you cannot make it and we have been notified, we will try our best to fill the spot, but ultimately you are responsible for your spot

Cancellation Policy

To cancel a reservation: Call us at 1-805-469-7288
Single Day Trips
No Refund 50% Credit** 100% Credit**
If cancelled in 0-3 days If cancelled in 4-7 days If cancelled in 8 or more days
Multi-Day Trips
No Refund 50% Credit** 100% Credit**
If cancelled in 0-14 days If cancelled in 14-30 days If cancelled in 31 or more days
**All credits are good for 12 months**
NO REFUNDS or RAIN CHECKS will be given

Longer warm/cold water trips

The cancellation policy for the longer warm and cold water trips will very depending on the resort or operator used-see information for individual trips that are planned.

Weather Policy

All destinations are subject to change depending on the weather and sea conditions. The dive boats can usually make the trips in any kind of weather, rain or shine. Sometimes the weather may not look so good, but most times there are still places to dive. The Captain of the boat being used for a particular trip has the final decision, with concern in providing for the safety and well being of the passengers and crew aboard. If the Captain or Channel Islands Dive Adventures cancels a trip, then refunds will be given. Never consider a trip cancelled until advised by the Captain or Channel Islands Dive Adventures.
Have Questions? Email or call us at 1-805-469-7288

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