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Gull Island, Santa Cruz-Truth Dive Boat-January 5, 2019-( OW Divers and above)

Join Channel Islands Dive Adventures on a trip to Gull Island, Santa Cruz aboard the Truth Dive Boat

Gull Island is a small island off the backside of the south west end of Santa Cruz Island. It is a Marine Protected area (MPA) and one of the few spots in California that you can see purple hydro coral at shallow depths between 15’-40’ .


Trip Details-Truth -Gull Island, Santa Cruz-(OW divers and above)

  • Where: Gull Island, Santa Cruz Island
  • Depart from: Santa Barbara, Sea Landing
  • When: Saturday, January 5, 2019
  • Time: Board the Truth between 8:00-midnight Friday with the Truth departing at 3:00 am and back to dock about 6:00 pm.
  • Cost: $145.00 includes 3 dives, meals, air and reserved bunks

This trip is best suited for

OW Divers and above that have good buoyancy skills and experience in cold water conditions including possible; current, swell, kelp, limited visibility and deeper depths. A surface signal tube is highly recommended.

Trip Highlights

Over the years after Gull Island became a MPA the marine life around the area has gotten better with every passing year. The area around the small island is very rocky with lots of crevices , ledges and small walls and with all the kelp growing you can just imagine how nice this area is to dive. It is an excellent place for photographers and sightseers and should be on every divers to do list!

gull island off the backside of santa cruz island

On this trip we will have Guest Photographer Michael Zeigler joining us to give free tips and suggestions for those who ask. Read more about Michael HERE.

The Boat

The Truth is the original Truth Aquatics boat, and thanks to regular updates and maintenance it remains a world-class liveaboard diving and excursion vessel. It is an ideal entry level boat for smaller charters and groups of friends. Read more about the Truth Here.

truth dive boat out of santa barbara


If you have any questions, please contact Ken at or call 805 469-7288