West of Los Angeles and southwest of Oxnard in the Channel Islands, the snorkeling off Anacapa Island is known for its marine life and kelp forests.
When snorkeling in the Channel Islands, it is highly recommended to use wetsuits due to cold water conditions. Also, a dive flag marker is encouraged.
Access to Anacapa Island is provided by Island Packers ferry service (805) 642-1393.
Overall, Anacapa Island is the 7th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 11 snorkeling dives in California.