West of Los Angeles and southwest of Santa Rosa in the Channel Islands, the snorkeling off San Miguel Island its marine life over the sandy sea floor.
Due to extremely windy conditions, snorkeling off San Miguel Island is for experienced snorkelers only with proper equipment. A guided dive tour is highly recommended.
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 San Miguel Island is provided by Island Packers ferry service (805) 642-1393.
Overall, San Miguel Island is the 11th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 11 snorkeling dives in California.