Labor Day Weekend; Northern Channel Islands
08/30/2013 - 09/02/2013
Truth Aquatics live-aboards are designed by divers for divers. Their commitment to service shows through the smiles of crewmembers that love their jobs and undergo special safety training. The Galley women cook up some gourmet cuisine! We’re on the Conception for this holiday weekend.
On the Labor Day trip, divers have the unique opportunity to explore the pinnacles of San Miguel Island. The beginning of September is the best time to be at San Mig, which see strong winds and swell during much of the year. This rarely visited island is loaded with color: anemones, crabs, nudibranchs covering every inch of wall with a rainbow. Great for macro-photography. Nutrient rich waters bathing this island bring BIG fish: halibut, bugs, redfish, wolfeels, lingcod. The precipitous geology at Boomerang, Skyscrapers, Richardson’s and Wilson’s Rock will blow you away. The island also hosts pristine shallow reefs hosting an incredibly diverse collection of sea life. Night dives are delightful; octopi roam the reefs and bioluminescent zooplankton flash colors to silhouette the diver. Other destinations may include Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, and Santa Barbara Islands.
We will meet at the Santa Barbara Harbor on Friday night, boarding after 8pm. Fall asleep with the Conception departing at 4am, Saturday morning. The boat will return on Monday (Labor Day) about 5pm. The Sea Landing Dive Center is located within steps from the Truth Aquatic vessels for convenient equipment rental. See more details at “Preparing for your Channel Islands Trip” on our Currents page.
- Breakfasts made to order (ex. breakfast burrito)
- Scrumptious lunches and dinners (ex. homemade pot pies and BBQ tri tip… let me know if you have dietary needs or are vegetarian…the chefs make great marinated tofu!)
- Plenty of snacks and desserts (ex. spinach dip, and berry pie)
- Non-alcoholic beverages (ex. sodas, juices, milk)
- Unlimited air fills, unlimited diving
- Single Kayak (double available by request)
- Fuel Surcharge
The cost of this holiday weekend get-away is $550.
A $250 deposit reserves your spot.
Payment and Cancellation Policy: A $300 deposit reserves your space. Final payment is due one month prior to departure, late payments incur a 3% fee. No refunds may be processed after this date. Cancellations are subject to a $25 processing fee. Price includes fuel surcharge and on-board naturalist. Package price is subject to change. Credit cards may be processed with a 3% transaction fee.
Please make checks payable to:
Worldwide Diving Adventures
1150 Whitewater Cove
Santa Cruz, CA 95062