California Dreaming | Santa Barbara to Newport Beach

Day 1
Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz

Welcome aboard at Santa Barbara on the mainland. Enjoy a light lunch during a one-to-two-hour cruise to Santa Cruz Island. Anchor at either Prisoners Anchorage or Smuggler’s Cove.

Day 2
Santa Cruz Island to Santa Rosa Island

Breakfast on board. Kayak in the Painted Caves – professionally guided tours into one of the largest sea caves in the world. Enjoy a packed picnic lunch.

Cool off by snorkeling in the kelp forests at Scorpion Anchorage and spot Garibaldi, the California state fish or schools of opal eye or bat rays.

Days 3 & 4
Catalina Island

Enjoy breakfast while underway. Arrive at Two Harbors, Catalina, for snorkeling and lunch. In the mid-afternoon pull up anchor and cruise toward Avalon, passing the iconic Avalon Casino and Theatre. Moor or anchor at Avalon for the night. Enjoy a sunset golf cart ride (only island transport) to Wrigley Mansion where you can enjoy cocktails and unsurpassed views of Avalon harbor and the California coastline.

Days 5 & 6
Newport Beach

After breakfast, cruise to Newport Beach. Arrive and dock in Newport Beach and enjoy the club amenities at the Balboa Bay Club. Enjoy dinner aboard and a reserved trip to local hot spots for dancing the night away in “The OC.”

Day 7
Newport Beach

Enjoy one last breakfast aboard before disembarking at noon.

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