Walk along the harbor is 0.38 miles.
At the hotel, we'll enjoy a buffet featuring an assortment of hot and cold breakfast items plus water, coffee, tea, and assorted juices.
We’ll journey from the hotel to the Channel Islands National Park Visitors Center via private motor coach, where you will have an opportunity to watch the new video, "A Treasure in the Sea: Channel Islands". You will also be able to talk with park personnel, walk through the native plant garden, and view exhibits which highlight the natural and cultural features of the islands. You will have some time to browse and enjoy the scenic view from the tower before we depart and walk along the harbor into Harbor Village.
At a restaurant on the water’s edge in Harbor Village, we’ll have a plated lunch that includes dessert and your choice of coffee, tea, or water; other beverages available for purchase.
After returning to the hotel, we’ll discuss a variety of the topics that the Channel Islands have to offer with a local expert. Established as a National Park in 1980, the Islands have a long history, completely separate from the main land. Created by tectonic forces roughly five million years ago, they have a distinct nature that differentiates them from mainland California.
At the hotel.
We’ll continue learning about the Channel Islands with our local expert. Due to their isolated history, numerous species of plants and animals live on these islands that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The islands and their protected waters serve as a habitat for animals living in the massive kelp forests, including approximately 1,000 species of fish, and other animals ranging from plankton to blue whales, the largest creatures on Earth.