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Dive sites nearby

Goleta Beach Park

Although visibility here is never more than 15-20 feet, there’s still an exceptional amount of marine life to see, it is an easy beach entry, and beachside facilities are great. Navigation is easy as well making this a great site for beginners.

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Ledbetter Beach

Ledbetter Beach is the most popular dive site in Santa Barbara. It’s an easy entry shore dive with low surf, low to no current, easy accessibility, and shallow sloping bottom. It has great picnic sites including barbeques.

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Stearns Wharf

Right in the heart of Santa Barbara, Stearns Wharf is an easy beach entry with a shallow, sloping sandy bottom; a great dive site for beginners.

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San Miguel Island

San Miguel Island is one of the four main islands that make up the Channel Islands National Park system. Boat diving is the only way to access this island and liveaboard is the best way to dive this area.Crook Point

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Santa Cruz Island

Santa Cruz Island is the largest and most topographically diverse of the eight Channel Islands. The island is split into East and West; the east end of Santa Cruz Island is owned by the National Park Service and the west by the Nature Conservancy. Both are available for diving, accessible only by boat.

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Anacapa Island

From spectacular walls and deep drop-offs to dive-bombing sea lions, wrecks, and relaxing kelp, Anacapa Island, the smallest of the Channel Islands, has it all. Although Anacapa Island is only reachable by boat, there are several dive charter operations that leave from the mainland daily, making it very accessible

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Channel Islands Break Wall

An easily accessible dive site from Channel Island Beach. A great spot for beginners with an easy swim out to the site. Lots of critters hiding within the rocks of the break wall.

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Deer Creek

Easy beach entry. Park on the side of Pacific Coast Highway at Deer Creek Rd. A set of stairs leads down to the beach. Two separate kelp forest / reef systems to explore. Be careful after big storms - sand gets washed out and beach becomes rocky entry.

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Leo Carrillo State Beach

With over a half-mile of beach, Leo Carrillo State Beach offers a few different good dive sites with easy parking and great amenities. Unusual for a beach dive, the kelp bed here is huge and easy to reach from shore. The shallow depth and proximity to shore makes this site great for diving and snorkeling alike.

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Corral Canyon State Beach

The kelp forest at Corral Beach is easily accessible with plenty of parking and great amenities since the best entry point is at a state beach. The shortest swim to the kelp is from the Northwest end of the beach. Always check surf and ocean conditions before heading out to dive this site.

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