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Dive Review of M/V Vision - Channel Islands Expeditions in
The Continental USA/Channel Islands California

M/V Vision - Channel Islands Expeditions: "Northern Channel Islands onboard the M/V Vision out of Santa Barabra", Oct, 2021,

by Peter Neubauer, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 11799.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments This review is for a three night Northern Channel Island trip to San Miguel, Santa Rosa and Santa Cruz Islands. The boat left from Santa Barbara harbor. The website mentions that parking validation is available but it was NOT when I did the trip so be prepared to pay for parking. My 3 night parking cost me a little over $40. Also, make sure if nitrox is free or if they are going to charge for it. On my trip they were going to charge but then relented since our charter was promised free nitrox. So I would clarify that. The website ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites M/V Vision - Channel Islands Expeditions   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Palau, Red Sea, Fiji, Maldives, BVI, Cayman Islands - Grand, Brac and Little, Cozumel, Tulum, Honduras, Florida Keys, Mexico - Sea of Cortez and Pacific, All the California Channel Islands, Hawaii, Bahamas, Okinawa Japan and lots of San Diego - So Cal diving !!!
Closest Airport Getting There I drove up from San Diego. LAX is not far from Santa Barbara and there are small airports nearby.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp 58-62°F / 14-17°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 15-30 Ft/ 5-9 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No restrictions.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments A fire safe cabinet for charging equipment was available. Most cameras were setup and stored in the rear of the galley. Fresh water rinse buckets for cameras only. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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