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Channel Islands Outfitters is California's premier guide service for kayaking & snorkeling the sea caves of The Channel Islands National Park. CIO's Paddle Sports Center is Santa Barbara's premier KAYAK | SUP | SURF rental and membership center. We are a certified ASI School (Academy of Surfing Instructors), which means you getting the world standard in SUP instruction. We have served over 35,000 customers for over 20 years!
What is SUP? SUP stands for Stand Up Paddle boarding. From the beach it appears as though people are walking on water, but that is in fact SUP. Standing up on a long/wide surfboard is easier than you'd think and CIO has a wide variety of boards for all skill levels. Change your vantage point and try SUP!
Looking for an island adventure? CIO let's you build your own experience be it a day trip to the sea caves or a camping trip on the largest island off the coast of California... we have lot's of options to satisfy your thirst for adventure. Guides from other parts of the world choose CIO because of our commitment to high quality gear and an unparalleled experience. CIO believes in challenge by choice whenever possible, so you will get an amazing experience that will totally blow you away, beginners and seasoned veterans alike!
Come visit us online or call us... we'd love to set you up for an unforgettable Santa Barbara or Channel Islands adventure!
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