location: Anacapa Island, Channel Islands National Park
best viewing hours: Daylight Hours
time zone: Pacific Time
This underwater live cam is positioned in the landing cove of Anacapa Island, one of five islands that make up the Channel Islands National Park off the coast of Southern California. It offers rich views of an amber-colored kelp forest and the nearly one thousand marine species that live within it.
Channel Islands National Park, off the coast of Southern California, encompasses five pristine islands and their ocean environment, and protects a wealth of natural and cultural resources. Isolation over thousands of years has created unique animals, plants, and archeological riches found nowhere else on Earth.
This live cam comes to you via explore.org, the philanthropic media organization and division of the Annenberg Foundation. It is part of a collection of more than a hundred HD cams around the world established by Charles Annenberg to help people connect with nature and fall in love with the world again. To see more live cams visit, explore.org.