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Santa Cruz Island Scorpion Ranch Campground

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Just got back from a 3 day - 2 night trip to Santa Cruz Island. Wife and I had been there 18 years ago sans kids but this time we had two tweens in tow. You book your trip out of Ventura Harbor on Island...More

7  Thank NickNorCal
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We stayed in the lower loop (camp 21). It is a well managed camp ground. But during the day, you will see a lot of food traffic right next to the camp. Especially, dont choose 21 as it is at the intersection of 2 hiking...More

9  Thank Nagender B
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

We went here for a few days to Santa Cruz Island and camp tonight at scorpion campground. The sites are quite large. There is potable water to drink. Our first night was very very windy and despite being located in a grove of eucalyptus trees...More

7  Thank Koalatastic
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Took the boat with Island Packers to Santa Cruz Island, Scorpion portage. The island right now is absolutely beautiful, and completely GREEN. The cliffs covered in green grass almost look like something from Ireland. Fantastic hikes, lots of sea life, bird life, and beautiful, remote,...More

6  Thank John A
Reviewed August 27, 2016

We took a boat ride out to Santa Cruz Island for the day. We had a lot of fun walking the trails along the island. The views were amazing. Be sure to bring all you need for a day out because there are no facilities...More

5  Thank BajanFan
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April 24, 2017|
Response from Nagender B | Reviewed this property |
I would do upper if I visit again.
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"This isn't a hotel - it's a campground!"
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"The upper campground is nicer but a longer walk from the beach. Recommend going on a weekday to avoid crowds..."
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"Bring a hat and lots of sunscreen, the hiking is very exposed. The Kayaking tours are great and they check..."
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