While I was in LA, Zach took me out to Anacapa Island for a kayaking trip. We left from Ventura around 10am, and it took about an hour to get to the island. Then it was a four hour paddle down the northern coast of the chain, working West to East. Along the way we explored sea caves, got followed by seals, and saw a ton of birds. It was a fun day- if you're ever in LA, I highly recommend the experience. Related: Zach's post at LAist.