SoCal Shootout-Oil rigs trip

SoCal Shootout-Oil rigs trip
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Whether you want to take pictures, get scallops or just sightseeing there is just something mystifying about diving a man-made object out in the open ocean! Join Channel Islands Dive Adventures aboard the Asante for a single day trip to dive the southern oil rigs (Eureka, Elley & Ellen) during the SoCal Shootout on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.

Signup for both the oil rig trip and the 2 day Miguel/Rosa trip during the SoCal Shootout and save $$

The plan is to board at 6:00 am Sunday, Sept. 10th and depart at 7:00 am with us getting back about 3:00 pm.

Diving the oil rigs Eureka, Elley and Ellen can be an awesome experience. Eureka (about 700’ deep) is the furthest out of the 3 and in most divers opinion it is the best to dive. Then you have Elley and Ellen (around 260’ deep) which are not far from Eureka and are about 8 miles out of Long Beach. Elley and rig/wreck scallopEllen are connected together by a bridge making them more into an oil rig complex. What makes an oil rig so much fun to dive is the amount of life that has called the legs and cross braces home plus you then have the schooling fish and sea lions swimming around the structure. The rigs legs and cross braces are covered with things like nudibranches, anemones ( including metridiums), lots of fish like rockfish, Cabazon and sheephead, brittle stars and more. The rigs are photographer’s dreams come true. The visibility can vary depending on conditions and depth from 20’-100’. Generally the best vis is 60’ or deeper.

Trip Details
-Where: Oil Rigs-SoCal Shootout
-Depart from: Ports of Call, San Pedro
-When: Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017
-Time: boarding at 6:00 am, departing at 7:00 am and back about 3:00 pm
-Cost: $145.00 includes, 3 dives, lunch, snacks & air

To sign up and pay for the trip or if you have any questions, please contact Ken at or call (805) 469-7288

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