Field Trip: Lake Cachuma Winter Wildlife (Eagle) Boat Cruise


Date & Time

Saturday, February 10, 2024
9:45 am - 12:15 pm

Join SBAS and Naturalist Rosey Bishop for a boat tour of the birds of Lake Cachuma. Explore all the nooks and crannies of the shoreline for not only birds but land mammals as well.

This trip is for Santa Barbara / Goleta Coast Audubon Members Only

We will do everything we can for a safe experience, but COVID is always a risk. Additionally, SBAS may decide to cancel events should pandemic conditions warrant it. For these reasons, we ask that:

  • All attendees be vaccinated, each participant bring a mask to the event, and social distancing be practiced to the greatest extent practicable.
  • Masks be worn in car pool situations.
  • Prior to attending any bird walk or field trip, please go to for directions and event updates.

Target Birds:

  • Bald Eagle
  • White Pelican
  • Grebes
  • Common Loon
  • Sea  & water birds
  • Ducks
  • Osprey
  • Great-tailed Grackle
  • Peregrine Falcon
  • etc.

Trip Leader:

Park Naturalist Rosey Bishop


  • Take Hwy 154 to Lake Cachuma County Park entrance
  • If needed ask for directions at the ranger kiosk
  • Park near the boat launching area and the Fishing and Tackle shop
  • See MAP


  • $15.00 per person for the boat trip – payable on the boat.
  • $10.00 per car for entering Lake Cachuma County Park.
    (you may want to carpool with your friends.)


  • Santa Barbara/Goleta Coast Audubon Members ONLY
  • Trip is limited to 25 people.
  • You must contact Dane St. George to make a reservation by February 3rd.
  • Dane will confirm your reservation by email.

Other Information:

  • The Neal Taylor Nature Center has made some big improvements and is worth a visit after the Eagle Cruise.
  • Bring water, snack or lunch
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Bring a hat
  • Dress in layers
  • Binoculars a must, spotting scopes are not recommended on the boat

Trip Coordinator:

Dane St. George
Contact Dane for questions or additional information HERE

Sponsored By Santa Barbara Audubon Society