The Santa Barbara Channel Offers almost Year Round Whale Watching and Wildlife Adventures. Catch Humpbacks, Grey Whales, Blue Whales, Orcas and Dolphins anytime of year in our Channel. Island Air Services Helicopter whale watching excursion is one of the only helicopter tour companies that specialize in Whale Watching Tours. The Santa Barbara Channel and Channel Islands National Park marine Sanctuary is some of the countries prime whale watching locations. The Santa Barbara Channel is one of the most prolific whale watching locations on the West Coast with Whale Watching almost year round. Island Air Services Whale Watching helicopter tours are narrated by our professional pilots and ensure Marine Wildlife protection at all times. Enjoy Gray Whales, Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Orcas and Humpbacks throughout the year. Experience the pure majestic underwater acrobatic maneuvers as can only be seen by helicopter with their pure size and beauty. Island Air Services works closely with Whale watching companies through out the harbors to ensure the best opportunity for our customers to view these majestic mammals from a location of comfort and speed. Island Air Services Helicopter tours for whale watching is the perfect option for those who may not want to spend all day in a boat and can be done in as little as 30 minutes and in the comfort of a helicopter. Typical whale watching season is between december and April for Gray Whales and June-sept for humpbacks, blue whales and orcas.