Channel Islands Harbor

Channel Islands Harbor


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Discover it for Yourself...

Hop on a jet ski. Catch a glimpse of a whale. Watch the sunset over the ocean. Whether you live around the corner or you're unplugging for a weekend adventure, the scenic Channel Islands Harbor is worth the trip. Just about an hour's drive from Los Angeles, our beach-lined parks and picnic-worthy coastline await you.

If you're into surfing uncrowded beaches, strolling in for a museum exhibition, then rounding out the day with some mouth-watering local cuisine, bring the whole family for an adventure. We have something for everyone!


Explore the Channel Islands Harbor

Channel Islands Harbor is a working harbor that offers fun-filled water activities for the whole family. Hop on a paddle board or kayak, try your hand at sailing or stroll and dine at local eateries.


Adventure in the Pacific Ocean

Watch for whales, go diving, fishing, kayaking and more with our dive centers, boat charters and yacht clubs.


Discover the Channel Islands

Uniquely coined as "America's Galapagos" discover the teaming ocean environment of five offshore islands through the Harbor's variety of excursions to the Channel Islands National Park.


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Sun 24

22nd Annual Celebration of the Whales Festival

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
May 05
May 11

14th Annual Safe Boating Expo

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

News from the Harbor

Celebration of the Whales Festival Offers Family Fun, Prizes, and Chalk Art

March 13, 2019

Visitors who attend the 22nd Annual Celebration of the Whales Festival at the Channel Islands Harbor are going to be in for a variety of surprises. This year’s event will…

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Applications Available for Ventura County 2019 Junior Lifeguard Program

March 12, 2019

Enrollment applications are now available to youth interested in participating in the Ventura County 2019 Junior Lifeguard Program. The Junior Lifeguard Program, sponsored by the Ventura County Harbor Department, offers…

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Director’s Message: Harbor Academy is Here, Projects Continue to Move Forward

March 4, 2019

The first chapter of the Harbor Academy is in the books (pardon the pun).  I approached this series of presentations with a little trepidation, knowing the passion for certain topics…

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