Channel Islands Harbor

Water Activities

Boat Rentals

When you join Marina Sailing, you are not just becoming a part of a sailing club; you are becoming a member of California’s largest and most experienced sailing charter and instruction company. Benefits include access to yachts, sailing lessons, and more.

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At Hopper Boat Rentals, you can choose from a variety of water activity rentals, including electric boats, kayaks, paddle boats, motor skiffs and sea cycles. We are located at the corner of Channel Islands Blvd. and South Victoria Ave. November through February open Monday through Friday 12:00 to 5:00pm. Saturday & Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm. Summer hours March through October 10:00am to  5:00pm Open 7 days a week weather permitting. Our last boat leaves at 4:00pm daily

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Southern California Jet Skis offers jet ski, electric boat and bicycle rentals to visitors at the Channel Islands Harbor. Come rent one of our brand new Sea Doos or Duffy electric boats for an unforgettable experience out on the water! For those who'd rather stay on dry land, we have bikes available for rent. Rent a single cruiser, or fit the whole family onto one of our single or double surrey bikes. Open Monday-Friday 12:00 pm-5:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am- 8:00 pm.

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Cruises & Charters

A&M Boat Charters – Sunfish offers kayaking tours to Anacapa Island and diving excursions to coastal and rocky reefs, kelp beds, oil rigs, and wrecks. Please let us know where you would like to go! Our schedule is open for most days.

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The best sailboat rental value in Southern California. Reserve a captained charter on Wiley for $150/hour. Or take an all-day trip to Channel Islands National Park – including lunch –  for $950. Wiley can accommodate up to four passengers, and even though you’ve got a captain, you’re welcome to take the helm as much as you like. By reservation only.

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Cruising the California Channel Islands for education, recreation, and research since 1968. Let your island adventure begin with the experienced crew from Island Packers. Providing first rate transportation services for island hiking, camping, kayaking, whale watching, school field trips, sightseeing and harbor cruises. We travel to all five islands in the Channel Islands National Park. The Islander and Island Adventure carry up to 149 passengers, with traveling speeds of 20 - 22 knots. Seating is provided in a large indoor cabin or outside on a canopy-covered upper deck. There are two seasons each year where they specifically go out into the waters of the Santa Barbara Channel and the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary to view the larger of the marine mammals, the Pacific Gray Whales, Humpback and Blue Whales. Make a reservation online or by phone to book your spot today!

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A&M Boat Charters & Cruises offers Harbor cruises, museum lunch tours, Casino parties, corporate dinner events, weddings and public cruises. Please call for a free showing of the Scarlett Belle, a modern, traditional Riverboat Paddle Wheeler.

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Diving

A&M Boat Charters – Sunfish offers kayaking tours to Anacapa Island and diving excursions to coastal and rocky reefs, kelp beds, oil rigs, and wrecks. Please let us know where you would like to go! Our schedule is open for most days.

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Kayaking

At Hopper Boat Rentals, you can choose from a variety of water activity rentals, including electric boats, kayaks, paddle boats, motor skiffs and sea cycles. We are located at the corner of Channel Islands Blvd. and South Victoria Ave. November through February open Monday through Friday 12:00 to 5:00pm. Saturday & Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm. Summer hours March through October 10:00am to  5:00pm Open 7 days a week weather permitting. Our last boat leaves at 4:00pm daily

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Enjoy a kayaking adventure at Anacapa Island aboard the Sunfish, a custom built supported kayak vessel. With a supported kayak vessel your tour starts at one end of the island then you are picked up at the other end. You will not have to fight the wind, current or repeat the same sites on the way back.

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Come experience the wonders of one of Southern California's most beautiful coastlines. Kayak the Channel Islands! Tours include a complete ocean kayaking lesson, a tour of the pristine Channel Islands from the Harbor to our local waters, and a view of the fascinating wildlife our coasts have to offer, such as seals, dolphins, crabs, starfish and numerous species of sea birds. Whether you want to view scenic coastlines, fish your local hot spot, surf your favorite wave, access that perfect dive or snorkel area, or just get exercise in a new and fun way, kayaks do it all. Open 12:00pm-5:00pm Monday-Friday and 10:00am-5:00pm Saturday-Sunday.

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Sport Fishing

Channel Islands Sportfishing Center is located near extremely productive fishing grounds. The fishing fleet services the Northern Channel Islands, including Anacapa Island, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara Island, Santa Rosa Island and San Miguel Island! We have a variety of trips available including local half-day trips, ¾ day islands trips and overnight outer island trips. When you fish with us you can expect to catch calico bass, white sea bass, halibut, sand bass, barracuda, yellowtail, rockfish, lingcod and on good years we may even get some albacore tuna or even some king salmon. Please check website for trip schedule.

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Welcome Aboard! Hooks Sportfishing is a 4th generation family operated business that specializes in providing the finest in saltwater sport fishing experiences in the Channel Islands. We offer open party and private charter trips for all occasions! Whether you are looking for an exotic outer island overnight or multi day adventure to local freelance half and 3/4 day trips, we stand ready to help make unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime! Call or visit website to book your fishing trip.

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Whale Watching

Cruising the California Channel Islands for education, recreation, and research since 1968. Let your island adventure begin with the experienced crew from Island Packers. Providing first rate transportation services for island hiking, camping, kayaking, whale watching, school field trips, sightseeing and harbor cruises. We travel to all five islands in the Channel Islands National Park. The Islander and Island Adventure carry up to 149 passengers, with traveling speeds of 20 - 22 knots. Seating is provided in a large indoor cabin or outside on a canopy-covered upper deck. There are two seasons each year where they specifically go out into the waters of the Santa Barbara Channel and the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary to view the larger of the marine mammals, the Pacific Gray Whales, Humpback and Blue Whales. Make a reservation online or by phone to book your spot today!

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Come join Captain Frank and the Ranger 85 crew as they take you through the waters surrounding the Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary off the coast of Southern California. The Channel Islands region is a premier global destination for whale watching and marine wildlife sightings. They offer AM and PM whale watching tours. Hurry and make your reservation online today!

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