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!

An instructor assists a student in hiking their sailboat

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.

A humpback whale breaches the water

Adventure in the Pacific Ocean

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

A kayaker wearing a helmet and geared up for cold weather paddles Channel Islands National Park

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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Oct 02

2022 Central Coast British Car Club Show

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Oct 09

2022 Ponies by the Sea Car Show

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Oct 29

2022 Parade of Frights

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Channel Islands Harbor Holiday food and toy drive
Dec 03

News from the Harbor

Channel Islands Harbor to Host Inaugural Parade of Frights

September 20, 2022

Halloween weekend at the Channel Islands Harbor is sure to be howling with the introduction of the inaugural “Parade of Frights.” The Parade of Frights, a non-competitive, Halloween-themed boat parade…

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Public Encouraged to Provide Comments on Fisherman’s Wharf Proposals

September 20, 2022

Channel Islands Harbor residents and visitors interested in providing comments regarding three proposals to develop Fisherman’s Wharf can do so by taking an online survey. The deadline to provide comments…

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Workshop to Review Fisherman’s Wharf Development Proposals Scheduled

September 8, 2022

Please note: Due to high demand, the location of the workshop has been changed twice. The workshop was originally scheduled to be held at the Channel Islands Boating Center, then…

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