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!

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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.

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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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Aug 07

2021 Concerts by the Sea – Unkle Monkey Band

August 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Aug 08

2021 Harbor Search and Find Cruise

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Aug 14

2021 Concerts by the Sea – Andy’s Gang

August 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

News from the Harbor

Channel Island Harbor’s Free Concerts by the Sea Summer Series 2021 Lineup

July 5, 2021

If you love live music, there’s no better venue in Ventura County to catch a free concert than at the Channel Islands Harbor. Set against a summer sky with sparkling…

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Channel Islands Harbor Visioning Process Concludes

July 1, 2021

A visioning process that will help shape development in the County of Ventura-managed Channel Islands Harbor has reached its conclusion. At the June 22, 2021 Board of Supervisors meeting, Ventura…

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July 2021 Director’s Message

July 1, 2021

The 4th of July always provides a wonderful experience on the waterfront.  In my opinion, there is no better place to be on our country’s birthday than the waterfront.  Boat…

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