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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A grey whale breaches
Wed 26

2022 Whale Watching Season is Here!

December 30, 2021 - April 30, 2022

News from the Harbor

Channel Islands Harbor – Facebook in Review 2021

December 30, 2021

‘Tis the season to reflect on the past year at the Channel Islands Harbor. As you know, we strive to provide you information on Harbor businesses, news, learning opportunities, and…

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Sunset view of Channel Islands Harbor, slight chop on the water

January 2022 Director’s Message

December 30, 2021

Each new year offers an exciting opportunity for a fresh start and new beginnings, which is probably why many of us are looking forward to 2022 so much. At the…

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Central Coast Will Be Home to New England Tall Ship

December 29, 2021

A tall ship that has been berthed on the New England coast for the past 54 years is now on its way to California and will call the Channel Islands…

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