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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News from the Harbor

Tall Ships Will Not Visit in Early 2020 Due to Maintenance Projects

January 23, 2020

Tall ships Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington are normally early year fixtures at various California waterfronts, including Ventura Harbor and Channel Islands Harbor. Both ships, managed and maintained by the…

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Channel Islands Whale Watching Offering Discounts on Excursions

January 10, 2020

Channel Islands Whale Watching is offering up an offer you, your family and friends can’t refuse! Through whale watching season, they are offering discounts on 3-hour excursions up to 48%…

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January 2020 Director’s Message: Harbor Goals

January 9, 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  We are entering a new decade, a decade that looks to be very interesting for Southern California, the nation and the world. It also looks to be…

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