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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Dec 12

Channel Islands Harbor Holiday Food & Toy Drive

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

News from the Harbor

November 2020 Director’s Message

November 6, 2020

As I write this message, the first seasonal rain is coming around the corner, the week after we changed our clocks so that it gets dark around 5 p.m.  Feels…

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Channel Islands Harbor to Host Holiday Food & Toy Drive

November 6, 2020

The Ventura County Harbor Department is teaming up with the Harbor & Beach Community Alliance (HBCA) to spread holiday cheer this season by hosting the first Holiday Food & Toy…

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2020 Parade of Lights Canceled Due to COVID Concerns

November 2, 2020

The annual Parade of Lights at the Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and concerns for spectators, the Ventura County Harbor Department announced.…

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