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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2022 Concerts by the Sea – In Contempt Band

August 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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2022 Concerts by the Sea – Nautical Thrust

August 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

News from the Harbor

August 2022 Director’s Message

August 2, 2022

Summer is in full swing and it’s great to see so many people at the Harbor. July was a busy month with the activities surrounding the Fourth, hundreds of people…

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Channel Island Harbor’s Free Concerts by the Sea Summer Series 2022 Lineup

July 5, 2022

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

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2022 Concerts by the Sea Summer Series to Be Relocated to Harbor View Park

July 4, 2022

Concerts by the Sea, traditionally held at Peninsula Park in the Channel Islands Harbor, will be changing locations this summer, the Ventura County Harbor Department announced today. The summer concert…

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