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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Mar 22

23rd Annual Celebration of the Whales Festival

March 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
May 09

15th Annual Safe Boating Expo

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jun 21

2020 Father’s Day Car Show

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

News from the Harbor

2020 Celebration of the Whales Festival Offers Chalk Art, Family Fun, Live Music, and Prizes!

February 11, 2020

It’s going to be hard for visitors who attend the 23rd Annual Celebration of the Whales Festival at the Channel Islands Harbor to not walk away with something. From discounts…

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4th of July Fireworks by the Sea at Channel Islands Harbor in Jeopardy

February 7, 2020

Fireworks by the Sea, the only 4th of July seaside fireworks show in Ventura County, might have to be cancelled due to funding issues. A fundraising effort is underway to…

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February 2020 Director’s Message: Event Updates

February 6, 2020

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