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Channel Islands Harbor

Ventura County

Visiting Channel Islands Harbor


Follow Harbor Blvd. or Victoria Ave. south from Hwy 101

Harbor Facts

Harbor Contacts

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Guest Boat Docking

Channel Islands Harbor

Situated between Hollywood Beach and Silver Strand Beach, sprawling Channel Islands Harbor serves as the recreational boating hub for the region. Facilities at the harbor provide all the necessary services for boaters, from rentals and marine services and boat slips.

Visitors to the harbor enjoy an array of restaurants, shops, hotels, museums, and galleries.

Channel Islands Harbor map, Oxnard, CA

Channel Islands Harbor Restaurants

  1. Christopher's Latitude 34 Deli - breakfast & lunch
  2. Fisherman's House
  3. Fisherman's House Sushi
  4. Harbor Mart Deli and Wines - deli, Persian food, gyros
  5. H.C. Seafood and Co. - waterfront patio dining
  6. Hollywood Beach Wine Company - food, cheese, coffee, desserts
  7. The Italian Job Shop - pizza, pasta, sandwiches
  8. The Lookout Bar and Grill - lunch and dinner
  9. Missy's Cupcake Creations
  10. Moqueca - Brazilian food
  11. Sea Fresh Channel Islands Seafood - waterside patio - seafood, sushi, oyster bar
  12. Spudnuts - donuts, muffins, coffee
  13. Toppers Pizza - also baked sandwiches
  14. Whale's Tail - seafood, steaks, pasta, and more; lunch and dinner
  15. Honey Cup Coffee and Bistro - coffee drinks, smoothies, sandwhiches, wraps, gelato, and more

Channel Islands Harbor

Points of Interest


Channel Islands, Santa Barbara, CA

Anacapa Island, Channel Islands National Park

Cruises, Boat Tours, Charters

A&M Boat Charters and Cruises

3600 South Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA
(805) 204-0977   A&M Boat Charters and Cruises
Star of their fleet is the Scarlett Belle, a luxurious paddlewheel riverboat.
Accommodates up to 150 guests - great for corporate events, weddings, reunions

Blue Ocean Kayaking

3600 Cabezone Circle, Oxnard, CA
(805) 204-0977   Blue Ocean Kayaking
Kayak around Anacapa Island with a professional guide, explore sea caves, kelp beds, secluded coves
Make the crossing to the island in comfort aboard the 53' Sunfish

Island Packers

3600 South Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA
(805) 642-1393   A&M Boat Charters and Cruises
Cruise to the Channel Islands aboard The Islander or the Island Adventure
Explore the islands on foot or by boat, whale watching, school field trips, harbor cruises

American Tall Ship Institute

3600 South Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA
(805) 908-0585   American Tall Ship Institute
Educational sailing trips for grades 4-12 on The Bill of Rights
Charters, archaeology voyages
Public Sails - 3 - 6 hour trips
Small Boat Building Center for youths, after school program, community members

Sail Channel Islands

3150 South Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA
805-750-7828   Sail Channel Islands
Sail aboard luxury crewed yachts for several hours or several days with Captain Dan
Explore the Channel Islands, view marine wildlife, anchor in secluded coves
Sailing lessons available

Channel Islands Whale Watching

4151 South Victoria Avenue, Oxnard, CA
(805) 382-1612   Channel Islands Whale Watching
Whale watching and Seafari Tours to the Channel Islands - 3-4 hours
Watch for California gray whales, blue whales, humpbacks, orcas, and finbacks

Boat Rentals

Channel Islands Kayak Center

3600 South Harbor Boulevard, Suite 2-108, Oxnard, CA
(805) 984-5995   Channel Islands Kayak Center
Single and double kayaks
Hourly, half-day, and full-day rates.
Kayaking tours

Goin' Places Rentals

3550 South Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA
(805) 382-1924
Explore the harbor in an electric boat.
Segway rentals also available.

Hopper Boat Rentals

3810 West Channel Islands Boulevard, Oxnard, CA
(805) 382-1100   Hopper Boat Rentals
Stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, pedal boats, electric boats
Electric boats hold 4-12 passengers
Hourly rates

Marina Sailing - a Membership Sailing Club

3600 South Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA
(805) 985-5219  
8 sailboats available from a 25' Capri to a 46' Beneteau
Quarter, half and full-day rates, weekend rates

SailTime Channel Islands - a Membership Sailing Club

3600 South Harbor Boulevard #369, Oxnard, CA
(805) 620-SAIL (7245)   SailTime
Sail a Hunter 33 or Hunter 36
Sailing lessons available

Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park includes five islands off the Santa Barbara coast - Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and Santa Barbara. They are the home to more than 2,000 species of plants and animals. Of those, 145 species are found nowhere else in the world.

The islands provide a remarkable place to camp, hike, snorkel, kayak, birdwatch, draw or paint, photograph, and explore. The voyage to the islands generally takes about an hour, making it a great day trip. For overnighters, campgrounds are found on all the islands. Among the many highlights of the islands are Inspiration Point and the sea caves on Anacapa Island, Cavern Point on Santa Cruz Island, and Point Bennett on San Miguel Island.
Channel Islands National Park

Sport Fishing

Channel Islands Sport Fishing
4151 South Victoria Avenue, Oxnard, CA
13 boat fleet, fish for halibut, salmon, lingcod, sheephead, barracuda, rockfish, yellowtail, white seabass
Fish the northern Channel Islands: Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and San Nicolas
½-day trips to 3-day outer island excursions
(805) 382-1612

Hook's Landing
3600 Cabezone Circle, Suite 115, Oxnard, CA
5 boat fleet, fish for white seabass, halibut, barracuda, red snapper, Spanish mackerel, sand bass, lingcod, salmon, yellowtail, sheephead, rockfish
(805) 382-6233

Books and Maps of Local Interest

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