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Channel Islands Harbor

Address: 3810 West Channel Islands Boulevard, Suite E, Oxnard, CA
Phone Number: 805 985 4852
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Ranked #4 of 33 things to do in Oxnard
Type: Piers & boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Piers & boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks

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dewitt
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We really enjoyed the Whale Watching tour. We took the Sunday morning 9:00 am tour. The weather was great for us - calm seas and sunny. We saw lots of whales, dolphins and sea lions. Definitely worth it! Nearly everyone had a coupon for 50%. Coupons are available online.

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Taking a shuttle to an Island? Bring a thermos of good coffee because when we tried to find real coffee at 6:50am there was none. Found some weak Folgers after 7am loading up the boat with camping gear, but blecccch. It was a safe place to leave the car locked up for the 2 nights camping on the island, and... More 

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La Verne, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

There were a few shops and restaurants, but the area seemed shabby and rundown, with a lot vacant buildings. Compared to Ventura Harbor, it was disappointing.

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Donna
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The view or all the boats and yachts were amazing. Would have like to rent one of the nice boats for a week just to experience living on a nice boat.

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Los Altos, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Nice restaurants around a working harbor. Lots of parking and a pleasant place to take a walk. My 13 son loved selecting his future boats!

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Walnut Creek, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

What a waste of amazing real estate. We went for the shopping and restaurants but all we found was a disgusting food court. Maybe we were missing something but we drove all around.

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Oxnard, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Ventura Harbor is just a few miles north, with its relative glitz, lots of shops and tourists come because it is close to the freeway. But Channel Islands Harbor is truly a sailor's harbor. The harbor entrance (that's from the ocean for you landlubbers) is almost always easy, at least from the South end. Ventura's entrance is known for it's... More 

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oxnard
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The harbor has a natural beauty, including view of the Channel Islands most days. On the harbor drive side (south, western side) you will find Kayak rentals, marina, yacht clubs and some restaurants. Also maritime museum is well worth the visit While the west side is very nice. I had to downgrade overall rating for the bad conditions on the... More 

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Malibu, California, United States
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345 reviews 345 reviews
153 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Keep a J 24 here and this is a low-key, nicely protected harbor for a sailing purposes. Nearest Harbor to Malibu and Ventura Harbor is just a short distance to the North.

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Galliano, Louisiana
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were sightseeing and our daughter took us here. Beautiful. Boats everywhere, well kept. Just awesome

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