Plan a Trip to Channel Islands National Park
Published April 14, 2021
Plan a Trip to the Channel Islands National Park
If a visit to the Channel Islands has been on your bucket list – now is the perfect time to take advantage of the spectacular National Park right off the coast of Ventura. The spring wildflowers + scenic island views will take your breath away! Ventura Harbor has convenient, daily boat departures to get you there. Be sure to make a stop in the beautiful Ventura Harbor Village before or after your excursion, for a delicious warm meal and a waterfront stroll.
Visitor Center Back Open
If you are unsure where to visit first, start with a visit to the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center, located in Ventura Harbor at the end of Spinnaker Drive. The Center is open daily, admission is free, and it includes expansive island info, exhibits, a bookstore, videos, and a new tidal exhibit to get you inspired for your trip!
Whale Watching & Wildlife
Island Packers is the official concessionaire to get you to the Channel Islands via catamaran. Whether it’s seasonal whale watching, wildlife & birding tours, or island landing trips – Island Packer’s experienced team provides an unforgettable experience for all ages. Book now for Spring & Summer, spots are filling up quick!
Treasure in the Sea
Get a taste of the natural beauty you’ll experience by watching Treasure in The Sea. Channel Islands National Park encompasses five incredible islands filled with unique animals, plants and archeological resources that are not founded anywhere else on Earth. Don’t just take our word for it – view this stunning video narrated by Kevin Costner. Or better yet, visit to SEA for yourself!