The closest major airport is Los Angeles International Airport which is 70 miles South of the park.
Ventura is located 70 miles north of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara. Free parking is available at the beach parking lot
From the 101 Freeway - Northbound
take the Telephone Road exit, left onto Telephone, then right onto Olivas Park Drive to Harbor Boulevard, where Olivas Park Drive runs straight into Spinnaker Drive
From the 101 Freeway - Southbound
Take the Seaward exit left onto Harbor Boulevard, proceed on Harbor to Spinnaker Drive, turn right. The visitor center is located at the very end of Spinnaker Drive in the Ventura Harbor.
Ventura is serviced by Amtrack, Greyhound, and airport shuttle services from the Santa Barbara and Los Angeles International Airports. Oxnard Airport has scheduled commuter service.
Island Packers is the park's concessionaire for boat travel departing from Ventura and Channel Islands Harbors to all of the islands. A variety of trips, from half-day to multi-day, are offered. For prices, schedules, and reservations, write or call:
Island Packers, 1867 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, California 93001. Phone: 805-642-1393.
Truth Aquatics is the park's concessionaire for boat travel departing from Santa Barbara Harbor to all of the islands. A variety of trips, from one to multi-day, are offered. For prices, schedules, and reservations, write or call:
Truth Aquatics, 301 West Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, California, 93101-3886. Phone: 805-962-1127.
Channel Islands Aviation, located at the Camarillo airport, is the park's concessionaire for air travel to Santa Rosa Island. Trips vary from one-day to multi-day camping excursions. For prices, schedules, and reservations, write or call:
Channel Islands Aviation, 305 Durley Avenue, Camarillo, California 93010. Phone: 805-987-1301.
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