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There is no food available on the islands in the park. Ventura has several good places to eat. For breakfast or lunch, hit the excellent Savory Cafe & Bakery, 419 E. Main St. (tel. 805/652-7092). If you want a box lunch to go, try the Sandwich Factory, 4531 Market St. (tel. 805/650-0465). Both open before the boats leave at 7am. For a healthy lunch or dinner, try the Local Cafe, 1751 E. Main St. (tel. 805/643-0237), featuring sandwiches and wood-fired pizzas with an emphasis on local ingredients in the fare and local art on the walls.

Picnic & Camping Supplies

Food is not available on any of the islands, so you'll need to bring a picnic lunch and water for day trips, and enough food and water (1 gal. a day per person) if you are camping. You can buy supplies in Ventura at Von's grocery store, 2433 Harbor Blvd. (tel. 805/642-6761), or the Village Market (tel. 805/644-2970) in Ventura Harbor Village. There is a Big 5 Sporting Goods in Ventura at 3860 E. Main St. (tel. 805/644-0668).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.