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Ventura Pier and Promenade

750 Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, CA 93001
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Visiting Ventura--Take a walk on the pier! Bring a fishing pole!

The Ventura Pier is a pretty low key attraction. Fishing from the pier does not require a fishing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John S
Kapolei, Hawaii
Wooden pier

Beautiful views on a clear day. Enjoyed our stroll on the boards. Pay to park although much of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen C
Paoli, Pennsylvania
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“nice walk” (44 reviews)
“taco shack” (10 reviews)
750 Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, CA 93001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ventura Pier is a pretty low key attraction. Fishing from the pier does not require a fishing license--so far. The winter months are upon us. Bring warm clothes, especially if you are going to do an evening walk. The pier is a "safe place."...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views on a clear day. Enjoyed our stroll on the boards. Pay to park although much of downtown Ventura offers free parking in garages. Crowded on this perfect sunny Saturday afternoon.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous weather and fabulous people watching. Even had fun listening to fishermen’s “fish stories”. Enjoyed the restaurants and the shops.

Thank Lynette A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a great place to walk while enjoying an ocean view, this is it. It doesn't have the typical tourist attractions, such as a ferris wheel or souvenir shops, which adds to its appeal (in my opinion). Eric Ericsson's Beach House Fish...More

Thank KiwiCat14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a stroll, enjoy a great experience of the Pacific Ocean and clear your mind of all stress and worry. Bring yuor kids or stroll by yourself. ALl your care will fly away wiht the sea breezes.

Thank Kac Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like the idea of walking, accompanied by views, and chatting with good friends, then this is a very good choice. In a sense it is a true 'promenade', where the word is both a verb and a noun. To 'promenade' is to do...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked or dog to the pier one afternoon. (there are plenty of signs that say no dogs on the beach) You can have dogs on the pier for sure! Right along the coastline there are plenty of wonderful ocean views. Many people walk, ride,...More

Thank Yehbut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ventura’s pier makes for a delightful walk, with great views. It is on the boardwalk so close to bars and restaurants.

Thank ChasK3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked it in the early morning. There are a few things to see and a shop or two. Romantic walk. There is a walk bridge from Venture to the Pier.

Thank 1baggo
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Had a walk on pier just as the sun was going down got lovely photos. Try fish a chips very tasty but give the tacos a miss.

Thank teresa190
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22 March 2017|
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Response from Brandi M | Reviewed this property |
You can at Emma Wood State beach. Not too far.
1 July 2016|
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Response from Jeff M | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. The hours are 6:30 am until 10 pm