A smaller island community located within the city of Huntington Beach, Hunting Harbor, California and is made up of five man-made islands connected through channels. The islands are dotted with large, expensive homes, boats and yachts and have several small beaches and beautiful parks. The community is surrounded by Westminster, Seal Beach and Sunset Beach, across the Pacific Ocean via Anaheim Bay.
The five islands that make up the community are Humboldt, Davenport, Gilbert, Trinidad and Admiralty. Humboldt Island includes 335 homes, two thirds of which are located on the water and on Christiana Bay. Davenport Island, the southernmost island, is the site of 227 homes, about half of which lie on the water and half of which do not. Huntington Harbor Mall is found here. Gilbert Island has 100 homes, two-thirds of which lie on the water. Trinidad Island is considered the most exclusive island, and Admiralty Island has 90 single-family residences, the majority of which are located on the water.
The islands have several shopping centers, stores and boutiques, restaurants and cafes, hotels, and Peter's Landing Marina. The area near the community is also the the closest mainland point to Catalina Island, at just 22 miles away. Huntington Harbor Yacht Club has a clubhouse and sponsors events like fishing and boating contests for its members.
Schools are operated by the Ocean View School District and include Harbor View Elementary School, Marine View Middle School and Marina High School. The islands are not far from the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge near the Anaheim Bay, and the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station. Two state parks, Bolsa Chica State Beach and Huntington State Beach, are not far away in Huntington Beach, as are more shopping and retails centers, restaurants, and the International Surfing Museum.