If only every cab ride were like this. Channel Islands Harbor Water Taxi takes travelers on a progressive dining tour, making culinary landings at five select restaurants along the California waterway. Enjoy an appetizer at the Whale’s Tail, an entree at the Lobster Trap, and dessert and coffee at Drifter’s Reef — all served up as part of a scenic Channel Island cruise. Available to groups of 6 to 22 people for $65 per person. (805) 985-5828, www.channelislandsharbor.org