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Address: West End, P.O. Box 2530, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310-510-4205
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Description: The Village of Two Harbors, located on the west end of Catalina Island...
The Village of Two Harbors, located on the west end of Catalina Island where Catalina Harbor and Isthmus Cove are separated by just 1/4 mile. A favorite destination for boaters from the mainland, with 720 moorings, pier and shore boat service. The village offers two restaurants, two bars, general store, marine repair, PADI certified SCUBA, snorkeling, kayak and Mt. bike rentals. There is also a large campground and a lodge.
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Twin Harbors is a great place to start off a few days of camping on the island. Get in Friday night, camp at the Isthmus, have breakfast at the restaurant, be transported to a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 28, 2014
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Orange County, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I've been visiting Two Harbors for over 25 years and while it's changed a bit in that time, it still remains my favorite city in LA County. A more rustic and tranquil alternative to the overdeveloped touristville of Avalon, Two Harbors has fantastic camping, hiking, swimming, fishing and other outdoor activities. I'm always impressed by the service of the TH... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We took 50 Boy Scouts camping at the campground last weekend and had a blast. We usually have the whole place to our selves but this year we booked the same weekend as the Catalina marathon. The campground and town are a fantastic get away form Los Angeles. Outstanding views from the campsite of the harbor and the coast of... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This place was so awesome. So beautiful and so much fun. Definitely a must see. Make sure you do the submarine tour and the golf cart tour.

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California
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1,082 attraction reviews
791 helpful votes 791 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Twin Harbors is a great place to start off a few days of camping on the island. Get in Friday night, camp at the Isthmus, have breakfast at the restaurant, be transported to a remote beach for a more rustic stay, then be picked up and taken back to Twin Harbors for boat back to Mainland.

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Los Angeles, California
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10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Have been coming by boat since the early '80's...I would recommend at least a day ferry trip for foreign visitors to Los Angeles. It's a chance to experience something about CA that is quite different from the freeways, the densely populated hip spots, and Disneyland. You will visit with friendly people, those that live and work on the island, and... More 

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San Diego, California
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31 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If you want a total down time vacation then Two harbors Catalina island is the place to be. No cars, one B&B a few camps sites and lost of boats. One place to eat and drink, your choices is inside or outside, fast food or sit down service. There is a ton of water actives to do here. Slow down... More 

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colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

this spot is pretty special, in my book...great water activities, fishing, diving, etc...trams and transportation to the airport and Avalon...come here on a boat for a few days hanging on a mooring....check out the night sky's and abundance of stars .......

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The beauty of this harbor is that it isn't overrun by tourists and day trippers. It appeals mostly to sail and motor boats and also a few campers (good camp sites.) There is one restaurant which calls itself the "Best Restaurant in Town." There is one small grocery. You can't bar hop because there is only one bar. I like... More 

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Orange County, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Two Harbors is still a low key & beautiful spot on Catalina but over the last 1 1/2 years the Catalina Island Company is doing everything it can to ripe it's guests, boy scouts & employees off. We've been visiting the island for over 23 years but "greed" has infested the operators. We understand supplies must be shipped in but... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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56 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We travelled by wooden boat from Avalon, Catalina Island to Two Harbors as "something to do" away from Avalon (read separate review on the tour company trip). On our next trip we will take the ferry from the mainland (or fly in to the island airport - 1600 feet up) and stay in Two Harbors for the SCUBA diving that... More 

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