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Catalina Island Visitors Bureau

Address: #1 Green Pier, PO Box 217, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310-510-1520
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Catalina Island Day Trip
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Ranked #11 of 16 Attractions in Avalon
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Traveler Resources
Owner description: Offers information on this popular tourist destination.
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Traveler Resources
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Offers information on this popular tourist destination.
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Castro Valley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Older lady, I stop to ask questions. Ask where to find hotel map it out. Left me with other questions. Never came back.

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Mira Loma, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The town of Avalon is concentrated within one mile of land. Can pretty much do everything in one day. It has something for: foodies, divers, snorkel, sea life watching, golf cart riding, zip lining and people watching.

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Avalon, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I just wanted to say "goodbye," to Carolyn. I am sorry to hear that you are leaving. Thank you for all your support, and for never saying "I don't know." I will admit, you did not always have that happy bubbly voice, that some people have on the phone. But you always had the answers to my questions, and if... More 

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Idaho
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We asked many questions about places outside of Avalon, found out later that the information given was not quite accurate.

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Seabrook, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The women working the visitors' center did answer direct questions, but served up the short answers with a scowl...after making us wait. They were not at all friendly or welcoming.

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Seal Beach, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Make sure to check out their booth located on the green pier. They can answer questions, give recommendations on activities, hotels and tips on the best way to enjoy your island experience.

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Los Angeles
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50 reviews 50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

These wonderful people will help you plan your trip, suggest hotels and restaurants and give you a good feel for what to do on your visit. Very helpful and highly recommended.

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San Diego, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

These people are very helpful. I have called them on the phone and been there in person many times. There are always thing to ask about and they really don't mind helping you out.

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San Francisco, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
30 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The information avaliable is excellent. The staff is always extreamely knowledgable and had great suggestions for any question.

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Burlington Flats, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Well worth the trip, we found out alot of information and also made our game plan (which we didn't have earlier.) Highly recommend the package deals, much cheaper than buying one excursion at a time.

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