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Address: 1 Island Plaza, Santa Catalina Island Company, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310-510-8687
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Description: Come face-to-face with Catalina’s abundant marine life by cruising five...
Come face-to-face with Catalina’s abundant marine life by cruising five feet under water in a spacious, climate-controlled cabin. Or, come back for the nighttime version and we’ll introduce you to a whole other world that only comes out after dark.As we feed the fish from our semi-submersible vessels, you’ll see a wide array of undersea dwellers: bright orange garibaldi, spotted calico bass, urchins, rockfish and bat rays, just to name a few. This is more than a tour; it’s an undersea adventure.A colorful Fish Finder Guide and souvenir button are included with each ticket purchase. Advance reservations are recommended.
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We enjoyed under sea tour in sub marine.It was a great experience. The guide thrown the food for fish and hundreds of fish come to our eye level. So many different type of fish we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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Bellflower, California, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting Avalon and Catalina Island take the time to do the Glass Bottom Boat or the Submarine Tour to see the inhabitants of Lover's Cove up close and personal. I prefer the sub because you are looking through a porthole and the fish come to the windows because they are being fed! The tour meets on the... More 

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Alliston, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This trip was very enjoyable. We saw a lot of fish and underwater plants. The guides feed the fish and wow do they ever come to the boat. Schools galore.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We enjoyed under sea tour in sub marine.It was a great experience. The guide thrown the food for fish and hundreds of fish come to our eye level. So many different type of fish we could see under water

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Riverside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This was a fun adventure where we saw a "lot" of magnified fish (windows will magnify them). However, there were mainly Garibaldi and a few other fish seen. This boat goes to Lovers Cove and the shipmate will feed the fish once you get there so they KNOW to swim up to the submarine. The tour is only about 45... More 

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Lemoore, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Ride takes you out to endangered kelp reef where fish are fed and schools and schools surround the vessel. Lasts about 1/2 hour..costs $30.00 for adult. Great trip for kids.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This trip was so much more than I expected! Once we got on the boat, while still docked in the harbor we were thrilled to see bass and perch surrounding our boat. We were lucky enough that no one else signed up for the tour (it's still early in the season and midweek), so we could move around to see... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

I am so glad I did the submarine adventure. So many fish to see, swimming through the kelp forests and alongside the vessel. They swim right up to the big windows. Definitely the highlight of my vacation. Awesome!

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Forestville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We wouldn't have taken this tour for ourselves, being experienced snorkelers (think Hawaii and the Caribbean), but did it for our soon-to-be 12 year old granddaughter. She loved it! Good views out the portholes of this semi-submersible boat that, after setting the tone with some canned video and intercom reports (like an amusement park ride), took a slow cruise to... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

There are two undersea adventures. The one we took, the crew fed the fish. We heard that on one they sell you food for $6.00. It was fantastic. The fish were everywhere. We saw mainly opal eyes and bass and a few girabaldi here and there. The colors of the kelp, etc were beautiful. You can see way more than... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

A fantastic way to see LOTS of fish and the underwater gardens in Lovers Cove. I was stunned. The crew throws out food for you (free on this company's tour) and the fish come in swarms. My wife and I had a great time trying to find all the fish on the poster and taking in the colorful sea garden.... More 

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Address: Address: 1 Island Plaza, Santa Catalina Island Company, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310-510-8687
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon

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