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Cape Canyon Expedition

1 Island Plaza, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310-510-8687
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Ranked #6 of 52 activities in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Experience Santa Catalina Island’s “outback” in a comfortable, open air, H1 Hummer powered by biofuel. With spectacular views, wild habitats and... more » Owner description: Experience Santa Catalina Island’s “outback” in a comfortable, open air, H1 Hummer powered by biofuel. With spectacular views, wild habitats and educational displays, this is truly a unique tour.This tour ventures through scenic Middle Ranch Canyon and explores Cape Canyon in the heart of Catalina's interior. You’ll see the Middle Ranch habitats of the American Bald Eagle and Catalina Island Fox. Then it’s off to the scenic Little Harbor overlook on the windward side of the island for spectacular views. You'll travel to the Airport in the Sky, 1600 feet above sea level where you will enjoy a complimentary lunch and visit the Conservancy Nature Center’s educational displays. « less
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English first
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This tour was a great way to see the interior of the island. Stephen was an excellent tour guide. We saw many bison, a fox, and a bald eagle! Very cool way to spend the day!

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San Francisco, California
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10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had some insane wind on the day we did this tour, so much so that they said we could cancel if we wanted. But we decided to go, and we had a great time! Bear was our guide and he knew so much about the island, and was very funny. We saw amazing parts of the interior. This is... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Our tour guide was Cindy. We had so much fun on our expedition. She had us laughing in between giving us greats facts about the Island. We saw buffalo, deer, and we were able to watch the bald eagle eat. The views were beautiful!!

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Glendora, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Cindy was our driver and guide. She was funny and informative and the views of the island were spectacular.

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Our family of 5 took this tour yesterday and absolutely loved every minute of it. What an extraordinary experience to see and ride through the beautiful mountains and valleys. Bear was our tour guide and his enthusiasm, humor and knowledge of Catalina and its history was beyond compare. His relaxed and soothing voice added to the remarkable experience, especailly as... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Myself,my wife and 9 year old daughter took this tour and Charles was our driver.It's must be nice to have a employee such as him who loves his job and is such a wealth of knowledge.He was very informative and very helpful for the whole tour.He gave all of us a cold bottle of water just before the tour and... More

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Claremont, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We had a great time on the tour with our driver Charles. He was so knowledgeable about the island and we learned so many things, it was definitely educational as well as a beautiful ride. My kids are 9 and 7 and grumbled at the thought that they would be bored on a 4 hr jeep ride around the island.... More

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I took the Cape Canyone Expedition with Bear and found to have a memorable ride. It was a cold and foggy morning, which resulted in riding the hummer as a burrito. It also did not help that it started to rain, but Bear was very endearing to the passengers (including myself) to keep our hearts warm with a delightful humour,... More

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Oceanside, California, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Four hours in a Hummer is a lot easier than hiking the same trails for a couple of days. Our guide, Bear, made the whole tour fun, exciting and informative. He is very knowledgable about every little detail of the route. Be prepared for a bumpy, dusty ride! Everyone got a bottle of water, & we made a lunch stop... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

I've been to Catalina many times, but I never really "new" the island until I took this tour! Bear knows very nook and cranny of the island, as well as all the amazing stories to go along with it. He made it a true "don't miss" experience. Don't do as I did for many years before and question whether its... More

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