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Address: 128 Clarissa Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310-510-2595
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Description: The best way to explore Catalina's wildlands is by scheduling a naturalist...
The best way to explore Catalina's wildlands is by scheduling a naturalist guided custom open-air Catalina Island Conservancy Jeep® Eco Tour. On the tour you might see bald Eagles soaring high above, the shy Santa Catalina Island fox, and American bison. Not to mention the rare plants and archaeological sites. Come see Catalina's wild side for yourself!
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We had a great guide and saw everything the island has to offer from grape vines to bison, eagles and beautiful vistas. You wouldn't believe how large the island is. Even though... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Phoenix Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had a great guide and saw everything the island has to offer from grape vines to bison, eagles and beautiful vistas. You wouldn't believe how large the island is. Even though they had blankets in the jeep I was freezing most of the time. I enjoyed our stop at the Catalina Island Airport in the Sky (get some of... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Not your everyday adventure but worth your time, as we saw 5 on our tour, and literally were less than 10 feet from them, being a California, this was so cool to experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We saw bison, the island fox, the airport, and a great deal of the island, with quite a history lesson. This is THE Company to book with for an inland expedition, as the funds are reinvested in conservation of the island through the nonprofit that runs the Jeep-Eco Tours.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I Filled out an online form on Thursday for a Saturday tour. I was supposed to hear from the conservancy within 48 hours. No one ever got back to me. When I called early Saturday morning they were already full. We got to the island early expecting a morning tour. No where online does it give any hours of the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The Eco tours done by the conservancy can take you on roads other tours are not allowed. Our driver and tour guide was fun and well-informed. The views from the interior are spectacular both up-close and in the distance. We were treated to the old DC-3 plane taking off from the Airport to the Sky as well as one of... More 

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Boston MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I'm so glad we took this tour. It opened our eyes to the fragile beauty that I might not have seen beyond the streets of Avalon. There aren't enough superlatives for the scenery. We were pleased and surprised at the lack of development on the island. Inspiring? Breathtaking? Religious? Isolated beaches, the who, when and where and the bison of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

This tour was really amazing! The driver was extremely knowledgable and fun and the views was BREATH-TAKING! We would definitely do it again someday.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

While this tour is a tad pricey, the money goes to a good cause-- to protect the beauty of Catalina. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, and he was able to answer all of my mom's questions (she's a retired teacher and has been to Catalina several times,so that was impressive). We didn't see any animals, but the views from... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The experience was more than I had hoped for. As others have, we chose this company because they are the Catalina Island Conservancy and tend to be a bit less commercial than other businesses. My wife and I were the only guests for a 3 hour tour with our driver, Ron. Ron has has been living on the island for... More 

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Simi Valley, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I booked this Jeep tour and it turned out my husband and I were the only ones that morning, so like our own private tour! Andrew was a great driver and guide-we learned so much from him. We got to see 2 bison, the Airport in the Sky and went to Escondido Ranch were there is a new vineyard. Went... More 

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