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Jeep Eco-Tour

128 Clarissa Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310-510-2595
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Ranked #10 of 52 Activities in Avalon
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Great tour , saw a lot of Bison . Very much miss the flat bottom raft that was associated with this tour for one season. Well worth the money. Bring hat , sunscreen . And have fun

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our guide Beth did a great job letting us know about all the cool bits of information along the 3 Hour tour (definitely recommend over the 2 Hr). We got to see lots of Bison, stopped at the airport to browse the store and look around (Bison Burger was great!) then to the Eagle habitat, saw a fox towards the... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

There are a couple of jeep tour companys that take you into the Catalina Island back country, but only one is part of the Catalina Island Conservancy which is a non-profit organization which pretty much manages most of the island. The jeeps are not the large Hummer type that carry a boatload of people. These are real jeeps that carry... More

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Torrance, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

What an awesome time we had on our tour with Chris at the wheel. We were graced with fabulous weather. It had rained during the night so everything was fresh and the views were incredible. The jeep is open air so dress in layers with hats, gloves, etc. it can get windy! We saw bison and a bald eagle. Chris... More

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fremont, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We took the eco jeep tour on our recent visit to catalina island during the recent Thanksgiving holidays. We did our tour on Friday and were the only folks on our jeep. As a result our family of 3 got a customized tour. The jeep only had a canopy at the top and provide complete view on all directions. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We had one day to visit the Island and decided to take a half day private jeep tour. Our tour guide was Andrew Hobbs and he was great. He was very knowledgable and interesting. He took us all around the interior and we were able to see a couple of bald eagles, red tailed hawk and bison. He took us... More

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Took the 4 hour tour with Steve Pillman and covered the whole island beyond Avalon. Steve was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the island, was able to answer all our questions and had a good sense of humor. He was considerate of his passengers and brought snacks and drinks on the tour. The views of the ocean and the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Took this tour recently while on Catalina. Not only did we get to see the bison (several of them and several times) we also got to see the foxes. Our guide was knowledgable and very funny - which made the time go by quickly. Pointed out all of the sites of interest, and punctuated that with a lot of island... More

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

eco jeep tour. Made reservation for the three hour tour and was told by the person taking the reservation that there would only be the two of us plus one other couple. Also I do believe it say the same on the web page. Anyway I asked them to send me confirmation of our booking. giving them my e mail... More

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Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

This tour was so worth the price. We learned so much about the island from our tour guide Ceasar and he found the buffalo ! We were very close to them. We were planning on renting a golf cart to explore the island and I'm so glad we changed our minds. We learned so much about the island and island... More

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