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Address: 1 Cabrillo Mole, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
Phone Number: 877-510-2888
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Description: Catalina Adventure Tours - The best Catalina Island Adventure experience...
Catalina Adventure Tours - The best Catalina Island Adventure experience! Catalina Adventure tours have been catering to tourists from around the world for over 20 years. Catalina Adventure Tours features the best Catalina Island packages including the glass bottom boat, nautilus submarine, seal rocks explorer, guided Catalina city/botanical garden tours, and guided wild life tours featuring the exotic wild Buffalo roaming Catalina Island. Our tours will make any Catalina Island vacation a memorable experience for everyone.
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Lots fish and the water looks pristine

Even though we are very adult "grown-ups" this undersea tour was so much fun. The large windows made it easy to see the girabaldi, opal eye, calico (kelp) bass, and half moon... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Capistrano Beach, California
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Capistrano Beach, California
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Even though we are very adult "grown-ups" this undersea tour was so much fun. The large windows made it easy to see the girabaldi, opal eye, calico (kelp) bass, and half moon perch just off the coast of Lovers Beach near the green pleasure pier. The added feature of feeding the fish with "torpedos" of fish food brought swarms of... More 

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Plano, Texas
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136 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

They took great care of us first timers parasailing and made us feel safe, even though we were scared. The semi sub was fun, loved feeding the fish. I just wish there was more than two types of fish but it was fun

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San Diego
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46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I chose this submersible boat ride because photos showed it had large, square windows. We loved the trip and saw many fish right next to our windows. The crew did a fine job of feeding the fish on both sides of the ship so everyone could experience the feeling of being inside the school. Not a huge variety of fish... More 

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La Mesa, California
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My husband and I were lucky enough to have Cindy Lowe as our Tour guide on the Cape Canyon Expedition. It was the most expensive land tour but well worth it. We had a full 4 and 1/4 hour trip in an open Humvee. We were able to see a large part of the island on both the leeward and... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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101 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My five year old and I did this while in port on a cruise. Cost was approx. $85 and the tour lasted about 45 minutes. With the added expense of 12 fish food "shots" the cost was about $100. We waited at the dock at the assigned time and the tour left a few minutes late. I would recommend being... More 

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Stockbridge, GA
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150 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I called to book an Inside Adventure tour for $34 and was told that although it was still listed on their website, it was no longer being offer. The lady suggested the Safari Island tour which was 30 minutes longer but almost double the price. She offered us tickets at the child's price of $64. Although it was more than... More 

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Cypress, California
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I had read tons of reviews for the Nautilus tour before I came to Catalina, and let me just assure you right now that it was worth the money you'll spend. I didn't book ahead of time, and there was no need to as there were submarine tours every hour available. I just walked up to the ticket booth and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

It was totally the 'bomb' or v torpedo as was the case! After the let down of our morning snorkel trip I caved in to my 6 year old love of submarines. I'm so glad I did. We booked at the dock and boarded within 5 minutes. Because it's a sub with restricted access it is best for the more... More 

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Riverside, California
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This tour was awesome! and a little scary because of the heights. We saw 2 buffalo very close up! The guide was very knowledgeable and kept us interested in the history of the island. The views are breath taking! Would go on this tour again for sure.

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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Totally worth it! We saw all of these beautiful fish a sea lion and the cutest seal ever. Good for all ages and teaches you about the sea life of southern Cali.

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