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Catalina Adventure Tours

1 Cabrillo Mole, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
877-510-2888
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Ranked #37 of 52 activities in Avalon
Type: Tours
Owner description: Catalina Adventure Tours - The best Catalina Island Adventure experience! Catalina Adventure tours have been catering to tourists from around the... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Haley was very rude to my kids and the sub smelled of pee.Skip this for snorkeling or hiking. Staff needs to be re-trained in customer service.

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Santa Barbara, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a fun tour and you see tons of fish! They are swimming right up to the sub the whole time, and when you feed them it truly is a frenzy. Very informative and friendly crew. A great way to see what's living undersea in Catalina without getting wet.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Took the combination Inland/Submarine Tour. Really enjoyed both. The inland tour was first and we had a driver/tour guide who was funny engaging and informative. Did get to see some buffalo but not much other wildlife due to the warm weather. Downside is that we only spent about 15 minutes at the airport. Second was the Semi-Submersible Submarine tour. I... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

First let me say .. I'm a very claustrophobic type person. So I've always been very skeptical of submarines. However, my fiancee really wanted to go. So hesitantly I agreed. Now I'm so glad I went. The submarine is very room, staff is great & very interactive the entire 45 minutes. Answering any & all questions. Will surely do another... More

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Logandale, Nevada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Let me preface this by saying I'm a scuba diver so take what I say for what it's worth. (Although my wife is not and she said it was "neat" but wasn't sure it was worth the money) The crew was very nice and worked hard show everyone a good time. They're in the business to make money so I... More

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Mineola, NY
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Exploring the undersea flora and fish was most exciting and educational. The submarine;s windows were large, giving unobstructed views of the schools of fish and the amazing sea vegetation. The trip also gave us insight to the below the sea surface. While our time under water was truly worth every moment, it seemed as though the trip was over in... More

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Plattsmouth
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

This was a fun tour. We went under the water and saw a lot of fish and kale. Fortunately, it was clear and sunny when we took our tour so visibility was great. They have an option of purchasing fish food to feed the fish, which we did; but is really geared more for kids. The fish follow the craft... More

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Riverside, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

First trip of the day. The crew was awesome, giving great info on what each fish was and the history of the area. Funny guys too, just having a great time while making you feel very welcome. I would do it again in an instant.

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

My husband and I went on the Nautilus tour and we had a pretty good time, but I kept wishing we had our nieces and nephews with us. We bought our tickets an hour before the tour (we were there in September/off-season), had plenty of room on the boat, and got to feed the fish from inside the submarine. (This... More

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Santa Maria, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Semi-submersible sub. Two spots where you stop to feed (costs extra) the fish. Great 40-minute trip to take the kids on. The fish are waiting for you. Our guide was fun. Actually had a sea lion come up and spook away the fish. Lots of kelp to peer through. Visibility was good, I'd say 20-30 feet. Again, fun for the... More

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