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Address: 10 Island Plaza, PO Box 212, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310.510.1200
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Description: 18 hole course that has delighted visitors for 50 years! Internationally...
18 hole course that has delighted visitors for 50 years! Internationally known as one of the world’s most challenging and beautiful miniature golf courses. No fancy electronics, just a good old fashioned challenging & fun layout. Great for the whole family. Landscaping was re-done a year ago featuring native and endemic plants from the Island. Open every day of the year, weather permitting. Open extended hours during summer months.
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Fun Way to Spend Two Hours Relaxing

This was a quick, fun way to spend a couple of hours with my teen. The course is well kept. The day we were there was pretty empty, so it was easy to move along.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was a quick, fun way to spend a couple of hours with my teen. The course is well kept. The day we were there was pretty empty, so it was easy to move along.

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Boise, Idaho
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Best miniture golf course I've tried. Not too much silly shots, but some that will challenge some of us less experienced golfers. Staff was very friendly and prompt.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This miniature golf course is okay and the kids had fun with it. Like everything else in Catalina, it closes very early (6:30pm, I believe) so it is good for a middle of the day activity if you need to break up the day.

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Denver, Colorado
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This was a really fun putt putt! I was pleasantly surprised because from the outside you wouldn't expect it. It is a challenging course so you really do try on each hole. My husband and I enjoyed our hour laughing and feeling like we were on a little date night. Good Times!

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is an epic mini golf course. Really the best I've ever been on. Cleverly designed and pretty complex multi-level holes. Everyone was having an amazing time playing this.

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Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My son, age 17, and I had a great time. I was pleasantly surprised how fun the course was and I would recommend it. The play can get a little slow if you have a large group in front of you, like we did. But, we simply replayed several holes multiple times while waiting for the group in front of... More 

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San Clemente, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We have family vacations every year with my grandchildren and miniature golf is a must with ice cream afterwards! Good for all ages

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Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My kids thought this was the BEST mini-golf course EVER. I have to agree. It's GREAT and well worth it. We will return.

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Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

What a course! Choices on almost every hole and some really nice variations from hole to hole. The "maze" hole is superb. I was told by the cashier that the person who designed it (back in 1973, I believe) never did another one. A pity, indeed. By far the best course I've ever seen!

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California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I loved this mini-golf course. Like they say, it's a garden. The design was impressive and the holes clever. There is also interesting interpretive placards for Catalina at each hole. Great way to spend a little time, even without the kids!

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Address: Address: 10 Island Plaza, PO Box 212, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310.510.1200
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon

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