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Golf Gardens Miniature Golf

10 Island Plaza, PO Box 212, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310.510.1200
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Ranked #4 of 15 attractions in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Golf Courses
Owner description: 18 hole course that has delighted visitors for 50 years! Internationally known as one of the world’s most challenging and beautiful miniature golf... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Pretty sweet course, and it's right in the middle of downtown Avalon. So once you're done mini golfing the next thing on your to do list won't be far.

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Burbank, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

You won't find any wacky windmills or castles at this mini golf course. It's full of strategically placed walls, banks, ramps, and hills so you can really show off your skill. There are 18 holes and it takes about an hour to play a full round (depending of course on how many people are in your group). definitely a fun... More

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Lakewood
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We always try for a round of mini-golf, and I WON this trip ! And we were only charged the kids prices too ! Bonus !

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San Diego
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This was so much fun! Best for families with kids old enough to play (unlike our 10 month old!). A great way to spend an hour or so as a family.

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Santa Maria, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My kids and I have been playing this course for years; my oldest is 35. The grounds are well maintained, and the course interesting and fun. Someone almost always gets a hole in one and all the patrons cheer

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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

What fun to just get out and enjoy a game of miniature golf in perfect, sunny 70 degree weather. My girlfriend and I shot exactly the same score. This isn't the easiest course for sure, and some of the pars were way optimistic, but we had our share of laughs, as well as a mulligan or two.

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San Pedro, California
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41 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Upgraded and well tended miniature golf course. Right by the area where the tour buses leave. I have been coming to Avalon for 60 years. This place now shows real pride of ownership. If you are lucky the manager may be working on his ship models in his workshop. He likes to talk about them.

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Salem, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

If you like mini golf this one is fun! It's challenging enough with a little island history to add to it.

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Dallas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

No little kiddie dinosaurs to putt a ball through. This mini-golf is really challenging (even for adults.) Lots of multi-tiered holes, uphill embankments and even a gold maze. Highly recommend as a good way to spend an hour on the island.

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Pearblossom, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

we go here every time we visit Avalon....its a cool miniature golf course. there are even little history and local-interest lessons at each hole.

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