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Catalina Island - Activities

 

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Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour (Avalon)
Ranked #1 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Dropping from 500ft. to 60ft. above sea level with one run that is 1,100 linear feet long. Travel close to three quarters of... more » Owner description: Dropping from 500ft. to 60ft. above sea level with one run that is 1,100 linear feet long. Travel close to three quarters of a mile over five consecutive zips at speeds pushing 45mph. The tour lasts approximately two hours. Reservations are highly recommended. « less
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Ranked #2 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Walking tours
Owner description: Suitable for adults and teens, explore Avalon as never before while leisurely walking through downtown with our fun, local... more » Owner description: Suitable for adults and teens, explore Avalon as never before while leisurely walking through downtown with our fun, local guides who will share the inside scoop on just about everything! This one and only, informative 3-hour tasting and cultural walking tour will open your eyes to hidden tidbits of the island's rich history and culture. Satisfy your appetite with our town's award winning cuisines as you indulge your palate for a few hours of Sipping, Sampling & Savoring! « less
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Ranked #3 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: Where your Catalina adventure begins! We offer Dolphin/ Sea Lion trips, Coastal Sightseeing/ Eco-Tours, and the Astronomy... more » Owner description: Where your Catalina adventure begins! We offer Dolphin/ Sea Lion trips, Coastal Sightseeing/ Eco-Tours, and the Astronomy Experience night time tour all at the best prices in town! We can also customize a private charter to suit your needs. We specialize in small groups (6 or less) and offer the attention to detail and customer service you deserve. « less
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Ranked #4 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: The Santa Catalina Island Company has offered quality tours on Catalina Island since 1894. Exclusive tours include: the new... more » Owner description: The Santa Catalina Island Company has offered quality tours on Catalina Island since 1894. Exclusive tours include: the new Zip Line Eco Tour, the Casino Behind the Scenes Tour; Inland Expedition, seasonal Sundown Isthmus Cruise to the village of Two Harbors; Flying Fish Tour and the rugged Cape Canyon Expedition. Other popular tours include: Undersea Expedition; Skyline Drive; Glass Bottom Boat Voyage and the Avalon Scenic Tour. Ticket locations at each boat terminal and 5 outlets in Avalon. Tours can also be purchased online or with a lodging package at the Pavilion Hotel or Hotel Atwater. « less
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Ranked #5 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Experience Santa Catalina Island’s “outback” in a comfortable, open air, H1 Hummer powered by biofuel. With spectacular... more » Owner description: Experience Santa Catalina Island’s “outback” in a comfortable, open air, H1 Hummer powered by biofuel. With spectacular views, wild habitats and educational displays, this is truly a unique tour.This tour ventures through scenic Middle Ranch Canyon and explores Cape Canyon in the heart of Catalina's interior. You’ll see the Middle Ranch habitats of the American Bald Eagle and Catalina Island Fox. Then it’s off to the scenic Little Harbor overlook on the windward side of the island for spectacular views. You'll travel to the Airport in the Sky, 1600 feet above sea level where you will enjoy a complimentary lunch and visit the Conservancy Nature Center’s educational displays. « less
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Ranked #6 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: You have seen Avalon, now experience Catalina Island aboard Afishinados Charters. We have 5 boats to deliver Catalina Island... more » Owner description: You have seen Avalon, now experience Catalina Island aboard Afishinados Charters. We have 5 boats to deliver Catalina Island to you for fishing, touring, cruising or for parties. Catallac can accomodate 49 passengers and is purpose-built for touring and celebrating. Afishinado, Mojo and Persevere are 6 pak fishing charter boats and Diversity is our private snorkel and small group tour boat. Touring charters include 'Catalina By Land and Sea', 'Flying Fish Trips', 'Sunset' & 'Lunar Cruises'. Fishing charters include full day, half-day and by-the-hour trips. All charters are available on-demand and can be customer-tailored to the needs of your group. Afishinados Charters is the gateway to experiencing Catalina Island where land meets sea. « less
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Ranked #7 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Climb in to our unique, open-air H1 Hummer for an unforgettable trip to the summit above Avalon. Traveling to 1,500 feet... more » Owner description: Climb in to our unique, open-air H1 Hummer for an unforgettable trip to the summit above Avalon. Traveling to 1,500 feet above sea level, you’ll enjoy a birds-eye view of romantic Santa Catalina Island and the ocean beyond. This open-air Extreme Hummer Tour travels five miles up rugged interior terrain, where you will experience spectacular views of the coastline and deep canyons below. Lined by beautiful eucalyptus trees, the tour winds its way back along the Summit Road in to Avalon. « less
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Ranked #8 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Tours
Owner description: Catalina Island is just an hour away aboard our fast and sleek boats out of Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point. We are... more » Owner description: Catalina Island is just an hour away aboard our fast and sleek boats out of Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point. We are committed to offering the most advanced, state-of-the-art watercraft available while maintaining a high level of dedication to safety, customer satisfaction, and quality of service. Today, the fleet consists of 8 high-speed vessels. More than one million passengers set sail to Catalina Island each year on board Catalina Express, and with year round service and up to 30 departures daily, you can easily join them. « less
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Ranked #9 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Summer fun since ’91! Open daily April through September for kayak and snorkel gear rentals, our booth is located at the... more » Owner description: Summer fun since ’91! Open daily April through September for kayak and snorkel gear rentals, our booth is located at the Avalon boat landing. Rent a set of snorkel gear and head over to Lovers Cove Marine Preserve or try a glass bottom kayak and explore the fish filled waters from above!Join our Little Harbor Outback Tour for a unique outing to one of Catalina’s most beautiful beaches. Explore remote Catalina with a local guide on this interactive island tour, 11am – 4pm. At Little Harbor, enjoy lunch and your choice of activity. Kayak, snorkel, boogie board or hike, all equipment and picnic lunch are included in tour price. We are a small, family run business and love to share our island home. We strive to give the Catalina visitor a unique and memorable Island experience and this year we are celebrating our 23rd summer! « less
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Ranked #10 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Catalina Snorkel & Scuba is your gateway to underwater diving adventure in the waters off Catalina Island. Whether you’re... more » Owner description: Catalina Snorkel & Scuba is your gateway to underwater diving adventure in the waters off Catalina Island. Whether you’re looking for an afternoon of fun or a lifetime of marine experiences, our professional staff will help you and your family design a diving adventure for everyone. Catalina Snorkel and Scuba welcomes divers of all experience levels. Whether diving is like second nature to you, or the largest body of water you’ve ever been in is a public pool, you’ll feel comfortable diving and snorkeling with the pros at Catalina Snorkel and Scuba. When you make your reservation with us, you can rest assured you’re in good hands! « less
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Ranked #11 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Adventure into the Backcountry of Catalina in a Jeep or Highlander SUV. See the magnificent views, observe the amazing... more » Owner description: Adventure into the Backcountry of Catalina in a Jeep or Highlander SUV. See the magnificent views, observe the amazing wildlife. Buffalo roaming free, Catalina Island Fox, Bald Eagle and much much more. Our well trained drivers will share the history and special stories along the way. See Catalina the way it was meant to be seen. See why the Wrigley's wanted to preserve this beautiful Island. « less
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Jeep Eco-Tour (Avalon)
Ranked #12 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: The best way to explore Catalina's wildlands is by scheduling a naturalist guided custom open-air Catalina Island Conservancy... 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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Ranked #13 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: This exciting new addition to Catalina Expedition's activities and adventures, takes our guests along Catalina's unspoiled... more » Owner description: This exciting new addition to Catalina Expedition's activities and adventures, takes our guests along Catalina's unspoiled East End coastline. « less
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Dive Catalina (Avalon)
Ranked #14 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
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Ranked #15 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Catalina Divers Supply is a 54 year old business operating on the historic Green Pleasure Pier in Avalon, Catalina Island. We... more » Owner description: Catalina Divers Supply is a 54 year old business operating on the historic Green Pleasure Pier in Avalon, Catalina Island. We offer world class scuba diving and snorkeling from the #1 rated shore dive in the western United States-Casino Point Underwater Park. We have daily charters aboard the world famous 46' Newton "Scuba Cat" that travels to numerous exotic dive & snorkel sites. « less
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Ranked #16 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #17 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
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Ranked #18 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Daily guided tours in and around the environs of Avalon that include the history of Santa Catalina Island and the town of... more » Owner description: Daily guided tours in and around the environs of Avalon that include the history of Santa Catalina Island and the town of Avalon. An exciting, memorable, outdoor excursion for those adventurous enough to try something new.An effortless, safe, fun way to explore a unique environment with enthusiastic, friendly, entertaining guides. Catalina Segways is the Island Of Romance's exclusive Segway experience. « less
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Ranked #19 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Step back in time 70 years to an era when big band leaders were king and “talkie” motion pictures were the latest fad. Put... more » Owner description: Step back in time 70 years to an era when big band leaders were king and “talkie” motion pictures were the latest fad. Put yourself in the footsteps of the performers and crew who made the Casino one of the most exciting places on earth.The Casino building is a working theater, ballroom, and concert hall to this day. Focusing on the cultural history of the building, this one-of-a-kind tour brings you unprecedented access to backstage areas that very few people are allowed to see; including the "green" room and editing room. « less
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Undersea Tour (Avalon)
Ranked #20 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Come face-to-face with Catalina’s abundant marine life by cruising five feet under water in a spacious, climate-controlled... more » Owner description: Come face-to-face with Catalina’s abundant marine life by cruising five feet under water in a spacious, climate-controlled cabin. Or, come back for the nighttime version and we’ll introduce you to a whole other world that only comes out after dark.As we feed the fish from our semi-submersible vessels, you’ll see a wide array of undersea dwellers: bright orange garibaldi, spotted calico bass, urchins, rockfish and bat rays, just to name a few. This is more than a tour; it’s an undersea adventure.A colorful Fish Finder Guide and souvenir button are included with each ticket purchase. Advance reservations are recommended. « less
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Ranked #21 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Spas
Owner description: Simply Great Massages. Be pampered in the comfort and privacy of your own hotel room, rental unit or our newly opened... more » Owner description: Simply Great Massages. Be pampered in the comfort and privacy of your own hotel room, rental unit or our newly opened boutique spa while enjoying a massage. Add a little romance with a couples massage and share the relaxation together. If you are visiting for the day, we welcome you to arrange one of these wonderful treatments in our conveniently located downtown facility. « less
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Ranked #22 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Check out the Glass Bottom Kayak tour or rent kayaks and snorkel gear at their booth located at the Avalon Boat Landing.
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Ranked #23 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
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Ranked #24 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: The Best Of The Island’s Interior. This comprehensive tour takes you 31 miles through the heart of Catalina's rugged... more » Owner description: The Best Of The Island’s Interior. This comprehensive tour takes you 31 miles through the heart of Catalina's rugged interior. You'll travel in a comfortable, '50's Flxible Bus, restored to its original streamlined beauty. This memorable journey follows the 1800's stagecoach route then you will continue through Middle Ranch, where you will enjoy the Native Plant Nursery and the Catalina Island Fox habitat. « less
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Ranked #25 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Discover the enchantment of Avalon on this delightful journey along the beachfront, up the hillsides, and through the heart... more » Owner description: Discover the enchantment of Avalon on this delightful journey along the beachfront, up the hillsides, and through the heart of this friendly and historic town. You’ll see picture-perfect views and colorful local attractions as your guide shares interesting Catalina Island history and folklore from the comfort of our passenger vehicle. This seven-and-a-half mile journey provides a comprehensive history of Santa Catalina Island’s most dynamic location. « less
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Ranked #26 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Water sports
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Ranked #27 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: This historic waterfront architectural walking and wine tasting tour will take you back to a time of elegance when great... more » Owner description: This historic waterfront architectural walking and wine tasting tour will take you back to a time of elegance when great visionaries created the magical island of Catalina. It features the various icons, such as the buildings, people, and events which made Catalina what it is today. Tours run daily at 4:30 finishing with wine tasting at one of Avalon's premiere wine bars. Reservations are required and the cost is only $30! Call today to enjoy Catalina in a way that is truely unique. « less
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Ranked #28 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
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Ranked #29 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: A day or evening ghostly walking tour which will guide you through haunted Avalon; over the very burial ground the village... more » Owner description: A day or evening ghostly walking tour which will guide you through haunted Avalon; over the very burial ground the village was built upon. You will drop in on a variety of historic locations which are sure to raise the hair on your neck with their paranormal activity. You will become entwined with the unsolved mysteries, scandalous tales, ghostly sightings, types of ghosts and why they continue to haunt Avalon. Cameras are encouraged. Nothing is made up. It is historic, educational and crazy wild when we have an encounter. The tours last just over an hour and are “G Rated for Ghostly” and are great for families as well as for the serious paranormal investigator or amateur ghost hunter. Tours meet near the Casino and come back into town with some stairs involved. The tour ends at the opposite side of town at the most actively haunted site in town. « less
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Sky Line Drive (Avalon)
Ranked #30 of 52 activities in Catalina Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: This exciting, narrated journey along the scenic “ Skyline Drive” takes you ten miles into Santa Catalina Island’s protected... more » Owner description: This exciting, narrated journey along the scenic “ Skyline Drive” takes you ten miles into Santa Catalina Island’s protected wilderness area. Along the trip you’ll see spectacular vistas, deep canyons, quiet coves and an endless blue ocean. Keep your eyes open for the island’s largest inhabitant, buffalo, before you visit the Catalina Nature Center at the Airport in the Sky. Bring your camera because picture-perfect scenes fill the entire tour. « less
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