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“Different experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Afishinados Charters

Afishinados Charters
203 Crescent, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310-510-2440
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Ranked #4 of 60 Activities in Avalon
Type: Tours, Adventure
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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.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Vancouver, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
67 attraction reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Different experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Spotting and tracking the flying fish with flashlights supplied by Afishinados was lots of fun, and a cool, different experience. The boat was large and comfortable, the staff friendly, and they even said they would give a T-shirt to those who got hit by a flying fish (which often flew into the boat)! My only complaint is that I got hit by a fish, but they never mailed me a T-shirt!
Definitely worth an evening out. Lots of fun.

Visited July 2012

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English first
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“The fish were flying!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Captain John's flying fish tour, simply put was amazing! We had a large group that included myself, my husband, my son and his family. Captain John and his crew were very friendly and informative, sharing their knowledge of flying fish, we even saw a harbor seal eating his dinner. We saw at least a hundred flying fish. The boat, the Catallac was very comfortable and had a smooth ride. You could stay inside if you didn't want to brave the cold, but my son and I stayed outside, on deck the entire trip. We will definitely be taking another tour the next time were in Catalina.

Visited June 2013

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San Diego, California
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“Flying fish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

The flying fish tour was great fun. The boat was wonderful and Captain John was did a excellent job of teaching us all about the flying fish and we got to see so many. We even saw a sea lion hunting them! This was an amazing night we will remember forever.

Visited July 2012

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Las Vegas NV
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Skeptical at first but excellent overall.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Only thing I would change is that there was no sign on the pier showing where the boat docked. Other than that, and the slight panic that we had thinking we missed the boat because it wasn't there more than 5 min before loading...great tour. Interesting...they tried to even catch a couple of them. Was worried we wouldn't see any...but there were plenty. Kinda cool.

Visited July 2012
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Laguna Beach, California
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“Glorious Sunset Cruise !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Wow, well worth every penny ! Great service, nice staff, and amazing experience. We saw tons of seals, two bald eagles, and went right thru a huge pod of dolphins before the sunset. Excellent experience for my family. My nephews loved it as well. Very relaxing and scenic journey with the family. Looking forward to our next visit so we can do it again. Thanks again...

Gary

Visited April 2013

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