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“Great experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Santa Catalina Island Company Dolphin Quest

Santa Catalina Island Company Dolphin Quest
1 Island Plaza, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
800-626-1496
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Ranked #15 of 60 Activities in Avalon
Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: This exciting new addition to Catalina Expedition's activities and adventures, takes our guests along Catalina's unspoiled East End coastline.
Houston, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I went on the dolphin quest last week. It was so much fun. I've never been on a speedboat so that was an experience in itself. There had to be hundreds of dolphins. Al was really great. He was also the guide on the Underwater Expedition. Very informative young man.

Visited October 2013
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Bumpy, fun ride!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This was well worth the bumps! We saw a large group of dolphins and sea lions feeding all around us right after we left the dock. I wish we had stayed there longer because we only saw a few sea lions after that. However, the boat ride was very scenic, and it was interesting to see the coastline and coves of the island.

Visited October 2013
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Washington state
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“SANTA CATALINA ISLAND COMPANY”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We took three tours on Catalina Island with the Santa Catalina Island Company. All the tours were very good, the guides great and the prices really reasonable. The three tours were - Avalon City Tour, The Casino Tour and the Semi-submersible Boat Tour (these might not be the exact names, but are close). The Avalon City tour was by bus with Cindy L. as our guide. She was very, very informative and funny. Plus a very good driver on those skinny, hill-hugging roads. The captain and assistant on the semi-submersible were very friendly and extremely knowledgable about the waters and fish outside Avalon harbor and the Casino Tour guide knew it all and could answer any questions put to him. A big thumbs up to all the guides and the tours. And don't forget to ask for senior rates, we saved on each tour.

Visited September 2013
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Costa Mesa, California
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“Loved the Island tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Cindy Lowe was our tour guide, she was professional, funny & very informative.
Would recommend this to anyone visiting the Island.

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Berkshire, Massachusetts
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“Great tour and fabulous tour guide”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

We took a bus tour on Catalina and had a great, interesting, and informative time. The highlight was the driver and guide, Cindy Lowe. She engaged us all and is a fount of island history. And she has a droll sense of humor, to say the least. Lots of puns and silly jokes all appropriate for the tour and what we were experiencing. I am recommending this to anyone who takes a trip to this magical island.

Visited September 2013
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