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“Fun for kids” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Golf Gardens Miniature Golf

Golf Gardens Miniature Golf
10 Island Plaza, PO Box 212, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310.510.1200
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Ranked #5 of 16 Attractions in Avalon
Type: Golf Courses
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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.
Glendale, California
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
“Fun for kids”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Better than I expected for the island. The course is in good shape, cost a little more than I was expecting

Visited January 2013
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English first
Grants Pass, OR
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Recently renovated!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Didn't play this visit but noticed that the greens have all been changed. It also looks better kept!

Visited January 2013
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California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Nothin' Fancy, but Fun & Challenging”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

As a golfer, I loved the challenges of this "thinking man's" mini-golf course. Also, the people-watching is classic and the landscaping is top-notch. My 16-year old son could care less about any of that -- he just thought it was a blast!

Visited January 2013
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CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“So much Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

If you are in Catalina go to the miniature Golf course, it is the best course i have ever done. We had so much fun and laughed very hard.

Visited November 2012
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California
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“Not for newbies”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Came with my wife on our honeymoon. Mini golf was one of our things while we were dating so we had to check this place out. Our first impression was that this place was gorgeous. The holes are pretty tricky for the most part. This definitely isn't your average putt-putt mini golf course; the holes went from par 2 to even a par 6. The par of the entire course is 51, so it averages out to par 3 for each hole. They had obstacles that I've never seen at any other mini golf course. We both thought we were pretty decent at mini golf, but we scored terribly. The only room for improvement here was that some of the holes had turf that was wet, and one hole was completely submerged in water so that your ball goes into the drink when it goes in. Still, great fun for $9 a round.

Visited January 2013
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