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Address: West End, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310-510-4205
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The Village of Two Harbors, located on the west end of Catalina Island...

The Village of Two Harbors, located on the west end of Catalina Island where Catalina Harbor and Isthmus Cove are separated by just 1/4 mile. A favorite destination for boaters from the mainland, with 720 moorings, pier and shore boat service. The village offers two restaurants, two bars, general store, marine repair, PADI certified SCUBA, snorkeling, kayak and Mt. bike rentals. There is also a large campground and a lodge.

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Quiet, small village with superb views

Stayed here in December at the Banning House. I chose this spot because I wanted a quiet environment where I didn’t have to interact with many people, a place my wife and I could... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
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Indianapolis
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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two Harbors is primarily a boater and camper destination, but it does have one small (eleven unit) lodge, plus a couple of vacation homes. For boaters in southern California, there is no better destination, period! Twelve pristine coves with boat moorings, and a total of seven-hundred and twenty individual moorings, provide recreational boaters with the security of a mooring, and... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A perfect visit and camp trip. Every staff member we met were pleasant, friendly and in great moods. They were happy. They made us feel welcome and happy as well. Yes it was Hot!, Yes, the Hornets were a hassle! I got stung...but we worked out that you had to get all your cooking and dish cleaning done before the... More 

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Moab, Utah
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We spent a great night here in earlier June. The forecast was for low 60's, fog and light wind. Not great for sailing but we pressed on and came anyway. The place was empty, just the way we liked it. Paddled boarded along the outer harbor. Saw all kinds of fish, seals and birds, even a small Nurse Shark. Dinner... More 

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Indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Stayed here in December at the Banning House. I chose this spot because I wanted a quiet environment where I didn’t have to interact with many people, a place my wife and I could just relax and enjoy the scenery. There are really two areas on the entire island people can stay, unless of course you are visiting for camping... More 

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Glendale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

It was our first visit this year and we decided then it wouldn't be our last. We were there 5 days and in 5 days we saw maybe 15 people the whole time. We felt like we had the whole island to ourselves, very romantic and beautiful. There is one store, one restaurant/diner & bar in all in one open... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a weekend escape from LA you should checkout Two Harbors on Catalina Island which is accessible via short boat ride from San Pedro, Marina Del Rey or Orange County. The more built up city of Avalon gets most of the attention and it's nice but I recommend a short back packing hike and overnight camping at... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I know Two Harbors is a one horse town. One Store, One Outside Bar, One Inside Bar, One Fine Dinning restaurant, One Snake Shack. and lastly One B&B (The Banning House) I go To relax, swim, eat and, chat a lot with friends, Most of the people here a camping, on land or a Boat.

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Thank Keith M
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

one of my favorite places to camp - we try to come once a year... it's only an hour ferry ride from mainland LA but when you arrive you feel like your in another world. the waters are pristine and great hiking. there's a great cafe and a restaurant at base camp w/ flushable toilets and warm showers, if you... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

warm water, excellent visibility for snorkel or dive trips, cool breeze, no big crowds - a great vacation!

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Thank Lee-Tarbet
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We have vacationed and scuba dived in Two Harbors every other year for the last 12 years. Two years ago when visiting there were no lockers for storage as there had been in the past. Since we always stay in the campground we would use the lockers for our scuba gear so that we didn't need to hike it up... More 

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