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Cape Canyon Expedition
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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...more
1 Island Plaza, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 877-778-8322
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

This was an incredible experience. Mountain roads make me nervous so I was glad to have a driver. As with most tours, the guide makes the difference and Andrew was fantastic! Very much enjoyed all the facts about the island and the views were amazing....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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VisitCatalina, Manager at Cape Canyon Expedition, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Thank you for joining us on the Cape Canyon Expedition! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour and we would love to welcome you back to join us again!

Reviewed July 14, 2018

Our tour with Miriam was beyond amazing. We all had so much fun. Miriam was extremely knowledgeable, and, so well prepared. And, as an extra bonus, she can sing Her enthusiasm and love of Catalina Island was contagious. We are well-traveled, and, have done many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Cape Canyon Expedition, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you for joining us on the Cape Canyon Expedition Tour! We will pass on your compliments to the team.

Reviewed June 8, 2018

We were very lucky. Our party our four where the only tourists on the ride today. So it felt like a very personal tour. You see so much of the island and it’s fascinating history. Only roads some are paved. It’s steep in places. Most...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Cape Canyon Expedition, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

We're thrilled that you had such a great tour and that you were able to see a herd of bison! Thank you for recommending this as a "must do tour"--we appreciate it. We're glad to have been your first experience in a biofuel Hummer, and...More

Reviewed April 8, 2018

Our knowledgeable Pilot was Andrew. He pretty much know all his surroundings as he has been on this island for more than a decade. We got to see other areas as a treat. We had lots of time so he took us to some scenic...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Our guide, Charles, did an amazing job showing us Catalina Island. We learned so much about the island's history and what we were seeing - he was very knowledgeable and interesting. The tour really made the trip for our family - the views and the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KMJackson60
Reviewed June 21, 2017

A few years ago, I went solo to Catalina. Now most folks just hang around Avalon and poke around. Which is fine. But I wanted to see a bit more than that. So I hired this fine outfit. Who proceeded to give the grand tour...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank David L
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Our guide was 'Bear' and AZ White Mountains Indian. He was very informative and knew his stuff! Exactly the right guy to lead a tour like this. At times it was a very narrow rough road but the hummer did it with ease. You will...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

This Hummer tour led by Charles was amazing. Despite the rain and a few clouds along the way we were able to experience the Island from a variety of perspectives. Our guide Charles knew the area well since he has lived here for eight years...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed June 21, 2016

We did this tour and it was a highlight of our trip. Our guide was Cindy Lowe and she was really great. Lots of extra sites, quick stops to see flora and fauna and she even sang us some jazz tunes. Cindy was also very...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

4.5 hours on this tour that took you to areas you never thought you would experience. I was hanging on for dear life a few times. The Hummer takes you on very high and narrow passages that are not for the faint of heart. The...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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November 7, 2015|
Response from VisitCatalina | Property representative |
It is bumpy and goes on unpaved roads. We do not recommend to anyone with back problems.
Monica C
June 25, 2015|
Response from VisitCatalina | Property representative |
Hi Monica, All of that information can be found on our website, visitcatalinaisland. We are currently running two tours a day, one at 9:30 am and one at 2 pm. The meeting point is the Tour Plaza, located between Catalina and... More