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Address: Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: +1 310-510-0342
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Adventure into the Backcountry of Catalina in a Jeep or Highlander SUV. See...

Adventure into the Backcountry of Catalina in a Jeep or Highlander SUV. See the magnificent views, observe the amazing wildlife. Buffalo roaming free, Catalina Island Fox, Bald Eagle and much much more. Our well trained drivers will share the history and special stories along the way. See Catalina the way it was meant to be seen. See why the Wrigley's wanted to preserve this beautiful Island.

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Great Service for tourists!

Helpful, prompt and service oriented. That is the organized, customer-oriented service provided by Catalina Transportation Services. They are readily available all over Avalon... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
S7825FClisac
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Uniontown

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Uniontown
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Helpful, prompt and service oriented. That is the organized, customer-oriented service provided by Catalina Transportation Services. They are readily available all over Avalon, and are willing to lift and transport your luggage for you. They even are willing to make an additional short stop if need be for you happiness and stay on the island. Great company. Keep up the... More 

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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our "private" jeep tour. Took the 2.5 hour tour with Sherrie and she was very personable, knowledgeable, friendly and it really enhanced our Catalina island trip. Would highly recommend!

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Thank Beauchicken
Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the Transportation , we rent the open car it is so comfortable and cute and very relaxing ,it was very fan to see around the Island !

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Thank Ayreen P
Glendale, Arizona
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77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The Airport is no big deal but the trip up is. Also you can get some good food and cookies at the Airport restaurant. The ride up isn't for the faint of heart as it is an example of "Hairpin Curves". Going back down may be a little more exiting. Some place in the road lead to straight down. I... More 

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Ventura, California
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This was our 2nd time visiting Catalina and we decided to take an inner inland tour. As we were asking around, Greg from Catalina Transportation Services was recommended several times. So, we went on tour with Greg. He was a great tour guide. He lives in Catalina and has most of his life. Very knowledgeable, easy, fun guide. We really... More 

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Thank 60769Smarshall
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Great experience. Greg was an excellent driver and very knowledgeable and personable. There are beautiful places all over the island, and we got to see the wild bison as well.

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Thank gitman
Rocklin, California
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We rented a golf cart and it was great. We saw as much of the island as possible and at our own pace was great. It is a bit pricy but worth every bit of the money we spent. We got three hours for $86.00.

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Thank Jackie G
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Not much competition on the island for these services, and it shows, but for what they offer, it's acceptable service and super fun having access to the island via golf cart.

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Thank Discernment_101
Reading, United Kingdom
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335 reviews
217 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

We were visiting Catalina Island on a day-trip basis and wished to see the island's interior - but with limited time available. We selected the 2 1/2 hour Skyline Drive Tour and were not at all disappointed. Lovely 50's style bus with a short wheel base to negotiate the many hairpin bends. Great local driver who acted as the tour... More 

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CatalinaTrans, Manager at Catalina Transportation Services, responded to this review

Unfortunately this does not belong on our site. I believe this is SCICO company. Catalina Transporation Services does not own a bus. I am happy to hear that anybody had a great time while on the Island though More 

Costa Rica
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137 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Golf cars, bikes for two or trolley rides. Catalina offers interesting options. Just remember that it is an island and you gotta pick the transportation that works for you. There are many hills and going up and down may be a lot of fun depending on your "ride". I used a bike, for two but not always were the two... More 

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