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Glass Bottom Boat Tour

65 reviews
Avalon, CA, USA
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

We got this free tour from our hotel. It was a great tour. The tour guide is local and grew up in the island so he has a lot of experience and knowledge. When we got to Lover Cove, there were a lot of fishes...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank bj0523
VisitCatalina, General Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking advantage of your tour! Come Say hi to the fish with us again sometime soon.

Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

The boat was clean, the ticket staff and captain were friendly, but when my wife and i got off the boat we both blurted out that was a lot of money for what we got. We were out for about 40 minutes. Saw masses of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 143brentb
Reviewed May 13, 2019

This boat holds up to 50 people and you can all have a view of the glass bottom, where you will see a lot of fish, especially when the captain starts feeding them! Interesting for kids too.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank caltravelgal
Reviewed May 5, 2019

I love the ocean. PERIOD. So I enjoyed being out there and seeing the kelp and fish and the water... but there was nothing very spectacular. The fish are all relatively the same color palette -- grey, white, black and one orange fish! Kids really...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank LeLuDallas
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

I didn’t expect to see so many fish! It was drizzling a bit and the water was murky so I was pleasantly surprised to see big schools of fish that looked like a big black mass on the bottom of the boat. Our captain also...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MaileAndFred
VisitCatalina, Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

We're so glad you enjoyed exploring and learning about Catalina's marine life at Lover's Cove! We'll be sure to let the Captain know your appreciated his commentary. See you again soon!

Reviewed October 31, 2018

I'll be honest - if you have a choice of doing this or the semi-submersible tour, do the sub. You get to see in three directions on the sub. However, we did both the glass-bottom boat and the sub, on different days, and I am...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Francis F
CatalinaICO, Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for joining us on the Glass Bottom Boat Tour, Francis! This tour is classic and must-do on any Catalina trip.

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Maybe seasoned travelers should skip this type of excursion but there is not a lot of passive type activities on Catalina. The boat is nice enough and plenty of room for viewing for up to 50 people but there is just not a lot to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CatalinaICO, Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you for joining us on the Glass Bottom Boat Tour, Jordan! We would love to assist you in finding an activity that best suits your needs. Feel free to reach out to us at social@scico.com and we would love to help you plan your...More

Reviewed July 24, 2018

Our grandkids loved this glass bottom boat. There was a lot of fish, but not much variety, but the kids didn't care about variety.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kelly B
CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you and your family for joining us on the Glass Bottom Boat Tour, Kelly! We have a wonderful array of local fish around Catalina Island and are happy to hear that your grandchildren enjoyed their experiences with us.

Reviewed July 17, 2018

It's an easy and enjoyable 45-minute activity perfect for the entire family. As they feed the fish from the boat, you'll see thousands of fish of all sizes, either through the glass bottom or along the sides.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mesatraveler
CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you for joining us on the Glass Bottom Boat Tour! We look forward to having you join us again.

Reviewed February 27, 2018

My wife loves the Doris Day move Glass Bottom Boat that took place off Catalina Island so I had to go. My sister got a deal (Groupon) so we paid $21 each (with taxes and fees). We found the launch easy enough and boarded about...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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