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Catalina Island is just an hour away aboard our fast and sleek boats out of Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point. We are committed to offering the most advanced, state-of-the-art watercraft available while maintaining a high level of dedication to...more
34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
All reviews long beach day trip long term parking captain's lounge smooth ride ticket window always on time san pedro great ride parking situation boat dock full bar golf cart snack bar wonderful trip fun experience dana point harbor
Must get there early to check in. Get a reservation as you might be disappointed not getting on. Although parking is safe in the harbor lot, it is a bit cumbersome as you have to park a distance away and walk back. The boat is...More
Actually signed up for the Catalina Flyer because with Groupon it was half the price. Flyer's boat broke down so they referred us to Express. The boat is big and spacious to accommodate many passengers. About an hour and a half from Dana Point to...More
Our first trip to Catalina and the Express delivered a great way to get there, meet other travelers, and enjoy fresh air! We were staying in Oceanside so it was nice to only travel a few miles to Dana Point to catch the Express. Nice...More
First time visitor to Catalina Island. Booked ferry to Avalon from Long Beach in Commodore Lounge. For a really nominal fee, this service is worth the money. Not only was the lounge seating very comfortable, we had priority boarding onto the boat, were served snacks...More
We departed on Monday morning to Avalon. We boarded about 15 minutes prior to departure. The vessel was clean and staff were friendly. We saw whales and dolphins on route. We returned the next day at 4:30 pm and arrived in Dana Point at 6...More
The car parking situation is EXTREMELY confusing, crazy, and the distance between the Boat Dock and the parking lot is WAY TOO FAR AWAY. However, the Catalina Express ride was punctual for departure and arrival. The trip was smooth to the island. Seats were plenty...More
This is a great way to get to the island. They've got pleanty of room , there are usually extra seats for knap sacks, guitars, etc. and they are good about storing fishing equipment and bulky items. The ride over there is usually very uneventful...More
We went on the Catalina express for a day on the island. We reserved the captain's lounge for the ride both ways. Six of us went and really enjoyed the day. We left from Dana point Harbor to Avalon. The ride was great, the crew...More
We have been promising ourselves a trip to Catalina for the past 10 years at least so this time we made it happen. We were advised by family to upgrade out tickets and we were very pleased we did this especially for the return journey....More
Response from KatrinaNeylon | Reviewed this property |
The distance is about 41 miles, and takes an hour on the Catalina Express at Dana Point. There are a couple of other places where the Express leaves from, but that would add to the timing and distance of the trip. Still... More
The distance is about 41 miles, and takes an hour on the Catalina Express at Dana Point. There are a couple of other places where the Express leaves from, but that would add to the timing and distance of the trip. Still, the trip out and back is lovely and worth the ride.