With 4 departures a day from L.B.C and 6 from Avalon you have several options to taylor make your excursion to and from Santa Catalina Island. Catalina Express' fleet is well maintained and the heads (restrooms) are clean. There is a snack bar where treats and beverages including alcohol are for purchase. Board early to choose a window seat. Once your seat is saved you can roam the ship and even walk upstairs to view the sea outside. Sign up for the Catalina Express newletter and you can recieve a free ride to Catalina on your Birthday !