The World’s Healthiest Marine Environment
The crystal blue seas off the Avalon coast are known worldwide as one of the healthiest marine environments on the planet. With magical kelp forests and plentiful sea life, scuba diving in Avalon is an experience you will never forget. Several dive shops offer equipment rentals, certifications and guided trips.
Catalina Scuba Luv is the premier dive center with a fun, family environment. Scuba Luv offers scuba instruction and guided trips to divers and snorkelers of all skill levels. Their professionally trained staff is devoted to offering safe and fun experiences. Scuba Luv operates the dive boat King Neptune, a 65-foot vessel complete with showers, TV/VCR, unlimited sodas and water, and plenty of space to mingle, spread your gear, and suit up. Scuba Luv also offers the exciting Seatrek and SNUBA tours at Descanso Beach Club. They are a PADI 5 star Facility under the same management for the past 30 years! For more information, please call 310-510-2350.
Catalina Divers Supply
Catalina Island's original Scuba diving facility, Catalina Divers Supply was started in 1958 and continues to inspire the diving tradition on Catalina Island. Catalina Divers Supply offers year-round scuba and snorkel rentals, sales, service, and air fills up to 3500 psi. Catalina Divers Supply offers the dive vessel, Cat Dive, a 42-foot aluminum boat with a spacious deck, plenty of storage, showers, and a transom door to the swim step for easy dive access. They offer guided Scuba tours and Scuba courses. For more information, please call 310-510-0330.
Casino Point Marine Park
Located at the edge of the Catalina Casino building, the Casino Point Marine Park is Southern California's first city-designated underwater park. Established in 1965 by the City of Avalon as a reserve, Casino Point Marine Park has an abundance of marine life, giant kelp forests and several shipwrecks to explore. Several artificial reefs have been established to provide additional habitats. For more information, please call (310) 510-0330.