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Transportation Around Santa Catalina Island

The Safari Bus links the City of Avalon with the village of Two Harbors, including stops at Little Harbor, Airport in the Sky, and the trailhead for Black Jack Junction. The Safari Bus is a quick and easy way to navigate Santa Catalina Island and runs daily throughout the summer months.
 
In Avalon, purchase and pick up pre-paid tickets at any Discovery Tours ticket booth. Buses depart from the southeast corner of Island Plaza.
 
In Two Harbors, purchase and pick up pre-paid tickets at the Visitor Services office at the foot of the Isthmus Pier.
 
  Two Harbors/Little Harbor  
Two Harbors to Little Harbor Notes Little Harbor to Two Harbors
9:00 am Fri-Sun Only 9:30 am
10:00 am   10:30 am
11:30 am Connects daily with Avalon Bus 12:00 pm
12:30 pm   1:00 pm
2:30 pm Fri-Sun Only 3:00 pm
3:30 pm   4:00 pm
4:30 pm Connects daily with Avalon Bus 5:00 pm
5:30 pm Fri-Sun Only.  6:00 pm
6:30 pm Fri-Sun Only 7:00 pm
9:00 pm Fri-Sun Only                                                                                        9:30 pm         
  Avalon/Airport/Little Harbor  
Avalon to Airport                          Notes                                                                            

Airport to Little Harbor          

11:00 am Connects daily with Two Harbors 11:30 am
4:00 pm Fri-Sun Only. Connects with Two Harbors Bus. Runs daily May 22-Sept. 7 4:30 pm
Little Harbor to Airport Notes Airport to Avalon
12:00 pm Connects daily with Two Harbors 1:00 pm
5:00 pm  Fri-Sun Only. Connects with Two Harbors Bus. Runs daily May 22-Sept. 7 6:30 pm
 
One Way Bus Fares between: Adult Child
Avalon to Airport or Black Jack $16.00 $13.00
Avalon and Two Harbors $54.00 $42.00
Two Harbors to Little Harbor $22.00 $16.00
Little Harbor to Airport $16.00 $13.00
Little Harbor to Black Jack $32.00 $26.00
Two Harbors to Airport $38.00 $29.00
Two Harbors to BlackJack $54.00 $42.00
Little Harbor to Avalon $32.00 $26.00
Bags and Gear Policies:
* Each passenger is allowed one lap bag--must be safe to hold during travel.
* In addition to the allotted one lap bag, each passenger is allowed up 2 more items no larger than 37x23x23 and weighing no more than 30 pounds each at $3 an item. 
If you are traveling with more gear call 310-510-4205 to charter a gear haul.

* Child: Ages 2-11

2014 Bus Pass Information

Two Harbors 2014 Bus Pass is valid for travel between Two Harbors and Little Harbor only.  Guests must present their bus pass to the driver upon pick-up. Each bus ride credit is counted as a one way trip between Two Harbors and Little Harbor for one person. Bus pass is NOT limited to one person--groups of two or more may use a single pass as it is based on credits used. Walk-up pass holders are subject to space available only and only when the bus is running. Reservations are highly recommended. Pass expires upon camping check-out date.

Pass #1 $85 Good for up to 4 one way ride credits
Pass #2 $110 Good for up to 6 one way ride credits
Pass #3 $150 Good for up to 8 one way ride credits
Pass #4 $185 Good for up to 10 one way ride credits
Pass #5 $220 Good for up to 12 one way ride credits
To get a schedule and purchase tickets in Two Harbors, visit the Visitor Services office, located at the foot of Isthmus Pier. For reservations, call 310-510-4205.

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Disclaimer: 

*Please note that this pass does not allow you to travel to Avalon, Airport-in-the-Sky or Black Jack Campground. Pass is non-replaceable. Must purchase at the Two Harbors Visitor Center, not available online.

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