E.g., 08/23/2016
E.g., 08/23/2016
(310) 510-4205

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 Tour Plaza.
In Two Harbors, purchase and pick up pre-paid tickets at the Visitor Services office at the foot of the Isthmus Pier.


(May 13 - October 18)
Monday thru Sunday (daily) 
Two Harbors 9:00 am - Little Harbor 9:30 am - Two Harbors 10:00 am
Two Harbors 10:30 am - Little Harbor 11:00 am - Airport 11:30 am - Avalon 12:00 pm
Avalon 10:00 am - Airport 10:30 am - Little Harbor 11:00 am - Two Harbors 11:30 am
Two Harbors 12:00 pm - Little Harbor 12:30 pm - Two Harbors 1:00 pm
Two Harbors 2:00 pm - Little Harbor 2:30 pm - Two Harbors 3:00 pm
Two Harbors 4:30 pm - Little Harbor  5:00 pm - Airport 5:30 pm - Avalon 6:00 pm
Avalon 4:00 pm - Airport 4:30 pm - Little Harbor 5:00 pm - Two Harbors 5:30 pm
Two Harbors 5:30 pm - Little Harbor 6:00 pm - Two Harbors 6:30 pm
Two Harbors 8:45 pm - Little Harbor 9:15 pm - Two Harbors 9:45 pm (Friday Only)

2016 Rates

One Way Bus Fares between: Adult Child
Avalon to Airport or Black Jack $16.00 $13.00
Avalon and Two Harbors $57.00 $42.00
Two Harbors to Little Harbor $25.00 $16.00
Little Harbor to Airport $16.00 $13.00
Little Harbor to Black Jack $32.00 $26.00
Two Harbors to Airport $41.00 $29.00
Two Harbors to BlackJack $57.00 $42.00
Little Harbor to Avalon $32.00 $26.00
* Child: Ages 2-11
**Safari Bus Baggage and Gear Policy**
  • 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 50 pounds each. 
  • All coolers, totes, large duffle bags, etc. are an additional $25 round trip and any additional bag matching the above measurements is $16 round trip.
Charter a Gear Haul
$185 One Way for Pick Up Truck Gear Haul
$205 One Way for Medium Flatbed Truck Gear Haul
$225 One Way for Large Flatbed Truck Gear Haul
Call 310-510-4205 to charter a gear haul.
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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