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Find Your Adventure on Catalina Island

Adventure is waiting for you about an hour off the Southern California coast on Catalina Island. Book your adventures online more than seven days in advance and receive 15% off. Just select the Online 7+ Days Advance Purchase Price in the booking window.

Explore Catalina’s historic charm and pristine wilderness on our exciting Land Tours, including TripAdvisor’s top-rated Zip Line Eco Tour, the challenging new Catalina Aerial Adventure, postcard views on Avalon Scenic Drive, and the Cape Canyon Expedition into Catalina bison country.

Search for dolphins, sea lions and other aquatic life that inhabits Catalina’s unique marine environment on our many Ocean Tours, including Undersea Expedition, Ocean Runner, Glass Bottom Boat and Cyclone Seal Rocks Safari.

Active adventurers can explore Catalina on more than 150 miles of hiking and biking trails that crisscross the island’s interior. Catalina Island Golf Course, the oldest course west of the Mississippi, offers nine challenging holes with spectacular views.  Avalon’s Golf Gardens Mini Golf has been a family favorite spot for nearly 50 years.

Every visit to Catalina should include a tour of the iconic Casino. We offer three, including Behind the Scenes Casino Tour and Twilight at the Casino.  You can also catch a movie in the historic Avalon Theatre, the first theatre in the United States designed for “talkies.”

If you want to explore Catalina’s west end, hop aboard the Cyclone power boat and Discover Two Harbors, where you can rent kayaks, mountain bikes, SUPs, snorkel gear and more at the Dive & Recreation Center. After your Two Harbors adventures, relax with a refreshing drink and shared plates at Harbors Sands.

Whatever activities and adventures you choose, we hope you enjoy your experience on Catalina, California’s Island Escape.


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OCEAN RUNNER EXCURSION

Head Out for a Fast and Fun Adventure on the High Seas

Feel the wind in your hair and sun on your face as you skim across the water on a 500hp inflatable Ribcraft boat. You’ll get a unique perspective of Catalina’s diverse marine environment on this exhilarating high-speed adventure on the Catalina Channel, where you’ll have the chance to experience the thrill of watching dolphins and sea lions frolic in their natural environment. Check out this Ocean Runner video

Mini Golf

Nestled in an idyllic garden setting and less than one block from the beach, Catalina Island’s Golf Gardens is the ideal spot for an afternoon of family fun.

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Guided Activities and Adventures

See Catalina’s Unique Beauty from a Local’s Perspective

Head out on guided land and sea adventures (seasonal) with outdoor enthusiasts and explore the scenic beauty of one of Southern California’s most diverse ecosystems.

Hike to Ballast Point

Spectacular views of Cat Harbor on the island’s backside make Ballast Point a favorite hiking destination of locals and visitors alike, and well worth the moderate 1.5-mile climb.

DEPARTS WEDNESDAY - SUNDAY AT 10 AM
Duration: 1.5 HOURS
$20 per person

Avalon Harbor Lights Tour

Experience the romance and mystery of Catalina by night on this narrated adventure into the hills above historic Avalon. Your open air biofuel Hummer will take you east along the waterfront past Lover’s Cove before heading up to Mt. Ada for spectacular views of the twinkling city and harbor lights below.

Hiking & Backpacking

Hikers and backpackers both love the Two Harbors area for its diverse terrain and incredible views. Whether you are taking a day hike from your luxurious hotel or backpacking across the entire island, Two Harbors is a perfect place to start your journey.

Snorkeling

Two Harbors at the Isthmus of Santa Catalina Island is ideally located to offer easy access to some of the world’s best snorkeling. Voted “World’s Healthiest Marine Environment” by Scuba Diving Magazine, the water is clear and clean, with visibility ranging from 40-100 feet.

SCUBA

Two Harbors at the Isthmus of Santa Catalina Island is ideally located to offer easy access to some of the world’s best scuba diving. Voted “World’s Healthiest Marine Environment” by Scuba Diving Magazine, the water is clear and clean, with visibility ranging from 40-100 feet.

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