E.g., 03/23/2019
Catalina Isthmus
Two Harbors, CA 90704

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.

*No dogs are allowed on the Safari Bus.

Safari Bus Schedule

Now through April 1, 2019

Bus departs from the Tour Plaza in Avalon at 11:00 am

Bus arrives at Airport-in-the-Sky at 12:00 pm 

Bus arrives at Little Harbor at 12:30 pm

Bus arrives at Two Harbors at 1:00 pm

Bus departs from Two Harbors at 12:00 pm

Bus arrives at Little Harbor at 12:30 pm

Bus arrives at Airport-in-the-Sky at 1:00 pm

Bus arrives at Tour Plaza in Avalon at 1:00 pm


1:30 pm /2:00 pm Rates

One Way Bus Fares between: Adult


(2-11 yrs)


(2 max per person)

Two Harbors - Little Harbor $25 $16 $16 ea
Little Harbor - Airport $16 $13 n/a
Airport - Avalon $16 $13 n/a
* The Safari Bus is sold in different sections. Two Harbors to Avalon requires Two Harbors - Little Harbor, Little Harbor to Airport and Airport to Avalon.
* The purchase of a Safari Bus ticket allows each passenger 2 bags, no larger than 37 x 23 x 23 and weighing no more than 50 lbs each plus a small lap item. $16 each for additional bag. Coolers are $25 roundtrip and do not count as an included item.
Group/Unscheduled - $100
Regular Gear Haul - $5 per item
Scheduled Group Gear Haul - $185-$225
Regular Gear Haul - $16 per item
Coolers/Totes/Extra Large Bags - $25 per item
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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