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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, and Glass Bottom Boat.

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.

Download the Catalina Island Activities Brochure.


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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 Expedition 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.



The crystal clear waters around Two Harbors ebb and flow over kelp beds into secluded coves and caves, each teeming with marine life. Many of these areas are reachable only by watercraft. An ocean kayak gives you the means of slipping quietly into these areas without disturbing the pelicans and seals that calmly watch you glide by from their rocky perches.

Safari Bus

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 Catalina Island and runs daily throughout the summer months.

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.