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Land & Marine Services

Contact the Harbor Department on VHF 9 for more information


Shoreboat Service

Shoreboat service is available year-round in Isthmus, Fourth of July and Cherry Coves. Scheduled runs to Howland’s Landing and Emerald Bay are available during the summer months. Shoreboats monitor VHF 9. You can also hail them by horn during the day and with a flashlight at night. Charters are available through the Harbor Office at 310.510.4254. Shoreboat Hours: 7 AM to 2 AM Daily in the summer and 8 AM to 5 PM Daily in the winter.

Dinghy Docks

Docks for dinghies less than 14 feet long are located in Isthmus Cove and Cat Harbor. Please use a long bowline. Isthmus Pier is for Shoreboats and Harbor Patrol only, although quick passenger unloading is allowed.

Marine Fuel Dock

Gas, diesel, and water are available year-round at the fuel dock. Hours of operation are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, with extended hours during the summer. Propane is also available onshore. No wash downs are permitted.

Water Conservation

Water is a precious resource on Catalina Island, and rationing may be imposed at any time. Please help us conserve by filling your water tanks before leaving from your home port.

Trash & Recycling

All trash must be separated. Please put metal and glass in one bag and all else in another bag. The trash pick-up vessel services all leeward coves during summer months. Dumpsters and recycling bins are located on the east side of Two Harbors behind the restrooms. Because all trash collected outside of Avalon is shipped to the mainland, we greatly appreciate boaters who take their trash home with them. 

Public Restrooms, Showers, Lockers & Laundry

Available 24/7, year-round, these facilities are located east of the main plaza, just a short distance from Isthmus Pier. Showers, laundry, and lockers are coin-operated.

Other Services

The following services are available in or near Two Harbors:

  • Mechanical services
  • Pump-out at the fuel dock in Two Harbors
  • Contact Harbor Patrol on VHF 9 for pump-out in Cat Harbor
  • Parts and supplies
Two Harbors General Store

Open 365 days a year, the Two Harbors General Store offers a wide range of grocery items, specialty cheeses, breads, domestic beers and microbrews, wine, spirits, and block and cubed ice. You'll also find marine hardware, fishing gear, and camping supplies, as well as casual apparel, beach accessories, and a great section Two Harbors gifts and souvenirs. You can shop and go, or Pre-Order your groceries and pick them up when you arrive.

Two Harbors Parts & Supply Warehouse

Located behind the General Store and Boat Shop, the Parts & Supply Warehouse offers propane tank fills, filters, v-belts, various types of hoses (fuel, bilge, exhaust), 12v starter and deep-cycle marine batteries, stainless fasteners, and fuel and bilge pumps. We can also special order items, with next day UPS or FED EX service available. Open daily during summer. Closed Sunday's during winter. 310.510.4221.

Fax Service and Internet Access

You can send and receive faxes and access the Internet at the Visitor Services Center located at the end of Isthmus Pier. Call 310.510.4205 for more information. A small fee may apply.

ATM Machine

For your convenience, there is an ATM located east (left), and slightly behind, the restaurant on the landing that leads to Harbor Reef Saloon’s back patio.