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Land & Marine Services

Two Harbors Services

Dinghy docks, fuel docks, trash collection and mechanical services are available for boaters in and around Two Harbors. For information, please contact the Harbor Department on VHF Channel 9.


Shoreboat service is available year-round in Isthmus Cove, Fourth of July Cove and Cherry Cove. In the summer months, there are also scheduled runs to Howland’s Landing and Emerald Bay. The shoreboat monitors VHF channel 9. You can also hail the shoreboat by using the horn during the day and a flashlight at night. Charters are available through the Harbor Office at 310-519-4253.

Dinghy Dock

There are docks in Isthmus Cove and Catalina Harbor for dinghies less than 14 feet in length. Please use a long bowline. The Isthmus Pier is used for the Shoreboat and Harbor Patrol only, although quick passenger unloading is allowed.

Marine Fuel Dock & Pump-Out Station

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

Water Conservation

Please be aware that the Santa Catalina Island water supply is precious. Conservation of water is always appreciated, as water rationing may become necessary at any time. Please fill your water tanks before leaving from your home port.

Trash & Recycling

All Santa Catalina Island trash outside Avalon is shipped to the mainland. Trash must be separated. Put metals and glass in one bag and all else in another bag. The trash pick-up vessel services all leeside coves during the summer months. Taking your own trash home is greatly appreciated. Dumpsters and recycling cans are located on the east side of Two Harbors behind the restrooms.

Public Restrooms, Showers, Lockers & Laundry

These facilities are open year-round 24 hours per day, and are located east of the main plaza, just a short distance from the Isthmus Pier. The showers, laundry and lockers are coin operated.


The following services are available in or near Two Harbors:

  • Mechanical Services
  • Currently pump-out services are available in both Catalina Harbor and Two Harbors. Two Harbors pump-out located at the fuel dock. Contact Harbor Patrol via VHF Channel 9 for this service when in Catalina Harbor.
  • Parts and supplies
  • General Store

Two Harbors General Store

Located at the heart of the Isthmus, the Two Harbors General Store operates 365 days a year, serving the community of Two Harbors and all its visitors. You will find our store has a large range of grocery items, specialty cheeses, breads, domestic and microbrew beers, block and cubed ice, marine hardware, and wine and spirits. We also have fun beach accessories and fishing gear available. Stop by our gift section for Two Harbors souvenirs, unique gifts and casual apparel. You can also Pre-Order your groceries from the General Store.

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 hose (fuel, bilge, exhaust) 12v starter & deep cycle marine batteries, stainless fasteners, 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 & Internet Access

For a small fee faxes may be transmitted/received, and the Internet may be accessed at the Visitor’s Services Center located at the end of the Isthmus Pier. 310-510-4205.

ATM Machine

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