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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Optional Upgrades

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Stop At: Catalina Express, 320 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

You’ll be picked up from your Anaheim or Los Angeles area hotel in the morning for a shuttle drive to the Long Beach Landing Terminal, where you’ll hop on the ferry. Soak up vistas of the sprawling Southern California coast on your smooth 1-hour ride to the island.

Located 22 miles (35 km) off the coast, Catalina Island (formally Santa Catalina Island) is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland, a picture-perfect destination full of charming beaches, palm trees and rolling hills. When you arrive in Avalon, the island’s largest city, if you have purchased an optional upgrade, you will make your way to that tour's departure point, otherwise just enjoy the island on your own!


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Catalina Island Casino, 1 Casino Way, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704

Avalon Scenic Tour -

See the sights of Avalon on a 50-minute tour that takes you along the waterfront, up the hillsides and through the center of town. The quick, nonstop journey provides views and allows you to get oriented with Avalon and its attractions so you can better enjoy your time on Catalina Island. Learn about the island's history and heritage from a guide as you travel the 7.5-mile (12-km) loop.


Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Catalina Island Undersea Expedition, Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon, CA 90704, USA

Undersea Expedition

Come face-to-face with Catalina's abundant marine life on this 45-minute underwater excursion. Cruise five feet below the surface in a spacious, climate-controlled cabin with a live guide highlighting points of interest. Every passenger has their own seat and port hole but you are also free to move about the cabin for a different viewpoint.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA

Head back out onto the ocean from Avalon into the Catalina Channel on a sturdy Ribcraft boat for an adrenaline-fueled one-hour tour. Look for dolphins and sea lions in the Pacific Ocean and along the coast, then learn about Catalina Island's history and landmarks from your knowledgeable guide. Expect a fast, fun and informative ride that offers another perspective on the natural beauty of Catalina Island.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Zip Line Eco Tour Start, Stagecoach Rd, Avalon, CA 90704, USA

Just a short 15-minute walk and you will meet your expert guide at the zipline launch spot. After a safety briefing, strap in and get ready for an exciting adventure! Beginning at the Hog's Back gate high in the hills near Avalon, you’ll travel on five consecutive ziplines at heights of 300 feet (91 meters) above the Descanso Canyon floor. Feel your adrenaline rush as you reach speeds of up to 45 mph (72 kph)! Your 2-hour zipline adventure ends at Descanso Beach

Duration: 2 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip ferry transfers
  • Scenic Tour of Avalon (if option selected)
  • Undersea Adventure (if option selected)
  • Ocean Runner Tour (if option selected)
  • Zipline Adventure (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Catalina Express
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink
  • Entry/Admission - Catalina Island Casino
  • Entry/Admission - Catalina Island Undersea Expedition
  • Entry/Admission - Green Pleasure Pier
  • Entry/Admission - Zip Line Eco Tour Start
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Zipline Requirements:
  • Closed-toe shoes are required
  • Single passengers must be at least 10 years old and weight at least 80 lbs (36 kg)
  • Children ages 5 to 9 must ride with a parent or guardian who is at least 18 years old
  • Individual and combined weights on zipline cannot exceed 240 lbs (109 kg)
  • Restrooms are not available while on Zipline tour
  • Please note: passenger and weight restrictions are strictly enforced. Failure to meet these restrictions may result in cancellation without refund
  • Ocean Runner Adventure:
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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