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46 Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We had the best time and got wonderful service from Joe's rent a boat. There was an older gentleman with an awesome mustache that took care of us. He was very kind, informative and courteous. If you are planning on snorkeling be sure to ask...More

Thank davidmK9447PM
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Our ferry arrived to early to check into our hotel. We started walking around and down the pier and saw the fun little rental boats. We are experienced boaters and I thought the price for a 1 hour rental was well worth it. The weather...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I have been a repeat customer at Joe's Rent-a-Boat over the years, because the boats are easy to operate, the prices are reasonable for an island resort town, and this is the only way for an otherwise land-bound visitor to easily and swiftly explore the...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Rented a motorboat and zoomed up the coast. Took a picnic with us, did some swimming and adventuring, then returned. All in all it was a great activity that lets you avaoid the crowds, have some recreation and doesn't involve a long line. It was...More

2  Thank Theresa V
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

For 35 years, I've been bringing my boat to Catalina Island and this past week I sold it. My only option to take my grandsons fish was to rent a little boat from Joe's. After checking my pride, I got the 15 HP outbound, frozen...More

2  Thank lynndds
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My husband and son rented a Pedal boat from Joe's. It was one of the most economical fun things to do in Avalon! The staff were very nice and they had a blast for an hour!

1  Thank thehep
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My family's gone on quite a few of the Island tours over the years. This visit we decided to try something new and we rented a skiff. We were not disappointed!!! We packed a lunch, rented fishing gear, and motored several miles up and down...More

2  Thank thewinsomewench
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We loved renting our boat. We had so much fun going up the coast of catalina. The freedom we got because we did it at our own pace. So grateful that they loaned out ladders upon request, so you could get in and out of...More

3  Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great prices, but they lost our reservation and blamed us for "changing things around on them". Which, I do admit to (I asked if I could get a pedal boat because I couldn't quite maneuver the kayak and kept falling off) - but it's your...More

Thank YadirA7X
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We've rented Kayaks and a Motorboat from Joe's on two separate occasions. The staff is friendly and very helpful. Recommend this if you want to be out on your own.

1  Thank david_g6838
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3 June 2018|
Response from William M | Reviewed this property |
$60/hr 15 hp, $70/hr 20hp; lower hourly rates for 4 and 8-hour rentals.
20 March 2017|
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