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Catalina Express Round-Trip Ferry Service: Long Beach or San Pedro to Avalon - with unbiased reviews

Catalina Express Round-Trip Ferry Service: Long Beach or San Pedro to Avalon

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Overview
Travel to Catalina Island by boat with the 'Catalina Express’ round-trip ferry service from San Pedro or Long Beach. Disembark at the main town of Avalon, then spend the day exploring Catalina Island on your own. Opt to stay overnight or return on the same day; simply use your return ferry ticket when ready. Choose your departure point—Long Beach or San Pedro—when booking.
Highlights
  • Includes round-trip ferry tickets to Catalina Island
  • View the southern California scenery from the ferry
  • Explore the island at your own pace
  • Choice of two popular departure points on the mainland
What to Expect
Itinerary
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Stop At: Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, 1 Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704

Stop At: Catalina Express, 95 Berth San Pedro, Catalina Island, CA 90731-3384

Stop At: Catalina Express, 320 Golden Shr, Long Beach, CA 90802-4243

Stop At: Catalina Express, 34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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Important Information
Duration
1h
Inclusions
  • Round-trip ferry service
  • Brokerage fee (Child fares)
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink (available for purchase)
  • Parking (USD12 to USD15, based on departure point)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Two (2) bags per person is allowed with a maximum of 50lbs (28kgs) per bag. Bags may not be larger than 37" x 23" x 23" (94cm x 58cm x 58cm)
  • One (1) piece of carry-on luggage is allowed per person and must fit beneath your seat
  • Restrooms are available on-board the ferry
  • Maximum of ten (10) passengers per booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
56Reviews
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Dot wrote a review Nov 2019
39 contributions18 helpful votes
The ride over and back to Catalina was very nice and enjoyable. All of the crew onboard were very nice. The checkin at Dana Point Marina was quick and easy. All the employees who helped with the checkin were super friendly. The boat ride was a little over an hour but didn’t seem
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Catalina S, Customer Service at Catalina Express Round-Trip Ferry Service: Long Beach or San Pedro to Avalon
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Dorothy G., Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that our customer service was able to provide you with excellent care. We hope to have you aboard again soon.
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Maria L wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
It’s a nice ferry ride but the cost is outrageous. The ferry is very smooth and clean. Friendly staff too.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Lynn W wrote a review Nov 2019
21 contributions17 helpful votes
I enjoyed great service and a smooth crossing round trip! Easy to book.I enjoyed my cranberry mimosa too!
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Catalina S, Customer Service at Catalina Express Round-Trip Ferry Service: Long Beach or San Pedro to Avalon
Responded 4 weeks ago
Lynn W., Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience to Catalina Island. We love hearing about our passengers’ trips. Thank you for writing a review and we look forward to having you aboard again soon!
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Kellie W wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
Boat ride was great. Got to see dolphins in the day time and the sun set on the way back. Talked with interesting people. Watched some football on a small TV. Had some beers. Very relaxing. Long line for the return trip. I suggest you don’t wait til the last minute, but we still
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Catalina S, Customer Service at Catalina Express Round-Trip Ferry Service: Long Beach or San Pedro to Avalon
Responded 4 weeks ago
Kellie W., Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience to Catalina Island. We love hearing about our passengers’ trips. Thank you for writing a review and we look forward to having you aboard again soon!
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christine877 wrote a review Oct 2019
41 contributions6 helpful votes
We arrived really close to departure. The woman at the welcoming stand helped us so much. Wish I knew her name to personally thank her. She told us where to park and we made the boat. Met interesting people and enjoyed the ride to the Island seeing Dolphins on the way. Highly
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Date of experience: September 2019
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