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The Santa Catalina Island Company has offered quality tours on Catalina Island since 1894. Exclusive tours include: the Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour, Catalina Aerial Adventure, the Casino Behind the Scenes Tour; Inland Expedition, Flying Fish Tour and...more
Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 800-626-1496
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Reviewed 15 July 2019

We were there on a day trip and took the bison tour we highly recommend it. Our tour guide (devon aka D) was very knowledgable about island history. She was very funny and made our trip unforgetable. The off roading was beyond our expectations. Thank...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mary Jo U
Reviewed 15 May 2019

We got driven all over Avalon. My husband and I came for just the day and the tour was perfect. He showed us the clubhouse where they used to have a baseball team practice. We toured the Casino and got to go in the back...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ShawnaJanikowski
VisitCatalina, General Manager at Catalina Expeditions Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2019

Thanks for coming out and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had a fantastic time with the tour company. The staff is courteous and made it simple to get the boat and maps we needed to explore Catalina.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mswtucker
CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Catalina Expeditions Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for joining us on one of our Catalina Expedition Tours! Please come back and join us again!

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Sometimes Mother Nature does not cooperate the last time I did this there were tons of flying fish this time we just saw a few babies and only one big flying fish. It was still a beautiful night and a pleasant boat ride. I would...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Catalina Expeditions Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Glad you had a nice evening out on the water, Carol, although I wish there were more flying fish out! Perhaps next time!

Reviewed 12 April 2018

We arrived to Catalina via Carnival Cruise ship. I was really excited to do the zip line adventure, but my mom was pretty nervous. When we go to the check in at the actual Zip Line entrance, the staff was REALLY cold and stand off-ish....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jori T
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this underwater adventure. We loved that everyone had their own seat and window in order to appreciate the protected areas we explored. I enjoyed the narration provided by the young gentleman explaining the different kinds of fish and interesting details of each...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank euphoriczoo
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Cindy Lowe was an excellent guide. She was very knowledgeable about the island and was very competent in driving the bus. Good tour of Avalon and surroundings.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kerry W
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

A great way to see the back country. Our driver/guide was personable and informative. The Hummer handled the dirt roads comfortably. At 2 hours the furatiom was comfortable. Parts of the trip both in and out of the sun, dress with layers. At 1000 feet...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank anwillner26
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We had 2 hours of free time and decided to try the Undersea Expedition Semi-Submersible. Turns out as a great 45 minutes expedition. The boat seems to be quite new or at least very well maintained! The glass window are quite big and the space...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 294dannyv
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

My Aunt and sister came to visit for the weekend and they wanted to check out Catalina Island. One of the things on my sister's list was this tour. It was really cool! It lasted around 30 min or so... I was having a good...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from S7825FClisac | Reviewed this property |
Yes, many different options. Just ask.
20 January 2016|
Response from Donna G | Reviewed this property |
Hi - go to Catalina's Chamber of Commerce web site and they list the schedule of cruise ships arrivals. I was in Catalina over a few days and there is a big difference between days with and without cruise ships, without... More