Our ocean tours offer you the best offshore adventures on Catalina Island. Take your pick, some offer snorkeling and swimming while others offer Island Exploration and Dolphin Trips. Exploring Catalina Island coastline by boat or kayak is the best way to enjoy its pristine beaches, as most of our coastline is not accessible by roads or hiking trails. Our crystal clear water and famous kelp gardens offer the snorkeler or diver a unique diving experience. From Dolphin adventures to Parasailing, it’s all here in our Ocean Tour section.
Available year round. Come get close up and personal with the fish and beautiful marine life in our local marine preserve. This two hour guided tour of the Avalon Dive Park will take you on a memorable adventure as you explore our underwater gardens and learn about the local marine eco system from our professionally trained instructors. Our kelp gardens, clear water and beautiful marine life will make this a great addition to your stay on Catalina Island.
Available April 7 - November 30 - If you have a need for speed, this is the activity for you. It’s fun, exciting and doesn't require any special training. We will provide you with all the safety equipment and 10 square miles of beautiful ocean waters to ride on. You may even encounter sea lions or dolphins along your route. The hourly rate includes transportation to the Jet Ski Barge, life Jackets and full instruction on how to operate a personal watercraft (Waverunner).
Available April 17 - September 30. If you like to snorkel but want to stay underwater and explore, this is the tour for you. Snuba is like scuba diving but without all the heavy gear. You will get full instruction and an instructor will be with you during your underwater adventure.
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Available year round. Included in "Fun Package". This one and a quarter hour adventure takes full advantage of Catalina Island’s abundant wildlife and scenic coastline. Our six Passenger boat will take you from Avalon out into the Pacific Ocean in search of our favorite species, the Common Dolphin. During whale migration season we will also travel out to the local hang out for the whales as they migrate through the nutrient rich waters of Catalina Island.
Available November 1 - September 30, 2015. Included in "Fun Package". Soar 600' above the Pacific Ocean with spectacular views of Avalon and Catalina Island. You are gently reeled out and back into the boat so you don't get wet. You can ride solo or side by side with a friend. Fly high on Catalina!
OCEAN EXPLORER PACKAGE
This 3 day 2 night package has it allExplore the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach
Catalina Express Transportation to the Island Continental Breakfast, Hotel Shuttle on Catalina Island Dolphin/Sea Lion Boat Tour, Electric Bike rental, Snorkeling Tour or Semi Submersible Submarine tour Restaurant vouchers for Avalon’s best restaurants
Available April - November. A sunset coastal cruise is the perfect way to transition from a sun-filled day to a fun-filled night on Catalina Island. You will board Catallac and cruise out of the harbor in search of sea lions, dolphins and other ocean life as we make our way along the protected coastline and enjoy the last rays of a setting sun. The music is mellow, the Catallac bar is open to serve you everything from coffee to champagne, the views are spectacular and the conversation with future friends is easy aboard a comfortable boat. The cruise lasts 1.5 hours and will bring you back into Avalon Harbor as the lights of the town are coming on and the village nightlife beckons on shore.
Available year around. Enjoy the undersea gardens at Avalon's Lovers Cove or the Avalon Dive Park. Both snorkeling areas are about a 10 minute or less walk from the Green Pier at the center of town. Package includes mask, snorkel, fins, and wet suit. Rental is up to three hours.
OVERNIGHT FUN PACKAGE
Overnight “Fun Package”
Purchase a Fun Package from one of our particpating hotels and get two tour passes for each night you stay. The more nights you stay the more tour passes you get.
Available year around. Are you ready to take snorkeling and kick it up a notch! Scuba Diving allows you to stay underwater and explore without surfacing for air. Your insturctor will accompany you on your dive and will coach you before entering the water. All scuba equipment is provided. Must know how to swim. Recommended for those who are comfortable in the water and have prior snorkeling experience.