Your guide will pick you up from Santa Monica, LA, Venice and Marina Del Rey hotels between 8am-8:15am and bring you to the Catalina Express Ferry Terminal in Long Beach. Here you will check in and board your 10am ferry to Avalon. Enjoy the 1 hour and 15 minute trip to paradise where dolphins, seals and sea lions may surprise you during your journey. You'll arrive on the island at 11:15am.
Enjoy the option to enjoy a self-guided tour of Catalina Island or to include activities in your ticket price, such as a ride on a glass bottom boat, a kayak or paddle board adventure, a skyline drive into Catalina's protected wilderness area or a semi-submarine tour.
Along the way you can also visit the many unique and colorful shops, boutiques, restaurants and pubs that line main street, or enjoy a beautiful view of the marina and beach that is perfect for relaxing and sunbathing. After exploring and enjoying your day on the Island you'll make your way back to the Avalon pier for your 6pm departure back to Long Beach. You will arrive at Long Beach Pier approximately 7:15pm, then meet your shuttle for your trip back to your hotel where you are scheduled to arrive between 8:15pm - 9pm, depending on traffic.