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The best way to explore Catalina's wildlands is by scheduling a naturalist guided custom open-air Catalina Island Conservancy Eco Tour. On the tour you might see bald Eagles soaring high above, the shy Santa Catalina Island fox, and American bison...more
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125 Clarissa Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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+1 310-510-2897
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Reviewed yesterday

Great jeep trip. About 3 hours up and down into the hills. Very bumpy in spots so be aware. Saw a Bison. The tour guide (don't remember his name) was funny and had a great deal of info about the area.

Thank 853roxane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You haven’t seen Catalina until you’ve taken this tour. Joy our guide was great. We chose the three hour tour. We saw Buffalo but never found the larger herd. Nor did we see fox but that was a time of day issue. Great views so...More

1  Thank Ken K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour for visitors from far away and also for "local tourists" who live in So Cal. My guide was very knowledgeable and witty, as well as a safe, competent driver. Among other things, he told us the history of bald eagles on the island,...More

Thank Sheila P
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Four of us took a 4 hour private, Eco Jeep Tour which was run by the Island Conservancy and consequently were taken on many tracks reserved only for the use of Conservancy personnel. Our tour guide Ernie was an excellent driver and so knowledgeable whilst...More

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We took the 3 hour tour. Guide was excellent - very cool, calm, collected, funny & knows everything about the island. Gorgeous vistas, great history and a bit of off road fun too. Highly recommend this tour.

Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We took a half-day tour and did a loop around the island. We saw a couple dozen bison, two foxes, a red-tailed hawk, and a few other animals. Not bad, considering there aren't really all that many animals that live on Catalina. Our tour guide...More

Thank Anita8IceCream
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Decided to take a day trip to Catalina and found this tour online. My husband and I like to get away from the "tourist traps" so decided this looked interesting. Ernie was our guide. He was very knowledgable about the island and the conservatory. We...More

Thank Gbeaird
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We did the 2hr Jeep Eco Tour. What a fun adventure. Discovered that we had a family relation to the Tour Guide Ernie!! (SMALL World!). Ernie was so great about explaining the culture, and history of Catalina. We saw a bison herd and stopped to...More

1  Thank Suzie623
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Took the 2-hour tour but since we hadn't seen any Catalina Foxes, our guide added a 1/2 hour and we took a road deeper into the interior....and saw 2 foxes! Beth, our guide/driver, has lived on the island for decades. I can't imagine that there...More

1  Thank Laura P
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

A must do for anyone visiting Catalina who wants to see "The Real Catalina; the real story "!!!! Took the three hour tour after we did a wonderful walk/hike up to the Wrigley Botanical Gardens and Memorial. An amazing experience with a guide/driver, Ernie, who...More

Thank Terry F
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maggiet12
6 June 2018|
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Response from Suzie623 | Reviewed this property |
A total of 6 people were in our Jeep.
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Phyllis T
1 April 2018|
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Response from Mariejo8814 | Reviewed this property |
Book at least a day before. 2 hours is anout $70. There is a 3- hour tour at 110.
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6 October 2017|
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Response from BrendaV63 | Reviewed this property |
If he sits up front he will be fine. They have a couple of different sized jeeps. There were 4 of us in our tour, two teens, myself, and husband. Husband is a big guy, and he sat up front. He was very comfortable, and... More
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