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Jeep Eco-Tour

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Address: 128 Clarissa Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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The best way to explore Catalina's wildlands is by scheduling a naturalist...

The best way to explore Catalina's wildlands is by scheduling a naturalist guided custom open-air Catalina Island Conservancy Jeep® Eco Tour. On the tour you might see bald Eagles soaring high above, the shy Santa Catalina Island fox, and American bison. Not to mention the rare plants and archaeological sites. Come see Catalina's wild side for yourself!

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Best activity on Catalina

These tours are my favorite activity on the island. The views in the interior of the island are fantastic. When we went in December, we did the 3-hour tour. Beth was our guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Cairo, Egypt
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These tours are my favorite activity on the island. The views in the interior of the island are fantastic. When we went in December, we did the 3-hour tour. Beth was our guide and she was outstanding. She made sure we saw plenty of bison and Catalina foxes. She had plenty of information on the flora, fauna, and history of... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

AWESOME Jeep tour around the island. Our tour guide was very informative about the history and culture of the island. Went to Airport In The Sky' for an awesome big cookie. Saw Buffalo along the way and got some close up shots. A must see and do!

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orange county
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing time went on our tour with Beth my husband & I ended up being the only two people on the jeep tour so nice Beth was our own private tour guide Beth! She is great with all her knowledge of the island and the environment and taking some step rugged trails was wonderful. Got to see few... More 

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Jackson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We got lucky and got a tour for just my wife and I with the manager, Andrew, so we got such a great value! We got such a detailed tour and learned so much about the history of the island that we really felt that we were a part of the island. He even introduced us to people from the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

First off the Jeep itself and the seats in the ride was comfortable. It sat a total of 6 people. Our tour guide Pat was top-notch. He was fun and interactive with the people. We saw not one but two Bison roaming around. Never expected to see that on Catalina. Also Pat told us a lot about the history of... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We arrived in Avalon from Dana Point via the 9:45am Express, had a filling breakfast and walked to Conservancy, conveniently located close to the Crescent promenade. There are a number of "tours" available to visitors on Catalina Island, over the years I have taken a number of the historic bus city tours, Extreme off road tours, from both Two Harbors,... More 

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League City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

First off, our driver Beth was phenomenal! Long time resident of the island and full of knowledge with a quick, dry wit. We took the 2 hour tour and witnessed some great scenery, experienced some fun off-road trails, saw 3 herds of bison, and learned quite a bit about Catalina's history and ecology. The seats were SUPER comfortable which was... More 

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Redlands, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

This was the highlight of our trip and totally worth it!! Andrew told amazing anecdotes to provide a wonderful insider's experience during our tour. He was entertaining, knowledgeable, and very in-tuned to the comfort-level of our family. Obviously, safety is always a priority, but he went the extra mile to make sure this worry-wart of a mom was having a... More 

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Moorpark, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Ron was an excellent guide, driving thru parts of the island not usually seen - if you only stay in Avalon. Lots of history, back stories of people on the island as well as interesting nature topics. The jeep was comfortable with stops along the way for photo ops and bio breaks.

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Danbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

A two hour jeep tour full of information , stories and history from our guide Beth . She made the trip so interesting for us adults and younger members of our group. A great way to see the island . On a personal note a thanks to Beth who took time out to find me in the queue for the... More 

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