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Catalina Island Visitors Bureau

#1 Green Pier, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-1520
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Catalina Express Round-Trip Ferry Service: Long Beach or San Pedro to Avalon
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Anaheim or Los Angeles with Optional Upgrades
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#1 Green Pier, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-1520
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here to find out the time and location to catch the new electric bus. The person behind the counter had no knowledge and looked it up on the computer, which was not problem, but even so her information was so sketchy we decided...More

Thank Sugarmillgirl
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Nice visitor center with a large selection of brochures for activities available on Catalina. The attendants were very friendly and helpful.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were looking for things to do on the island so stopped by the information center on the pier - the gal was very helpful and pointed us to where we could go to do the various things we wanted to do.

1  Thank abentsen2016
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Friendly employees and great information. We were given all the information we required to make our holiday choices.

Thank janetcH2910UU
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The visitor center has much info to share about the happenings in Catalina---a city where you feel you are in a small, old town in Europe.

Thank JCW22
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The people were friendly and informative. Maps and brochures on lots of places. A good place to stop on the walk into town.

Thank Rickczap
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I used this service briefly as I worked to locate a suitable golf cart rental. They were very helpful and knowledgeable. I recommend chatting with them about your stay on Catalina!

Thank shwaters
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I was surprised to find out about Avalon on Catalina Island - it's history and current tourist area. I found the town to be pleasant and friendly with reasonable prices, good food, nice beaches and a variety of activities.

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is the best kept secret off of Los Angeles's beaches. It's peaceful and fun at the same time. I wish the shores of California were dotted with little towns like Catalina but alas...Catalina is the only such haven I know within a boat trip...More

2  Thank dforthun
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Extremely knowledgeable spot where all your questions will be answered to your satisfaction. Tips, advice, best deals, and so much more. I can almost assure you that the second they look at you, they know exactly what you need and what to recommend. One day...More

Thank MissDWilson
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Sanjay P
29 November 2016|
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Response from actgurlinva | Property representative |
Hello Sanjay, There are currently no tours from Avalon to Two Harbors available. The best way to get to Two Harbors is via Catalina Express, direct from San Pedro. Most shops and restaurants will be open for business during... More
Andrea S
4 October 2015|
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Response from yuki2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Check out VRBO website, there are a lot of nice condos for rent.
2 April 2015|
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Response from actgurlinva | Property representative |
Hi 40states, Flying Fish season generally runs from late May to late September. However, this can change from year to year, based on environmental factors. The Catalina Chamber of Commerce will announce the arrival of the... More