Things to Do on Catalina Island

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Visit Activity Details to get an insider's look at things to do on Catalina Island. From romantic escape to outdoor getaway filled with adventure and adrenaline, Catalina Island offers a vacation from the ordinary and an escape from the everyday, on land, the ocean or air!
Island Breeze Spa and Salon

Island Breeze Spa and Salon

In the heart of Avalon, soothing sounds of a waterfall, gentle island breezes and qualified staff will greet you as you enter the Island Breeze Spa and Salon. Awaiting you is a relaxing and healing experience that will last far beyond your stay on Catalina Island - whether your stay is for a day or a lifetime. Our therapists are trained in restoring energy, healing your mind, body and soul and leaving you with a feeling of balance and wellbeing. Our stylists are experienced in the latest trends in hair styling.
310-510-7242 - 120 Sumner Avenue, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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Descanso Beach Ocean Sports

Descanso Beach Ocean Sports

Whether you spend a few hours, or a few days with us - you’ll find your Catalina Island experience more complete. Meet our friendly staff at Descanso Beach, they’ll help you fill your time with entertaining, educational and fun activities centered around our sparkling clear and fish-filled ocean waters.
310-510-1226 - Descanso Beach Club, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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Catalina Island Museum

Catalina Island Museum

Visit the new Catalina Island Museum located at 217 Metropole Avenue. Explore the island’s rich cultural heritage in its galleries permanently dedicated to its history, including its connection to the Chicago Cubs, World War II, the Great White Steamships, Hollywood celebrities, Catalina Island Pottery and Tile and more. A special exhibitions gallery changes consistently with exhibitions traveling to the island from around the world. The museum is open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, seven days a week. (Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day) Admission is  $12 for adults, $9 for seniors (60+), $9 for military (active and veterans), $9 for students (must show valid student ID), and children (age 15 and under) are free.
310-510-2414 - 217 Metropole Avenue, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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Island Express Helicopter Service

Island Express Helicopter Service

Island Express Helicopters is the fastest and most exhilarating way to travel to Catalina Island in only 14 minutes!! For 24 years Island Express has been transporting customers to our exclusive heliports in Avalon, Two Harbors and our newest location Emerald Bay. The flight often overlooks pods of dolphins, whales and panoramic views of Long Beach and Catalina on arrival and departure. Let us make your trip an unforgettable one for a day getaway or an overnight vacation stay. More than just transportation; an experience of a lifetime. Call to make a reservation today or visit us online. San Pedro, Long Beach, Orange County and Catalina Island Reservations:
800-2-AVALON - 56 Pebbly Beach Road, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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Afishinados Charters

Afishinados Charters

Fish the isle in style with Afishinado Charters, Avalon’s most experienced charter operator offering top boats, great equipment and friendly IGFA captains. For groups over 6, choose CATALLAC, our 50’ power catamaran with room for up to 12 anglers.  For groups of 6 or less try Afishinado a 40’custom sport-fisher, great for families and groups that like the extra space, safety and comfort of a larger boat. Or, choose GUSTO!, a 30’ cuddy cabin fishing machine. We do it all, from trophy fishing to our most popular trip, a half-day ‘Catch a bunch, eat a few charter’ targeting high probability fish for novice anglers that want to learn to fish the island. Rates are all-inclusive, 1-day license and tips are extra.
888-613-7770 - 205 Crescent Ave, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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Brown’s Bikes

Brown’s Bikes

Experience Catalina on two wheels. Conveniently located just yards from the boat terminal, Brown’s Bikes offers a range of options for bicycling, including beach cruisers, mountain bikes, electric bikes and tandem bicycles. Relax and enjoy the scenery on a short jaunt around town or take on Catalina’s rugged and dramatic hills. We are equipped with a full-service repair shop. Stroller and wheelchair rentals are also available.
310-510-0986 - 107 Pebbly Beach Road, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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Action Flyboarding

Action Flyboarding

Action Flyboarding is the MOST fun you will experience when looking for a water activity in Avalon! Anyone 15 to 90 years old can hover, glide or do turns above the Pacific Ocean at Catalina Island. It is easy to learn and exciting fun for the entire family. Get your ticket at the Green Pier where you also catch the shore boat to our float where your PERSONAL INSTRUCTOR is waiting to teach you how to FLY!  Entire activity takes approximately 90 minutes (in the water with Instructor 30 min.) ONLY $129.00 includes shore boat ride to float. Come Fly with Action Flyboarding Today! Call now to book your flight!
877-510-2888 or 909-866-0390 - Off Catalina Island, Avalon - Video - Special Offers - News - Events
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Island Water Charters

Island Water Charters

Make your vacation to Catalina unforgettable! Go parasailing and get amazing views of Avalon and its surrounding waters. Experience a bird’s eye view from over 300’ up. Parasailing is fun, exciting, and safe, with no experience necessary. You can fly by yourself, or go up with a friend. Our custom parasail boat, Flying First Class, accommodates 12, and is a smooth, comfortable ride. Take offs and landings are from the boat, there’s no need to get wet. Or, if you prefer, you can dip your feet in the ocean. We also offer private snorkeling, sightseeing, and fishing trips. Just call for more information.
310-510-9280 - Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon - Video - Special Offers - News - Events
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Journey Catalina Tours

Journey Catalina Tours

Hop into our 6 passenger open-air Jeep and take a Journey with us into the REAL Catalina. Enjoy breathtaking views as you enter into a part of Catalina Island not often seen. Our knowledgeable and well-versed drivers will share with you Catalina’s History and Culture. Keep your eyes open for wildlife roaming free like Bison, fox, and eagles to name a few. Cruise the island like a local and leave the driving to us!
310-510-0025 - 228 Metropole Ave, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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Catalina Adventure Tours, Inc.

Catalina Adventure Tours, Inc.

Yellow Submarine - Glassbottom Boat Tour - Seal Rocks Tour - City & Interior Bus Tours
Adventure Tours has been catering to visitors for over 20 years with the best tours, buses, vessels and staff. For photo enthusiasts, our tours provide opportunities to capture seals, buffalo and other wildlife. We bring the best of Catalina Island for you and your family to enjoy. Special group and senior packages are available.
877-510-2888 or 562-432-8828 - Cabrillo Mole & Pleasure Pier, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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Jeep Eco Tours

Jeep Eco Tours

Experience the only Fully-Custom Tour of the Island’s expansive wildlands! Ride in an open-air jeep behind locked gates that lead to stunning vistas, dramatic seascapes, and secluded beaches. Behold grazing bison and meet our animal ambassadors: Tachi (Endangered Catalina Island Fox) and Pimu (Bald Eagle). Tours are tailored to your interests in natural history, ecology, archaeology, or adventurous sightseeing. Immerse yourself in the Catalina Island experience with our popular half- and full-day tours. Save up to $100 by becoming a member of the Conservancy. Proceeds support ongoing Conservancy projects.
310-510-2595 - 125 Claressa Avenue, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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Afishinados Gallery Store

Afishinados Gallery Store

Afishinados Gallery Store offers unique, locally-made fish art in glass, ceramic, steel, wood, island soapstone, fabric, copper and re-purposed materials. We have the largest collection of flying fish art, the most local artists, our own line of Afishinado’s American Apparel Tees for infants, kids and adults, the best marine-inspired jewelry and the coolest collection of crazy fish art that will become your favorite new element to wear, share or add flare to your world. All made in the USA. Remember, if you came to Catalina to buy a memento made in China, you are in the wrong store!
310-510-2440 - 205 Crescent Avenue, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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JazzTrax

JazzTrax

Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival, the longest running Smooth Jazz festival in America. In the historic 1929 Casino Ballroom, 20+ different stars of Smooth Jazz – two consecutive October weekends for Smooth Jazz lovers all over the world. Thursday night “Unplugged” at Descanso Beach Club and Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Casino Ballroom.
866-872-9849 - 611 S. Palm Canyon Dr. Suite 7-458, Palm Springs - Special Offers - News - Events
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Catalina Diver’s Supply

Catalina Diver’s Supply

Catalina Divers Supply is Avalon’s premier dive shop, operating since 1958. We offer world class diving at Catalina Island’s world class resort environment. Our scuba diving education courses range from beginner to professional level as well as Discover Scuba Diving for the first time adventurer. Our 46-foot dive vessel Scuba Cat provides daily charters for both divers and snorkelers alike. The Casino Dive Park and our air fill station offer guests the opportunity to shore dive one of the best dive sites the Pacific Coast of the US has to offer. Join us for epic diving, spectacular visibility, and services for the whole family.
800-353-0330 or 310-510-0330 - Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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Metropole Market Place

Metropole Market Place

Your trip to Catalina Island will not be complete without a visit to the charming Metropole Market Place. Enjoy a stroll through the lively French Quarter atmosphere of cobblestone walkways and cooling fountains. In the fascinating collection of boutiques you’ll find unique gifts, fine art, sportswear, children’s wear, exquisite jewelry, a classic arcade, fresh baked goods and an espresso bar. Experience many amazing eateries, and the best new restaurant on the island, M Restaurant and Bar, located in the center of the Market Place. Enjoy our Day Spa where you can experience a specially designed massage or facial service and relax and unwind on the most unique island.
310-510-1884 - Metropole Marketplace, Avalon - Special Offers - News - Events
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A Touch Of Heaven - Metropole Market Place 310-510-1633
Airport in the Sky - Buffalo Springs Station 310-510-0143
Avalon Bay Company - 407 Crescent Avenue 310-510-0178
Avalon Boat Stand Company - Joe’s Rent-a-Boat - Pleasure Pier 310-510-0455
Avalon Massage Therapy - {address} {phone}
Avalon Theatre - 1 Casino Way 310-510-0179
Bay of the Seven Moons - Metropole Market Place 310-510-1450
Bella Portofino - 111 Crescent Avenue 310-510-1183
Bike Catalina - 310-913-1028
Buoys and Gulls Mens and Women’s Wear - 417 Crescent Avenue 310-510-0416
C.C. Gallagher - 523 Crescent Avenue 310-510-1278
Cartopia Golf Cart Rental - 615 Crescent Avenue 310-510-2493
Catalina Adventure Sailing - P.O. Box 2234 Avalon, CA 90704 310-569-9843
Catalina Art Gallery - 303 Crescent Avenue 310-510-2788
Catalina Backcountry - P.O. Box 1154 Avalon, CA 90704 310-913-9036
Catalina By The Sea - 405 Crescent Avenue 310-510-1101
Catalina Casuals - 114 Catalina Avenue 310-510-0688
Catalina Coastal Tours - 105 Pebbly Beach Road 626-290-2888
Catalina Crafters - 115 Sumner Avenue 310-510-3590
Catalina Expeditions - 150 Metropole Avenue 310-510-8687
Catalina Explorer - Cabrillo Mole 310-510-9404
Catalina Gear - 226 Crescent Avenue 310-510-2488
Catalina Hair & Nails Salon - Metropole Marketplace #120A 310-510-0150
Catalina Island Golf Cart - 301 Crescent Avenue 310-510-0111
Catalina Island Visitors Golf Course - 1 Country Club Drive 310-510-0530
Catalina Jet Ski - 101 Pebbly Beach Road 310-510-2221
Catalina Kids - 205 Crescent Avenue 310-510-1559
Catalina Outdoor Adventures - 310-251-2905
Catalina Pottery, Bath & Body - Metropole Market Place 310-510-1937
Catalina Scuba Luv, Home of the Neptune Dive Boats - 126 Catalina Avenue 310-510-2350
Catalina Sea Spa - 117 Clarissa Avenue 310-510-8920
Catalina Segways - 211 Catalina Street 310-510-9665
Catalina Shirt and Shade - Metropole Marketplace #130 310-510-1120
Catalina Souvenir Shop - 413 Crescent Avenue 310-510-0061
Channel Island Massage - 201 Claressa Avenue 310-510-2244
Ciao Baci - 107 Pebbly Beach Road 310-510-9089
Corsario Charters - 424-738-0080
Country Club Tennis Courts - 1 Country Club Drive 310-510-0530
CSC Boardshop - Metropole Market Place 310-510-8408
Deanna Stone Bodyworks - 310-429-1533
Del Sol Catalina - 621 Crescent Avenue
Descanso Beach Club - Descanso Beach 310-510-7410
Dollyia Island Psychic and Enchanted Gifts - 101 Pebbly Beach Road 310-510-1171
Gecko Yacht Charters - 16822 Bolero Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 714-843-0654
Golf Gardens - Island Bus Plaza 310-510-1200
Island Essentials - Shops at the Atwater
Island Rentals - 125 Pebbly Beach Road 310-510-1456
Island Spa Catalina - 163 Crescent Ave 310-510-7300
Island Threadz - 215 Catalina Avenue 310-510-0802
Island Toy Store Plus More - 233 Sumner Avenue 310-510-9117
Knuckles, Inc. - 307 Crescent 310-220-5370
Latitude 33 - 307 Crescent Avenue 310-510-2494
Legend Island Outfitter - 507 Crescent Avenue 310-510-2510
Lloyd’s of Avalon Confectionery - 315 Crescent Avenue 310-510-7266
Para-Sailing Catalina - 310-510-1777
Peggy’s Gifts and Souvenirs - 104 Sumner Avenue 310-510-0155
Rain Dance Art - 250 Crescent Ave 118 B Metropole Marketplace 310-710-6475
Ruth Mayer Gallery - 111 Sumner Avenue 310-510-1998
Seashore Angels - Descanso Beach 310-510-1886
Simply Nirvana Massage Therapy - 125 Metropole Avenue Suite 201 310-510-2200
Snorkeling Catalina - 877-218-9156
Stare Case - 105 Metropole Avenue 310-510-1940
Steamer Trunk - 125 Sumner Avenue 310-510-2600
Sugarloaf Books and Videos - 403 Crescent Avenue 310-510-0077
Taste of Catalina Food Tours - 205 Crescent Avenue 424-226-9443
The Original Ghost Tours of Catalina - 310-502-6131
The Spa at Catalina - 888 Country Club Drive 310-510-9255
Three Palms Arcade - 225 Crescent Avenue 310-510-0967
Two’s Company of Avalon - 421 Crescent Avenue 310-510-1748
Wet Spot Rentals and Island Outback Tours - 120 Pebbly Beach Road 310-510-2229
Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden - Avalon Canyon Road 310-510-2288
Yoshi’s Fashions - Pleasure Pier 310-510-2358
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