Catalina Express to Catalina Island
Just an hour boat ride off the coast of Long Beach sits Santa Catalina Island and its picturesque town of Avalon. Catalina Island has long been a favorite getaway spot for Californians and a must-visit destination for visitors around the world. Many return year after year to enjoy the Island's Mediterranean climates, laid back lifestyle and abundance of activities. Dining, shopping, land and water activities spoil visitors when they arrive in Catalina's seaside town of Avalon. Exciting new tours, new restaurants, refurbished hotels and revamped facilities have put Catalina in the spotlight. Catalina features the only zip line in Los Angeles County! The newly opened Zip Line Eco Tour takes visitors from mountains to sea. The 3,671 ft zip line has 5 separate zips that drop you a total of 440 ft at heart-pounding speeds of over 40 miles an hour. How to get to Catalina Island: Catalina Express has up to 30 daily departures year round, from ports in Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point. Catalina Express' fleet of 8 fast and sleek boats takes you to Catalina in hour. This year, Catalina Express celebrates its 30th year of quality boat service. Look for special promotions as well as new offers on Hotel Packages and Tours on our website.