Just an hour boat ride off the coast of Long Beach sits 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. 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.
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