About Catalina Island
Getting to Catalina Island
Travel to Catalina Island is easier than ever... Take a cruise from Long Beach with Catalina Express from Long Beach, San Pedro or Dana Point, from Newport Beach with Catalina Passenger Service, or fly over in a helicopter with Island Express from Long Beach or San Pedro.
From Long Beach
Downtown Catalina Landing Terminal - 320 Goldenshore
Take the 710 freeway South to Long Beach. Stay to the left and follow signs to downtown and exit Golden Shore. Turn right at stop sign, follow around to Terminal on the right. Parking in the parking structure on the left. Parking is $15 per day.
From San Pedro
Berth 95 Catalina Terminal
Take the 110 freeway South to San Pedro. Take the Terminal Island, exit ramp 47. Stay in the right lane, exit Harbor Blvd. Proceed straight through the signal and follow signs to Berth 95 and the Catalina Terminal parking lot. Both the boat and the helicopter check-in desks are inside. Parking is $12 per day.
From Newport Beach
Balboa Pavilion - 400 Main St. Newport Beach
Take Hwy 55 South to end of Freeway, it turns into Newport Blvd, then it turns into Balboa Blvd, turn left on Main Street. Parking is $15 ($25 Holidays) per day.
From Dana Point
34675 Golden Lantern
Take the 5 freeway South and exit at Pacific Coast Highway.
From San Diego
Take the 5 freeway North and exit at Beach Cities, Highway 1. Take a left at Dana Point Harbor Drive. Take a left at Golden Lantern and follow into the Dana Harbor parking lot. Parking is $12 per day.
Recommended Island Links
Descanso Beach Ocean Sports & Catalina Island Kayak Expeditions - Kayak & Snorkel, Stand Up Paddling (SUP) & Glass Bottom Kayaks, rentals with instruction. Natural history kayak tours 1.5 hours to all day. Kids classes, picnic & snorkling tours, corporate programs, kayak camp info & delivery service. Snorkel at Descanso Beach for an untamed fishy experience. We love doing business with DBOS and offer a kayak package to get you out on the water and enjoying the best of Catalina Island!
Catalina Segway - Their tours are the most unique way to explore the City of Avalon! You will have fond memories of an experience and excursion unlike any other. Great Service, Easy, and Effortless ! Check our our Catalina Segway package on our specials page!
Island Express Helicopters - Great people providing a great service!ﾠ The fastest way between Catalina Island and the mainland.ﾠﾠWe have been doing overnight packages with Island Express for years and now you can book our helicopter package online.ﾠ To see our helicopter package look under "Specials" on our home page or book it online by clicking on "Reservations"
CatalinaﾠDivers Supply - Avalon's Premier Dive & Snorkel Shop and great package partner.
Catalina Sea Spa - Full Service Spa Offering Ashiatsu and In-room Massage Treatments.