Table of Contents
- 1 How much does it cost to Catalina Island?
- 2 How long is boat ride from San Pedro to Catalina?
- 3 What is the cheapest way to get to Catalina Island?
- 4 What is the best time of year to go to Catalina Island?
- 5 Do cell phones work on Catalina Island?
- 6 How many days do you need at Catalina Island?
- 7 What is the best time of year to visit Catalina Island?
- 8 Is Catalina Island still free on your birthday?
- 9 Is there a ferry from San Pedro to Catalina Island?
- 10 How much does it cost to ride the Catalina Express?
How much does it cost to Catalina Island?
To Catalina Island
|Tickets||Round Trip||One Way|
|Senior Ticket (60+ years)||$65.00||$32.50|
|Child Ticket (3-12 years)||$53.00||$26.50|
|Infant Ticket (Under 3 years)||$6.00||$3.00|
How long is boat ride from San Pedro to Catalina?
approximately 1 hour 15 minutes
Q: How long is the ferry ride on the Catalina Express? A:Long Beach/Avalon trips take approximately 1 hour (each direction.) San Pedro/Avalon trips take approximately 1 hour 15 minutes (each direction.)
What is the cheapest way to get to Catalina Island?
Get a ferry discount: It costs around $70 to go round-trip on the ferry to Catalina on one of two lines. The Catalina Express departs from Dana Point, Long Beach and San Pedro numerous times daily. You can go to Avalon or to the smaller Two Harbors.
How do I get from San Pedro to Catalina Island?
San Pedro’s Catalina Air-Sea Terminal is the closest departure point to the Island. The terminal is served by Catalina Express Fleet. San Pedro/Avalon trips are approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes by boat or 15 minutes by helicopter. The schedule for the Catalina Express boats can be found here.
Is Catalina Island worth visiting?
Catalina is definitely worth a day trip. You can rent a golf cart or ride the open buses, or both. There’s plenty to see there, including the Botanical Gardens, and plenty of nice waterside restaurants. The boat ride over is also very pleasant.
What is the best time of year to go to Catalina Island?
Best Time to Go to Catalina Island Catalina weather is best in spring and fall. Summer days can be overcast until noon or later. In winter, storms can make the ferry ride unbearably choppy. It’s busiest during summer and big events like the marathon and jazz festival.
Do cell phones work on Catalina Island?
While Verizon Wireless is the most reliable cell phone service on Catalina Island, you can use all carriers – AT, Sprint, T-Mobile, Net 10 all work in the heart of Avalon. If you don’t want to use up all of your data look for WiFi around town. (Continue reading for some locations.)
How many days do you need at Catalina Island?
Based on our past four visits, I think the key to an enjoyable Catalina vacation is to set aside at least two nights and three days so you can see different parts of the island, especially Two Harbors, dine in the beachfront restaurants and, most important of all, do a variety of the water and land-based tours.
What is the best time to visit Catalina Island?
Can you walk around Catalina Island?
Hiking and Walking Eighty-eight percent of Catalina Island is within the Catalina Island Conservancy, one of the oldest private land trusts in Southern California. Many visitors enjoy exploring the 37.2-mile Trans Catalina Trail. If hiking outside of Avalon, you’ll need a hiking permit.
What is the best time of year to visit Catalina Island?
Is Catalina Island still free on your birthday?
Sadly, the Catalina Express no longer offers its “sail free on your birthday” deal, but see if you’re entitled to a discount at least.
Is there a ferry from San Pedro to Catalina Island?
Part of Los Angeles Port, San Pedro is home to landmarks like the Los Angeles Maritime Museum, as well as the USS Iowa and SS Lane Victory ships. You’ll embark and disembark the ferry at the Catalina Sea and Air Terminal, which opened in 2012.
How long does it take to get to Catalina Island?
More than one million travelers choose Catalina Island as their getaway each year and Catalina Express’ large fleet of boats make the trip in about an hour, operating every day, year round from three mainland ports – Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point.
Where to charter a boat to Catalina Island?
Book your San Pedro boat ride today! The heart of Santa Catalina is Avalon. This seaside resort is an urban escape that is just a short private charter away from Los Angeles. Avalon received its name from Etta Whitney, the sister-in-law of the town’s original city visionary and founder George Shatto.
How much does it cost to ride the Catalina Express?
All schedules, fares and taxes are subject to change in accordance with the California Public Utilities Commission, including a fuel surcharge. Round-trip fares include $6.00 Island wharfage fees per person.