Discover Avalon: Catalina Bus Tour

27 Reviews | Catalina Island, USA

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50 minutes (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regular temperature checks for staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized


Rediscover the enchantment of Avalon on this delightful nonstop 50 minute journey along the beachfront, up the hillsides, and through the heart of this friendly and historic town. This tour always receives the highest ratings for customer satisfaction in our visitor surveys. You’ll see picture-perfect views and colorful local attractions as your guide shares interesting Catalina Island history and folklore from the comfort of our passenger vehicle. This seven-and-a-half mile journey provides a comprehensive history of Santa Catalina Island’s only city, Avalon. Don’t forget your camera. 


  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small-group tour by minibus



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Average 4.37 out of 5 stars based on 27 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Margie, Oct 2020 Verified
Laura was a great tour guide. Very personable and knowledgeable. She took pictures of me and my grandchildren and their friends. It was a great time for all.
Aircause, Sep 2020 Verified
Our Host / Driver was great. She was fun, funny and very accomodating. She was knowledgeable. Thanks for being amazing
Joanie D, Sep 2020 Verified
We had a amazing time me,and my Mom.She did a amazing job had so much information.The Catalina Island was so beautiful.
aneta, Aug 2020 Verified
The Tour itself was amazing. HowEver the ticket booth was not notified by Cool Destinations of our booking ( as Cool Destinations is a 3rd party ) so when it was time for our tour - Catalina island tour Ticket booth had to take extra time to figure out the booking. Ultimately we were able to do the tour which was a good day !
Darius, Aug 2020 Verified
Delilah was delightful and insightful....knows everything!! Open area bus that was perfect. Thank you
, Jul 2020 Verified
great price and great tour it was just an hour but it was enough to see most of the island. The tour guide was so helpful.
Robert B, Feb 2020 Verified
The tour provides a very nice tour of Avalon’s main sites in a comfortable vehicle. Length of tour was perfect and cost very fair.
Deanna G, Oct 2019 Verified
The Catalina Island Avalon Scenic Tour was amazing, it was about an hour, which was plenty of time to view all of the wonderful historical sites. Laura did an amazing job!
Kerri J, Oct 2019 Verified

It was great to see the key points in Avalon. It was a very nice tour and worth the money. I liked getting some history of the area also!

Susan P, Jul 2019 Verified

Great tour with a great guide. Learn the history of Catalina Island while taking in the amazing views!

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