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Catalina Island is just an hour away aboard our fast and sleek boats out of Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point. We are committed to offering the most advanced, state-of-the-art watercraft available while maintaining a high level of dedication to...more
34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
It's really your only option to get to Catalina Island unless you have a friend with a big boat. You have to make reservations in advance or wait to see if there are extra seats available. Check in line is very long, so get there...More
If you don't own your own boat and want to get to Catalina Island, then try the Catalina Express. Reservations are suggested, especially during high season. The ride was smooth. There is no AC so either go outside and have a nice windy ride or...More
Traveled on morning of 8/2/18. Boat crew was helpful and courteous. Ticketing personnel were not forthcoming with information and displayed a poor attitude while dealing with customers. I might try a different boarding location than Dana Point, if I use this service again.
I've been taking the Catalina Express to Catalina for many, many years. The trips have always been pleasant the the crew fantastically polite and helpful. One of them carried our Bloody Marys down the aisle so we didn't spill!
It's very affordable and a fun trip out to the island and return. There's a snack bar and full bar (great Bloody Marys!). Great service and just a relaxing and fun ride out there. There's plenty of restrooms and conveniences and casual, comfortable attire is...More
Response from KatrinaNeylon | Reviewed this property |
The distance is about 41 miles, and takes an hour on the Catalina Express at Dana Point. There are a couple of other places where the Express leaves from, but that would add to the timing and distance of the trip. Still... More
The distance is about 41 miles, and takes an hour on the Catalina Express at Dana Point. There are a couple of other places where the Express leaves from, but that would add to the timing and distance of the trip. Still, the trip out and back is lovely and worth the ride.