Visitors can get to Catalina either by boat or helicopter.
RESERVATIONS SHOULD BE MADE IN ADVANCE
Getting to Catalina Island by Boat
The Catalina Express has boats traveling to Catalina daily from Long Beach Sa Pedro and Dana point. The trip to Avalon takes somewhere between 60-90 minutes depending on the point of departure. They also offer a two for the price of one Birthday Promotion. Prices and departure times can be found on their website or you can call to talk to a real person.
Getting to Catalina Island by Helicopter
Island Express Helicopter departs daily from Long Beach and San Pedro. The trip to Avalon takes about 15 minutes. Prices and schedules, as well as other pertinent information can be found on their website or by calling their office.