Catalina Island Packages
Shuttle Transfers, Catalina Express Boat Transfers & Island Tours. All packages include round trip Shuttle transfers!
Roundtrip shuttle transfers from your hotel, home or office PLUS Roundtrip Boat Tickets aboard Catalina Express! One Call Books it ALL!
Adults $124.00 / Children 3 to 11yrs $87.00 / Infants 0 to 2 yrs $30.00
Shuttle transfers are provided from select areas of Orange County and the greater LA County area to the Catalina Express in Long Beach. Catalina shuttle transfers are available from Hotels, Residence, Businesses!
Your trip to Catalina Island and the beautiful city of Avalon begins with:
Karmel Shuttle hotel pick-up time: Between 8:00-8:30am.
Catalina Express departure to Island: 9:50am (Seasonal) Enjoy the smoothest 1 hour boat ride to the island.
Return boat departs Avalon at 3:45p.m.
(Optional boat departure times are available. 6:00pm or 7:30pm. Check out the schedule. Leave us notes on the boat return time you want when checking out.
Round trip boat transportation is aboard Catalina Express. All boat departures / arrivals are from the Long Beach Downtown Landing terminals. For additional information on Catalina Island boat schedules, please click this link:
Select one of the Catalina Island Tours below when checking out.
Avalon Scenic Tour - $19.00 Adult / $16 Child (2-11)
The perfect introduction to the town of Avalon!
Rediscover the enchantment of Avalon on this delightful journey along the beachfront, up the hillsides, and through the heart of this friendly and historic town. This Catalina 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 tour 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 most dynamic location. Don’t forget your camera.
Reserve the roundtrip tour shuttle, roundtrip boat and Avalon Scenic Tour for your perfect day in Paradise.
Behind the scenes Casino Tour - $27 per Adult / $25 per Child (2-11)
Catalina’s World-Famous Icon
Take a trip down memory lane to the days when bands were big and movies were just beginning to talk. The Catalina Casino epitomizes everything glamorous about Santa Catalina Island. The Casino building is a working theater, ballroom, and concert hall to this day. Focusing on the cultural history of the building, this one-of-a-kind Catalina Island tour brings you unprecedented access to backstage areas that were closed to the public for over 70 years. You'll see the extraordinary Art Deco murals and a classic 1929 pipe organ inside the Avalon Theatre, which still shows movies on its massive screen. You will get to see brand new video showing the history of this iconic building. Then you’ll continue up to the beautiful, world-famous Casino Ballroom, a masterpiece of design and a long-standing venue for the world’s best musical performers and big bands. You’ll soon understand why many call this one of the most romantic places in the world! This Catalina tour package requires uphill walking and stairs.
Skyline Drive & Airport in the Sky Tour - Adults $55 / Children $45 (2-11)
Venture Into The Wilderness
This tour is an Island favorite. A narrated journey along the scenic “Skyline Drive” takes you ten miles into Santa Catalina Island’s protected wilderness area. Along the trip you’ll see spectacular vistas, deep canyons, quiet coves and an endless blue ocean. Keep your eyes open for the island’s largest inhabitant, buffalo, before you visit the Catalina Nature Center at the Airport in the Sky. Bring your camera because picture-perfect scenes fill the entire Catalina Island tour.
Inland Expedition - $90.00 per Adult / $87 per child (2-11)
The BEST of the island's interior (Boat return MUST be on the 6:00pm or 7:30pm boat - Times vary based on seasonality. )
This comprehensive Catalina Island tour package takes you 31 miles through the heart of Catalina's rugged interior. You'll travel in a comfortable, '50's Flxible Bus™, restored to its original streamlined beauty. This memorable journey follows the 1800's stagecoach route then you will continue through Middle Ranch, where you will enjoy the Native Plant Nursery and the Catalina Island Fox habitat. Your journey continues onto the beautiful windward backside of the Island for a view of Catalina's rugged, unspoiled Pacific shoreline for stunning photo opportunities. Then journey through the Airport in the Sky and Conservancy Nature Center.
You will have the opportunity to look for bald eagles, bison, and mule deer on your scenic drive back into the heart of Avalon.
Remember your Catalina Island tours start from Long Beach. For additional information on Catalina Express boat times, please click this link:
East End Adventure Tour - Adults $82 / Children $79 (5-11 yrs)
Tours and times subject to change. Must be five years old or older to participate. Get a bird's eye view of Catalina! (you must return on the 6:00pm or 7:30pm boat)
Climb into our unique, open-air H1 Hummer for an unforgettable trip to the summit above Avalon. Traveling to 1,500 feet above sea level, you’ll enjoy a birds-eye view of romantic Santa Catalina Island and the ocean beyond. This open-air Extreme Hummer Tour travels five miles up rugged interior terrain, where you will experience spectacular views of the coastline and deep canyons below. Lined by beautiful eucalyptus trees, the tour winds its way back along the Summit Road in to Avalon. This is an EXTREME Tour package...one you will never forget! It's a romantic adventure!
Undersea Expedition - Adults $35 / Children $29 (2-11)
Another World to Explore
Come face-to-face with Catalina’s abundant marine life by cruising five feet under water in a spacious, climate-controlled cabin. Or come back for the nighttime version and we’ll introduce you to a whole other world that only comes out after dark. As we feed the fish from our semi-submersible vessels, you’ll see a wide array of undersea dwellers: bright orange garibaldi, spotted calico bass, urchins, rockfish and bat rays, just to name a few. This is more than a Catalina Island tour; it’s an undersea adventure.
Catalina Island Tours and times subject to change. Karmel Shuttle's EXTREME Tours reservation agent will inform you of any changes in time.