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Stories and Tips Catalina Island

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Description of Catalina

Written by Christina A. Parsons on 02 Feb, 2001

Here is an excerpt from how I once described Catalina Island to a friend: I did all of my scuba dive training at Casino point, which lies directly at the large, white, round building and houses the island's only movie theater.…Read More


Flying Fish Trip

Written by JodiJill on 24 Aug, 2000

If you want to see nature just floor you, the Flying Fish Boat trip is where you need to be. Flying fish ridiculous is what I thought, but I paid the $15 and was scrapeing my mouth off the deck. The boat Blanche W. is just…Read More


The Island Buffalo

Written by JodiJill on 24 Aug, 2000

If you want to see some Buffalo on your trip, ask about the Inland Motor Tour. You will be driven around the island and the chance you see the buffalo are pretty good. The story behind the animal is quite interesting. They were filming a picture…Read More


Glass Bottom Boat

Written by 12CGTV on 22 Oct, 2000

The glass bottom boat ride aboard the Moonstone and Nautilus have daytime and nighttime trips. Watch the marine life that thrives in Catalina's help forests at Lover's Cove Marine Preserve. The boat ride is 30 minutes, and cost is $10 for adults.…Read More


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Avalon Senic Tour

Written by 12CGTV on 22 Oct, 2000

Discover Avalon everywhere you turn on a 9-mile narrated journey along the beachfront,up the hillsides and through the heart of Avalon. The part of the tour I liked the best was when the driver stopped way up in the hills,so everyone could take photos of…Read More


Casino Tour

Written by 12CGTV on 22 Oct, 2000

Take a trip down memory lane to the days when bands were big and the movies were just beginning to talk.If you like history this art-deco Avalon Theatre and world-famous Casino Ballroom is a must see.They have Jazz concerts in the ballroom in the month…Read More


Catalina Island Beach and Coast

Written by JodiJill on 24 Aug, 2000

By foot I walked all around Avalon to look in the crystal clear water and absorb as much clean air as I coule. After seeing the sites, I thought it would be nice to sit a bit on the beach. The warm sun consumed my…Read More


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Avalon

Written by 12CGTV on 27 Sep, 2009

Avalon, or Avalon Bay, is the only city on Santa Catalina Island of the California Channel Islands. Besides Avalon, the only other center of population on the island is the small town of Two Harbors.…Read More


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