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GPS Walking Tour of Avalon

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Address: 1 Island Plaza, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Stroll through the streets of Avalon with your own personal handheld guide....

Stroll through the streets of Avalon with your own personal handheld guide. Our easy to use high-tech GPS multimedia devices will lead the way, pointing out interesting landmarks and historical points as you approach them utilizing audio, video, and photos. The interactive touchscreen allows you to personalize your tour based on your interests and timeframe.Established in 1887, Avalon carries a rich and storied history that a traditional tour cannot fully express. From the lonely tale behind the Holly Hill House to the legacy of the Great White Steamer and the secret of the serpentine wall, you will see and hear the past and present come to life as it passes by your footsteps.A single GPS multimedia unit will comfortably host four to six people. You will have the use of your GPS guide for two to three hours, so go as fast or as slow as you like, and Relax, you're on island time!

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We totally enjoyed this as everything is relatively close.

However, we did also rent a golf cart for just one hour which was fun and it took us a little further into the hills where we had some great views.

Reviewed 11 March 2012
buzybee321
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Vernon, Canada

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Nice little walking tour of downtown. Started to rain so we jumped in some of the local shops. Found some nice finds but most items were to pricey and there was no give on price. Cruise ship traffic may have had something to do with that.

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Grants Pass, OR
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Reviewed 27 January 2013

If you geocache Avalon is a treasure of sites - all over the village. We get plenty of exercise doing this each trip. Each year there are more sites!

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Bakersfield, California
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Reviewed 10 July 2012

Really a good way to learn more about this island and see first hand the pride residents take in their environment.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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Reviewed 17 March 2012

The GPS device is very poorly arranged. You have to arrive at a certain spot before the recording starts. If you stray, or make a wrong turn, there is no way to tell which way to go next. You can't fast forward so make sure you complete your tour in one trip. There is no indication of when you have... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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Reviewed 11 March 2012

However, we did also rent a golf cart for just one hour which was fun and it took us a little further into the hills where we had some great views.

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