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Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing

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Address: 105 Pebbly Beach Rd, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Where your Catalina adventure begins! We offer Dolphin/ Sea Lion trips,...

Where your Catalina adventure begins! We offer Dolphin/ Sea Lion trips, Coastal Sightseeing/ Eco-Tours, and the Astronomy Experience night time tour all at the best prices in town! We can also customize a private charter to suit your needs. We specialize in small groups (6 or less) and offer the attention to detail and customer service you deserve.

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Amazing tour

I am so happy we chose Catalina Coastal Tour for our dolphin/sea lion tour. Captain Sandra knew everything about the Island, the ocean and the Wild life - and was very kind. At... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Signe S
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I am so happy we chose Catalina Coastal Tour for our dolphin/sea lion tour. Captain Sandra knew everything about the Island, the ocean and the Wild life - and was very kind. At first we didn't see any dolphins, but actually it was okay as Cpt Sandra took us on a spectacular tour. But heading back she suddenly turned the... More 

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We pick this tour because it was the only tour that would allow a three-year-old. Jeep tours and monster mega truck tour are for children six and older. The bus is maintained very well the driver had a lot of knowledge. The views were fabulous. We did see bison at the end of the trip. They were off into the... More 

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CatalinaCoastalTours, Owner at Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience unfortunately the bus tour is not part of Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing it is with another company on the island. On your next visit please come by and enjoy a Dolphin/ Sealion Tour it is a great time for the family and for all ages. Thank you, Captain Scott More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Had an awesome time! We saw 3 whales and followed them for a long time. Guide was very experienced and could tell when the whales were going to surface and where they were. Also saw lots of sea lions and seals. Had a great time!

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CatalinaCoastalTours, Owner at Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and we are glad you had a great time! We look forward to your next visit and future business. Take Care, Captain Scott More 

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Our captain was fabulous! She took us on a great ocean ride. We got to see harbour seals and tons of adorable sea lions! We also saw a bald eagle and a pelican. She gave us loads of info and town history of Avalon. We had a great ride on the boat with great music playing. Definitely worth going!!!

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CatalinaCoastalTours, Owner at Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing, responded to this review

Thank you Emma for the kind words we certainly appreciate it! More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Cpt. Sandra was an awesome whale watching guide. Unfortunately, we only saw 2 spouts in the distance and a fin coming out of the water. We simply didn't have enough time to "chase" them. We got sidetracked by bottle nosed dolphins playing near/under the boat. So many of them! We saw a bald eagle, seals and tons of sea lions.... More 

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Ended up with a family tour w/ kids with Captain Sandra. She was keen on giving some explanation for context, and a wonderful operator. I don't know what she could have done better, because the outing was iconic and perfect. We were able to see seals, sea lions, and dolphins. The boat tour was amazing and I know it made... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We did the red submarine ride to see some fish. Saw fish. Not a great variety but I know Mother Nature is fickle. Sadie was the assistant who gave us info. We had her on two tours and she is very knowledgeable about all things Catalina. I am not giving it highest review due to lack of sea life we... More 

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Avila Beach, California
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We had the best boat tour to Two Harbors. The Catallac was comfortable and clean. We learned interesting facts about the island. We saw flying fish & dolphins on the full moon return trip!

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Camarillo, California
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

We're novices. New to ocean fishing and to this area so wanted to start with a guide. Captain Scott is very knowledgeable fisherman, knows the Catalina coastal waters, and friendly. Highly recommended.

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Las Vegas
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We did the beach excursion package. Sounded good so we booked it. Didnt really know what to expect. It ended up to be the most memorable part of our trip for the family. They took us to a secluded beach, Matt at the camp was really nice and accommodating. He got us all set up with paddle boards, umbrellas, snorkels,... More 

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