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Island Express Helicopters

1175 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802-6332
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1175 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802-6332
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"helicopter ride"
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"safety video"
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"catalina island"
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"pod of dolphins"
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"vest"
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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

From the moment I picked up the phone (Theresa: wow, you're great! Thank you!), to the moment I queried about a possible change of plans (Theresa: great again!), through to my warm welcome from Angel (he was great), and all the way to meeting pilot...More

3  Thank Ron O
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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

For a quick weekend getaway. . We chose island express helicopter to get there. Our dog . Happy' first helicopter ride!! We inquired prior to the trip if he will be allowed on board. .. yes as long as he's inside dog carrier and with...More

Thank garsilee
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

My Aunt and sister came to visit for the weekend and they wanted to check out Catalina Island. We arrived at the office to check in and get weighed for the trip. After check-in we were going to walk over by a cruise ship that...More

Thank Brett W
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Brilliant means of getting to the island. Arrive like a rock star! Pilots can be fun or quite. We had both! When they're fun they are really fun!

1  Thank Philip B
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Flying to the Island versus taking the boat was well worth the money. 15 minutes a beautiful view and no sea sickness. I loved the flight, we saw a beautiful pod of dolphins, and the pilot was fabulous. The entire experience was fantastic and I...More

Thank jlfaa
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

My 84 year old Dad, absolutely loves Catalina Island. He has toured the vast interior many times, and viewed it's coast from a small boat. But this tour via helicopter is the absolute ultimate experience. My concerns about the feasibility of him being able to...More

1  Thank maitaimike2015
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Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

First time for my wife and I in a helicopter and it was a fantastic experience! The staff was super friendly, Jasmine the receptionist on the phone was very helpful and pleasant. There were two other people on the right so it was very comfortable...More

Thank CKoppStudios
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jassmin27
March 3, 2018|
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Response from garsilee | Reviewed this property |
Are you planning a visit to Los angekes? Then you can book a round trip island exoress for a day trip to catalina island Its a very short ride from long beach . ( where island exoress is located).
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rayu
March 30, 2017|
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Response from garsilee | Reviewed this property |
You can leave the car in the lot where island express office. theres no charge. . There is also structure parking also for queen mary tour and for guests on carnival cruises I would recommend to park outside the office of... More
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