Catalina Island is open!
The health and safety of visitors to and residents of Catalina Island, is our number one priority. Island businesses, parks, harbors and beaches are open.
TRANSPORTATION TO CATALINA
Catalina Express is operating daily service from Long Beach to Avalon, Dana Point to Avalon and San Pedro to Two Harbors & Avalon. The Catalina Express is adding boats, especially for weekend travel, based on demand. To see the newly added boat schedule, visit their reservation page (enter dates of travel to see added boats). The Catalina Flyer from Newport is operating daily. IEX Helicopters is available with daily flight service to the island, 7 days a week. Find out more about Getting to Catalina Island or Getting Around Catalina Island.
HOTELS & VACATION RENTALS
Hotels and vacation rentals are OPEN for leisure travel.
Island restaurants are open and available for take out, indoor and outdoor dining (where available). View a list of Open Restaurants with links to view menus and phone numbers for call ahead ordering.
RETAIL, SERVICES & ACTIVITIES
Our services and retail shops are OPEN, as well as all recreational activities. Most activities and tours require advance reservations. View a list of things to do as well as the hours of Open Retail, Services & Activities.
Campgrounds and camping services are OPEN.
Avalon moorings are OPEN. The fuel dock is open daily - hours may vary. Contact the Avalon Harbor Department for more information, 310-510-0535 or VHF Channel 12. Shoreboat/water-taxi (VHF Channel 9) available from 8am-10pm Sunday-Thursday and 8am-midnight Friday & Saturday.
TWO HARBORS & WEST END MOORINGS
Moorings at Isthmus Cove, Cat Harbor, Fourth of July Cove, Cherry Cove, Hen Rock, White’s Landing, Moonstone, Emerald Bay, Howland's Landing, Little Geiger and Buttonshell, will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations can be made for weekend moorings. The online reservation system opens on Thursday evenings at 8 PM and will be available until the following Monday. This system can be used for the coming weekend only. Mooring info.
Catalina Island hiking trails are OPEN.
All Catalina Island Beaches are OPEN.
- Chairs, canopies and coolers are allowed on the beach (no alcohol or pets).
- Fishing is NOT allowed on any of Avalon's beaches.
AIRPORT IN THE SKY
- Catalina Island's ACE Clearwater Airfield at Airport in the Sky is OPEN to all aircraft.
- Wildlands Express offers service between Avalon & Little Harbor (No service to Two Harbors). For reservations contact: 310-510-0143.
- DC Gifts & Grill at Airport in the Sky is open.