Catalina Island Visitor Center

Located at the foot of the Green Pleasure Pier, in the center of Avalon's Crescent Avenue, the Catalina Island Visitor Center is operated by the Love Catalina Island Tourism Authority and can provide information about hotels & accommodations, transportation, hiking, biking, tours, activities, dining, and events. Stop by to pick up a free Catalina Island Visitors Guide, Hiking Map or other local business brochures. Hours vary seasonally.

Visitor Center Hours:

Monday - Saturday: 8am to 5pm
Sunday: 9am to 3pm
Closed for lunch daily: 12 to 1pm

If you need to reach us outside of our operating hours, please reach out on Facebook messenger or Instagram. You can also send us an email ( or visit our Contact Us page for more information.

Catalina Island Visitor Center:
1 Green Pleasure Pier
Avalon, CA 90704

You can also Ask Lina important visitor information questions or visit our frequently asked question page.

Click to view or order our free 2024 Catalina Island Visitors Guide


Fun Island Facts

Catalina Island is part of Los Angeles County, and Avalon, incorporated in 1913, was the 30th city in the county.


Catalina Island is home to a vast array of wildlife, some native and some non-native. 


Catalina Island has a long and interesting history dating back to the Spanish Empire. Catalina Island was once owed by William Wrigley, Jr. of Wrigley Chewing…

Explore the Island

Catalina Flyer

Catalina Flyer from Newport

$10 Off Catalina Island Ferry

Hop onboard the Catalina Flyer for daily ferry service from Newport Beach to Avalon, Catalina Island in just over 1 hour.

Catalina Sea Spa

Catalina Sea Spa

Recharge with massages starting at $110.

Discover Bliss at Catalina Sea Spa! Book online or call 310-510-8920. Treat yourself and escape to relaxation today!