Getting Your Group to the Island

Getting to Catalina Island for your meeting, group event or retreat is quick and easy. The Catalina Express offers year around daily departures from three mainland ports including San Pedro, Long Beach and Dana Point. The Catalina Flyer offers one departure daily (seasonally) from Orange County’s Newport Beach. Both operators offer group rates for groups of 20 or more. The Catalina Express also offers educational rates for students K-12 for groups of 10 or more. Maverick Helicopters offers helicopter group charters from Long Beach, Burbank and John Wayne Airport (SNA).

Transportation

Catalina Express

Your Catalina Island journey begins with us! Catalina Express offers the largest fleet to Catalina Island with up to 30 daily departures between three…

Catalina Flyer

"Speed - Service - Comfort". Departs from the Balboa Pavilion in Newport Beach. We serve residents and visitors of Orange County, Inland Empire, San Diego…

Maverick Helicopters

Celebrating 38+ years of exceptional service to Avalon, Two Harbors & Emerald Bay. The fastest way to Avalon with a 15 minute flight; serving Long Beach…

Once on the island, getting your group around the island is easy. In Avalon, it’s a short walk from where the passenger ferry boats arrive to most of the group lodging properties and activities. Lodging properties more than a 5 or 10-minute walk offer free shuttle service. And the City of Avalon Transit bus meets many of the passenger ferry arrivals and transports passengers throughout Avalon.

Taxi service (mini-vans) also meet the arriving passenger ferries and are also available to transport passengers arriving via Helicopter from Pebbly Beach.

If your group is arriving at Two Harbors on the west end of the island, no ground transportation is needed. All lodging, restaurant and services are within walking distance of the passenger ferry at this island village.

Getting Around the Island

Catalina Taxi and Tours

Our taxi drivers are friendly and professional and able to service all of your transportation needs. Our fares are flat rates or you can run the meter upon…

Avalon Transit Public Bus

Avalon Transit is the City of Avalon's public transportation system, operated by Transportation Concepts. The Garibaldi community fixed route bus serves central…

Wildlands Express Airport Shuttle

The Wildlands Express is a convenient and inexpensive way to get to and from the world famous Airport in the Sky and see Catalina's wildlands. If you're lucky…