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Icons of Avalon

#39 of 53 Tours in Avalon
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good10%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
2 Apr 2013
“Mother and daughter enjoy the Icons of Avalon”
25 Nov 2012
“our first time to Catalina Island”
About
This historic waterfront architectural walking and wine tasting tour will take you back to a time of elegance when great visionaries created the magical island of Catalina. It features the various icons, such as the buildings, people, and events...more
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Hours Today: 14:00 - 15:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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113 Crescent, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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+1 310-502-6131
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 May 2011

My boyfriend and I had never been to Avalon together and we were looking for something fun and inexpensive to do. Icons of Avalon is the way to go! It's a fun little overview and history of the island. Just enough facts and a great...More

3  Thank sweber799
iconsofavalon, Owner at Icons of Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2011

THANK YOU for the wonderful review! We are so glad you had a great time. People really love this tour and of, course the wine tasting as well. We run the tour in the early morning as well and instead of wine, we kick things...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 May 2012

When we read the description of this tour, it sounded like a walking wine tour which we have had in many other cities. We ended up with a disorganized guide and a tour that ended much sooner than it was billed. The only wine we...More

2  Thank slopinot
iconsofavalon, Owner at Icons of Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2012

Dear unhappy tour goer, Sorry we did not meet your expectations on your tour. Just to let you know we never advertise or offer appitizers or cheese and crakers anywhere on our tour site or our brochures. This is billed as a wine tour and...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2013

My daughter and I did the Icons of AValon tour during spring break. Our tour guide, Lili, was fabulous. She knew so much history and was a pleasure to be around. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in learning about the history...More

Thank NaomiE73
Reviewed 26 November 2012

Lili our tour guide made a lasting impression on me and my wife, not knowing what to expect we thought it would be nice to know some facts on the history of this special place, she really took an interest in us both and now...More

Thank JohnnyT303
Reviewed 5 October 2012

Lili are tour guide ,very informative, great fun and wine tasting at end was great. Learned many things about Avalon that i didn't know before. Will recommend to friends to take, when their in Avalon.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 19 August 2012

Our guide ( Lily) was well prepared and interesting and took enough time to get into detail, there were four of us and we had a good time and she answered many questions not only about the history but also about living in Avalon. But...More

Thank welshman36
Reviewed 27 May 2012

When we read the description of this tour, it sounded like a walking wine tour which we have had in many other cities. We ended up with a disorganized guide and a tour that ended much sooner than it was billed. The only wine we...More

2  Thank slopinot
iconsofavalon, Owner at Icons of Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2012

Dear unhappy tour goer, Sorry we did not meet your expectations on your tour. Just to let you know we never advertise or offer appitizers or cheese and crakers anywhere on our tour site or our brochures. This is billed as a wine tour and...More

Reviewed 5 May 2012

What a fun way to learn about Catalina Island and all its history! We had a very enjoyable walk as we learned about the many famous people who frequented the Island, as well as other interesting information about the Island that we never knew. At...More

1  Thank Deannie P
Reviewed 11 April 2012

It was our guide's (Constance if I remember well) second time giving this tour. Although I don't care she had to refer to her guide book at least 6-7 times during the tour, she wasn't nice or personable and is obviously not in a career...More

1  Thank Marlene J
iconsofavalon, Owner at Icons of Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2012

Dear Tour goer, Very sorry to hear about your tour experience. We take pride in our Icon tour being a top rated tour. I would like to explain to you what happened. Constance is one of our top Ghost tour guides, she is not an...More

Reviewed 26 February 2012

This walking tour covering Avalon's history and architecture is a charming and helpful way to begin one's Catalina sojourn. Pat, the guide for my tour, was expert and friendly. The wine tasting at the end at a harbor cafe is the perfect touch.

1  Thank Joe G N
Reviewed 19 January 2012

We read the great reviews and decided to do the tour when we arrived on to the island. We called the number listed and booked tickets. There was only us and Pat for our tour. She did a excellent job. Every question we had she...More

1  Thank tallsocal
Reviewed 26 December 2011

Took this tour on our last evening of our six day visit to Avalon. Learned a lot about the history of the casino and the island itself. The wine tasting at the end was fun! Try this tour!

1  Thank LoveTheOregonCoast
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