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Catalina Island Conservancy

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Open Now: 08:00 - 16:00
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The rangers there were very helpful as was all Conservancy staff we interacted with

We felt a bit taken back by the $65 fee we had to pay to ride a bike on the conservancy lands but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rdando
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Harpursville, New York
3hr jeep eco tour

It was worth it. Do it. Great way to see the landscape and seascape and learn some history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ryan N
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125 Claressa Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We felt a bit taken back by the $65 fee we had to pay to ride a bike on the conservancy lands but later found that it did support a wonderful piece of land for future visitors to enjoy

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rdando
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was worth it. Do it. Great way to see the landscape and seascape and learn some history. Dress in layers as it can get breezy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ryan N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This jeep tour into the interior of Catalina Island is a must for every visitor. It is the only way to appreciate the fact that 88 percent of the island has been preserved in it's natural state, free of condos and fudge shops. The views...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Clint W
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Small but extremely interesting. All about the wild life on Catalina and land. Worth taking the time to go to.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank helen1tex
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

One of the best Jeep tours ever! The tour guide Joy was awesome and very knowledgeable of the island and area. We learned more than we ever thought about the Bison on the island. She knew a lot about the plant life and overall history....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Slick12
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is the second time I've taken a tour around the interior of Catalina. Six or seven years ago I took one on a 1950s school bus that was driven and narrated by this hyper-intelligent, hilarious, fearless Hawaiian woman. (Some of the treacherous roads she...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This organization has a huge responsibility, and the tour we received over the island was worth every penny. For a place that's hard to cover if you're not a backpacker or a sailor, the Conservancy tour was perfect.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EcoArtTraveler
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We did the 3-hour Jeep Eco Tour with the Catalina Island Conservancy, and it's one of the best tours we've ever taken. Joy was a fun, enthusiastic guide whose name fit her perfectly. Going with the Conservancy takes you all over the island and on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank volcanogirl
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The only way to get a view of the island interior. Great views, bison, fox, bald eagles, reservoirs, and a winery under construction in the back country.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michele S
Reviewed 11 October 2018

It was so much fun driving through the island on the jeep. Our guide was great!! Very informative. We didn't see many animals but it was still really beautiful. The views from the top of the mountains was just lovely.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JoAnn R
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Pamela H
7 October 2017|
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Response from Susan L |
Many thanks for the feedback. I thought that I was writing to the Conservancy, but will check back with them.
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Susan L
7 October 2017|
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Response from 332Gail | Reviewed this property |
Also, the town is tiny. Not much walking required.
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richard6833
10 March 2017|
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Response from Avalonnotarypublic |
You could do both in one day. The jeep tours are 2 hour, 3 hour, 4 hour etc. Catalina Conservancy has online booking at their web site available for the Jeep Eco Tours. Book early as they fill up. The Semi Subs are avail... More
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