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Catalina Island Conservancy

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great tour!

Our driver, Maria was very personable and knowledgeable of the area. Provided a large amount of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fresno, California
3-hour tour is the way to go

My husband and I took this tour on our trip to Catalina. So many people told us: "You can see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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125 Claressa Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our driver, Maria was very personable and knowledgeable of the area. Provided a large amount of history of the island transitioning from the Wrigley family to it's current status/ownership. .

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took this tour on our trip to Catalina. So many people told us: "You can see the island in 2-3 hours and then there's nothing to do there." These are people who kept to Avalon and didn't do any exploring; how...More

Thank trishkaken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a two hour jeep Eco tour. We chose this company based on the reviews and for the support. We are very glad we did it! The guide was extremely knowledgeable and she answered all our questions! We saw the places that we didn't...More

Thank edki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mountain biking this terrain is probably expert level. Hiking is pretty darn tough as well (lots of peaks and valleys) and looks like it can take all day. Good access is only by tour group. Our guide had a report that the bison herd was...More

Thank capposcasa
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We LOVED this tour. We went on the three hour ride and our tour guide Beth made it such a fun experience. The tour started as soon as we left the conservancy, with Beth pointing out different sights and facts around Avalon. She was full...More

Thank Tess A
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We signed up for the long inland tour. We thought it might be too long. We were wrong the tour was awesome and went by quickly. Our guide Charlie was very informative and was able to answer any and all question we asked in reference...More

Thank d_darr
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Last summer, my husband and I spent 4 days hiking / backpacking / camping on the island (via the Trans-Catalina Trail, booked through Catalina Island Conservancy). So when it was time to visit the island again, this time with my elderly parents, we decided to...More

1  Thank angryporcupine
Reviewed 7 August 2018

great tour, be sure to ask for a guide that is comfortable traveling up the more sketchy paths. If you want to go but your guide isn't comfortable you're out of luck.

Thank davidmK9447PM
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The Wrigley family donated their ownership of the island lands to the Conservancy to protect it from development. Now there are trails through out the island, campgrounds and, for non-hikers, Eco-tours by jeep for 2, 3 or 4 hours. The most common hike from town:...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Best thing to do on the island! We saw buffalo, Catalina fox, ground squirrels and eagles. Guides are very knowledgeable!

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Pamela H
7 October 2017|
Response from Susan L |
Many thanks for the feedback. I thought that I was writing to the Conservancy, but will check back with them.
Susan L
7 October 2017|
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Response from 332Gail | Reviewed this property |
Also, the town is tiny. Not much walking required.
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