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Joe's Rent-a-Boat

46 Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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A convenient way to enjoy the Catalina Island coast between Avalon and Long Point

I have been a repeat customer at Joe's Rent-a-Boat over the years, because the boats are easy to... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
William M
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Boston, Massachusetts
Great time!

Rented a motorboat and zoomed up the coast. Took a picnic with us, did some swimming and... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Theresa V
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“long point” (2 reviews)
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46 Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I have been a repeat customer at Joe's Rent-a-Boat over the years, because the boats are easy to operate, the prices are reasonable for an island resort town, and this is the only way for an otherwise land-bound visitor to easily and swiftly explore the...More

Thank William M
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Rented a motorboat and zoomed up the coast. Took a picnic with us, did some swimming and adventuring, then returned. All in all it was a great activity that lets you avaoid the crowds, have some recreation and doesn't involve a long line. It was...More

2  Thank Theresa V
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

For 35 years, I've been bringing my boat to Catalina Island and this past week I sold it. My only option to take my grandsons fish was to rent a little boat from Joe's. After checking my pride, I got the 15 HP outbound, frozen...More

2  Thank lynndds
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

My husband and son rented a Pedal boat from Joe's. It was one of the most economical fun things to do in Avalon! The staff were very nice and they had a blast for an hour!

1  Thank thehep
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My family's gone on quite a few of the Island tours over the years. This visit we decided to try something new and we rented a skiff. We were not disappointed!!! We packed a lunch, rented fishing gear, and motored several miles up and down...More

2  Thank thewinsomewench
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We loved renting our boat. We had so much fun going up the coast of catalina. The freedom we got because we did it at our own pace. So grateful that they loaned out ladders upon request, so you could get in and out of...More

3  Thank Cheryl S
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great prices, but they lost our reservation and blamed us for "changing things around on them". Which, I do admit to (I asked if I could get a pedal boat because I couldn't quite maneuver the kayak and kept falling off) - but it's your...More

Thank YadirA7X
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

We've rented Kayaks and a Motorboat from Joe's on two separate occasions. The staff is friendly and very helpful. Recommend this if you want to be out on your own.

1  Thank david_g6838
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Easy to talk with them, knowledgeable, and are polite. Conveniently located, and did not become too mad when an inconvenience happened. Would rent a boat again.

Thank joepress101
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

located on the pier ... $60 for a 15hp and $70 for a 20hp boat (per hour) - min 1hr and time after is pro-rata. You have to leave your credit card but when you return they allow you to pay on card or by...More

Thank perky88
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Response from William M | Reviewed this property |
$60/hr 15 hp, $70/hr 20hp; lower hourly rates for 4 and 8-hour rentals.
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