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Cape Canyon Expedition

1 Island Plaza, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 877-778-8322
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Fun, informative and exciting!

I've been to Catalina many times, but I never really "new" the island until I took this tour... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2013
Los Angeles, California
Best tour of the trip

I took my granddaughter for a 4 day trip to Catalina for her 13th birthday. We did many activities... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2013
Murrieta, California
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Experience Santa Catalina Island’s “outback” in a comfortable, open air, H1 Hummer powered by biofuel. With spectacular views, wild habitats and educational displays, this is truly a unique tour.This tour ventures through scenic Middle Ranch Canyon and explores Cape Canyon in the heart of Catalina's interior. You’ll see the Middle Ranch habitats of the American Bald Eagle and Catalina Island Fox. Then it’s off to the scenic Little Harbor overlook on the windward side of the island for spectacular views. You'll travel to the Airport in the Sky, 1600 feet above sea level where you will enjoy a complimentary lunch and visit the Conservancy Nature Center’s educational displays.
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1 Island Plaza, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 877-778-8322

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Reviewed 5 July 2013

I've been to Catalina many times, but I never really "new" the island until I took this tour! Bear knows very nook and cranny of the island, as well as all the amazing stories to go along with it. He made it a true "don't...More

Thank Grober3
Reviewed 1 July 2013

I took my granddaughter for a 4 day trip to Catalina for her 13th birthday. We did many activities and in the end she said her favorite was the Cape Canyon tour with BEAR. She wants to go again next time we go and told...More

Thank sondrali
Reviewed 18 June 2013

Booked the tour and thankfully we went the day before to get the tickets. They told us no one under 5 yrs of age could go. That pretty much canceled us out (two of my kids are under 3!) Their web site and call center...More

1  Thank DeeNC619
Reviewed 15 June 2013

My 13 year old daughter and I went on the Cape Canyon expedition guided by Bear. The tour was amazing. Bear was very knowledgeable as well friendly. He explained the history while pointing out all the interesting aspects of the island. The scenery was beautiful....More

Thank kevinreagan
Reviewed 29 May 2013

We took the 4 hour Cape Canyon tour with Bear. We can't imagine coming to Catalina and not venturing outside of Avalon. What a marvelous place, and we learned so much history as well as environmental facts from Bear, a wealth of knowledge and corny...More

Thank mnhsrq
Reviewed 16 May 2013

My Wife and I went to the Island for our 1st Anniversary. She has never been, so we took this tour, so she can see a good part of the Island. Well let me tell you, BEAR, our tour guide, truly knows his stuff and...More

Thank Reneg78
Reviewed 14 May 2013

This was a fun time and experience. Our driver/guide, Bear, was a lot of fun and had a lot of knowledge about the island.

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 2 May 2013

This was my first time on this type of tour, and was a little hesitant at first. But as soon as I met my tour guide Stephen I immediantly felt comfortable and at ease. He was very personable and friendly through out out whole ride....More

Thank CatalinaFan17
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Great day! No better way to see the "rest" of the island in a half-day window. Wonderful scenery, informative narrative, surprising landscape, and intriguing history. Did the 3 hour golf cart tour the day before, so, between the two, got a real sense of Catallna!

Thank Dana92111
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Today we did the four hour tour with our guide Bear. Bear was very informative and is an awesome story teller!!! We learned a lot about the islands history, wildlife and plants. We learned a bit about American indians too. We saw Bison/buffalo close enough...More

Thank Princessangela3201
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7 November 2015|
Response from CatalinaSCICo | Property representative |
It is bumpy and goes on unpaved roads. We do not recommend to anyone with back problems.
Monica C
26 June 2015|
Response from CatalinaSCICo | Property representative |
Hi Monica, All of that information can be found on our website, visitcatalinaisland. We are currently running two tours a day, one at 9:30 am and one at 2 pm. The meeting point is the Tour Plaza, located between Catalina and... More