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Afishinados Charters

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205 Crescent Ave., Waterfront side of Metropole Hotel, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Catallac Cocktail Cruise
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You have seen Avalon, now experience Catalina Island aboard Catallac, our 50' power catamaran, purpose-built to tour the waters surrounding Catalina Island. Our Flying Fish Tour is our most popular tour for families, and the adults enjoy our Catallac Cocktail Cruise. Do you prefer private charters? Catallac is available for sightseeing parties, weddings, family reunions and corporate events (up to 49 passengers). If you prefer a more personal setting our 40' Afishinado and our 30' Gusto are set up for smaller groups (6 max) for private charters to tour and fish Catalina Island. Charter us and enjoy the isle in style.
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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205 Crescent Ave., Waterfront side of Metropole Hotel, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful time Fishing with Scott and going on an evening Flying Fish Tour while vacationingj on Catalina Island. Scott is an captain, fishing guide and very knowledgeable about the island excellent

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

We chartered the Catallac and it was better than advertised. The boat had all the amenities and rides like a dream. We were interested in seeing some wild life and doing some fishing and with Captain John delivered on both. We saw three different types...More

1  Thank jason M
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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

My family and I had the most exciting time on the flying fish tour. The crew was incredibly helpful and patient (even when my daughter spilled her hot chocolate). Definitely ready to do it again next season. Thanks.

Thank Gilbert A
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Probably the best charter operation in Avalon, these folks do most things right. Their boats are spare but clean, the personnel knowledgeable and confidence-inspiring. The fishing trips are ideal for families and amateurs, if not so hot for the experienced angler. Pricey too, but that's...More

Thank Poochkin
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Capt-JFK, Owner at Afishinados Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Anything less than a 5 star review leaves us feeling like we missed an opportunity to exceed expectations. Families do love our fishing charters and many of them come back during the flying fish season (May - Sept) to enjoy this thrilling night time ocean...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2015

We had a great time with John. He is professional and very friendly to my guests. His knowledge of the sea was important and helped us catch some beautiful Yellowtail (37lb) and Skipjack (14lb) fish. We were able to control when we left the dock...More

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

What to do on a full moon warm summer night in Catalina? Take a flying fish tour on the Catallac! Captain John found the fish even though he did warn us the kelp forests these creatures seek to lay their eggs were devastated from winter...More

1  Thank tomcheaptrip
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

We took a happy hour cruise on the Catallac and had a fabulous time. It was a beautiful cruise on the water and both Captain John and his first mate were friendly, informative and made the cruise a very pleasant experience. I would recommend this...More

1  Thank Jeanne M
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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Absolutely perfect! I was really looking forward to this relaxing sunset cruise and they didn't disappoint. The music was perfect, amazing views, and the captain gave us just the right amount of info about the island (didn't talk the entire time). We will definitely do...More

1  Thank Michele M
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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful morning with Captain John and the crew of Cattalac! We had a big group of 40+ guests from Long Beach Yacht Club, ranging in age from infants to teenagers and parents. We were extremely pleased with this amazing boat. It was...More

1  Thank Julie F
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

My niece wanted to go to Catalina for her 25th birthday (aka her Quarter Life Crisis bday) and her only request was she wanted to go on a "booze cruise"..we asked around and Aficionados Charters was recommended..We met the owner of the boat and hit...More

1  Thank spencieca
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Capt-JFK, Owner at Afishinados Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

thanks for the kind words, just to clarify we refer to this as our 'Brews Cruise' since we only have a beer and wine license on board Catallac. In 2017 we are introducing our Vino Voyage, hope you can come back and give that tour...More

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