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Glass Bottom Boat Tour

103 Pebbly Beach Road, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
+1 310-510-2000
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This is a rather short excursion - 50 mins - but it was fun. Saw a good amount of fish, but your... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Yankeerev
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Hayward, California
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beautiful

Excellent tour! Great views of Catalina island. The captain was a very nice lady. We saw many... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Paula C
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103 Pebbly Beach Road, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is a rather short excursion - 50 mins - but it was fun. Saw a good amount of fish, but your didn't last as long as promoted. Maybe 35 minutes...

Thank Yankeerev
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Excellent tour! Great views of Catalina island. The captain was a very nice lady. We saw many different fishes

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

It was fun getting out on a boat and having a close encounter with the ocean-life, but the variety of fish which we got to see was very limited. Even with feeding the fish, we only saw a couple of kinds. Our boat/tour guide was...More

Thank csrule
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Nice tour of Avalon Bay with a knowledgeable captain (Bryce) to fill you in on the fish you're seeing and sights ashore. The boat is stable and offers little chutes for dropping fish food pellets into the water next to the viewing ports. The fish...More

Thank RPR1944
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were so excited for this but it was very disappointing save your money and do something else. Seen two types of fish and a lot of algae no coral which he said we would it was so boring several on board with us went...More

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1  Thank Misty B
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Short tour with 2 stops for feeding. Almost nothing to see until they bait the water. On our trip there were several young children onboard and even they were not impressed. The captain/tour host was trying his best to put some life into the ride....More

1  Thank ThreeZy
Reviewed 12 November 2016

the pristine beauty of the island shore is revealed, visibility can be greater than 100 feet down. The sealife is fantastic.

Thank Norma W
Reviewed 25 October 2016

You only see 2-3 different fish. It is a quick trip. What you get to do/see doesn't justify the cost of the trip.

Thank careks
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I have been doing this tour for well over 50 years and still enjoy it. You just travel around Avalon but you get a great view of the fish that are living here. There are not a lot of different fish but it is still...More

1  Thank janice385
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Five of us traveled to Catalina and decided at $20 each to go on the glass bottom boat ride. It takes you out l/2 mile by the rocks (not far) and for $5 you can buy fish bait to give the fish so they come...More

1  Thank Anne_66_10
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