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“See Catalina Island by Hummer”

Cape Canyon Expedition
Ranked #12 of 42 Outdoor Activities in Avalon
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This Hummer tour led by Charles was amazing. Despite the rain and a few clouds along the way we were able to experience the Island from a variety of perspectives. Our guide Charles knew the area well since he has lived here for eight years and was able to provide history and interesting anecdotes about the islands along with a few jokes to keep us entertained. We had lunch at the Airport in the Sky before returning to town. I am not always a fan of these trips but I loved this one! I would love to do it again on my next trip.

Thank Michelle S
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

We did this tour and it was a highlight of our trip. Our guide was Cindy Lowe and she was really great. Lots of extra sites, quick stops to see flora and fauna and she even sang us some jazz tunes. Cindy was also very knowledgable, a good driver (which you will appreciate on some of the off-road downhills), she had a great sense of humor and she was very friendly and kind. We saw remote beaches, old bunkers, lots of buffalo, a fox, an eagle and lots of beautiful scenery. The tour was about four and half hours with lunch at the airport and I would very much recommend this tour.

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

4.5 hours on this tour that took you to areas you never thought you would experience. I was hanging on for dear life a few times. The Hummer takes you on very high and narrow passages that are not for the faint of heart. The scenery is outstanding and we saw bison and the famous Catalina Fox which will still your lunch in a heartbeat given the opportunity. Our tour guide was Tony and he was informative and outstanding in his knowledge and engagement with all of us. Would recommend but if you have a fear of heights this is not for you.

1  Thank Greg P
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

We took the tour with Bear, unfortunately the weather once we got out of Avalon never cleared up. It was completely fogged in for the majority of the trip, and rained at the top of the mountain. Although we were dressed for the bad weather, most on the trip were not. I overheard our guide speaking to another guide at the airport saying, it was really bad. My thought is, if he knew it was that bad, why not cut it short and refund for a partial trip. We couldn't see 90 percent of the time, and certainly wasn't worth the money spent.

1  Thank sandrajd16
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

We took the Cape Canyon Tour during our recent visit to Catalina Island. Our tour guide was Cindy and she did a great job of maneuvering the huge 12 seater Hummer as well providing us with a large resource of information regarding the island and it's history. (not to mention the entertainment of humor and singing) We were fortunate to have seen two bison while on the tour. We stopped at the airport restaurant for lunch. The food was very good and nicely priced. Would highly recommend this tour to see sights of the island that you may not have the opportunity to see without such a tour. Hopefully you will get Cindy for your guide for a true entertaining experience!

1  Thank specedtcher
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