Land Activities

Catalina offers a wealth of fun and diverse activities to do on land - from renting bikes, golf carts or even segways, to motor tours to walking tours to relaxing with a massage. Catalina has it all.

JeepĀ® Eco Tours
The best way to explore Catalina's wildlands is by scheduling a naturalist guidend custom open-air JeepĀ® Eco Tour. Whether you are seeking a unique educational experience in the great outdoors or simply a relaxing eco tour, we are certain you will go away with an unforgettable experience and a new appreciation of this place called Santa Catalina Island.

Wilderness Express
The Conservancy's Wildlands Express/Airport Shuttle is a convenient, inexpensive way to get to and from the world famous Airport in the Sky.
Reservations are required.
It's also a quick getaway out of Avalon for hikers needing a lift into the interior.


Water Activities

Whether you're on or in the water, Catalina offers cyrstal clear waters to swim and play. Get wet and experience the islands vast marine life or discover it from above by kayak or on a tour. 

NEW! Explore Catalina by Land and Sea

The Catalina Island Conservancy teams with Afishinado Charters for an exciting new four-hour eco tour on land and sea. Your driver and naturalist guide will take you into Catalina's wild wildlands where you'll see bald eagles, foxes, ground squirrels, bison, deer, as well as the rare plants that make Catalina a unique eco-system. On the cruise, you'll see the amazing marine life of sea lions, seals, dolphins, Bald Eagles, herons, Leopard Sharks, and on evening trips, the amazing flying fish.


Air Activities

Get an elevated view of Catalina Island when you fly in. Arrive in Catalina in style on the helicopter or fly your private plane into the Airport in the Sky.

One of the first things you'll see when approaching the Island is the sky speckled with colorful parasailers zipping through Avalon Harbor. For people who want to have beautiful coastal views and give their dare-devil side a thrill, try parasailing.