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45-Minute Semi-Submarine Tour of Catalina Island From Avalon

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US$ 45.85
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    What to Expect
    Explore the Catalina Island's amazing undersea gardens by venturing on an exploratory mission aboard the semi-submersible SS Nautilus. Designed after the USS Nautilus, America's first nuclear powered submarine, this 45-minute 6-feet underwater journey departs from the Green Pier and will cruise to a marine preserved sanctuary known as the Lovers' Cove. Equipped with torpedo buttons, adventurers can create a feeding frenzy right from their viewing porthole for an additional charge. On the way back to the marina, enjoy breathtaking harbor views on the top deck of the submarine. Weather permitting, undersea garden tours depart hourly year round from mid-morning until an hour before sunset.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Green Pier, Avalon Harbor
    Return Details
    Returns to Green Pier.
    • Fish food offered at additional charge
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A 25% change fee will be charged and paid directly to the supplier for any itinerary change once the tour is confirmed,
    • Not wheelchair accessible. Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
    • Your tickets will be held at the will-call window for collection on the day of the tour.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infants (2 years old and under) must be ticketed on a USCG vessel; fare is free-of-charge but fees apply
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    it was wounderful Sam was great very helpful, great views of the fish, the ship was clean and very safe i thought ok priced as well

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank William K
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was fun and not too expensive for a 45 minute "sub" ride. The sub doesn't actually totally submerge in water but as passengers you are riding below water level and able to see fish. They have cool fish food 'torpedoes" that you can use...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank sagc333
    Reviewed 10 July 2019 via mobile

    I'd highly recommend this tour for kids. Most of the little ones enjoyed the aquatic life experience during our tour. They take you 6 Feet under and the submarine doesn't submerge completely, so what you get is similar experience of snorkeling. The view wasn't clear...More

    Thank hundred_men
    Reviewed 29 June 2019

    We had signed up for the first glass bottom boat tour of the day. While we were waiting on the pier, an employee approached to ask if we were willing to switch to the submarine trip, without any extra charge. It was a fun way...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Katy B
    Reviewed 23 April 2019

    We were a group with small children looking to entertain them, of course it was a busy cruise ship day and most of the activities were sold out for the day. We were assisted by Daisy who managed to get us on, she was amazing...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    4  Thank RGutierrez46
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