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Catalina Island Helicopter Flight from Long Beach

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US$ 135.00
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    Pass By: Catalina Island Casino, 1 Casino Way, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704

    Fly directly from Long Beach to Catalina Island
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1175 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    56 Pebbly Beach Rd, Avalon, CA 90704, USA
    • 15-minute helicopter flight (one-way or round-trip flight, based on option selected)
    • Bottled water
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • One-way shared transfer or private (if you buy all seats on the flight)
    • Round-trip shared transfer or private (if you buy all seats on the flight)
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • The listed price does not include a $19 parking fee, payable when exiting the parking lot
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Individual passenger body weights (including infants) MUST be given at time of booking
    • Infants under the age of 2 are considered lappers. Proof of age is required in the form of a passport or birth certificate
    • Please note: Seat location is determined by passenger weights and front seats cannot be guaranteed at any time
    • This tour is wheelchair accessible provided the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them with boarding and disembarking the aircraft
    • You MUST call to CONFIRM your departure times with IEX within 24 hours of booking. No refunds will be issued within 24 hours
    • Passengers weighing over 300 lbs. are asked to come down to our office and try on seat belt before booking. If seat belt doesn't fit on the day of the flight, we cannot fly the passenger over, and they will still be charged
    • Customers choosing ROUND TRIP, PLEASE ADD your preferred return DATE and TIME in the "Special Requirements" field at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Everyone I spoke to at IEX were helpful, friendly, and professional. Using this helicopter service gets you to the island easily and quickly. The views are lovely and as you can imagine, quite different from coming in on the boat. I wholeheartedly recommend IEX!

    Thank Svignolo
    Reviewed 8 August 2019

    I used to get SO seasick going to Catalina on boats. I’m THRILLED that IEX offers a 15 minute helicopter ride from Long Beach to Avalon. My husband and I just got back from our Catalina trip and one of our favorite highlights was the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Mrs_TopCow
    Reviewed 13 February 2019

    There are basically 3 ways to fly these days. First is the big commercial flight, second is your uncle Vito’s 172 Cessna down at a dirty airport, and third is a Charter/Tour company. Having done a number of Charter/Tours you never know how its going...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    3  Thank OccupationVacation
    Reviewed 8 June 2018

    We took the helicopter from Long Beach to Avalon. Only takes 15 min. Excellent customer service, nice waiting lounge in Long Beach, very safety conscious, windows in helicopter provide nice wide view for all. Saw dolphins along the way too. Pilot answered all our questions....More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank Cheryl K
    Reviewed 9 April 2018

    We flew to Catalina, stayed 3 nights, then flew back. The helicopter is expensive, but you don't do it every day, so on a special occasion it's worth it.

    Date of experience: May 2017
    1  Thank rayu
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    30 August 2019|
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    Response from Svignolo | Reviewed this property |
    Also the web page is a bit confusing and if I remember correctly, you add the return flight in an odd way.
    Trishia F
    24 August 2019|
    Response from dalefuller12 |
    yes. not sure of last time for avalon departure back to base tho.
    7 March 2019|
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    Response from OccupationVacation | Reviewed this property |
    Just my two cents. Depends on what you mean by windy. But they should be able to fly in most conditions except fog. The flight does not go that high and lands in a sheltered area. But I would check with them of course.
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