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Cape Canyon Expedition

1 Island Plaza, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Amazing and So fun Adventrue

Our knowledgeable Pilot was Andrew. He pretty much know all his surroundings as he has been on this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bernelnery
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Long Beach, California
Breathtaking way to see Catalina Island

Our guide, Charles, did an amazing job showing us Catalina Island. We learned so much about the... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
KMJackson60
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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.
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1 Island Plaza, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our knowledgeable Pilot was Andrew. He pretty much know all his surroundings as he has been on this island for more than a decade. We got to see other areas as a treat. We had lots of time so he took us to some scenic...More

Thank bernelnery
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Our guide, Charles, did an amazing job showing us Catalina Island. We learned so much about the island's history and what we were seeing - he was very knowledgeable and interesting. The tour really made the trip for our family - the views and the...More

Thank KMJackson60
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

A few years ago, I went solo to Catalina. Now most folks just hang around Avalon and poke around. Which is fine. But I wanted to see a bit more than that. So I hired this fine outfit. Who proceeded to give the grand tour...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our guide was 'Bear' and AZ White Mountains Indian. He was very informative and knew his stuff! Exactly the right guy to lead a tour like this. At times it was a very narrow rough road but the hummer did it with ease. You will...More

Thank Reginald S
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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...More

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...More

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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...More

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,...More

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...More

1  Thank specedtcher
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

Me, my cousin and my uncle went to this amazing tour. A HUGE KUDOS to Cindy Lowe, who was the tour guide yesterday, 2/28/16. She entertained us with songs, funny jokes, movie trivia and history of Catalina. She knows her stuff really well. We were...More

2  Thank Ben S
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ShugrGrl55
7 November 2015|
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Response from CatalinaSCICo | Property representative |
It is bumpy and goes on unpaved roads. We do not recommend to anyone with back problems.
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Monica C
25 June 2015|
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Response from CatalinaSCICo | Property representative |
Hi Monica, All of that information can be found on our website, visitcatalinaisland. We are currently running two tours a day, one at 9:30 am and one at 2 pm. The meeting point is the Tour Plaza, located between Catalina and... More
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