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Catalina Island Conservancy

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This jeep tour into the interior of Catalina Island is a must for every visitor. It is the only way... read more

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Clint W
Phoenix, Arizona

Small but extremely interesting. All about the wild life on Catalina and land. Worth taking the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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125 Claressa Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed yesterday

This jeep tour into the interior of Catalina Island is a must for every visitor. It is the only way to appreciate the fact that 88 percent of the island has been preserved in it's natural state, free of condos and fudge shops. The views...More

Thank Clint W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small but extremely interesting. All about the wild life on Catalina and land. Worth taking the time to go to.

Thank helen1tex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Jeep tours ever! The tour guide Joy was awesome and very knowledgeable of the island and area. We learned more than we ever thought about the Bison on the island. She knew a lot about the plant life and overall history....More

Thank Slick12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time I've taken a tour around the interior of Catalina. Six or seven years ago I took one on a 1950s school bus that was driven and narrated by this hyper-intelligent, hilarious, fearless Hawaiian woman. (Some of the treacherous roads she...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This organization has a huge responsibility, and the tour we received over the island was worth every penny. For a place that's hard to cover if you're not a backpacker or a sailor, the Conservancy tour was perfect.

Thank EcoArtTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the 3-hour Jeep Eco Tour with the Catalina Island Conservancy, and it's one of the best tours we've ever taken. Joy was a fun, enthusiastic guide whose name fit her perfectly. Going with the Conservancy takes you all over the island and on...More

Thank volcanogirl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The only way to get a view of the island interior. Great views, bison, fox, bald eagles, reservoirs, and a winery under construction in the back country.

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 12 October 2018

It was so much fun driving through the island on the jeep. Our guide was great!! Very informative. We didn't see many animals but it was still really beautiful. The views from the top of the mountains was just lovely.

Thank JoAnn R
Reviewed 10 October 2018

My son and I did the Eco Jeep Tour with another couple and our guide was enthusiastic about the Island and had a wealth of knowledge. She tried her hardest to find some wildlife to share with us but none was to be found. I...More

Thank satellitesue1
Reviewed 8 October 2018

In addition to the tours that Catalina Is. Conservancy operate, they have a nature center near the Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden and on the bus route. This small 1-room center has a gift area with books and souvenirs as well as panel displays on...More

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Pamela H
7 October 2017|
Response from Susan L |
Many thanks for the feedback. I thought that I was writing to the Conservancy, but will check back with them.
Susan L
7 October 2017|
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Response from 332Gail | Reviewed this property |
Also, the town is tiny. Not much walking required.
11 March 2017|
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Response from Avalonnotarypublic |
You could do both in one day. The jeep tours are 2 hour, 3 hour, 4 hour etc. Catalina Conservancy has online booking at their web site available for the Jeep Eco Tours. Book early as they fill up. The Semi Subs are avail... More