NBVP has recently merged with Burr White Realty, providing over 130 of the finest vacation rentals Newport Beach has to offer! Read more

5 Fun Things to do on Catalina Island

1. Catalina Flyer - Hop aboard the Catalina Flyer and kick back and relax as you cruise to the Island. This 75 minute boat ride accomdates 600 people and leaves once a day promptly at 9:00 am. Enjoy the open air sun decks, the 2 cocktail lounges, and the comfortable indoor seating. 

Once you arrive on Catalina Island the opportunities for fun are endless! Whether you are there for just the day, the weekend, or an extended stay, there's something to do for everyone. A visit to Newport Beach is not truly complete without an adventure to Catalina. 


2. The Avalon Theater is a must see! This movie theater proudly features the flare from the 1920's Art Deco, and beautiful murals by John Gabriel Beckman cover the theater's interior. It is located in the lower level of the Catalina Casino building and nightly movies being at 7:30pm with matinee shows on Thursdays & Saturdays at 4:30pm. 


3. Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour - This thrilling experience starts up in the hills of Hog's Back gate, after 2 hours your feet will be back on the ground ending at Descanso Beach. Your adventure propels you over 3/4 of a mile, and your guide will be there to provide all of the information about the land and local wildlife. For a total of 5 zip lines, you travel over 40 mph and reach heights up to 300 feet! The views are spectacular and the adventure will be one to remember forever. 


4. Dolphin Quest Tours - Head out on the Dolphin Quest boat tour and search for dolphins playing in the water! These fun and freindly animals often put on a show for spectators in their very own natural habitat. 


5. Rent Your Own Equipment - Explore Catalina on your own time and rent your own kayaks, peddle boats, snorkel equipment, and paddle boards. Paddle along Avalon's coastline and explore the secluded coves and extrodinary cliffs. Keep your eyes open for beautifully colored fish and marine life of all kinds. Enjoy your fun filled day on Catalina, take the ferry back, and complete the perfect day by coming home to your very own vacation rental.

Published on Thursday, January 21, 2016