7:00 - Check-in at Catalina Express, Catalina Landing, Long Beach. Receive final itinerary and ID.
7:30 - Final Check-in The Catalina Landing, 320 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA*
8:15 - Depart Long Beach for the one hour trip to Avalon – watch for dolphins, and mermen. You may wish to enjoy an adult beverage at the bar. They make excellent Bloody Marys with pickled green bean garnish.
9:30 - Arrive in Avalon, Catalina Island. Tour guide, John, will give a short orientation of the city and the landmarks.
10:00 - Miniature Golf Tournament – Golf Gardens Mini Golf, 10 Island Plaza, behind Crescent Ave. $$$ Purse for top winners. NO CRAZY CLOWNS OR TACKY WINDMILLS HERE
Nestled in an idyllic garden setting less than one block from the beach, Avalon’s Golf Gardens is the ideal spot for an afternoon of family fun. This unique 18-hole course has been a much-loved fixture on the island for nearly 50 years.
Known in mini-golf circles as one of the world’s most beautiful and challenging courses, Golf Gardens classic styling and award-winning layout make for an unforgettable experience that's sure to be a highlight of your stay on Catalina Island. Par is 51, and the official course record is 41.
11:30 - Balance of the day is at your leisure. Possible Activities: snorkeling at Lover’s Cove or the Casino; Glass Bottom Boat Tour; Casino Tour; rent a golf cart and tour the city; relax on the beach (Descanso Beach recommended); Ecco Zip Line Tour. Go to the Island Plaza to purchase tickets for tours.
5:00 - Mexican Dinner - one adult beverage included at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, 111 Clarissa Ave, Avalon.
6:45 - Check-in at “The Mole” for departure to the mainland*
7:30 - Catalina Express departs for Long Beach – don’t miss the ship!
8:30 - Arrive at The Landing, Long Beach.
Regular price - $160 but if you book before the extended deadline of September 10th, it's only $139
Included in the price of the tour: round trip ferry on Catalina Express, Miniature Golf Tournament, and Dinner + one adult beverage. Not included: any optional activities, cocktails on Catalina Express, lunch, mini-golf tournament pool.
If you have any questions, feel free to email Terry Hamilton at [email protected]