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Transportation

Catalina Express:  EXTENDED! FREE Ride on your Birthday! Celebrate your birthday with a FREE trip to Catalina Island. Must pre-register at www.catalinaexpress.com. Must travel on your birthday through December 31, 2014. Return trip must be within 30 days after your birthday departure date. 800-429-4601 Also check out Special Birthday Island offers once you are on the Island.

Island Express Helicopters: 
20% Discount! Island Express Helicopters is now offering a 20% discount to all travelers to and from Catalina Island on their birthday or wedding anniversary! Discounts are honored within a week before or after the date of your birthday or anniversary. 

Just bring documentation showing the event date (driver license, wedding license, etc.) and you’re on your way for a great price. The discount applies to a one way or round trip fare and only to the people whose birthday or anniversary occurs within that timeframe. 800-228-2566.

Catalina Island Lodging Packages 

The Aurora Hotel & Spa: Aurora Hotel and Spa Best of Winter Free Transportation Package $399 includes tax. Hurry! Make your reservations today. We are a smaller property with 18 rooms, so space is limited. This package, includes 2 FREE round trip boat tickets on the Catalina Express, FREE taxi to and from the hotel once you arrive in Avalon, 2 nights stay in a Standard non ocean view room, for 2 guests, and Continental breakfast. Please inquire about packages for more than 2 guests or upgrades to Partial or Full Ocean View rooms. Valid November 3, 2014 to March 26, 2015. Midweek only - Holidays and Special Event dates excluded. 310-510-0454.

The Aurora Hotel & Spa: Weekend Special Package - 2 guests/includes tax $499. Package includes two nights in a Standard Moderate no ocean view room, 2 round trip boat tickets, taxi transportation to and from the hotel once you arrive in Avalon, and Continental breakfast. Rate is based on a Standard Moderate no ocean view room. Two guests per room only. Children and adults can be accommodated in  specified rooms, for additional fees. Please call for details. Holidays and Special Event dates excluded. Offer valid weekends November 7, 2014 - January 31, 2015. 310-510-0454.

 
The Avalon Hotel: Best of Winter Free Transportation Package $429 includes tax. Pack your bags, park your car, and climb aboard the Catalina Express. Enjoy your FREE boat ride across the channel, and in just over an hour, you will be relaxing in paradise, at The Avalon Hotel on Catalina Island. This package, includes 2 FREE round trip boat tickets on the Catalina Express, FREE taxi to and from the hotel once you arrive in Avalon, 2 nights stay in a Garden View room, for 2 guests, and Continental breakfast. Please inquire about packages for more than 2 guests or upgrades to Partial or Full Ocean View rooms. Valid November 3, 2014 to March 26, 2015. Midweek only - Holidays and Special Event dates excluded. 310-510-7070.
 
The Avalon Hotel: Weekend Special Package - 2 guests/includes tax $569.
Enjoy your weekend in one of the top rated hotels on Catalina Island. This package includes 2 nights stay in a Garden view room, 2 round trip boat tickets, taxi transportation to and from the hotel once you arrive in Avalon, and Continental breakfast. Two guests per room only. Children and infants can be accommodated in specified rooms, for additional fees. Please call for details. Holidays and Special Event dates excluded. Offer valid weekends November 7, 2014 - January 31, 2015. 310-510-7070.
 
Casa Mariquita Hotel: Best of Winter Package - Starting from $139 per person. Yes, it is the BEST! Stop planning! You are only 3 steps away from your paradise getaway! Just BOOK, PACK, and GOOO! This special package for only $139/person + tax includes: 1 night standard King-bed room, 2 round trip ferry tickets from Newport Beach, Long Beach, San Pedro, or Dana Point, and Continental breakfast. Valid from November 3 to December 31, 2014, for midweek. Check in Sunday through Thursday, with check out Monday through Friday. Based on double occupancy and availability. For more details, visit our website or call 310-510-1192.
 
Casa Mariquita Hotel: Air/Sea Luxury Package. Starting from $239/person plus tax includes: 1 night Standard King-bed room accommodation (Sunday - Thursday only, $20 plus tax extra per person for weekend (Friday and Saturday) travel), one way transportation via helicopter, one way transportation via ferry, complimentary hotel shuttle service between Helicopter/Boat terminal in Avalon and hotel, and complimentary Continental breakfast. Optional choice of $100 plus tax per person upgrade to Honeymoon Suite, based on availability. Valid from October 1 to December 31, 2014, based on double occupancy and availability. For more details, visit our website or call 310-510-1192.
 
Catalina Boat House Hotel: Sunday Fun-Day! Stretch out your weekend and come play with us. Just $137.50 per person, this package includes a Sunday night stay, round-trip boat transportation on Catalina Express, two 2-hour mountain bike rentals, two passes to the Wrigley Memorial & Botanic gardens, and two passes to the Catalina Island Museum. Based on advance reservations and availability. Double occupancy. Click here for DETAILS or call 800-97-HOTEL (46835) to book now. 800-97-HOTEL (46835)
 
Catalina Tours: Our Fun Package is bigger and more fun this year. You get two activity passes each night you stay at one of our participating hotels. The two night package offers cross channel transportation, hotel room, continental breakfast and two activities tickets each day. You can choose from the following list of the best activities in town:
  • Sunset Coastal Cruise
  • Dolphin & Sea Lion boat excursion
  • Frog Rock Kayak Guided Tour
  • Island Interior Bus Tour
  • Half Day Electric Bike (36volt) Rental, includes helmet, map, drinking water
  • 1 1/2 hour Golf Cart Rental (if two people choose this option you get the cart for 3 hours)
  • Nautilus Semi Submarine Tour
  • Parasail Ride ($15 per person up charge)
  • Guided Snorkel tour including Gear
You get all of this for one low price. This packages is valid through October 31, 2014. This package can be used mid week and weekends. For more information go to our web site at www.catalinatours.com, Click "Overnight Packages", or or call 310-510-0211.
 
Catalina Tours: Catalina Adventure Package. Catalina Tours is offering this 3 day/2 night package for those who want to experience the adventurous side of Catalina Island. Our included tours give you a great way to have fun and see our Island Paradise. You will only find this package from Catalina Tours. This package includes the following:
  • Cross Channel transportation to the island with Catalina Express
  • 2 nights at one of our comfortable hotels including continental breakfast.
  • 3 hour Interior Jeep Tour with the Catalina Conservancy. These guides are trained naturalists and the tour consistently rate 5 stars.
  • Parasail Boat Ride. Cruise high above Avalon with breathtaking views of the Island and coastline.
  • Your choice of one: Half day Electric Bike Rental to explore Avalon on your own, including helmet, map, and drinking water, or a two hour Guided Kayak Tour to Frog Rock, including all gear.
  • Discount Coupons good at local restaurants.
  • Restrictions apply, ask when ordering.
Package is available mid week (Sunday - Thursday) an  on weekends from September 15, 2014 - May 20, 2015. Pricing for this package with a standard non view room: September 15 - October 20 is $433 per person mid week and $462 per person on weekends. From October 21 - May 20, 2015 the cost is $405 per person mid week and $433 per person on weekends. All prices are double occupancy at the hotel and include all taxes. For more information go to our web site at www.catalinatours.com, click "Overnight Packages", or call 310-510-0211. WE DO ALL THE WORK, YOU HAVE ALL THE FUN!
 
Hermosa Hotel: Enter to WIN a Catalina New Year’s Eve Package! This amazing package includes New Year’s Eve lodging (12/31), round-trip boat transportation for two and two tickets to the New Year’s Eve Gala event in the Casino Ballroom (dinner, dancing, more!). Click HERE for a chance to win or call 800-668-6829 to book now. 1-800-668-6829.
 
Hotel Atwater: Island Spa Catalina Package. Be one of the first to experience Island Spa Catalina, opening in late fall 2014! Package includes overnight accommodations for 2 at Hotel Atwater, and a  $125 per person Island Spa Catalina credit. Rates from $304. Booking Dates: September 8, 2014 through December 31, 2015 Arrival Dates: November 1, 2014 through December 31, 2015. 877-778-8322.
 
Hotel Atwater: Island Romance. Book your romantic getaway in Southern California now and savor time together by indulging on this Island Romance Package. This romantic vacation package includes: overnight accommodations at Hotel Atwater for two, round-trip boat transportation for two via Catalina Express or Catalina Flyer, a pair of Chaise Lounges at Descanso Beach Club, and a picnic basket lunch with sparkling wine for two. Rates from $336. Book and stay and by December 30, 2015. 877-778-8322.
 
Hotel Catalina & Courtyard Garden Suites: 
Hotel Catalina Thanksgiving Dinner Package - GET $50 OFF TOTAL PACKAGE RATE. 
Hotel Catalina & Courtyard Garden Suites is pleased to offer visitors who wish to experience a relaxing and romantic holiday on Catalina Island a special Romantic Thanksgiving Dinner Package available Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Package includes: One night stay for two in a standard room at Hotel Catalina,
Round Trip Tickets for two from Long Beach aboard Catalina Express,
A romantic Thanksgiving Dinner for two at El Galleon Restaurant where guests will enjoy an Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Dinner that includes your choice of either a fresh cooked Whole Tom Turkey or Pit Ham and all the traditional fixings including Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes and Giblet Gravy, Candied Yams, Fresh Vegetables, Cranberries and Sourdough Bread and Butter. Dinner concludes with a complimentary pumpkin pie dessert. Dinner reservations are available on Thanksgiving Day from Noon to 9:00 p.m., with late night desserts, full bar and karaoke from 9pm - midnight. Guests also receive complimentary morning tea, Kona coffee, juice and baked goods as well as 10% discounts for breakfast, lunch or dinner at four of Avalon’s best restaurants including El Galleon Restaurant, Original Jack’s Country Kitchen, Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant and Antonio’s Pizzeria & Cabaret. Discount does not apply to Thanksgiving Dinner Special. The Thanksgiving Dinner Package is available Thursday, November 27, 2014 starting from $139.95 per person with a $50 savings off total package. Package rate is based on double occupancy, plus tax. Additional nights and upgrades are available. Rates may vary based on number of people, dates, availability, room type and departure point. Thanksgiving Dinner certificate for El Galleon Restaurant excludes tax, beverages & gratuity. 800-540-0184/310-510-0027.

Hotel Catalina & Couryard Garden Suites: Romantic Christmas Dinner Package available at Hotel Catalina - GET $50 OFF TOTAL PACKAGE RATE on CHRISTMAS. Hotel Catalina & Courtyard Garden Suites is pleased to offer visitors who wish to experience a relaxing and romantic holiday on Catalina Island a special Romantic Christmas Dinner Package available Thursday, December 25, 2014.
Package includes: One night stay for two in a standard room at Hotel Catalina,
Round Trip Tickets for two from Long Beach aboard Catalina Express, A romantic Christmas Dinner for two at El Galleon Restaurant where guests will enjoy an Old Fashioned Christmas Dinner that includes your choice of either a fresh cooked Whole Tom Turkey or Pit Ham and all the traditional fixings including Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes and Giblet Gravy, Candied Yams, Fresh Vegetables, Cranberries and Sourdough Bread and Butter. Dinner concludes with a complimentary pumpkin pie dessert. Dinner reservations are available on Thanksgiving Day from Noon to 9:00 p.m., with late night desserts, full bar and karaoke from 9pm - midnight. Guests also receive complimentary morning tea, Kona coffee, juice and baked goods as well as 10% discounts for breakfast, lunch or dinner at four of Avalon’s best restaurants including El Galleon Restaurant, Original Jack’s Country Kitchen, Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant and Antonio’s Pizzeria & Cabaret. Discount does not apply to Christmas Dinner Special. The Christmas Dinner Package is available Thursday, December 25, 2014 starting from $139.95 per person plus get a $50 savings off the total package price. Package rate is based on double occupancy, plus tax. Additional nights and upgrades are available. Rates may vary based on number of people, dates, availability, room type and departure point. Thanksgiving Dinner certificate for El Galleon Restaurant excludes tax, beverages & gratuity. 800-540-0184/310-510-0027
 
Hotel Mac Rae:  Fall Beachfront Relaxation Package Special.  Take advantage of our special midweek package rates just before and just after our busy summer season.   Book our beachfront hotel package starting at only $141.24 per person, double occupancy.  This special is valid September 1 through October 16, Sun - Thur.  Let us reserve your round-trip boat passage for you from either San Pedro, Long Beach, Newport Beach or Dana Point.   Our hotel is just a few minute walk from where you will dock in Avalon, right in the center of town, right on the beach.  You can enjoy relaxing in our cozy open-air courtyard, or walk out onto the sandy beach right in front of the hotel.  Your package also includes complimentary continental breakfast, color cable TV/DVD, complimentary DVDs, A/C, wireless internet, complimentary beach towels, and after check-out shower facilities for your convenience.  The 4th generation "Mac Rae" family invites you to enjoy your Catalina Island experience with us.   Ocean view and weekend upgrades are also available.  Special restrictions may apply.  To get the best deals on the beach, call us or click on our name and book your reservation on-line.  800-698-2266 /310-510-0246
 
Hotel Metropole:  Spa Package. Stay in a deluxe room in the finest beachfront property, Hotel Metropole, and enjoy two, 1 hour treatments at our Touch of Heaven Day Spa: Swedish Massage or a Peppermint Scalp Treatment. Hotel amenities may include: fireplace, jacuzzi bath and balcony. Jacuzzi on rooftop, 40 inch flat screen TV's in every room, free wifi, complimentary continental breakfast and stunning oceanfront suites available. View our website for specials! Prices starting at $311.00 (plus bed tax). Please call reservations: 800-541-8528
 
Hotel Vista Del Mar: Fall Favorites! So many things to love, so many reasons to stay! Enjoy a luxurious mid-week stay at Hotel Vista Del Mar including round-trip boat transportation on the Catalina Express, continental breakfast each morning, milk and cookies each evening, fireplace, DVD movie library for use on your HDTV and Blu-Ray / DVD player, DirecTV, complimentary high-speed wireless internet access and more! From just $117 per person! Please mention “Fall Favorites” when calling. Valid November 3rd through March 27, 2015 with arrival days Sunday - Thursday and departure days Monday - Friday. Terms and conditions apply.310-510-1452/800-601-3836
 
Pavilion Hotel: Island Spa Catalina Package. Be one of the first to experience Island Spa Catalina, opening in late fall 2014! Package includes overnight accommodations for 2 at Pavilion Hotel (2 night minimum), a $125 per person Island Spa Catalina credit, dinner for 2 at Avalon Grill (up to $100 value), complimentary wine & cheese hour daily, and complimentary Continental breakfast daily. Booking Dates: September 8, 2014 through December 31, 2015 Arrival Dates: November 1, 2014 through December 31, 2015. 877-778-8322.
 
Pavilion Hotel: Boat + Hotel. Hop on a boat and cruise over to Catalina Island with this convenient boat and hotel package. This offer includes: round-trip boat transportation aboard the Catalina Express for 2 people and overnight accommodations at the Pavilion Hotel or Hotel Atwater in Avalon, or the Banning House Lodge in Two Harbors for two people. Rates from $291 (double occupancy). Book and stay by December 31, 2015. 877-778-8322.
 
Snug Harbor Inn: Fall Favorites! So many things to love, so many reasons to stay! Enjoy a luxurious mid-week stay at Snug Harbor Inn including round-trip boat transportation on the Catalina Express, continental breakfast to your room each morning, wine and hors d'oeuvres each evening, fireplace, DVD movie library for use on your HDTV and Blu-Ray / DVD player, DirecTV, complimentary high-speed wireless internet access and more! From just $130 per person! Please mention “Fall Favorites” when calling. Valid November 3rd through March 27, 2015 with arrival days Sunday - Thursday and departure days Monday - Friday. Terms and conditions apply.310-510-8400/888-394-7684

Catalina Island Lodging Only Specials

Casa Mariquita Hotel: Stay More and Save More! Stay at our Spanish decorated charming hotel for 2 nights and save 5%, 3 nights and save 8%, 4 nights and save 10% off your entire stay. Plus, enjoy one bottle of champagne from us to make your little getaway more pleasant and relaxing. For more details, visit our website or call 310-510-1192.

Hotel Mac Rae:  Fall Season Value on the Beach!   Take advantage of the great weather and smaller crowds for a fantastic Catalina Island adventure.  Our prices start as low as $129, Sun - Thur, September 1 through October 16, 2014.  Enjoy the beach in front of the hotel, relax in our open-air courtyard, experience Catalina's many on-land and on-the-ocean tours, get a thrill down the zip-line, or taste fantastic meals at nearby restaurants.  The 4th generation "Mac Rae" family invites you to enjoy your Catalina Island experience with us.  Special restrictions may apply.  To get the best deals on the beach, call us or click on our name and book your reservation on-line.  800-698-2266 / 310-510-0246


Hotel Villa Portofino:
  Sweeten your stay with Chocolates, Champagne and a Rose for only $30.00! Delivered right to your room, this extra treat is sure to impress. 888-510-0555 or 310-510-0555
 
Seaport Village Inn:  Oceanview Condo Vacation Rental. Got a group, Want the room offered by a vacation home with the convenience of a hotel. Weekly rental for $2500. Two Bedroom, Three bathroom, Oceanview Condo, with daily maid service and hot breakfast at no additional cost. Comfortably sleeps 7 with room for more. Call 800-222-8254
 
Seaport Village Inn:  "Cheeseburger in Paradise" Book our Dinner Special and we will include a $20 credit per person toward your meal at our new on-site restaurant the Seaport Bistro! Enjoy a relaxing evening in, you don't have to leave the comfort of our property. There are more choices than just the best Buffalo burger you have ever tasted by Chef Greg. As always breakfast is served every morning. One night including dinner from $85 per person. Call 800-222-8254.

The Avalon Hotel:  Just Ask and learn more about Catalina's rich cultural history during your next vacation on Catalina. Just Ask and experience Avalon's role as a muse to generations of artists. Just Ask and get free tickets to the Catalina Island Museum. When making your reservations or when you check-in at The Avalon Hotel, Just Ask and we'll give you vouchers good for free admission to the museum for everyone in your party. 310-510-7070
 

Catalina Island Activities, Attractions and Tours

Afishinados: Catallac Flying Fish Tour: Book on-line for this tour at www.icatalina.com and input the code Smart10 to get a 10% discount on our Flying Fish Tour, the only tour that guarantees you will see flying fish. How can we offer this guarantee? We search twice as much coastline, we offer a boat with quadruple the deck space for full walk-around viewing, you control the lights and you are aboard Catallac, a brand new, fast boat that can go where the fish are! We also offer a full, cozy salon and the Catallac Beer & Wine Bar for the tour. There is simply no comparison. Catallac is the best value for your flying fish tour. 310-510-2440

Catalina Adventure Tours: Free Glass Bottom Boat
with the purchase of the newest attraction in Catalina, the Safari Island Adventure. Pre-booking required & mention code CH4Q14. Call to save 20% or more over regular prices. Not valid on restricted departures or holidays. Not valid with any other offer or previous purchase. Limit of 4 free tickets per household, per visit. For tour schedule, visit www.catalinaadventuretours.com. Valid through Dec 31, 2014. 1-877-510-2888.

Catalina Adventure Tours:  Free Glass Bottom boat with the purchase of Mysterious Island Tour ticket for ADULT or SENIOR tickets only ; child rate must upgrade to get free ticket. Pre-booking required with code CHMIT14. Not valid on restricted departures or holidays. Not valid with any other offer or previous purchase. Taxes & fees will apply on free ticket. For tour schedule, visit www.catalinaadventuretours.com. Valid through Dec 31, 2014. 1-877-510-2888.

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure:  Save 20% on an amazing scavenger hunt adventure. Solve clues and complete challenges as you discover famous and hidden gems of Avalon on this interactive smart phone guided, scavenger hunt tour. Must have a smart phone or tablet with internet access. Price is per team of 2 to 5 people, not per person. Take 20% off any of our three scavenger hunts - walking tour, biking tour, golf cart tour - using promo code SCIUAQ through December 31st, 2014. Bike or golf cart rental is not included. Purchase online at www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com.

Catalina Backcountry - Your Adventure Concierge: Save 10% on any of the offers listed below by contacting us directly and using code COCHD10:
Naturalist Led Hikes – 10% off any hike. Spend a day exploring Catalina with one of our fun and friendly certified naturalists as they share info about the flora, fauna and rich history of our beautiful island.  Diverse wildlife is regularly spotted. 

Gear Haul – 10% off any gear haul package when booking 2 or more locations. Ideal for hikers, bikers, and campers who dread carrying heavy gear such as tents, water, food, wood, etc. while exploring Catalina Island. We will arrange transfers from campsite to campsite along the trail for you at Hermit Gulch (Avalon), Blackjack Campground, Airport in the Sky, Little Harbor/Shark Harbor and Parsons Landing.
Custom Tailored Adventure – 10% off any camping gear rental with any package. Customize an adventure to your heart’s desire in the interior of the island! Visit our website www.catalinabackcountry.com for more information or contact us directly at 310.913.9036 to make reservations. 310-913-9036

Catalina Conservancy's Eco Tour:  Give the gift of a Wildlands Adventure! Send a friend or loved one on a Catalina Island JEEP® ECO TOUR. Buy one or more seats on one of the non-chartered two- or three-hour tours or buy a Custom Half Day or Full Day tour for up to six people and get 10% off.  Are those special people hikers? Give them a custom five-hour Hike and Ride Tour at 10% off.  Promo Code:  Chamber. Not valid during the month of February. 125 Clarissa Avenue. 310-510-2595 ext 0

Catalina Island Golf Cart Rentals:  Early Bird Golf Car Rental Special. Rent a Golf Cart 2 hours before 1pm,  get the 3rd hour free. 615 Crescent Ave. 310-510-0111.

Catalina Island Golf Cart Rentals:  Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden Special. Rent a Golf Cart & bring your receipt to the Botanic Gardens, receive 10% off admission for up to 6 people, plus an additional 15 minutes of Golf Cart rental time FREE when you present your Memorial & Botanic Garden receipt upon return of golf cart.  310-510-0111.


Catalina Island Golf Course:
  Reduced Green Fees. Play 9 holes on one of Southern California's oldest golf courses. Save on green fees only $30. Rental clubs, electric and pull carts are available. Call and ask for the Catalina Hot Deal. 310-510-0530
 
Catalina Tours:  Electric Bike Specials.  Choose from any of these great ways to save money on your electric bike rental. We offer 3 Pedego model bikes: 36Volt Classic, 48Volt Interceptor, and 48Volt "Electric Chopper":
  • BIRTHDAY SPECIAL: If it's your birthday day, stop by and rent a 36Volt bike for two hours and get the third hour free.  In addition we have a special gift for the Birthday Person who purchases this special. Happy Birthday!
  • WRIST WATCH SPECIAL: Rent any model electric bike for a half or full day and get a designer wrist watch for free. You can choose from 10 Pedego colors. One watch per bike rental.  Rent two bikes, get two watches.  Offer valid for walk up or internet orders, cannot be combined with any other discount offer.
  • COUPLES SPECIAL:  Rent two 36Volt electric bikes for a full day and we will give you a great deal.  Your cost for both bikes is less than $100.
We also have Non Electric Bikes, Child Seats, Child/Pet/Gear Trailers and Tag along Bikes for the kids.  All rentals come with a map, bottle of drinking water, helmet, bike basket and our great customer service.  Give us a call at 310-510-0036 or make a reservation on our web site at www.catalinatours.com"We do all the work, you have all the fun".
 
Catalina Transportation Services:  FREE champagne with 2 hour personalized adventure into the back country. View the free roaming wild buffalo while your driver shares the history/stories about the Island. For reservations and further information please call 310-510-0342 Mon. thru Fri. 9am-1pm; 2pm-5pm
 
Davey's Locker Sportfishing & Whale Watching$49 Full Day Catalina Island Deep Fishing Special. Spring and summer months are peak season for deep sea fishing off of Catalina Island. Enjoy daily 10 hour full day trips fishing the waters off Catalina Island where we catch yellowtail, barracuda, bonito, calico bass, red snapper, white sea-bass, halibut and many more. Hundreds of fish per trip is common with almost non-stop action. The fleet has state of the art electronics, spacious indoor/outdoor seating and full amenities including a full-service snack bar and kitchen. Crew members are onboard to assist with anything you might need. Rod rental, tackle, and anything you might need for your fishing trip is also available at check in. 949-673-1434.
 
Davey's Locker Sportfishing & Whale Watching: Blue Whale Watching $20 Cruise Special. The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring/summer to the waters of Newport Beach. Over 800 whales were viewed last summer (summer 2013). These giants of the sea reach lengths of up to 90 feet and are the largest of all animals. Along with viewing these giants, the second largest whale in the world, the finback whale has also taken to the waters off southern California during the same months as the blue whales. Giant pods of common and bottlenose dolphin are also very common with pods numbering a thousand or more doplins quite likely. Multiple 2.5 hour whale watching cruises offered daily. 949-673-1434.

Descanso Beach Ocean Sports:  Private Beach Picnic for two! Take advantage of our Not-so-Early Bird rental package. Bring your own food, we'll supply the equipment and instruction. Includes double kayak for two, 2 sets of snorkel gear including wetsuits PLUS 2 sets of paddle wear (pants & windbreakers) for cooler weather, dry bag and soft cooler (for your picnic). We'll show you some great beaches to paddle to and claim for your own, instruction included for 1st time paddlers (it's easy!). Four hours complete for $75. At Descanso Beach Ocean Sports, must rent by 11:00 am (open daily at 9am) 310-510-1226.  

Island Rentals: Rent a golf cart for 2 hours and get a 3rd hour free. Must rent golf cart before 2pm. Good anytime until 2pm. 310-510-1456

Parasail Catalina:  Midweek Special $50 per person!
Fly with us Wednesday, Thursday or Friday for only $50 per person on our 800′ flight! Take off and land directly from the boat. Share in the fun – bring your friends and family. Flights accommodate two or three at a time. Hurry! Make your reservations today. Subject to availability, reservations recommended. Located across from the basketball courts. 310-510-1777

Taste of Catalina Food Tours:  Buy 2 adult food tour tickets and receive a $20 Restaurant Voucher to one of the eateries we visit on our food tour. You will be so satisfied with the locations we stop at on our tour that having a voucher to return with will be so worth it! You are going to eat lunch while you are visiting the island, why not do it with us? Tours run at 12 noon EVERY DAY! Call 866-493-3211 or click through to our website to book in a snap! Voucher is chosen by Taste of Catalina Food Tours ahead of time and will be presented on the day you take the tour. Use Promo Code: HOTDEAL

Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden : Catalina Island Golf Cart Special. Rent a Golf Cart & bring your receipt to the Botanic Gardens, receive 10% off admission for up to 6 people, plus an additional 15 minutes of Golf Cart rental time FREE when you present your Memorial & Botanic Garden receipt upon return of golf cart.  310-510-0111.

Dining

Seaport Bistro:  Tuesday Nights - All You Can Eat Fried Chicken
Enjoy Chef Greg's Award Winning Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy with a side salad for just $15.95. Dine In Only for "All You Can Eat" Portion. Call 310-510-FOOD (3663) for more information, to make reservations or for delivery & take out. Delivery is free!

Seaport BistroMonday & Thursday Evenings - Chef Greg's Football Special 1 Pizza (Sausage or Vegetarian), 4 pieces of Chef Greg's Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Side Salad for 2 - $25. Available for Delivery or Take Out only. Call 310-510-FOOD (3663) for more information, to make reservations or for delivery & take out. Delivery is free!

Taste of Catalina Food Tours:
  Buy 2 adult food tour tickets and receive a $20 Restaurant Voucher to one of the eateries we visit on our food tour. You will be so satisfied with the locations we stop at on our tour that having a voucher to return with will be so worth it! You are going to eat lunch while you are visiting the island, why not do it with us? Tours run at 12 noon EVERY DAY! Call 866-493-3211 or click through to our website to book in a snap! Voucher is chosen by Taste of Catalina Food Tours ahead of time and will be presented on the day you take the tour. Use Promo Code: HOTDEAL
 

Shopping Specials

Catalina Conservancy's Explore Store:  Give the gift of a Wildlands Adventure! Send a friend or loved one on a Catalina Island JEEP® ECO TOUR. Buy one or more seats on one of the non-chartered two- or three-hour tours or buy a Custom Half Day or Full Day tour for up to six people and get 10% off.  Are those special people hikers? Give them a custom five-hour Hike and Ride Tour at 10% off. Promo Code: Chamber. 125 Clarissa Avenue. 310-510-2595 ext 0

Event and Wedding Services

Avalon Magical Weddings:  This years winter months special are: Free Arch and Photos with any package purchase of the Diamond Deluxe Cruise ship Travelers Delight, Paradise Island or Silver Special when purchased with a Reception Package combination. Call Laurie For Details? 310-510-9614

Catalina Tours:  Catalina Dream Honeymoon. Catalina Tours offer our customers a free Honeymoon Registry which allows your friends to fund your dream honeymoon. Give us a call and we can help you design a perfect itinerary for your honeymoon with tours, meals, spa services, hotels and cross channel transportation. Choose from any of our 32 tours, 6 hotels and many restaurants. We can handle it all with one phone call and it's free! No one else on Catalina Island can offer this complete service so why spend hours planning your honeymoon when we can do it for you. We mean our motto: We do all the work, you have all the fun. Call us today or visit our web site at www.catalinatours.com for details. 310-510-0211


Spa & Salon Specials

A Touch of Heaven Day Spa:  Enjoy a 1 hour Swedish Massage or a 1 hour Facial for ONLY $65. . . Regularly $85. Try the 1 hour Ultimate Massage - which includes a Scalp, Hand and Foot treatment for ONLY $85. . . regularly $105. 310-510-1633

A Touch of Heaven Day SpaEnjoy the Ultimate Relaxation with your sweetie in our double candle-lit room. Includes a full body Swedish massage, hand and foot reflexology, peppermint scalp treatment and lavender foot scrub 60 min for $180, 90 min. for $240. 310-510-1633

Catalina Hair and Nail Salon:  Hop into Happy Feet! Full spa pedicure for men and women, includes luxurious massage - $35pp. His and her romantic foot treatments with glass of champagne or sparkling cider - $45 each. 310-510-0150

Catalina Hair and Nail Salon:  Special spring price for Shellac Manicure. $40. 310-510-0150

Catalina Sea Spa:  Feeling Blessed......2/50 minute Swedish couples massage with aromatherapy and hot towel service for $160 (a $10 savings). 310-510-8920.

Catalina Sea Spa: Thanksgiving Everyday......Let our wonderfully trained massage therapists take the stress out of your vacation to Catalina island.  This service begins with a lavender facial massage followed by a peppermint scalp massage continuing with a full body head to toe Swedish massage, a relaxing foot massage comes next and we finish with an organic coconut lime sugar scrub, leaving your skin feeling silky smooth and refreshed.  Hot towels will also be used to take you to that next level of relaxation.  Relax your on island time.  For the month of November just $285 for the couple (a $15 savings) 2/90 minute services. 310-510-8920.

Island Breeze Spa and Salon: 50 minute Swedish Massage & Pedicure for $125. Our most popular massage, Catalina Sampler for $75 which features blended techniques -Swedish, Deep Tissue, Reflexology and Hot Stone. 310-510-7242

Island Breeze Spa and Salon:  Time to Breathe Package. Now couples can create a world of tranquility and relaxation, far away from the stresses of the mainland, with a 30 min. aromatic petite Rejuvenating Facial in one of our couple's treatment rooms and complimentary glasses of champagne while you soak in whirlpool chairs for a Pedicure. We guarantee that you both receive that much needed "time to breathe". $170 per couple. 310-510-7242

Massages by the Sea:  It's Better When We're Together! Enjoy this wonderful package in your own Cabana with views of crystal blue waters. This package includes a complimentary glass of champagne or wine, and your choice of one of the following massages: Swedish Massage ($170pp), Catalina Sampler Massage (a blend of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, and Reflexology, $180pp), or Deep Tissue ($180pp). 310-510-7242.


New Year's Eve Packages

Casa Mariquita Hotel: $413 per person plus tax. Includes 2 nights in a standard King-bed room (Dec. 31, 2014 must be included), 2 round trip ferry tickets from Long Beach, Continental breakfast, and tickets for 2 to the 42nd Annual New Year's Eve Celebration. Based on double occupancy and availability. Cllick here for more information and to make a reservation. 310-510-1192.

Catalina Boat House Hotel: $629 Package for Two. Includes New Year's Eve lodging (12/31), round-trip boat transportation for two and two tickets to the New Year's Eve Gala event in the Casino Ballroom (dinner, dancing, more!). Just $629 total for two (not per person!). Add a 2nd night for only $80. Based on advanced reservations and availability. Click here for DETAILS or call 800-97-HOTEL (46835) to book now. 1-800-974-6835.

Hermosa Hotel: $629 Package for Two. Includes New Year's Eve lodging (12/31), round-trip boat transportation for two and two tickets to the New Year's Eve Gala event in the Casino Ballroom (dinner, dancing, more!). Just $629 total for two (not per person!). Add a 2nd night for only $80. Based on advanced reservations and availability. Click here for DETAILS or call 800-668-6829 to book now. 1-800-668-6829.


Buffalo roam the interior of the island. They were brought here in 1924 as "extras" for a movie.