Stay up to date with COVID-19 Information and Closures.

  • Catalina Island is closed to visitors.
  • All non-essential travel on Catalina Express is strictly prohibited.
  • Find resources for residents & open essential services.
  • Hiking trails, beaches and piers are closed due to LA County order.
  • City Hall available Mon-Thu 8 am to 12 pm (by appt only), Closed Fridays.
  • Visitor Center available by phone 10 am-12 pm & 1-3 pm or via email.
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Media Trip Requests

Thank you for your interest in a Media Visit to Catalina Island! We welcome media visits outside of our summer season (June 15 to October 1). If your media visit is after October 1, please complete and submit the following online media visit request form.



Writer traveling alone or with a Photographer, Names and Titles of all in Party

(To/From Island) - Location and Approximate Time of Mainland & Island Departure

Desired needs for accommodations and activities with exact dates

Single or Double Occupancy, Smoking/Non- Smoking, etc. If critical to story angle, please specify specific accommodation re quest (Bed & Breakfast, dive-friendly, etc.)

Please note if host properties will receive credit

* Indicates a required field.