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With 8 boats and up to 30 daily departures year-round from Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point, Catalina Express is the best way to get to Catalina Island. In about an hour, you could be hiking, biking, shopping, diving, snorkeling, fishing...more
95 Berth, San Pedro, Catalina Island, CA 90731-3384
The crew was friendly and made sure passengers were safely seated. The ride over wasn’t bad at all. No sea sickness at all, going to or coming back. Oh, I can’t forget to say how great customer service was when making reservations!
Pretty boring ride, guess it would not be good if it was exciting. Seems like the chairs used to be more comfortable. All the kids fell asleep scrunched up in chairs in the waiting room then on the boat.
We booked our ferry rides in advance out of Long Beach Port. We also paid extra for the upgrade to Commodore Lounge. We got to the Port about an hour before and I did think they would start lining us up earlier than they did...More
You check in at least a minimum of an hour in advance then line up and wait. It would be nice if they had better seating etc. especially for seniors. It would was a pretty trip both ways. We went on the first vessel out...More
Such a fun ride to Catalina, skimming across the waves, letting your hair get whipped into knots on the back deck and then relaxing with a cold brew as the island approaches. What a wonderful way to spend an hour before a well deserved getaway.
Not sure how you would get from the airport to the dock (maybe a shuttle), but the boat docks and ships are wheelchair accessible. The restrooms on the lower level of the boats are also. So you should have no trouble with... More
Not sure how you would get from the airport to the dock (maybe a shuttle), but the boat docks and ships are wheelchair accessible. The restrooms on the lower level of the boats are also. So you should have no trouble with the boat ride. Have fun