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Address: 103 Pebbly Beach Road, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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+1 310-510-0211

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Ocean Runner

This was really fun. We had low expectations in seeing wildlife cause nature is not always cooperative but we did see a lot of sea lions and the beautiful ocean. I hope to catch... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 September 2016
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This was really fun. We had low expectations in seeing wildlife cause nature is not always cooperative but we did see a lot of sea lions and the beautiful ocean. I hope to catch some dolphins and maybe whales at the right time of the year. Captain Jim and Sadie were knowledgeable about nature in the area and the island.

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Leeds UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2013

What a wonderful way to see the coast of the island, dolphins, eagles and sea lions. This was an excellent experience and is to be highly recommended. It is the one trip that was most memorable from 8 days spent in California in January 2013.

1 Thank Jan S
Lakewood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

I've been going to Catalina every year since I was an infant. Have taken all of the tours (except zipline), more times than I can count. Wanted to try something different this time and came upon Dolphin Quest. It was incredible! I have never seen so many dolphins in my life. They actually swin with the boat and ride the... More 

4 Thank desireSLINK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2012

We booked a snorkeling tour for a family of 5 through this company for our day trip to Catalina. The staff was great, the price was reasonable for all equipment rental and the boat trip out to the dive spot. They took us to the kelp forest area (don't know the name) where we had 45 minutes of snorkeling around... More 

3 Thank frontrangeskiier
Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2012

This tour was one of the very best such tours I've been on. Perhaps my opinion is not to be trusted because snorkeling through the magical kelp had been on my "bucket list" for many years, and so the excursion was bound to please. However, my wife also had a marvelous time. We swam in a sea cave, and saw... More 

3 Thank JEBowser
Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2012

We booked the 2 person van for a tour of the island for 3 hours. I had a friend of mine in from Washington DC. Although I had been to the island many times, I had never been far from Avalon. I highly recommend this tour. Don't go for other tours that have a lot of people in open air... More 

1 Thank Michelle J
south florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2008

We visited the island for just the day. We have been to the island before and knew that most of the activities on the island were pretty expensive, but after running into Ocean Rafting we were pleasantly surprised! For $25 we got our snorkeling gear, a fun little jont on their boat, and about 45 minutes in the water snorkeling.... More 

9 Thank kost44
Laguna, Calif
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2008

We took the half day trip and it was the highlight of our trip to Catalina Island. The staff on the boats and at their shop was excellent. They took us to a great snorkeling spot, got the boat into sea caves, and visited two harbors. The highlight of the trip were the dolphins we encountered on our return trip... More 

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