Santa Catalina Island- Avalon Bay

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Stand Up Paddleboard around the one and only Santa Catalina Island! There's truly nothing like it anywhere else!

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Taylor Reilly


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Destination Distance From Downtown

49.3 miles


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Time To Complete

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Spring, Summer, and Fall

Dog Friendly


Fees Permits


$75 Adult Ferry Fare



Santa Catalina Island is in a world of its own! Separated by the Pacific Ocean from mainland Los Angeles, Catalina provides breathtaking Stand Up Paddleboard opportunities for anyone in Avalon Bay. You'll find dozens of private, secluded harbors and coves as well as picturesque seaside cliffs surrounding the island. 

What Makes It Great

To get there, you must take a ferry from one of several different ports on the mainland. You can transport your own Stand Up Paddleboard on one of these ferries or you can rent one from one of the dozens of rental shops around the island. Besides SUP-ing, there are also many other forms of recreation on offer at Catalina Island.

Who is Going to Love It

Those who want to mix in a fun weekend of camping and hiking with the SUP adventure will love Santa Catalina Island. Exploring the coastline by paddleboard is especially satisfying. as there are lots of wonderful places to discover and explore. 

Directions, Parking, & Regulations

There are several ferry options to take to reach Santa Catalina Island. For a full list, visit the Catalina Chamber of Commerce's ferry page. Ferry fees vary but typically cost around $75 round trip. 

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Santa Catalina Island- Avalon Bay

Avalon, CA, 90704
33.342819, -118.32822

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