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Group Travel

Groups Traveling to Catalina Island

family on shipTraveling to Catalina Island in a group is the way to go! From family events to company outings, traveling in a group is a great way to save money while having fun.

If you are making a reservation for 20 or more contact Group Services.

We can help! Catalina Express’ Group Service Representatives are available Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to assist you with travel arrangements and answer any questions you may have. Please call:

  • (800) 481-3470 Ext. 4

Discounts are available for 20 or more adults traveling together round trip.

Private Charters

ships crewAn entire vessel can be booked for your special event whether it’s a holiday party, family gathering or corporate event. Catalina Express offers harbor cruises and island trips. Let us help arrange an occasion to remember. We combine unique menu options, beverage service, and excellent hospitality. Please call the Group Services department for more information.

  • (800) 481-3470 Ext. 4

Food Service and Catering

cateringHosting a meeting, special occasion or holiday party in a Catalina Express terminal or on board one of our vessels is a top-notch way to celebrate. To ensure your event is a success, Catalina Express offers the finest in food and beverages; from focaccia sandwiches to oven roasted turkey breast, party platters to box lunches, several different menus are available to best suit your budget and style. Beer, wine and premium cocktails are available for all events.

Let our staff help prepare an event to remember, complete with classy linens and superb catering.

Group Pricing

Groups of 20 or more adults traveling round trip together qualify for the discounted prices below. 25 passengers or more traveling together may receive one complimentary round trip ticket, in addition to the special pricing.

Long Beach & San Pedro *

  • Adult (12-54 yrs) $ 68.00
  • Senior (55+ yrs) $ 68.00
  • Child (2-11 yrs ) $ 59.00
  • Infant (under 2 yrs ) $ 5.00

Dana Point *

  • Adult (12-54 yrs) $ 70.00
  • Senior (55+ yrs) $ 70.00
  • Child (2-11 yrs ) $ 61.00
  • Infant (under 2 yrs) $ 5.00

Round trip fares include $5.00 island wharfage fare per person. Fares are subject to a fuel and/or security surcharge.


Group Booking Guidelines

  • Please designate a group leader for contact purposes and organization of the group.
  • A $150.00 deposit and signed agreement (a group service representative will send an agreement to the group leader) is due two weeks after the date of booking.
  • The deposit is refundable with a 30-day prior to travel advance cancellation notice.
  • Final payment is due 14 days prior to date of travel.
  • If the entire reservation is cancelled less than 10 days prior to date of travel, the group will forfeit 50% of contracted amount.
  • Please call with the final passenger count 24 hours prior to travel (Friday for Sunday and Monday travel). Any passengers you cancel at that time are 100% refundable. No-shows on the day of departure are non-refundable.

Checking In

  • Passengers must arrive one hour prior to scheduled departure.
  • The group leader is responsible for checking in all passengers and will be issued all of the tickets.
  • No-show passenger’s tickets are non-refundable.
  • All baggage is to have identification tags and must comply with baggage guidelines.


If you would like more information, or are ready to book a private charter, please call the Group Service Department at:

  • (800) 481-3470 Ext. 4

*Rates are subject to change

Senior Group Day Trip

  • Starting at $68.00
  • Groups of 20 or more
  • Contact Group Services at (310) 519-7971 ext. 4