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Dana Point

a store in a brick building


Catalina Express operates its ticketing and docking from the offices of Dana Wharf Sportfishing in beautiful Dana Point Harbor. This port is located just off the 5 Freeway and is convenient for travelers coming from San Diego or Orange County.

Dana Point Harbor has two marinas inside a one-and-a-half mile jetty and offers plenty of shopping, more than 20 restaurants and a hotel. There’s also a park with picnic shelters, barbecues and wide open green belts.



Trip Duration

Dana Point/Avalon trips take approximately 1 hr 30 min. 


34675 Golden Lantern St., Dana Point, CA 92629


Park briefly in the short-term lot to purchase your tickets and parking pass for the long-term lot. For the sailings between June 17th and September 5th, allow an extra 30 minutes to move your car to long-term parking, and walk back or shuttle to the Catalina Express dock.

Parking is $20 per day.
Parking-related questions? Please call: 949.496.5794 ext. 7 (not for reservations)



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