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The Adventurer

Seek a thrilling adventure with one of the many excursions to discover the wild side of Catalina Island. You will leave with unbelievable experiences that will get your adrenaline pumping.


After your one-hour boat ride to Avalon, start off the journey with a filling breakfast from Catalina Island Brew House. Located right at the corner of Crescent Avenue, Brewhouse has a magnificent view of the bay to look out on while satisfying your hunger. Get the Egg and Cheese Croissant or the Quiche with a fresh cup of coffee to fuel up for the day ahead.


Walk off breakfast while heading up to the Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden for a tour through one of the most honored landmarks on Catalina. A tribute to William Wrigley Jr. himself, the memorial recognizes his vision to protect the future of the Island for years to come. Surrounding the Wrigley memorial is the Botanic Garden that was created for Ada Wrigley, William Wrigley Jr.’s wife. It was known to be her private desert plant collection holding unique exotic specimens.

Once you’ve explored the iconic monument, it’s time to get your adrenaline pumping with the Catalina Zipline Eco Tours two-hour excursion, glide on the five different lines of speeds up to 35 mph across the canyon. You’ll encounter ocean views and towering eucalyptus trees on this sensational experience.

Gear up for a water adventure on rented kayaks from Wet Spot Rentals. You’ll put your strength to the test by paddling up and down Catalina Islands coastline. You can even cool off in the water with their snorkel gear or stand up paddle boards.


Head back to town for an authentic Mexican dinner at Mi Casita Restaurant. Choose from a full menu of meals that range from steak to seafood dishes. Known to be home of the Catalina Cazuela, order a drink to cheers to the end of your Catalina adventure!

On your way back to the Catalina Express, stop by one of the shops downtown for a memorable souvenir.


If you are looking to extend your adventure, Catalina is home to many hotels to lay your head at night after a long day exploring. Just steps away from the beach, Seaport Village Inn is Catalina’s family run bed and breakfast hotel. The Avalon Hotel is also bound to sweep you away with their ocean views and premier boutique inn.

Travel Tips

Looking to speed-up your day? Rent a golf cart and drive to the Botanic Gardens as you explore more of the Island. Book your golf cart at

Public Transit? Take the Garibaldi, Avalon Transit costing $1 per ride with many stops along Avalon.

Additional Information and Location

A cup of coffee from Catalina Brew House.

1. Catalina Island Brew House

417 Crescent Ave.


a large stone building

2. Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden

Avalon Canyon Rd.


a young boy holding a baseball bat

3. Catalina Zipline Eco Tours

1 St. Catherine Way


A group of people kayaking in Catalina Island.

4. Wet Spot Rentals

120 Pebbly Beach Rd.


a plate full of food

5. Mi Casita

111 Clarissa Ave.


a group of palm trees and buildings in the background

6. Seaport Village Inn

1119 Maiden Lane


a bedroom with a large bed in a hotel room

7. The Avalon Hotel

124 Whittley Ave.


A map of the Adventurer itinerary.

For a printable PDF of the Adventurer itinerary, please click here.