Catalina Island Family Activities For Cruise Visitors

Port of Call: Avalon located on Catalina Island


Port of Avalon with Carnival Cruise Line

Catalina Island is about  22 miles from Long Beach, a popular embarkation port for Carnival Cruise Lines. When passengers arrive to Avalon there are plenty of family-friendly activities to keep them busy.

Top Family-Friendly Activities

Catalina is a seasonal resort island that sees the most visitors during the Summer months. Cruise visitors will have to take turns to enjoy water, land or air activities.

  • Golf
  • Beaches
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Kayaking
  • Bicycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Shopping
  • Massage & Spa
  • Movie Theater
  • Golf Gardens

Did you know that  Catalina Island has a world-famous kelp forest that attracts divers from all over the world?

Catalina Adventure Tours is a great company offering a variety of activities including the Semi Sub Nautilus tour.

The iconic Casino has a theater and museum.
The docks offer fishing and lots of water activites: parasailing, submarine boat, glass bottom boat adventure.
Mini golf is a good choice for families
Kids love the beach next to the Green Pier.



Carrie Finley

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