The Perfect Long Beach Hotel

For Day Trips To Catalina Island

Get ready for a day of adventure - something you don’t want to miss while staying in Long Beach! Take the Catalina Express Ferry or the Island Express Helicopter, and spend the day exploring famous Catalina Island. Once you're there, select from ocean snorkeling, kayaking, sailing, or hiking as you enjoy scenic views and beautiful turquoise waters. Avalon also offers fun restaurants, bars, and of course, shopping!

Getting to Catalina...

Golden Sails Hotel is located just 6 miles for the Port of Long Beach, which is located at 320 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA 90802. Here, guests can take to Catalina Flyer to Avalon, which takes about 1 hour on a high-speed ferry boat.

For a faster trip to Catalina, guests can hop on an Island Express Helicopter, located just 7 miles away at 1175 Queens Highway South, Long Beach, CA 90802. Enjoy quick island access in only 15 minutes!

woman on boat smiling out at the ocean

Explore Catalina Island

The many things to do in Avalon:

  • Catalina Island Casino
  • Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden
  • Catalina Island Conservancy
  • Descanso Beach Club
  • Catalina Island Museum
  • Zipline Tours
  • Boat Tours
  • Snorkeling & Scuba Diving
  • Dolphin & Whale Watching
  • Miniature Golf
  • Fishing