Catalina Island Diving

Advantages of Diving on Catalina Island

March 16, 2020

There are many advantages of diving on Catalina Island.   Any time of year almost always yields better conditions than the mainland.  This is for many reasons.  First, is that Avalon and the whole leeward coastline of Catalina is protected from the prevailing winds and waves.  Second, there are few sandy beaches on the leeward side,…

Kelp Forest; Casino Point Dive Park; Catalina Island; Avalon; California

Adventure on Catalina Island

August 31, 2019

Dive Scooters End the summer with a custom adventure on Catalina Island to make your perfect stay.  A Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) or underwater scooter offers a thrilling way for scuba divers to see a lot of underwater territory in a short amount of time. They scoot you through the water allowing you to glide…

Scuba Divers; Guided Scuba Tour; Diving Catalina; Casino Point Dive Park; Catalina Island; Avalon; California

Casino Point Dive Park

July 31, 2019

Snorkeling and diving around Catalina draws thousands of visitors every year from around the globe. They come to explore our clear clean water teeming with life and enjoy the unique kelp forest seascape.  The Casino Point Dive park is a key feature unlike any other in southern California.  A protected area of coastline that is…

Giant Seabass; Black Seabass; Casino Point Dive Park; Catalina Island; Avalon; California

Summer on Catalina Island

June 29, 2019

July kicks off the official start of summer on Catalina Island. As ocean temperatures rise, Avalon’s population swells to its largest numbers of the year. The town is full of visitors and seasonal workers to serve their every need. Diving conditions are variable due to occasional storms that can kick up from Mexico. However, the…

Day Trip to Catalina Island

May 29, 2019

Day trips to Avalon Catalina Island is just about an hour boat trip from the mainland of Long Beach, California. It makes for a perfect day trip or extended vacation stay. Over the years Avalon has built a host of annual activities that make for an entertaining visit for families, couples or team building get-a-ways.…

Casino Building; Casino Point Dive Park; Catalina Island; Avalon; California

Spring Diving on Catalina Island

April 23, 2019

DIVING CATALINA Catalina Island, just 26 miles from the southern California mainland. It is world-renowned for its clear waters and plentiful kelp forests that make diving Catalina one for the bucket list. Our coastal waters are perfect for snorkelers, open water or advanced divers.   Even a first time, no experience needed introductory SCUBA dive can…