Where can I snorkel on Catalina Island?

Can you snorkel on your own in Catalina?

While you can go on your own if you have snorkeling experience, the local tour companies go out of their way to offer unique adventures. Some allow you to hand-feed the fish yourself, while others throw bait from the boat, drawing plenty of marine life around you once you jump from the boat.

Do you need a wetsuit to snorkel Catalina Island?

Snorkeling on Catalina Island is one of the most popular ways to explore the underwater world — and for good reason. … In addition to fins, mask and snorkel, you will probably want a wetsuit to be more comfortable in the water.

Are there sharks at Catalina Island?

Shark attacks are extremely rare in California but Dr. Chris Lowe, a shark expert from California State University Long Beach, told KABC-TV that great white sharks have been spotted in the Catalina area.

What is the water temperature at Catalina Island?

Catalina Island is a town close to pacific ocean. August is the month with the warmest water temperature at 68.2°F / 20.1°C.

Catalina Island Summary.

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Coldest Month Air Temperature: February with 55.6°F / 13.1°C
Wettest Month: January with 0in / 0mm

How much does it cost to go snorkeling?

3. How Much Do Snorkel Tours Cost?

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Snorkel Tour in Area with High Cost of Living
Average Half-Day Snorkel Tour Cost (Per Person) $112
Half-Day Snorkel Tour Cost Range (Per Person) $68-160
Average Full-Day Snorkel Tour Cost (Per Person) $208
Full-Day Snorkel Tour Cost Range (Per Person) $172-249

How do I get from Avalon to Two Harbors?

Cylcone to Two Harbors

The Catalina Island Company’s Cyclone power boat is the fastest way to travel between Avalon and Two Harbors, making the trip in about 40 minutes It operates from the Green Pier, with multiple daily departures during the spring and summer months.