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CATALINA ADVENTURE for Log Cabin Republicans of California       


Saturday, October 16, 2021        


7:00 - Check-in at Catalina Express, Catalina Landing, Long Beach.  Receive final itinerary and ID.


7:30 - Final Check-in The Catalina Landing, 320 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA *


8:15 - Depart Long Beach for the one hour trip to Avalon – watch for dolphins, and mermen.  You may wish to enjoy an adult beverage at the bar.  They make excellent Bloody Mary’s with pickled green bean garnish.


9:30 - Arrive in Avalon, Catalina Island.  Tour guide, John, will give a short orientation of the city and the land marks.


10:00 - Miniature Golf Tournament – Golf Gardens Mini Golf, 10 Island Plaza, behind Crescent Ave.  $$$ Purse for top winners. NO CRAZY CLOWNS OR TACKY WINDMILLS HERE

Nestled in an idyllic garden setting less than one block from the beach, Avalon’s Golf Gardens is the ideal spot for an afternoon of family fun. This unique 18-hole course has been a much-loved fixture on the island for nearly 50 years.

Known in mini-golf circles as one of the world’s most beautiful and challenging courses, Golf Gardens classic styling and award-winning layout make for an unforgettable experience that's sure to be a highlight of your stay on Catalina Island. Par is 51, and the official course record is 41.

11:30 - Balance of the day is at your leisure.  Possible Activities:  snorkeling at' Lover’s Cove or the Casino;  Glass Bottom Boat Tour;  Casino Tour;  rent a golf cart and tour the city;  relax on the beach (Descanso Beach recommended);  Ecco Zip Line Tour.  Go to the Island Plaza to purchase tickets for tours.


5:00 - Mexican Dinner - one adult beverage included at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, 111 Clarissa Ave, Avalon.


6:45 - Check-in at “The Mole” for departure to the mainland*


7:30 - Catalina Express departs for Long Beach – don’t miss the ship!


8:30 - Arrive at The Landing, Long Beach.


Regular price - $160


Included in the price of the tour:  round trip ferry on Catalina Express, Miniature Golf Tournament, and Dinner + one adult beverage.  Not included:  any optional activities, cocktails on Catalina Express, lunch, mini-golf tournament pool.


* Those not present at the time of Catalina Express final check-ins will forfeit their full fare.  The group is traveling on group fare tickets.  All members of the group must travel together for the trip to and from Avalon.  Those wishing to deviate from the itinerary may do so at their own expense.


Cancellation Policy:  Full refund 45 days prior to departure.

Other boat options are available from Newport Beach, Dana Point, and San Pedro.  If you wish to travel to and from those ports, please make your own reservations. Then choose: Golf & Dinner Only option to join the group activities at the Miniature Golf Gardens, 10 Island Plaza, behind Crescent Ave.



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Overnight at Hamilton Cove

The premier place to stay in Avalon - superior to any hotel.  Although only 26 miles across the sea from Los Angeles, Santa Catalina Island seems to be a world away from everyday metropolitan life.  Some of the finest accommodations on this island getaway can be found in the secluded villas at Hamilton Cove, located in a private cove next to the main town of Avalon.

Resort amenities include:  pool, spa, tennis, 18-hole putting green, workout gym, private beach, croquet course.  A golf cart is included for the entire stay.


2 night minimum stay.  Most villas may be shared with 4 people.

Please make your own reservation directly with Hamilton Cove Real Estate (or other provider). Make your own reservation with Catalina Express.

Then choose: Golf & Dinner Only option to join the group activities at the Miniature Golf Gardens, 10 Island Plaza, behind Crescent Ave.


WOW !! Great Location

I would give this place 6 stars if I could. Was there for the weekend, great views, and great accommodations.  We had the 2 bedroom 2 bath unit, with a great view. Modern appliances, well stocked kitchen, golf cart.

John and I have stayed at Hamilton Cove over ten times and have had a great time, with a fantastic view, and superior amenities.  I highly recommend! --- Terry Hamilton.


Helicopter Service

15 minutes - Service from Long Beach (different location from Catalina Express) to Avalon terminal at Pebbly Beach.  It is quite a thrilling ride. Please make your own reservation directly.  Then choose: Golf & Dinner Only option to join the group at the Miniature Golf Gardens, 10 Island Plaza, behind Crescent Ave.

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