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Catalina Express whisks passengers to Catalina Island in about an hour.
The fleet consists of eight high-speed vessels including four large catamarans. Known for its sleek lines, the Catalina Express fleet has an unparalleled track record of reliability and safety in taking passengers to and from Catalina Island. All eight vessels have high speed ride control systems operated by on board computers for a fast smooth ride.
Each vessel offers inside cabin seating, outside upper deck seating, full bar, refreshments, snacks and wheelchair accessibility. For an additional fare some offer private lounges, Commodore or Captain’s, which can be pre-booked and where passengers enjoy increased privacy, a complimentary beverage and priority boarding.
Catalina Express' fleet boasts environmentally sensitive engines which reduce nitrogen oxide emissions and diesel particulate and are quieter and more fuel efficient. Roger McElroy, Vice President of Vessel Engineering and his team work 365 days a year to keep the fleet at top performance. “Passenger comfort, reliable service and environmental sensitivity are hallmarks of the Catalina Express vessel program. We work hard to provide that.” says McElroy.