44 CATALINA EXPRESS MAGAZINE 2019–2020 AERIAL ADVENTURE Swing from the trees on Catalina’s newest thrill adventure, a ropes- and-planks course hidden in a grove of towering eucalyptus, requires participants to climb, swing and slide from tree to tree on a series of suspended obstacles. Five self- guided, self-paced courses. CATALINA ISLAND COMPANY 800.446.0261 VisitCatalinaIsland.com ZIP LINE Zip from the hilltops down to the sea at the Descanso Beach Zip Line Tour Center. You’ll pass through five stations on the Catalina’s Zip Line Eco Tour. Reservations recommended. CATALINA ISLAND COMPANY 800.446.0261 VisitCatalinaIsland.com PARASAIL Catch a bird’s-eye view of Catalina by taking a flight on a parasail. ISLAND WATER CHARTERS Pleasure Pier 310.510.9280 IslandWaterCharters.com CATALINA TOURS 310.510.0211 CatalinaTours.com PARASAIL CATALINA 310.510.1777 ParasailCatalina.com OCEAN RUNNER Looking for family fun? Ocean Runner is fast and furious—you’ll ride in a high-speed Ribcraft—and you’ll be able to commune with nature as the boat searches for dolphins and other marine life. CATALINA ISLAND COMPANY 800.446.0261 VisitCatalinaIsland.com CYCLONE Explore both ends of Catalina in the same day. Depart on the Cyclone from the Green Pier in Avalon along the Catalina coast to the rustic village of Two Harbors. CATALINA ISLAND COMPANY 800.446.0261 VisitCatalinaIsland.com KAYAKING AND STAND-UP PADDLING DESCANSO BEACH OCEAN SPORTS Descanso Beach 310.510.1226 KayakCatalinaIsland.com JOE’S RENT-A-BOAT/ AVALON BOAT STAND Pleasure Pier 310.510.0455 JoesRentABoat.com WET SPOT RENTAL To right of Avalon boat landing 310.510.2229 CatalinaKayaks.com SCUBA DIVING Catalina is considered a premier California dive site, with access from shore and by boat. In addition to the abundant kelp forests and marine life, there are shipwrecks to explore. CATALINA DIVERS SUPPLY Green Pleasure Pier 310.510.0330 CatalinaDiversSupply.com DIVE CATALINA 107 Pebbly Beach Road 310.510.3175, 877.218.9156 DiveCatalina.net Activities WildTHINGS