Evening Flying Fish Tour

Duration: 50 minutes

Location: Green Pleasure Pier



Senior / Military




Ticket price includes City of Avalon harbor use fee
Tour operates mid-spring to early autumn


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Avalon's showmen of the sea perform on this one-of-a-kind flying fish cruise

  • Feel the adrenaline rush as you see Catalina's flying fish take flight.
  • Delight in the experience of seeing Avalon Harbor from a whole new perspective.
  • Explore on the open ocean with your family and friends.
  • Learn all about these fascinating migratory creatures on our seasonal Flying Fish Trip.
  • Search the Pacific Ocean for flying fish on a larger-than-life speedboat.

Learn all about the flying fish of Catalina.

Children must be 5 years of age to ride.

The Cyclone is not accessible for guests in wheelchairs.

This tour is available for most guests. Please see restrictions below.

What to Expect

Hop aboard the Cyclone – your flying fish vessel for the evening.  Strap in as we make our way out of Avalon Harbor and along the rugged coastline of Catalina Island.  You’re in for one of the most intriguing things to do on Catalina Island!  Keep your eyes on the horizon as we search for these fantastic fish.

What you should know about this experience and COVID-19:

  • Masks are mandatory for all guests
  • Capacity is limited to allow for social distancing
  • Additional sanitizing is happening regularly

Everyone is welcome on the Flying Fish Trip:   This is a family-friendly experience, so gather up the kids (5 & up) and join us for a fun adventure playing with Catalina’s flying fish. You may never get another chance to see these incredible fish in flight.

What to bring and wear:  Wear comfortable clothes.  You will be on a boat, so please wear appropriate shoes to navigate on the boat safely.  The Cyclone is an open-deck boat.  It can get cool on the ocean, especially in the evening – please make sure to bring or wear a light sweater or sweatshirt and dress appropriately for the season.  For the safety of all guests, no pets allowed.

Gratuity for your captain & deckhand are not included in the cost of your tour.  While gratuity is not expected, it is greatly appreciated!

Restrictions:  For your safety, you should be in good health & free from high blood pressure, heart, neck or back problems, motion sickness, or other conditions that could be aggravated by this tour. Weather may impact this excursion. Please contact us in the event of inclement weather.


Where to Meet

Evening Flying Fish Boat Trip
Green Pleasure Pier
Avalon, CA 90704

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

While a reservation is not required, it is recommended.  There are a limited number of spaces on the Catallac and they do sell out.

Yes, restrooms are available at the base of the Green Pleasure Pier before and after your tour. There is also a restroom on board the Catallac.

Walking time to common locations:

  • Cabrillo Mole Area: 7-10 minutes
  • Basketball/Volleyball/Old Ben Park Area: 3-4 minutes
  • Green Pleasure Pier/Island Tour Plaza: 1-2 minutes
  • Casino Building: 10-15 minutes
  • Descanso Beach: 15-20 minutes

Non-alcoholic beverages, beer and wine are available for purchase on board, so please do not bring ice chests or bottles.  You are welcome to bring your own food on board.

Still have questions?   Visit our FAQ page to submit your own

"My family and I had the most exciting time on the flying fish tour. The crew was incredibly helpful and patient. Definitely ready to do it again next season. Thanks."

- Gilbert A. from Walnut, CA - TripAdvisor
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