Food Tour & Undersea Package

Duration: Full Day

Location: Due to multiple check-in locations, refer to your custom itinerary*



Senior (55+)



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Savor Catalina Island's top restaurants & watch the fishes play with this fun package.

  • 6+ unique tastings, bites & brews - including owner and chef interactions - on the Catalina Food Tour.
  • Enjoy an all-inclusive foodie experience as you sip, sample and savor Avalon's best on the Food Tour.
  • Encounter the sights, sounds and stories behind Catalina Island landmarks on the Food Tour.
  • See Catalina’s abundant marine life by cruising five feet under water in a spacious, climate-controlled cabin on the Undersea Tour.
  • You’ll see an incredible array of undersea dwellers on the Catalina Undersea Tour: bright orange garibaldi, spotted calico bass, and more.
  • Every passenger has their own seat and port hole in the semi-submersible to explore the undersea gardens of Catalina Island.

Round trip Catalina Island ferry transportation is included in this Catalina package.

A variety of food and beverage options are served on tour. Come with a sense of foodie adventure!

Min to book is 2 people and the max is 16 per tour. We offer private tours for this package as well.

Minimum age to participate is 13. Minimum age to consume alcohol is 21 (ID required).

Guests must be able to transfer and have the ability to use stairs and ramps to enter & exit.

You should be be physically able to do a combination of sitting & standing.

What to Expect

Sample Itinerary:

7:15 AM – Check in at Catalina Express, Downtown Long Beach Terminal
8:15 AM – Depart for Catalina Island
9:30 AM – Arrive Catalina Island
9:30 AM – 11:45 AM – Free time in town
11:50 AM – Check in on Crescent Ave across from Steve’s Steakhouse
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Enjoy the Avalon Cultural & Walking Tour courtesy of Taste of Catalina Food Tours
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Free Time
4:00 PM – Check in for the Semi-Sub at the end of the Green Pier
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM – Semi Submarine Tour
5:15 PM – 7:15 PM – Open time in town
7:15 PM – Check in at Catalina Express
7:45 PM – Depart from Avalon to Long Beach aboard Catalina Express
9:00 PM – Arrive Long Beach Terminal
Please note, this is a sample itinerary. Your final itinerary will be sent to you in your confirmation email.

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

Avalon Tasting & Walking Tour:

Expect to enjoy 6 tasting locations.  Your tour cost includes all food & beverage tastings, including alcohol, along with server & bartender gratuities plus applicable taxes. This isn’t just a food tour – you will find a greater appreciation for the culture and history of Catalina Island and Avalon.

Are food allergies or aversions accommodated?  Taste of Catalina Food Tours staff will reach out to you to confirm if anyone in your party has any food allergies or aversions.

Undersea Expedition:

Come face-to-face with Catalina’s abundant marine life by cruising five feet under water in a spacious, climate-controlled cabin. Every passenger has their own seat and port hole plus you’re free to roam about the cabin seeking other viewpoints.

What marine life will we see?  Experience underwater sights from aboard the Sea Wolf Semi-Submersible on Catalina Island. You’ll see an incredible array of undersea dwellers: bright orange garibaldi, spotted calico bass, urchins, rock fish and bat rays, just to name a few.

General Information:

What to bring and wear:  Comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, a hat for shade, sunglasses and a tip for your guide (if you so choose) are recommended for both tours. Photo ID is required to check in for the Catalina Island Food Tour and if you plan to drink (minimum drinking age is 21 years old in CA). We dine rain or shine! Wear comfortable walking shoes & clothing. (When it rains we provide umbrellas.)

Restrictions:  Please note all guests must be able to use ramps and stairs to enter and exit the Undersea Expedition.  One tasting location does require stairs to dine in the restaurant, however the owners of the location are happy to bring the tasting to an outside seating area for your comfort. You should be be physically able to do a combination of sitting & standing throughout both tours. Guests with a tendency toward motion sickness or claustrophobia should not ride the Undersea Expedition.  Minimum age to drink alcohol is 21 years of age. ID is required upon check in. Catalina Island weather may impact this excursion. Please contact us in the event of inclement weather.

REFUNDS & EXCHANGES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY:  Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about making any changes to your reservation: (310) 510-0211 or When making changes to an existing reservation, please note that a change fee may apply. No-show guests will be charged the full price.


Where to Meet

Refer to your customized itinerary we send you based on your departure port.

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Paula is the best tour guide ever on the Food Tour! Very knowledgeable about the island. Delicious food samples vary in size but you leave satisfied. The Undersea Expedition.Wonderful way to observe California's state fish, the Garibaldi & learn up close & personal about some beautiful sea life!

- Shawn E. & Dave T., TripAdvisor
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