Hogsback Segway Tour

Duration: 1.5 hours

Location: Island Tour Plaza

Per Person


(16 years & up)

Enjoy stunning vistas around Avalon on this exciting Segway Tour on Catalina Island!

  • Join us as we take you on a ride you will never forget!
  • Climb to new heights as you round Hogsback Loop, high above Catalina's gorgeous coastlines & canyons.
  • Our experienced trainers will have you feeling sure & confident on your segway in no time.
  • Glide through the streets of Avalon - you'll wish the tour would never end!

Receive full safety training & helmet before you set out on tour.

This Catalina Island tour departs daily at 11:30 and 3:30

This Catalina Island activity is available for most guests. Please see restrictions below.

Must be 16 or older to participate. Expectant mothers should not ride.

Minimum weight to participate is 120 lbs. Maximum weight to participate is 240 lbs. 

Due to the length of the tour, amount of standing required and equipment used, this Catalina Island activity is not wheelchair accessible.

What to Expect

This adventurous guided Catalina Segway tour is a safe and fun way to explore Avalon. Your guides will share the stories and history of Catalina Island while providing superb customer service. Some of the sights you’ll see along the way include:

  • Beautiful views of the waterfront
  • Catalina Country Club
  • Catalina Canyon Resort & Spa
  • Philip K. Wrigley’s family home
  • Hogsback Gate
  • Descanso Beach
  • Chimes Tower
  • Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel
  • World Famous Casino Building
  • Spectacular view of Avalon Bay

Do we receive training?  All Catalina Island Segway Tours start with a brief training session in the Island Tour Plaza in the center of Avalon.  Each guest is equipped with a communication device so they will be in contact with their tour guide at all times during their tour of Avalon.

Where do we check-in?  Check-in at our office (see location map) 15 minutes prior to reserved tour time. Tour begins promptly at the reserved tour time.

What to bring and wear:  Wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes with low heels (required for balance).  Tennis shoes are preferred.  NO high heels.  A sweatshirt may be needed in the winter months as it can get chilly along our route. Photo ID to check in for the tour. Gratuity for your guide is not included but is accepted and 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.  All guests must be a minimum of 16 years of age to participate and must weigh between 120 – 240 lbs.  Weather may impact this excursion. Please contact us in the event of inclement weather.


Where to Meet

Hogsback Segway Tour
Starts in the Island Tour Plaza
211 Catalina Avenue, Avalon, CA 90704

Meeting Location

Catalina Segways
Catalina Avenue, Avalon, CA, United States

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Yes.  While reservations are not required, they are recommended.  There are a limited number of Segways available for each tour.  To ensure you get to ride, make sure you reserve your spot.

There are public restrooms located in the Island Tour Plaza.  Please make sure to use them before your start your tour.

Walking time to common locations:

  • Cabrillo Mole Area: 7-10 minutes
  • Basketball/Volleyball/Old Ben Park Area: 5-6 minutes
  • Green Pleasure Pier/Island Tour Plaza: 3-4 minutes
  • Casino Building: 10-15 minutes
  • Descanso Beach: 15-20 minutes

Due to the nature of this tour, food and drink is not provided. Please note that alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. Guest who are found to be under the influence of alcohol will forfeit their tour and will not receive a refund.

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"Great people focused upon safety, fun, scenery and history! Take the Hogback tour and enjoy fantastic views from high above Avalon!"

GregorNH from Los Angeles, CA - TripAdvisor

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