Summit Night Adventure

Duration: 75 minutes

Location: Catalina Island Tour Plaza

General Admission



Click for the most recent news & details

Explore Catalina Island at night with breathtaking views over the city of Avalon.

  • Gain a new perspective as you leave the hustle & bustle of Avalon.
  • Take pleasure in the beauty of the moonlight on the water & the stars overhead.
  • Discover the captivating history of Catalina Island as you climb into the hills over the Bay of the 7 Moons.
  • Stop at scenic overlooks along Stagecoach Road and fall in love with Catalina at night.

Due to the nature of this activity & the vehicle used, children must be at least 5 years of age.

You will tour in an open-air vehicle and there can be cool weather. Blankets will be provided.

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

Due to the intense nature of this experience, all participants must be ambulatory.

What to Expect

Explore Catalina Island at night in our biofuel Hummer. View the night lights of Avalon on this delightful evening drive. Breathtaking views with stops overlooking beautiful Avalon Bay. Your driver provides interesting Catalina Island highlights as your hummer winds its way through the heart of Avalon, down the coastline, and into the hills above this romantic and historic town.

At Wishbone Loop, you’ll experience the canopy of stars and a view over the San Pedro Channel to the mainland. This tour will last approximately 70 minutes. Departure times will vary seasonally as this adventure will begin 30 minutes after sunset. Blankets will be provided as necessary. 10% of the proceeds go to support the Catalina Island Conservancy.

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

What to bring and wear:  This is an open-air tour that takes place after the sun has gone down.  Layers are recommended, as temperatures can vary by 10-15 degrees from Avalon to the Summit.  Make sure to wear or carry a warm sweater or sweatshirt.  While food is not provided and is prohibited on tour, bottled water is welcome.  Gratuity for your driver & guide is not included in the cost of the ticket.  While gratuity is not expected, it is always 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. Those with neck or back concerns/injuries are discouraged from taking this tour. The tour travels on steep, narrow, winding, bumpy, dusty, scenic mountain roads. These roads may be paved or dirt – please plan accordingly.


Where to Meet

Summit Night Adventure
Island Tour Plaza
Avalon, CA 90704

Get Directions

Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.


Yes. While reservations are not required, they are recommended. There are a limited number of seats available on this tour.


There are restrooms available in the Island Tour Plaza – please make sure to use them before you get on your tour, as there are no restrooms available once the tour begins.


Walking time to common locations:

  • Cabrillo Mole Area: 7-10 minutes
  • Basketball/Volleyball/Old Ben Park Area: 3-5 minutes
  • Green Pleasure Pier/Island Tour Plaza: 1-2 minutes
  • Casino Building: 7-10 minutes
  • Descanso Beach: 15-20 minutes


Food & beverage are not provided on the Summit Night Adventure. You may bring bottled water with you on tour.  Food is prohibited on the vehicle.

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

"The amount of stars you can see at the summit is amazing! I could do this tour over & over & not get tired of the views! Even the kids enjoyed it & were impressed with the view from the summit. Charlie was our driver and he was very informative and entertaining."

- 4TNTravelers from Tennessee - TripAdvisor
Trip Advisor Logo

More Tours to Explore!