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The following description has been copied from the [http://www.visitcatalinaisland.com Santa Catalina Island Company's website]:</P>
 
The following description has been copied from the [http://www.visitcatalinaisland.com Santa Catalina Island Company's website]:</P>
 
<P>Rated "One of the Best Campgrounds in the West" by Sunset Magazine, [http://www.visitcatalinaisland.com/avalon/camp_littleHarbor.php '''Little Harbor Campground'''] is perfect for campers who enjoy playing on the beach or in the water. Located about seven miles east of Two Harbors and 16 miles from Avalon, Little Harbor is a sandy, beachfront campground with lots of opportunities for recreation.  Facilities and activities include BBQ and fire ring, showers, fresh water, chemical toilets, lockers, and kayak and snorkel gear rentals are available from Wet Spot Rentals daily.</P>
 
<P>Rated "One of the Best Campgrounds in the West" by Sunset Magazine, [http://www.visitcatalinaisland.com/avalon/camp_littleHarbor.php '''Little Harbor Campground'''] is perfect for campers who enjoy playing on the beach or in the water. Located about seven miles east of Two Harbors and 16 miles from Avalon, Little Harbor is a sandy, beachfront campground with lots of opportunities for recreation.  Facilities and activities include BBQ and fire ring, showers, fresh water, chemical toilets, lockers, and kayak and snorkel gear rentals are available from Wet Spot Rentals daily.</P>
<P> The round-trip boat ride to Catalina is $50.50 and camping is $12/night/person. Gear rental and food is extra.</P>
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<P> Catalina Express offers several boat rides each day from two ports in Long Beach to Avalon on Catalina Island.  We can get the round trip tickets for a discounted price of $50.50.  The [http://www.catalinaexpress.com/portLongBeach.php Downtown port] in Long Beach has daily parking of $12/vehicle and an extensive schedule found [http://www.catalinaexpress.com/scheduleFaresLanding.php here].  The [http://www.catalinaexpress.com/portQueenMary.php Queen Mary port] in Long Beach has daily parking of $10/vehicle but a more limited schedule found [http://www.catalinaexpress.com/scheduleFaresQueenMary.php here].  The schedule for the return trip from Avalon can be found [http://www.catalinaexpress.com/scheduleFaresAvalon.php here].</P>
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<P> Once in Avalon, we will need to take a shuttle to get to the campsite. </P>
  
  

Revision as of 18:10, 13 July 2007

By popular demand, the group trip will be to the Little Harbor Campsite on Catalina Island. Trip information can be found below. In order to get Catalina Express and shuttle reservations, we will need to have a confirmed list of participants by the end of July.

Trip Schedule

  • Leave on Wednesday, August 22 from one of the Long Beach Catalina Express ports.
  • Camp at Little Harbor Wednesday and Thursday nights.
  • Leave from Avalon on Friday, August 24.

Little Harbor, Catalina Island

The following activities are available at the Little Harbor campsite: snorkeling, hiking, kayaking, surfing (plus lessons), scuba diving, and swimming.

Littleharbor.jpg
(some random picture I found when I searched for "Little Harbor Catalina")

The following description has been copied from the Santa Catalina Island Company's website:

Rated "One of the Best Campgrounds in the West" by Sunset Magazine, Little Harbor Campground is perfect for campers who enjoy playing on the beach or in the water. Located about seven miles east of Two Harbors and 16 miles from Avalon, Little Harbor is a sandy, beachfront campground with lots of opportunities for recreation. Facilities and activities include BBQ and fire ring, showers, fresh water, chemical toilets, lockers, and kayak and snorkel gear rentals are available from Wet Spot Rentals daily.

Transportation Details

Catalina Express offers several boat rides each day from two ports in Long Beach to Avalon on Catalina Island. We can get the round trip tickets for a discounted price of $50.50. The Downtown port in Long Beach has daily parking of $12/vehicle and an extensive schedule found here. The Queen Mary port in Long Beach has daily parking of $10/vehicle but a more limited schedule found here. The schedule for the return trip from Avalon can be found here.

Once in Avalon, we will need to take a shuttle to get to the campsite.


Interested People (order of preference)

  • Julia Braman (1, 2, 3)
  • Sawyer Fuller (1, 2, 3)
  • Richard Murray (1, 2, 3)
  • Mary Dunlop (1, 2, 3)
  • Elisa Franco (1, 2, 3)
  • Dom Rizzo (1, 2, 3)
  • Andreas Ulbig (1, 2, 3)
  • John Carson (2)
  • Nok (2, 1)
  • Mike Epstein (1, 2, 3)