Got Snorkel? Catalina Island Snorkeling Tours and Scuba Diving Activities
Snorkeling tours in Santa Catalina Island is a popular choice among snorkelers, scuba divers and kayakers. In fact, these adventurous activities are
the main reasons why those from the mainland head to the island. What does this mean for you? If you want to take a few snorkeling tours, Santa
Catalina is the place to be!
But wait! Why is Catalina Island so popular and ideal for snorkeling tours? For starters, the waters are naturally clean and clear. You will find large kelp
forests and a vast array of marine life, which makes it a popular destination for experienced and beginning snorkelers and divers.
One popular destination for scuba diving and snorkeling tours is the Avalon Underwater Park. This park was established in 1965. It is located just
behind the Catalina Casino Building. The great diving and snorkeling conditions and easy accessibility makes it a popular plunge among tourists.
Warmer water and smooth surface conditions bring many divers during the summer months. For those who love diving year round, amazing diving
conditions continue during the winter months of September through January. These pristine water conditions make diving near the casino a beckon for
the diving enthusiast, year round.
As you know, snorkeling tours (whether guided or on your own) call for rental gear. You should use Catalina Divers Supply, as they have all the gear
you will need. With two convenient locations to serve you, behind the Catalina Casino Building near the Avalon Underwater Park, and half way down
the Green Pleasure Pier in the middle of Avalon Harbor. If you are looking for more than snorkeling from shore, you may choose to take a trip on the
Scuba Cat for a half day snorkel adventure. Need something more than snorkeling, we offer Introductory Scuba Diving and full Scuba Certification
classes all year long.
Catalina Island is well known for its great snorkeling and diving locations. Three locations can be reached by foot within the City of A