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Catalina Island Is Just an Hour Away-And a World Apart

Catalina Express takes you to the island in just about an hour directly from San Pedro

Catalina Express takes you to Catalina Island in just an hour with year-round service and up to 30 daily departures. Boats depart from the super convenient Catalina Air and Sea Terminal in San Pedro, right off the Vincent Thomas Bridge and convenient to I110. There are also depatures from Long Beach Dana Point.

Catalina is just 22 miles off the coast of Southern California. Catalina Express' fleet of high-speed ferries make for a quick, easy and fun getaway.

We're a Beach Town

San Pedro has two outstanding beaches, each with its own natural features and character.

Cabrillo Beach has a long expanse of calm, sandy shoreline, protected by the Los Angeles Harbor breakwater. But move just outside the breakwater and you’ll find open waters that are renowned for their great windsurfing and other water sports. This area is known as Hurricane Gulch because of its strong (but not really hurricane strength) winds.