Catalina Snorkel and Scuba


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Experienced instructors supply all the equipment and guide snorkeling tours through waters teeming with fish

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Promotional value expires Oct 22, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Valid only for option purchased. 24hr advance reservation required; subject to availability. 48hr cancellation notice required. Must be 6 or older for Snorkeling Tour. Must be 14 or older for Power-Snorkeling Tour. Must be able to swim and feel comfortable in an ocean environment. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Oceans are the earth's final frontier, holding thousands of uncategorized species of fish and Poseidon's unfinished sudoku puzzles. Uncover the mysteries of the deep with this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

  • $19 for a snorkeling tour of Lover’s Cove for one (a $45 value)
  • $35 for a snorkeling tour of Lover’s Cove for two (a $90 value)
  • $34 for a power-snorkeling tour of Lover’s Cove for one (a $69 value)
  • $59 for a power-snorkeling tour of Lover’s Cove for two (a $138 value)

Both tours explore the same territory and include snorkeling equipment: a mask/snorkel (prescription masks available), fins, a wetsuit, a snorkeling vest, and a view raft. The power-snorkeling tour comes with a Bladefish—a compact, handheld propeller which pulls snorkelers through the water. After leading a brief tutorial, instructors guide visitors on the Lover's Cove snorkeling tour. The waters teem with brightly colored marine life, such as blue-dotted starfish and the bright-orange garibaldi—a fish so tame it will often eat french fries straight from divers' hands. Guides also plunge down to the seafloor, bringing back up marine animals for tourists to experience firsthand. After about 45 minutes of guided snorkeling, participants get time for free swim. As there are no onsite changing facilities, guides advise visitors to wear their swimsuits beneath their street clothing. Towel rentals ($3) and locker rentals ($2) are available.

Diving Catalina

Just off the coast of Southern California in the waters surrounding Catalina Island resides an underwater civilization as awe-inspiring as the city above. To see it, the experienced divers of Diving Catalina outfit explorers of all skill levels to swim over the marine landscape, leading journeys into the protected Casino Point Underwater Dive Park and the kelp forest. In addition to guiding tours, Diving Catalina also rents snorkeling equipment and leads classes that range from introductory dives to advanced, postcertification scuba training to become the next Aquaman.

Customer Reviews

Very friendly staff, they walked you through everything and were very clear. I had hit the "use Groupon button" and when I told him it was a mistake he allowed me to skill go even though I made the mistake. Overall they were very nice and friendly, just make sure when you go to look for the truck, there is no shop there, so look for the diving Catalina truck.
Steven P. · November 2, 2016
It was my first time to snorkel I was a little nervous coz I don't know how to float but sure I do know how swim (I knwo its crazy, people who know how to swim should know how to float but unfortunately not me LoL) but I am more likely excited to do it and It was great first experience I would love to do it again, Bert was really nice he assist and guided as all and tell us everything we should know about snorkeling:) Thanks for the great experience Diving Catalina ^__^
Shielu D. · September 19, 2016
Water is very cold but definitely a great experience! The fishes are so close and swim all over you. Definitely would go again!!!
Vanessa · September 7, 2016
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