Diving Catalina - Formerly Catalina Snorkel & Scuba

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In a Nutshell

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

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 22, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required at least 24hr in advance; subject to availability. 48hr cancellation notice required. Must sign waiver. Must be 6 or older for regular snorkeling tour. Must be 14 or older for power snorkeling tour. Must be able to swim and feel comfortable in an ocean environment. 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

It was real good n informative. My boys had an awesome time.
Joy R. · September 26, 2012
Awesome
Isaac D. · August 19, 2012
It was my first time snorkeling and I had an amazing time! The tour guide was awesome and provide great info! We saw so many pretty fishes and I felt really comfortable snorkeling at that location!!! Thank Diving Catalina!!!!
Nancy T. · 7 days ago

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