Hop-Zip-Hop: Helicopter & Zip Line Special
Be the first of your friends to fly to Catalina Island’s premier zip line eco tour on a turbine-powered helicopter. The sound-proofed helicopter departs from either Long Beach near the Queen Mary or from San Pedro, taking you on an exhilarating 15 minute flight to Santa Catalina Island.
Once on Santa Catalina Island, an awaiting taxi will transport you through the city of Avalon to the Santa Catalina Island Company’s exciting two-hour zip line tour. Beginning high in the hills near Avalon, you will drop 500 feet to 60 feet above sea level and travel close to a mile over five consecutive zip lines, ending at Descanso Beach where you can wind down with a cocktail or two – even some shopping!This adventure package is the perfect gift for you or the adventure seeker in your life. A once in a lifetime opportunity to experience two thrills for one great price! Also great for last minute birthdays and anniversaries - make it a 4-hour out-of-this world adventure or a complete Catalina Island experience (hotel packages available upon request).
Step 1 - Click here for zip line schedule. Please check availability prior to clicking below to request your flight. Please call for pricing details
Step 2 - Request your helicopter flight. Be sure to mention your zip line tour.
Come fly with Island Express for your tour, charter, Catalina Island trip or a customized, private flight. Contact us online or call us for more information at 1-800-2-AVALON (800-228-2566).
- Flight time: 30 minutes round trip
- Can accommodate 1 to 6 passengers (depending on passenger weight)
- Reservations can be made via phone from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily or online
- Reservations are guaranteed - just use your credit card to hold your seats
Escape to island time on Island Express!
Long Beach - Year Round
To the Long Beach Heliport, follow the Long Beach Freeway (710) south and follow the signs that say Queen Mary. Upon approaching the parking lot at the Queen Mary remain to the right and the signs that say heliport. As you take your parking ticket look straight ahead and we are about 100 yards down the road. If parking is available in front you are welcome, if not leave your luggage and proceed to the Queen Mary lot adjacent to us.
San Pedro - Seasonal
To the San Pedro heliport, take Harbor Freeway South (110), to the Terminal Island-Long Beach exit to Harbor Blvd. Follow signs to Catalina Terminal entrance across Harbor Blvd. From Long Beach take Ocean Blvd. West to the Harbor Blvd. exit from the Vincent Thomas Bridge.