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The Best Boat Rentals in Santa Catalina Island

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Can you take a private boat to Catalina Island?

    Yes, you can charter a yacht or rent a boat from Long Beach, Newport Beach, or other ports near LA to go to Catalina Island. If you do not want to take the ferry, consider renting a boat for your Catalina Island excursion. Private boat rentals to Catalina Island can cost anywhere from $200/hour to over $7,000/day for luxury yachts.

    Can you fish anywhere on Catalina Island?

    No. Catalina Island is a great destination for a fishing charter, with many spots to choose from. However, there are areas of Catalina Island where fishing is prohibited, as they are Marine Protected Areas. Casino Point Dive Park and Lover's Cove are two areas where fishing is not permitted on Catalina Island. If you've never been before and want to go with a local professional guide, book a fishing charter on Catalina Island.

    Can you take a yacht to Catalina?

    Yes, and it's a luxurious way to cruise to Catalina and experience the island. Rent a yacht from Newport Beach or Huntington Beach and cruise over to Catalina for a day or an overnight experience. Cruise to the bays of Avalon and check out the other yachts owned by many rich and famous people who inhabit the island.

    What is the best boat to go to Catalina?

    If you don't want to take the Catalina Express ferry, consider renting a boat or yacht to go to Catalina Island. Getmyboat has a variety of boats available, from powerboats to yachts, that are ideal for cruising from the coast of LA to Catalina Island.