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 Catalina Island

USA, California, LA County

English (Translate this text in English): Santa Catalina Island, often called simply Catalina Island, is a rocky island off the coast of California.

The 76 mi²/48,000 acre (194 km²) island is located about 22 miles (35 km) south-southwest of San Pedro, Los Angeles, California and is part of Los Angeles County.

It is the only one of the Channel Islands chain to have a permanent civilian settlement and urbanization; most of the 3,000 residents live in the resort city of Avalon, California. Most of the island is owned by the Catalina Island Conservancy.

Some of best dive sites of the island:
- Blue Caverns Point
- Cherry Cove
- Lion's Head Kelp
- Emerald Bay
- Arrow Point
- Isthmus Cove

English (Translate this text in English): Santa Catalina Island, often called simply Catalina Island, is a rocky island off the coast of California.

The 76 mi²/48,000 acre (194 km²) island is located about 22 miles (35 km) south-southwest of San Pedro, Los Angeles, California and is part of Los Angeles County.

It is the only one of the Channel Islands chain to have a permanent civilian settlement and urbanization; most of the 3,000 residents live in the resort city of Avalon, California. Most of the island is owned by the Catalina Island Conservancy.

Some of best dive sites of the island:
- Blue Caverns Point
- Cherry Cove
- Lion's Head Kelp
- Emerald Bay
- Arrow Point
- Isthmus Cove

Santa Catalina Island, often called simply Catalina Island, is a rocky island off the coast of California.

The 76 mi²/48,000 acre (194 km²) island is located about 22 miles (35 km) south-southwest of San Pedro, Los Angeles, California and is part of Los Angeles County.

It is the only one of the Channel Islands chain to have a permanent civilian settlement and urbanization; most of the 3,000 residents live in the resort city of Avalon, California. Most of the island is owned by the Catalina Island Conservancy.

Some of best dive sites of the island:
- Blue Caverns Point
- Cherry Cove
- Lion's Head Kelp
- Emerald Bay
- Arrow Point
- Isthmus Cove

English (Translate this text in English): Santa Catalina Island, often called simply Catalina Island, is a rocky island off the coast of California.

The 76 mi²/48,000 acre (194 km²) island is located about 22 miles (35 km) south-southwest of San Pedro, Los Angeles, California and is part of Los Angeles County.

It is the only one of the Channel Islands chain to have a permanent civilian settlement and urbanization; most of the 3,000 residents live in the resort city of Avalon, California. Most of the island is owned by the Catalina Island Conservancy.

Some of best dive sites of the island:
- Blue Caverns Point
- Cherry Cove
- Lion's Head Kelp
- Emerald Bay
- Arrow Point
- Isthmus Cove

English (Translate this text in English): Santa Catalina Island, often called simply Catalina Island, is a rocky island off the coast of California.

The 76 mi²/48,000 acre (194 km²) island is located about 22 miles (35 km) south-southwest of San Pedro, Los Angeles, California and is part of Los Angeles County.

It is the only one of the Channel Islands chain to have a permanent civilian settlement and urbanization; most of the 3,000 residents live in the resort city of Avalon, California. Most of the island is owned by the Catalina Island Conservancy.

Some of best dive sites of the island:
- Blue Caverns Point
- Cherry Cove
- Lion's Head Kelp
- Emerald Bay
- Arrow Point
- Isthmus Cove

English (Translate this text in English): Santa Catalina Island, often called simply Catalina Island, is a rocky island off the coast of California.

The 76 mi²/48,000 acre (194 km²) island is located about 22 miles (35 km) south-southwest of San Pedro, Los Angeles, California and is part of Los Angeles County.

It is the only one of the Channel Islands chain to have a permanent civilian settlement and urbanization; most of the 3,000 residents live in the resort city of Avalon, California. Most of the island is owned by the Catalina Island Conservancy.

Some of best dive sites of the island:
- Blue Caverns Point
- Cherry Cove
- Lion's Head Kelp
- Emerald Bay
- Arrow Point
- Isthmus Cove

English (Translate this text in English): Santa Catalina Island, often called simply Catalina Island, is a rocky island off the coast of California.

The 76 mi²/48,000 acre (194 km²) island is located about 22 miles (35 km) south-southwest of San Pedro, Los Angeles, California and is part of Los Angeles County.

It is the only one of the Channel Islands chain to have a permanent civilian settlement and urbanization; most of the 3,000 residents live in the resort city of Avalon, California. Most of the island is owned by the Catalina Island Conservancy.

Some of best dive sites of the island:
- Blue Caverns Point
- Cherry Cove
- Lion's Head Kelp
- Emerald Bay
- Arrow Point
- Isthmus Cove

English (Translate this text in English): Santa Catalina Island, often called simply Catalina Island, is a rocky island off the coast of California.

The 76 mi²/48,000 acre (194 km²) island is located about 22 miles (35 km) south-southwest of San Pedro, Los Angeles, California and is part of Los Angeles County.

It is the only one of the Channel Islands chain to have a permanent civilian settlement and urbanization; most of the 3,000 residents live in the resort city of Avalon, California. Most of the island is owned by the Catalina Island Conservancy.

Some of best dive sites of the island:
- Blue Caverns Point
- Cherry Cove
- Lion's Head Kelp
- Emerald Bay
- Arrow Point
- Isthmus Cove

English (Translate this text in English): Santa Catalina Island, often called simply Catalina Island, is a rocky island off the coast of California.

The 76 mi²/48,000 acre (194 km²) island is located about 22 miles (35 km) south-southwest of San Pedro, Los Angeles, California and is part of Los Angeles County.

It is the only one of the Channel Islands chain to have a permanent civilian settlement and urbanization; most of the 3,000 residents live in the resort city of Avalon, California. Most of the island is owned by the Catalina Island Conservancy.

Some of best dive sites of the island:
- Blue Caverns Point
- Cherry Cove
- Lion's Head Kelp
- Emerald Bay
- Arrow Point
- Isthmus Cove

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Quality Avg depth Max depth Experience Dive type
Arrow Point - / -
8 m 40 m All divers
Ben Weston Point - / -
20 m 30 m All divers
Big Geiger Cove - / -
4 m 14 m All divers
Binnacle Rock - / -
7 m 13 m All divers
Bird Rock Wall - / -
15.0 m 23.0 m CMAS * / OW
Black Point - / -
9.1 m 12.8 m All divers
Blue Cavern - / -
15.0 m 25.0 m CMAS ** / AOW
Cape Cortes - / -
20 m 25 m All divers
Casino Point 8 / -
15 m 30 m All divers
Cherry Cove - / -
20 m 30 m All divers
China Point - / -
12 m 28 m All divers
Church Rock - / -
8 m 23 m All divers
Crane Point - / -
10 m 15 m All divers
Doctors Cove - / -
10 m 24 m All divers
Eagle Reef - / -
30 m 37 m All divers
Eagle Rock 1 / -
22 m 29 m All divers
East End Eagle Reef 2 / -
12.2 m 37 m CMAS * / OW
Eel Cove - / -
9 m 18.3 m All divers
Emerald Bay - / -
15.0 m 23.0 m CMAS *** / Rescue
Farnsworth Bank 2 / -
25 m 55 m CMAS ** / AOW
Fishermans Cove 6 / -
9 m 21 m All divers
Fourth of July Cove - / -
5 m 12 m All divers
Frog Rock - / -
13 m 30 m All divers
Gallagher Beach - / -
18 m 35 m All divers
Garibaldi Reef - / -
13.0 m 22.0 m All divers
Goat Harbor 3 / -
10 m 37 m All divers
Harbor Reefs - / -
15 m 20 m All divers
Hen Rock - / -
15.0 m 30.0 m All divers
Iron Bound Cove - / -
21 m 41 m All divers
Italian Gardens 5 / -
12.0 m 39.6 m All divers
Jewfish Point - / -
12 m 40 m All divers
Johnsons Rock - / -
25 m 41 m All divers
Kelp Point - / -
12 m 36 m All divers
Lions Head - / -
7 m 19 m All divers
Little Farnsworth - / -
20.0 m 40.0 m CMAS ** / AOW
Little Geiger Cove - / -
6 m 28 m All divers
Little Gibraltar - / -
11 m 25 m All divers
Lobster Bay - / -
17 m 25 m All divers
Long Point - / -
15.0 m 30.0 m CMAS * / OW
Moonstone Cove - / -
10.7 m 15.2 m All divers
Paradise Cove - / -
16 m 37 m All divers
Pebbly Beach - / -
13.0 m 18.0 m All divers
Pirate's Cove - / -
16.8 m 23.5 m All divers
Ribbon Rock - / -
15 m 20 m All divers
Rippers Cove - / -
16 m 22 m All divers
Rock Quarry - / -
8 m 25 m All divers
Sea Fan Grottos - / -
12 m 35 m All divers
Seal Point - / -
14 m 22 m All divers
Seal Rocks - / -
6 m 17 m All divers
Sentinel Point - / -
15 m 17 m All divers
Ship Rock 5 / 1
15 m 30 m All divers
Stony Point - / -
12.5 m 14.9 m All divers
Suejac Wreck - / -
18.3 m 27.4 m All divers
The Palisades - / -
11 m 25 m All divers
Torqua Springs - / -
12.0 m 25.0 m All divers
Twin Rocks - / -
15 m 25 m All divers
Valiant Wreck - / -
30 m 34 m CMAS ** / AOW
White Cove - / -
20 m 40 m All divers
Willow Cove - / -
5 m 25 m All divers
Yellowtail Point - / -
20 m 30 m All divers

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Casino Point
United States of America

Casino Point
United States of America

Casino Point
United States of America

Casino Point
United States of America

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Ship Rock, Catalina, Island, California, scuba, diving, C-Dory, Tomcat 02:20

Ship Rock

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Casino Point
By memelian
Oct 21, 2011
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Blue Cavern
By calebvilleda
Feb 21, 2009
Blue Cavern Dive - Dive was murky with a bit of a surge.  Plenty of kelp but few fish this time around.
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Emerald Bay
By jack
Jul 20, 2007
Pleasant dive - Emerald bay is always a very pleasant dive. Recommanded.
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Little Farnsworth
By pgleason
May 13, 2007
23rd Dive - Lookig for seals, didnt find any. Had fun on the reef wall, lots of colorful life. 
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East End Eagle Reef
By pgleason
May 13, 2007
22nd Dive - Lots more kelp, good times. Lost Danny and Sandra again. Explored crack in wall. Found three giant crabs, they were trying to kill me. 
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