Getting to Catalina Island from Dana Point
From Los Angeles- Take I-5 Freeway South & exit at Pacific Coast Highway.
Take a left at the second signal, (Dana Point Harbor Drive) then left at Golden Lantern, which dead ends at Dana Harbor parking lot. Park briefly in the short-term lot to purchase your tickets and parking pass for the long-term lot. Allow an extra 15 minutes to move your car to long-term parking and walk back to the dock. Parking is $9.00 per day.
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