Welcome to Catalina Backcountry where we specialize in vacation planning and facilitation of backpacking, hiking, biking, camping, and adventure expeditions in the backcountry of Catalina Island from Avalon to Two Harbors and beyond! We provide our customers exceptional, personalized support while exploring the backcountry of Catalina on your customized active or leisure adventure tailored to your physical abilities, interests, and desires.
Do you enjoy connecting with nature? Have you dreamt of a vacation on Catalina Island but don’t know where to begin? Catalina Backcountry is here to provide all your travel needs in the backcountry of the island full of spectacular seascapes, stunning landscapes, and endless outdoor adventures.
As the only permitted company approved by the Conservancy to support you in the interior and behind locked gates, we deliver exhilarating adventure experiences each and every time. Our certified Naturalist experts have extensive knowledge of this majestic island and love showcasing it for you. Our adventures are designed for all ages and abilities including:
- Simple gear haul packages
- Naturalist led day hikes
- Comfort camping
- Trekking the Trans Catalina Trail
- Custom tailored half-day, full-day, and multi-day activities
We are also pleased to support you with your own certified naturalist, outdoor adventure guide, trail guides, and camp hosts.
There is something very special and spiritual about walking:
fresh air, unlimited discovery, and even finer views taking you
as far as the eye can see. At a slower pace, there is the opportunity to
enjoy nature’s hidden wonders the world has to offer, which
become sharper and focused far away from the blur of speed tours.
Catalina Island is a private nature conservation full of many pleasures – wandering wild bison, native island fox, bald eagles, deer, and natural beauty. With miles of trails, you can wander on top of the ridge line, spot secluded coves, enjoy pristine beaches, and witness the stunning jagged coastlines. Or, kick back at your campground after kayaking, snorkeling, enjoying catered meals, relaxing during a private mountain top massage – while we take care of every detail.
Visiting Catalina Island can be overwhelming with the amount of activities, permits, and companies to contact. This is where we come in! Our mission is to help you plan and facilitate your dream vacation. We will do this by assisting you in a fashion that eliminates the hassles of planning the perfect vacation. While providing personalized services, we will do all of the research necessary to logistically plan a customized vacation specific to the your needs and desires. Once we’ve created the perfect plan, we will be there every step of the way to ensure it goes as smoothly as possible.
Whether it be a naturalist led hike, experiencing the Trans-Catalina Trail, backcountry trail support services, a tailored adventure expedition or comfort camping, escape with Catalina Backcountry knowing that we can take care of all the essentials and minute details with our commitment to excellence ~ Your Adventure Concierge.
Prepare yourself for an incredible adventure in
breathtaking surroundings that you won’t experience anywhere else.
Welcome to the island!
Your Adventure Awaits
A free 20 minute consultation is provided to make sure our services and your desires can be aligned in the right ways to create a memorable vacation for you. Please contact us here.Please note: Catalina Backcountry specializes in customized camping adventures. Camping reservations are made only for our custom tailored package clients.