Catalina Itinerary 10/6/17 to 10/8/17

Dobson Marine Biology to Long Beach, CA to Catalina Island


2 buses pick up students at Dobson High School East parking lot by the football field.

1501 W. Guadalupe Rd

Mesa, AZ

12:15 am (Thursday night) Friday morning Oct 6, 2017


We will leave as soon after midnight Friday morning as possible.


Drive all night to California on the I-10

We usually stop at the Texaco in Ehrenberg for a bathroom break and bus driver break

18221 Tom Wells Rd, Ehrenberg, AZ 85334


If the bus driver needs to stop after this, that is at their discretion


We usually stop at McDonalds at 7861 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA for breakfast about 6:00 am

If we are behind schedule, we will skip the breakfast stop.


We must be at The Catalina Express dock by the Queen Mary by 8:00 am on Friday morning

1046 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802

Directions to the Queen Mary parking lot will get us there. The departure dock is right next to the Queen Mary.


The drivers will spend their Friday and Saturday in Long Beach and then on Sunday 10/8/17, they will need to return to the Queen Mary parking lot to pick us up at about 3:00 pm to return to Arizona.


On the return to Arizona, we like to stop at on the I-10 at Exit 130 - Bob Hope Drive- Ramon Road - Palm Springs

For dinner about 60 minutes


Once we are back on the bus, it is up to the drivers if they want to stop one more time before returning to Dobson at 1501 W. Guadalupe Rd, Mesa, AZ  85202


For Thursday/Friday night Oct 6th

Hope Finzer – cell phone – 480-495-4755

Tom DeMassa – cell phone – 480-628-9512


For Sunday. Oct 8th

CIMI at Toyon Bay on Catalina Island – 310-510-1622