Catalina Island Helicopter Ferry

Catalina Island Helicopter Ferry with Waverider Helicopter Tours

Catalina Island Helicopter Ferry - Waverider Helicopter Tours

Tired of taking the ferry boat ride over to Catalina? Want to get there quickly and in style? We can help you with that! Book your helicopter ferry with us from our base of operations in Oceanside and fly to Catalina in approximately 30 minutes in comfort and luxury. Our R44 has air conditioning, heat, leather seats, and Bose noise-canceling headsets. Feel free to stream your personal music to your headset via bluetooth connection and enjoy your smooth 30 minute flight to Catalina Island!

We will land at the Airport in the Sky on top of Catalina Island! Be sure to reserve your transportation from the airport prior to the day of your charter flight. You can take the Wildlands Express Shuttle from the airport to Avalon or Little Harbor. Please click here to visit their website for shuttle departure times and to book your transportation from the Catalina Airport to your destination on Catalina Island.

While you are waiting for your shuttle, check out the DC-3 Gifts & Grill restaurant, which is famed for its buffalo burgers. You can also get regular beef, chicken, and vegetarian burgers, other sandwiches, and Mexican specialties (including buffalo tacos). During the summer, don't miss out on the Grill's Barbecue's featuring live music from Island band Hot off the Range. The gift shop offers Airport in the Sky coffee mugs, t-shirts, and key rings, buffalo jerky, and a collectible glazed tile in the style of the famed Catalina Pottery.