With Island Express Helicopters, arrive in style to Catalina Island in 15 fun-filled minutes. Don’t forget to keep cameras at the ready for possible dolphin and whale sightings along the way. Highly experienced pilots offer a safe, fun and informative tour as they narrate highlights along the breathtaking vistas of Catalina Island. Skip the traffic and soar over the beautiful beaches of Los Angeles and Orange County with one of four exciting mainland tours. Zip past the Hollywood Sign with the Hollywood and LA City Tour. Island Express Helicopters also offer charters, aerial photography and group tours. Island Express Helicopters has been providing exclusive service to Catalina Island for more than 32 years. Their fleet of top-of-the-line turbine helicopters includes three six-passenger Astars, one nine-passenger Sikorsky 76 (twin engine) and one four-passenger JetRanger. They also maintain a maintenance facility at Long Beach Airport.