Santa Catalina Island, California

The beautiful Trans Catalina Trail is a gorgeous hike and one of the best backpacking trips for beginners.  It will be perfect for a backpacking and yoga retreat! It’s a 45-mile, 4-day hike across the island with tent camping spots on gorgeous beaches!
This trip is for you if you want to go on a backpacking trip with a supportive group of people and a healthy, sober vibe. Challenge yourself and make new friends! If you’re worried about your fitness and being prepared for this hike, please email info@biggerlifeadventures to get our tips and a training plan!



  • Distance: About 45 miles
  • Total elevation gain/loss: 9600′
  • Days of hiking: 4
  • Day 1: Ferry to Avalon, hike Avalon to Black Jack – 13 miles
  • Day 2: Black Jack to Little Harbor – 9 miles
  • Day 3: Little Harbor to Parson’s Landing- 13 miles
  • Day 4: Parson’s Landing to Two Harbors – 7 miles
  • Day 5: Ferry back to San Pedro

Ferry tickets to and from Catalina Island
Most meals, plant-based
Coffee, tea, and water
Group warm ups every morning
Daily deep stretch yoga and meditation after hiking each evening
Gear haul so you will only have to carry a daypack between campsites
Not included:
Tent, backpack, gear
Hiking snacks
2 lunches aren’t included. These can be purchased at the Airport Cafe and a cafe in Two Harbors along the way.

$850 per person
Reserve your spot with a $200 deposit today! You remaining balance will be due in 2 payments, $325 on or before February 1, 2023, and $325 on or before March 27, 2023.

Since all retreat deposits and payments are used to secure venues, activities, and supplies, and since canceled spots require extra time and energy to re-fill, all deposits and payments are non refundable. In emergency situations, you may or may not be offered a credit for a future retreat or event, based on the decision of our team. Cancellations due to fear of travel are not transferable or refundable. Cancellations less than 1 month before your retreat are not refundable or transferable. We recommend travel insurance to protect your investment in the event you must cancel.