Giant Stride Charter Dive Boat - Night Diving - Lobster Hunting - Catalina Island (Open to all Certified Divers)

Reserve your trip now:

Phone: 424-744-8384

Front Side of Catalina Island Dive Sites

We currently have the following dates scheduled:
Date(s): Time:
October 1-2, 2022 Departing: 4:30 pm and Returning: 2:00 am
October 7-8, 2022 Departing: 4:30 pm and Returning: 2:00 am
October 9-10, 2022 Departing: 4:30 pm and Returning: 2:00 am
November 5-6, 2022 Departing: 4:30 pm and Returning: 2:00 am

Want to go Bug Hunting???  Join us on The Giant Stride Dive Boat for a night of Lobster hunting! 

Located in easy to find, San Pedro, California, The Giant Stride Dive Boat is a perfect 6 passenger dive boat that caters to photographers, technical divers and Open Water Students!  This is a night diving trip that includes up to 2 dives off the coast of Santa Catalina Island.

Boarding times and loading dock vary depending on the destination and time of year, but averages between, 4:30pm and 6:30pm with return times between 11:00pm and 2:00am.  Your confirmation email will give you specific details.

Destinations and schedules are subject to change due to weather and ocean conditions and final decisions are at the Captain's digression.


  • Valid Scuba Certification Card
  • California Fishing License (Required)
  • California Spiny Lobster Card (Required)
  • Lobster Gauge
  • Game Bag
  • Kevlar Gloves (California law requires lobster to only be taken by hand)
  • Cooler with Ice (to transport your goodies home)
  • All Scuba Gear (rental gear available, call for pricing and availability)
  • 2 Full Scuba Tanks
  • 2 Dive Lights and a Tank Light
  • Personal Items (dry clothes, medications, etc.)
  • Transportation to and from the Boat Dock
  • Parking
  • Meals and Drinks
  • Gratuities (for both the Dive Boat and Instructor Staff)

Rental gear is available at In2Deep in Santa Monica, but some items may be limited, so book early! 

All rental gear must be picked up the day prior to the trip and returned the day after, cleaned of all sand and debris (or a cleaning fee applies).

PLEASE NOTE: For sport diving, California law states that lobsters can only be taken by hand, no spears, hooks or and other devices are allowed, a minimum size and a maximum of 7 lobsters is permitted in your possession.  DFG may board the boat at any time, or be standing by at the dock to check.  Large fines apply to anyone breaking these rules.  You are responsible for knowing and following the law.  The dive boat and In2Deep take no responsibility for any illegal actions.