Long Beach is a coastal city and part in Southern California anchored on its bay is the Queen Mary a retired ocean liner and a museum ship.
Things to do
- The Aquarium of the pacific: See whats going behind the scenes on the eye opening tour. You will be taken through parts of the aquarium previously off limits to the public including animal quarantine, food prep, life and more. Take home a unique souvenir of your aquarium visit today with its fun photo opportunity located in the great hall of the pacific, and be sure to stop by this up-close hands on display while you touch the critters and experience one of the marine life experts.
- Santa Catalina Island: is a rocky island off the coast of California, the island name is always shortened to Catalina Island. The island is 22 miles long and 8 miles across at its greatest width. The island is located 29 miles south west of long beach. The highest point on the island is 2,098 ft, more than one million set on board the Catalina Express and sail to the island each year.
Our buses are equipped with all the modern amenities such as flat TV screen, PA system, reclining back seat and leg nest, lavatory and outlets, our professional staff is standing by to answer any questions when you call.
The Queen Mary charter Bus Rental
The Queen Mary took its first voyage on May 27, 1936 out of South Hampton England. It operated as a luxury ocean liner with five dining areas and lounges, two cocktail bars and swimming pools, a grand balloon a squash court and a small hospital. It was the true definition of class, elegance and style that the rich and famous very much enjoyed traveling on in fact, it is said to have carried several Hollywood celebrities such as Clark Gable, Elizabeth Tylor, Audrey Hepburn and Bob Hope.
When the second world ware begun, the Queen Mary went from an ocean liner to a ship that carried many military troops. It was stripped of its elegance conveniences and was painted a camouflage grey for its purpose as a warship. The ship was nicknamed the grey ghost because of the way it looks after being renovated to a war vessel it was also the biggest and the fastest moving ship and it carried as many as 16,000 troops at one time and travel 30 knots.
In addition to being a beautiful ship with a great history it was also listed as one of the most haunted places in America, and perhaps its because of the several death that occurred on the ship. It is said that about 49 people died on the ship while it served as a covers liner along with countless personal who passed away in the war. One report was that a man was arrested to death by a door in the engine room.