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La Jolla Caves

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Address: La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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Seven elongated fissures in the cliff walls that can be entered during low...

Seven elongated fissures in the cliff walls that can be entered during low tide.

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US$30.00*
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Original Sea Cave Kayak Tour
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A beautiful peaceful place

La Jolla is a lovely place. It is a lovely beach with a nice coastal walk. The caves are interesting to see along with the sea lions along the beach. If you have time San Diego... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

La Jolla is a lovely place. It is a lovely beach with a nice coastal walk. The caves are interesting to see along with the sea lions along the beach. If you have time San Diego aquarium is worth a visit. It is not too big but it is very good

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were here during a week in January 2017 that had high winds, rain nearly daily, and beach warnings the entire time. However, the waves were spectacular and people were everywhere taking photos of this spectacle. We visited here several times and were mesmerized by the rolling waves! Each time we visit San Diego, we always visit La Jolla Caves... More 

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Coyhaique, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Eric our guide with La Jolla Kayak was super knowledgable and our party of 5 had a great time. The caves are a must see!

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Roscommon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going to LaJolla! The sea lions, the pelicans, the view of the beautiful ocean! Nice walk on a clean and friendly beach... Sea Glass! Amazing!!

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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The caves are pretty when seen from a kayak tour, although ocean swells may prohibit the kayaks from getting too close. There are some good stories about the history of this area. Take a tour to get the most out of the experience.

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get a real feel for what San Diego originally was. Old world character that has been well preserved.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not that exotic but could be a safe adventure for young children. Bring good sturdy sandals. Plenty of bird dropping and slimy slippery algae moss and kelp.

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Randolph, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view above the La Jolla Caves provides amazing views of California Brown Pelicans (in morning) and other birds. In winter the Pelicans are in breeding plumage and have a red pouch. Careful watching of these birds allows you to see and/or photograph pelican behavior. The behavior includes Pelicans in flight, landing, head throws, stretching, fishing, etc. The most important... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the beach is lovely, The cave it self takes you down to the ocean, I thought it was just amazing. the workers were very nice and helped me out with any questions.

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Media, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The La Jolla coves rank high on my list of favorites sites to see. Sun rise or sunset makes no difference when you visit just go.

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