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La Jolla Caves

La Jolla, San Diego, CA
+1 858-459-0746
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Seven elongated fissures in the cliff walls that can be entered during low tide.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea lions” (81 reviews)
“cave store” (18 reviews)
LOCATION
La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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+1 858-459-0746
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from US$44.00
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"sea lions"
in 81 reviews
"cave store"
in 18 reviews
"watch your head"
in 6 reviews
"kayak tour"
in 22 reviews
"waves crashing"
in 8 reviews
"gift shop"
in 9 reviews
"fun to watch"
in 15 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 20 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 6 reviews
"the cliff"
in 9 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 5 reviews
"the pacific ocean"
in 7 reviews
"marine life"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful view"
in 6 reviews
"take pictures"
in 5 reviews
"san diego"
in 16 reviews
"clams"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Caves were amazing while kayaking, just make sure you use your sunscreen because you can still get hit with the UV from the sun even when it is overcast. Trust me because it hurts the next day.

1  Thank Jayvee A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did the Sunny Jim Cave. Be prepared with the right shoes because you have to climb down stairs into the cave then back up. It cost $5 and we found free two hour parking right outside. Pretty view at the bottom.

Thank Charley T
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This listing includes several experiences and is a bit confusing. You can walk along the cliffs for free and see beautiful views and the dramatic cave openings. You can pay for a kayak trip to access the caves a little more closely from the water,...More

Thank SandyRiver
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we are torn whether we feel it was worth $5. and the 145 steps to get down to the bottom. We did it... looked at the water and walked back up. Really can only have a couple people down at a time or you cannot...More

Thank Tina B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took a trip and truly enjoyed our time in the area. I used to hang out in this area a lot when I was in the Navy. The ocean is one of our faves and La Jolla does such a good...More

Thank Astros80
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a walk down a flight of stairs within a cave that takes you down to the water level with a view out through a cave entrance. You have to enter through a gift shop and pay for a ticket. When you get to...More

2  Thank pedz55
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience ! You can rest and enjoy beating view and sun looking to sea lions and pelicans that really are surprising !! One of best thing to see in S Diego!

Thank Carminia Maria D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice stairway access to the beach and caves. Some folks were snorkeling, some were paddling kayaks. LOTS of people trying to get photos of family members in the caves. had to use caution whilst taking my pictures... had to delete many with total strangers backsides...More

Thank Sharon O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All of the La Jolla Coastline is lovely and scenic. This spot is lovely to look at the caves, the waves, the birds and the flowers are so lovely.

Thank Tara G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sound of the ocean resonating from the cave is quite a moving experience. I like to come here after a long week and listen to the caves and destress.

Thank CaribbeanFan79
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Bluebird627
10 February 2017|
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Response from Mario T | Reviewed this property |
Here's one: adventure.everydaycalifornia There's probably others as well- I just Googled "La Jolla Kayaks"
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Tiffany L
28 July 2016|
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Response from Mario T | Reviewed this property |
You have plenty of launch locations- go for it!
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vigil_karina
17 January 2016|
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Response from canalcruiser | Reviewed this property |
There are several companies operating Kayak tours. You can check under "Activities" on Trip Advisor or Google Kayak Tours La Jolla. Several operate year round, though sometimes only on weekends in the winter. It can be... More
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