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La Jolla Caves

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Address: La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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+1 858-459-0746
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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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Worth the walk

At 5 dollars and 144 steps this is still worth a visit , not for the disabled or too elderly the steps are very steep, we enjoyed it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At 5 dollars and 144 steps this is still worth a visit , not for the disabled or too elderly the steps are very steep, we enjoyed it.

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Forest Hills, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really cool! Lots of stairs to climb up and down but worth it once you get down. The staircase is narrow and slippery so be careful if stairs is not your thing?

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure and allow for plenty of time to visit the sea lions and take long walks also spend time at the nearby cafes and shops.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved seeing all of the wildlife easily. You cannot get any closer to there habitat than this. Children of all ages will enjoy the experience. Slippery at times so take care.

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Fallbrook, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cliffs along La Jolla Shores are ancient and growing. I've visited them countless times and have found the best exploration during low tide in the late Summer. There is far less turmoil in the water, rarely a freak wave pushing water into the caves and YOU CAN EXPERIENCE THE LEOPARD SHARKS IN THE EARLY SUMMER, just 200 meters off... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

La Jolla (La Hoya).. this is how it is pronounced. This place is also referred as La Jolla Coves. A very nice & natural scenic place, a beach on the banks of Pacific ocean. Water is so cold and to get into the water you need a lot of preparation. Otherwise, just get your foot wet. A Beautiful place and... More 

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I took my family of 4 kids to see the cave by going through the store. The proprietor was extremely friendly to the kids. We went on a weekday which I recommend because parking in La Jolla can be, um, difficult. We took the many many steps to the bottom without a problem though it started getting damp about halfway... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It gets busy on a nice day. Go down to the cave with care. You will no be sorry to experience this nature.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This place is always full of tourists but it is still a great place to go to. Lots of nice restaurants around aswell

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Port Dover, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

On the sunny day we were there, lots of sea lions were dozing on the rocks. You can snap some great photos of these cool animals - but be ready for the smell. It wasn't that bad, but if you are sensitive to aromas, you may not like it.

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