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Point Lobos State Reserve

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Address: Route 1, Box 62, Carmel, CA 93923
Phone Number: 831 624 4909
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Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife, Whale watching, Scuba diving, Walking, Birdwatching
Description: Watch whales in winter and sea lions all year round at this Bay Area...
Watch whales in winter and sea lions all year round at this Bay Area nature reserve, which offers hiking, walking, bird watching, scuba diving and magnificent views.
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Another one of California's great dive Locations. Its California diving so you need to be well trained and equipped. A beautiful underwater garden awaits...

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Sosua, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Another one of California's great dive Locations. Its California diving so you need to be well trained and equipped. A beautiful underwater garden awaits...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Fantastic - more than worth the $10 entry fee. Spent hours there watching otters, whales jumping out of the water, seabirds, exploring tide pools, seals. Docents were great

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It is THE scenic trail that noone can miss. But you have to walk to really feel it. Prepare yourself, good walking shoes, take water, some apples and enjoy with no rush.

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South Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A beautiful place right near Carmel and Big Sur. Get there early because of limited parking. However many park on the highway as well. The trail around the park takes you to beautiful spots overlooking the water. Also some tidal pools at the far end of the park. We saw a lot of whales feeding off the coast - pretty... More 

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Wow, the most breathtaking experience. The day we went we visited Whaler's Cove and actually watched about 10 whales feeding, spouting and playing. It was so awesome. Know, if you see a "parking full" sign you can still try to go in...the ranger there let us through because cars happened to be leaving. This is truly a must see area.... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I am from California but I have to say the beach was one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever been to because the water is so blue and the sand is so white. Mix that with the expanse and privacy we had along with the pines tress and decadent homes along the cost its hard to beat.

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We knew this was one of the highest-rated places in Central CA coastline for wildlife, and it did not disappoint. This reserve has the most beautiful coastal hikes I have seen in California. My husband and I visited with his parents, and were able to do some more aggressive rock scrambling (we loved how many areas, unless sensitive areas for... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Nice reserve for wildlife watching. We were fortunate enough to have a clear view of whales feeding just offshore.

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Greenwood, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful places in the U.S. Lovely trails. China Beach Cove is a must see.... Take the time to visit.

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Moss Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Some of the most scenic California coastline. Wonderful hikes with beauty around every bend in the trail.

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