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Address: 1325 Cave St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunny Jim Cave La Jolla

Very cool cave in La Jolla. This is a very cheap ($5 adult, $3 child) attraction near La Jolla Cove. It is a way to see one of the caves without swimming or kayaking to it. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Tallahassee, Florida

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Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, USA
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A cool walk down to the bottom and a pretty neat view from that location but not as exciting as I had hoped for when I started down. Worth checking out regardless.

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La Jolla, California
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a fun hidden gem in La Jolla. Make sure you have good walking shoes because there are a lot of stairs but worth the walk down to the open cavern below.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Very cool cave in La Jolla. This is a very cheap ($5 adult, $3 child) attraction near La Jolla Cove. It is a way to see one of the caves without swimming or kayaking to it. The shop has lots of cool shells and other items for sale.

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I visit San Diego every year to see family and after so many visits, we have run out of new and exciting things to do. We decided to go and check out the cave. First, it is just a small view of the cave opening, yes that is true. The view is pretty and we could watch the kayakers and... More 

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New Jersey
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I read up on Sunny Jim’s Cave before we left for our trip. Many of the comments stated that it was an overrated tourist trap that was not worth the $5.00 per person entrance fee. Since it still seemed like a must- do in La Jolla, we took a walk to the cave store to judge for ourselves. The climb... More 

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La Jolla, California
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89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Getting to the cave involves walking down a narrow stairway which places you just above the surf. There is nothing magical about the place and parking is restriced

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Central Florida, Florida
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

first thing first, unless there are a lot of people in the cave this attraction won't take longer than 15 to 20 minutes. It is composed of a long somewhat steep stairway chiseled from the rock that leads to a landing and deck in the cave. The cave is open to the sea a hundred or so feet away. While... More 

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Phoenix
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Love taking the kids there . store and tunnel very cool only bad thing is odors from seals near by the main cove .

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

For me, variety truly is the "spice of life". I positively love having new adventures be they big or small. Because I had never been in a sea cave before, I thoroughly enjoyed my short, but different experience there. Be warned that the "adventure" is short. I think it's a great place to take children after reading a pirate story... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

You walk in through the store, down the steps. You get to the bottom, stare out at the ocean. It is what it is. Just take your time; check out the coloring on the rocks from different growth, see how the mineral build up has formed little pools at the bottom of the stairs, watch how light and shadows change... More 

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