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La Jolla Cove

Address: 1100 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour
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Ranked #6 of 37 Activities in La Jolla
Activities: Snorkeling, Viewing wildlife
Fee: No
Owner description: San Diego's most desirable spot for swimming, diving and snorkeling...
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Activities: Snorkeling, Viewing wildlife
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: San Diego's most desirable spot for swimming, diving and snorkeling. The water is calm and the cove is ecologically protected. There is also a world famous dive site that is located in the La Jolla ecological preserve.
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florida
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173 reviews 173 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

it's just beautiful here, but loaded with tourists, I think there are more Japanese here then in Tokyo. Hey I'm one of the tourists. The smell will bowl you over if the wind is right( or wrong in this case) Guess it's just seal poop.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We had fun watching the sea lions, seals, and various birds. Beautiful backdrop and perfect sunsets. Great restaurants and shops all around. Perfect for a weekend. Enjoyed walking on the beach (though not the best beach in SD). Did not have time to check out the bridge club.

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Vancouver,Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

La Jolla Cove is our favorite sight seeing part of San Diego, the cliffs are amazing. The views are breath taking. Never mind the foul smell of all the seals camping there for the winter :)

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

If visiting San Diego, you must see La Joya beach. You can have a bond fire on the beach at night, watch the scuba divers retrieve lobsters, enjoy the surf a beatiful homes all around on the hillsides, some many attractions so close, don't miss Torry Pines park just north.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I absolutely loved La Jolla Cove. Seeing the marine wildlife was amazing. The cove and caves are incredible and the waves crashing into the beach and boulders make for a beautiful, surreal site.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We loved coming here, we came twice in a week in fact. You can walk down among the seals (don't touch them though), don't worry, if you get too close, they will bark at you. Watch what you're doing when climbing down the rocks, they can be slippery. Once you're at the bottom, watch out for seal poop, it really... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We love coming here especially to walk the shores and see the seals and go out to the ledge while the water splashes you violently and take a pic way out in the end. We did that last time and looked forward to doing that again this time. ONce again we lucked out and found parking going in on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Close encounters with the seal in its natural habitat. People had a great time taking pictures. The beach area is clean and well maintained. Enjoyed this experience.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We recently visited San Diego and of all of the activities that we did, this was by far my favorite. We were able to get very close to the seals (without disturbing them) and it was amazing. One seal in particular was such a ham...it was so much fun and we have great pictures. I definitely recommend this as a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

What a beautiful way to start a day!! The sea lions along the cove were wonderful to observe. The walk along the ocean down to the sea lion beach was gorgeous to say the least. The sunrise provided a glorious sky. A new-born sea lion pup and mother frolicked along the beach. Absolutely stunning. Our only regret, the stores were... More 

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