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La Jolla Kayak

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Address: 2199 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
Phone Number: 858.459.1114
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Description: La Jolla Kayak is a family run business celebrating more than 18 years as...
La Jolla Kayak is a family run business celebrating more than 18 years as the premier ocean exploration outfit in San Diego. Offering fantastic opportunities for adventure on the open sea, La Jolla Kayak caters to tourists and locals alike. Discover by paddle or snorkel the spectacular sea cliffs, Seven Caves and underwater park, renowned to the area. La Jolla Kayak offers guided paddle and snorkel tours with specialized instructors and single or double kayak rentals to discover the sea on your own. Our Mt. Soledad Slide Bike Tour takes you through La Jolla’s most spectacular scenery. And during the warmer months you can swim with the sharks on our guided Leopard Shark Snorkel Adventures. Experience the natural beauty and wonder of the Southern California’s coastline and come away with a new appreciation for ocean kayaking, marine life, and the natural beauty of our underwater world.La Jolla Kayak is located in the heart of the seaside community of La Jolla, California, just 15 minutes north of Downtown San Diego and the SD International Airport. For over a century, La Jolla has been a favorite vacation destination of travelers from all over the world. Boasting Southern California's most beautiful and majestic coastline and the finest weather in the world, La Jolla offers a variety of recreational opportunities.
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visiting from Canada

Wow! Loved this adventure. Staff and Max were amazing, only downside were the inexperienced snorkelers. Thrashing and kicking everywhere making it impossible to see the sea life.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

While we were visiting San Diego we decided to do the sunset kayak tour. We had two great guides who made the trip fun, informative, and memorable. The waves were a little challenging when we left the beach and again upon our return, but the staff did everything they could to get us in safely. I would highly recommend this... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My family and I took a kayak tour with two double and one single Kayak. The team taking us were enthusiastic and friendly but didn't keep our group together with two of our party arriving at each stop on the tour just as the tour was moving on. This meant that they did not hear the information about the stop... More 

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Holmen, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had a great time. Staff was professional, safe & knowledgeable. We would highly recommend & use this company again when traveling to the SD area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Wow! Loved this adventure. Staff and Max were amazing, only downside were the inexperienced snorkelers. Thrashing and kicking everywhere making it impossible to see the sea life.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I used a very expired Groupon for this experience, purchased when their basic kayak tour was $39. Its apparently now $59, and almost worth the money. My girlfriend and I have both kayaked before, although not together, and we did the basic La Jolla Cove Kayak Tour in a double kayak. We are both locals, and it was $59 each,... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Quality equipment and guides. The guys were very informative and positive. The trip into the cave was short, but beautiful. The "kayak surfing" was a blast. I would recommend this company.

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We were a bit nervous about trying to kayak on the ocean - first time ever. But the friendly staff and great guides put us at ease. It was amazing! The guides offered great instructions and we were on our way. We stopped a few times and heard fun stories about the area, enjoyed seeing the birds and sea lions,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Was a bit rough kayaking with one adult and two kids but was a lot of fun. The guide had some great information on the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Well-organized, enthusiastic, helpful guides who gave clear and useful instructions and made the two-hour trip fun, educational and comfortable for our group ranging from a seven to a seventy year-old. The guides kept us safe and comfortable despite enormous surf the day we went out. The folks at the shop were also accommodating and kind and immediately credited us after... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I had gone with this company because I have had a good experience with them in the past. My experience before was nice, our guide was good, my 67 year old mother went with me (before) so I didn't think it would be an issue for my 32 year old friend and I. We were asked to arrive 30 minutes... More 

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Additional Information about La Jolla Kayak

Address: 2199 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
Phone Number: 858.459.1114
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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