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“Very friendly staff” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Jolla Kayak

La Jolla Kayak
2199 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Ranked #15 of 32 Activities in La Jolla
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: 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.
Brentwood, California
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5 attraction reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Very friendly staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Went on the 2 hours cave tour with La Jolla Kayak. We had our own guide, he was very flexible and gave us leeway to do what we wanted to do. Too windy to enter the caves but it was fun to go by and look in, while enjoying the view of the seals and sea lions. Great deal on renting wetsuits. Bring sunglasses, hat and sunscreen/lip protection. There's a short walk from the store to the beach. All great exercise.

Visited February 2013
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Coronado, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
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“Worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Rented stand-up paddle boards from these guys. They are super friendly and attentive and have everything you need. They also provide lockers and washrooms which I think is a really good feature of the business because you totally need them. Coolest thing to do in the San Diego area. The area is spectacular, there is so much interesting wild life to see; leopard shark in the shallow water under you, sea lions, pelicans, beautiful kelp forest. Breath taking views couple with the physical exertion of it makes it a really memorable day. Advice; Buy a lanyard for your sunglasses from them or you will lose your glasses!

Visited December 2012
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Awesome time. Easy to get to from downtown San Diego with transit. Good exercise and great views of the cliff face and kayaking into the cave. Got up close to some sea lions.

Visited December 2012
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“Vaca Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

I booked a tour for 4 of us. We all were worried since we never went Kayaking before. The guides explained everything and made it so easy. The Guides were informative and fun. Beautiful weather, scenery and wildlife made for a beautiful experience. Thank you La Jolla Kayak!

Visited November 2012
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“Lots of fun!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We had a perfect day to kayak along the coast. The guides were informative and helpful. I was worried about getting past the surf but it was not a problem. We went in one cave, saw the wildlife and beauty of La Jolla! It was great fun riding the kayak back in on the waves.

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