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La Jolla Caves

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La Jolla Caves

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See more of San Diego and its surroundings with the ease of a half-day tour that provides a comprehensive overview of the beachside city. Cover more ground with a local guide who takes you to destinations including the beaches of La Jolla, Mt Soledad, Coronado Island, Balboa Park, the Gaslamp Quarter, and Old Town San Diego. Hear live commentary about this southern Californian city along the way.
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Leonard S wrote a review Sep 9
Albert Lea, Minnesota440 contributions44 helpful votes
We walked through this area to see the seals, which were plentiful. Fun watching them interact and seeing waves crashing onto the rocks.
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Date of experience: September 2020
LGBATMAZ wrote a review Aug 2020
TUSTIN, CA127 contributions13 helpful votes
Best experienced on a kayak or swimming in the warm, summer water! The sea caves have plenty of flat-top rocks swimmers can sit or stand on. Which means that when the tide is low, your kayak can easily get beached on the rock....fair warning.
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Date of experience: August 2020
Yadira C wrote a review Jul 2020
Los Angeles, California86 contributions16 helpful votes
This was an awesome visit. Its a real hassle to get parking though but once you take care of that its a really cool experience. You can go kayaking to go into the caves or go snorkeling. You can just relax and watch it all (which is what I did). There are a few restaurants there as well.
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Date of experience: July 2020
Amy wrote a review Jul 2020
Central Florida, Florida9 contributions1 helpful vote
Incredible excursions. Loved seeing the caves. Adjacent to the ocean so you get all the best views. They are lively and lovely. I was in awe of the beauty.
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Date of experience: June 2020
DMW122 wrote a review Feb 2020
Reading, Pennsylvania11 contributions6 helpful votes
We parked in a hotel's lot across from the caves for $10 an hour since parking is at a premium near the Coves and caves. The seals and sea lions were plentiful on a sunny February day. We paid and signed waivers at the Cave Store to go down to a platform open to the sea within the rock cave. Hard to say it's not worth it, but you walk down a flight of 145 steps to arrive at a platform about 15 x15 feet. It's dark and felt kind of like a let down. There was a seal on the inside of the cave but there is little light to see. The tunnel down is very tight in spots. People over 5 ft 7 inches had to duck in spots. Then back up 145 steps. Steps can be sandy and slippery hence the waiver. Certainly doable for most people. There is an outside platform on the outside of the cave for viewing. All in all a wonderful visit and highly recommend going to see coves and caves.
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Date of experience: February 2020