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“sea lions”(84 reviews)
“cave store”(20 reviews)
Seven elongated fissures in the cliff walls that can be entered during low tide.
La Jolla, San Diego, CA
+1 858-459-0746
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All reviews sea lions cave store watch your head gift shop kayak tour on the rocks waves crashing fun to watch worth the trip natural beauty the cliff beautiful scenery the pacific ocean marine life san diego clams tunnel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

wonderful gift shop, caves make for a fun outing, worth waiting for a parking space just to experience this area

Thank wetears
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good exercise going up and down the steps. A nice view once you get there. A good gift shop where you buy the tickets. Parking is available on nearby streets or parkades.

Thank CalgaryWoman
Reviewed October 30, 2018

She said there are 155 steps and can get slippery. Takes 15 minutes and cost $5. She liked it. Its inside a little store on the beach,

Thank Chuck F
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Went through a couple of caves and got some excellent footage of them especially the cave that starts off in a store with a long stairway that was dug out by hand in the early 1900's . Worth the trip .

Thank Billy K
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Stopped here on our drive through La Jolla. Gift shop was great, history of the caves was very interesting.

Thank mxnbsnswthplsr
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Had a great time! Really cool to see all the houses and the ones falling into the ocean! The cave you go in is not like I thought it would be. We were in and out in a matter of minutes because there were SO...More

1  Thank MissBrandiJo
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We toured the caves via a Kayak tour provided by Everyday California which i highly recomend! The tour leaves from LaJolla Shores beach (a hidden GEM itself) and a guide navigates you to the caves near LaJolla Cove. It is an AMAZING experience and you...More

Thank mattfasang
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We went there for the very first time and it was magical! What a view! Enjoyed watching the seals at the beach. We will visit again, Thank you!

Thank Gabriele C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I wanted to go kayaking and visit the cave that way but it was chilly for September and the waves were pretty big so I paid the five dollar entrance fee and went in through the Cave Store. There are a lot of steps but...More

1  Thank satellitesue1
Reviewed October 2, 2018

La Jolla caves are fun, and interesting. They can be dark at times, unpredictable, but monitored. It cost to go down into the caves, but the coves are nearvy and all over La Jolla. It is stinky at times though.. Some mornings the odor from...More

Thank Linda M
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February 10, 2017|
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Response from Mario T | Reviewed this property |
Here's one: adventure.everydaycalifornia There's probably others as well- I just Googled "La Jolla Kayaks"
Tiffany L
July 28, 2016|
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Response from Mario T | Reviewed this property |
You have plenty of launch locations- go for it!
January 17, 2016|
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Response from canalcruiser | Reviewed this property |
There are several companies operating Kayak tours. You can check under "Activities" on Trip Advisor or Google Kayak Tours La Jolla. Several operate year round, though sometimes only on weekends in the winter. It can be... More