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La Jolla Caves

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Address: La Jolla, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 8584590746
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Seven elongated fissures in the cliff walls that can be entered during low...

Seven elongated fissures in the cliff walls that can be entered during low tide.

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$30*
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Original Sea Cave Kayak Tour
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$80*
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La Jolla Cove and Cave Snorkel Tour

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Great view!

It is worth seeing. La Jolla is a great place and you will get spectacular views. We enjoyed seeing the sea lions. We saw the caves from a kayak tour so did not walk down the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Sayre, PA
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Sayre, PA
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is worth seeing. La Jolla is a great place and you will get spectacular views. We enjoyed seeing the sea lions. We saw the caves from a kayak tour so did not walk down the stairs to see.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

loved the caves the 142 stairs were worth the small hike into the cove thru the cave.. the shop was cute and reasonable

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Manalapan, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seven sea caves - what a beautiful nature creation. You can only enter to the caves through the sea via kayaking or snorkeling. Only one of the caves is accessible by feet 0 145 steps. There are seals and sea lions around the caves, pretty nice view. Some people even jump from the cliff, which I can't imagine can be... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sea lions galore. But also a ton of tourists so it can get packed any time of the day and any day of the week. But its good to break up the monotony of the area.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see if you are in San Diego area. I had limited time to sightsee, but so glad I saw the caves. Make it a priority to visit and book yourself a reservation at one of the excellent nearby restaurants too. You'll be glad you did.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely cave bringing you down to the waters edge. It's slippery and damp with uneven steps and the ceiling height in quite low in places but that all adds to the charm. Definitely worth a trip down

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Was disappointed by the walk down to the caves. Had so much more fun when we went out and rented a kayak. I do not remember how cheap it was, but it wasn't worth it.

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a kayak tour and were fortunate enough to be able to enter one of the caves. Sometimes the weather does not allow kayakers access to the cave. We saw a newborn sea lion resting on the rocks inside the cave and you have a spectacular view of the open ocean looking outside the cave.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, myself and my 15 year old son booked a 2 hr kayak guided tour of the caves at La Jolla This had been recommended to us by a family member who did it while vacationing in Mission Bay last year. Our guides were young and enthusiastic while giving us our tour, which was great fun and very interesting.... More 

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Southern AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole LaJolla shoreline is beautiful, but these caves are quite interesting. People kayak around them. The seals are a little further south.

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