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La Jolla Caves

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Address: La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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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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Cliff coast line

We walked from the La Jolla Cave to Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. It is a little windy and a cloudy day, but it did not feel cold. A light jacket was enough. A free... read more

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copley
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

OK, so you are right there after seeing the Children's Pool with all the seals. So, take a look. Inside Sunny Jims cave you will be given the opportunity to walk down 165 steps in a cave to see a hole in the wall. Costs 5 bucks. BTW, you must walk back up 165 steps.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked from the La Jolla Cave to Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. It is a little windy and a cloudy day, but it did not feel cold. A light jacket was enough. A free beautiful natural views with seals, sea lions, and water birds.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is a walkway right along the shore. Carry your camera and everywhere you look is a great photo op! The waves, the sounds, the sights, the scents, sea lions, ..... just enjoy the beauty God blessed us with!

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is quite a long paddle to and from the caves and you cant even get very close because of the waves and tide. Hire a bike or do the walk.

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George West, Texas
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful views! Great for picture taking! Wonderful location for anything! Check out the live seals on the beach! They're fun to watch!

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Morgan, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful area to stroll around the top of the caves and beach via sidewalk and dirt walkways. We always see seals there, and beautiful flowers.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing seals and sea lions at the zoo or Sea World is great, but there is nothing like seeing them out in nature, in their natural habitat, which is what you'll see at La Jolla Caves in San Diego, California. I haven't gone into the caves (yet), but the seals and sea lions are all over the beach, and surrounding... More 

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Thank Loreen P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fun way to see La Jolla, which is just picture perfect. The seals and sea lions are so much fun to watch. The smell is quite potent but definitely worth it! Recommend bike tour - you go down hill for most of it and catch some incredible views.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach with viewing of seals. Watch the waves roll in and enjoy the beauty. There is a path the you can follow along the beach. There is a shopping area across the street.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If in San Diego you need to view the caves. Whether you walk around or take a kayak they are a cool sight to see. Seals smell like pigs but they are fun to watch and there are hundreds.

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