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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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La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour

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We booked a kayak tour to the La Jolla Caves, we were told that we could not go into the caves without a guide. Parking on street can be iffy. Sea kayaking was different from lake... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a kayak tour to the La Jolla Caves, we were told that we could not go into the caves without a guide. Parking on street can be iffy. Sea kayaking was different from lake or bay kayaking due to waves. We saw sea lions, cormorants, and garibaldi - the salt water fish of California. Count on getting wet... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning coast; great lookout spots, benches to sit and enjoy, contemplate life and nature!!!! Beautiful.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an amazing place! There are seals everywhere and the views are amazing. Make sure to go during sunset!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is another must watch for visitors. Its beaches are beautiful and you can share your space with seagulls and seals.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This refers to the cave you pay admission and enter through a shop. Reminded me of Nancy Drew book, Mystery of the Tolling Bell. I don't know whether it's worth the ticket price.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice beach for a quick swim. if you walked to north by the beach, you will find some very beautiful spots.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views in La Jolla are amazing! I almost didnt go because it was an hour bus ride. The views are so worth it! The are seals and penguins and the view from both the cliffs and inside the cave are awesome.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely ocean views, with good views of the sea lions very crowded on the weekends, but worth the trip

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watching the seals is amazing, and it is fairly easy to get down. The smell is pretty bad, but worth going just to see the magnificent creatures. So cool

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family loves animals and we stopped by here after strecthing our legs by the beach. The scenry is beautiful and my family loved getting (within reason) up front and close to the sea lions hanging out at the beach ...

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