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Sunny Jim Cave

1325 Cave St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3684
+1 858-459-0746
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1325 Cave St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3684
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"gift shop"
in 13 reviews
"watch your head"
in 7 reviews
"wooden platform"
in 4 reviews
"wizard of oz"
in 3 reviews
"small deck"
in 2 reviews
"wearing sneakers"
in 2 reviews
"chinese immigrants"
in 2 reviews
"piece of history"
in 2 reviews
"steep steps"
in 3 reviews
"store front"
in 2 reviews
"kayak tour"
in 11 reviews
"small fee"
in 2 reviews
"fun adventure"
in 3 reviews
"waves come"
in 3 reviews
"we enjoyed walking"
in 2 reviews
"viewing area"
in 2 reviews
"for sale"
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

Really glad we stumbled onto this. Housed inside a tiny gift shop is the entrance to the cave. Pay a few bucks, go down some crazy stairs, get an exclusive look at La Jolla. Decent photos of the cave as a background and you in...More

1  Thank Brittany R
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

We enjoyed walking through the cave store and looking st the unquie items for sale. We then then paid $5 each to walk down very steep and at times very wet and slick stairs to arrive at a dark cave where the sea was coming...More

1  Thank Irene A
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Reviewed April 9, 2017

I read about this in a guide book, and thought it was intriguing, so I made a point to stop by when in La Jolla. It was worth the walk. We parked near the Children's Pool Beach, walked the shore line all the way to...More

Thank Jim P
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Reviewed April 6, 2017

My daughter and I were having a kick-around La Jolla day. We had seen the sea caves from the shore and saw that you could pay to go down into Sunny Jim Cave. The price was a bit much for what it was, but as...More

Thank Christy M
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Reviewed April 6, 2017

You can visit Sunny Jim Cave through the store in La Jolla. It is a really cool thing to do and when you get to the bottom of the stairs, seeing the waves come into the cave is just unique. We're enjoy a lot of...More

Thank Diane H
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

If you are in the area at the cove or children's pool then walk down into the cave through the store. At the bottom of the stairs as it opens up to the water, it provides a great picture viewpoint and only takes 10 minutes...More

Thank Dan and Maureen B
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

5 of us went down the staircase on a Monday after lunch. $5 is a good price for it, IMO. One of our people did fall and hurt herself and we were all going very slow and holding the rails. It could have been much...More

Thank Mindi A
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Reviewed December 6, 2016

The Sunny Jim Cave is an historic landmark. Yes, the $5 is as steep as the stairway down to the cave but consider it a donation to preserve the history of this site. Wear proper shoes to walk down those damp, dank, wet stairs. The...More

Thank OhSugarrush
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Reviewed November 17, 2016

Its a hidden gem. It wasn't really somewhere we spent a lot of time and the cost was a bit discouraging.... but it was so worth it the walk down the steep water logged steps was a bit scary (while carrying a toddler) but the...More

Thank Christiana A
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Reviewed October 28, 2016

Behold, a classic tourist trap! $5 will allow you a 145-stair descent into the depths of a rock on the Pacific Coast in La Jolla (San Diego). The cave (or certainly the staircase) was manmade in the early 20th century and they’ve been making a...More

Thank Stijn-traveler
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