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La Jolla

Scuba San Diego Inc

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La Jolla, CA, USA
About Scuba San Diego Inc
Welcome to Scuba San Diego, Inc., where we bring you the finest in San Diego scuba diving and snorkeling. Since 1968 we have been providing the safe professional guided tours. Our guides have combined 50 years of diving/snorkeling experience throughout the State of California. Our NAUI and PADI certified dive guides have the experience you expect. Come, enjoy the magic of the La Jolla Cove Ecological Reserve. The kelp forest is teeming with a multitude of sea life. The California State fish is the "Garibaldi" known for its brilliant orange coloring and is abundant. We often see rare and endangered Giant Black Sea Bass and Soup Fin Sharks. Dive or snorkel the La Jolla kelp forest and Clamshell sea cave. Sea lions and harbor seals frequent the reserve and a close-up encounter with these beautiful sea mammals is very likely on every tour. Close up encounters with harbor seals and California Sea Lions are a high point of any snorkel or diving Tour. We recognize your NAUI, CMAS, BSA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To be clear, I have not been diving with Scuba San Diego. They do not accept divers with BMIs greater than 30 and mine is 31. They seem to forget that they are scuba instructors not doctors. This is outrageous. BMI is known to the...More

Date of experience: December 2019
1  Thank Leslie F
Reviewed July 5, 2019

Rod was our tour guide, and gave us great instruction on how to get in and out of the water properly, safely navigate the rocks, seaweed, and caves, and gave us a history lesson on the area and notable points of interest. I've lived in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ThornwolfArt
RodneyW897, Owner at Scuba San Diego Inc, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2019

Thanks for taking time to write this great review ThornwolfArt. It is always wonderful to receive feedback on our tours.

Reviewed July 29, 2018

Duo to high level of Surges in the Area of La Jolla did our Instructor advise us to postpone or cancel the scuba diving tour we had ordered. This was the best advice we could get because while we went for a walk to see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris_cph_DK
Rodney W, Owner at Scuba San Diego Inc, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi,. Thank you for your very kind review even though we did not dive. The most important thing for us is that you go home after diving with us and tell your friends what a great dive the La Jolla Cove Ecological Reserve is. We...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Great tours. I like it. Thanks for bringing me to dive in La Jolla. Highly recommend and wish you have nice experience as me

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 俊慶 李
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Fantastic experience diving with Scuba San Diego. Rod described the different dive sites in the Cove and let us choose which ones to do (which is a first in my experience diving), and he knows them like the back of his hand. He pointed out...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Teresa G
Rodney W, Owner at Scuba San Diego Inc, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

Teresa, Thank you for your nice review. We appreciate it very much and hope to see you again soon in California waters. Please take a look at our Trip to Palau in January 2019 details are on our web site. Have a great summer!

Reviewed June 8, 2018

Unfortunately the day we'd chosen for the snorkeling tour was not good for snorkeling...visibility was very poor. Davor kindly explained this and offered us the opportunity to carry on with the trip or have a refund. I really appreciated his approach - it made the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank miljones1
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

I had a fantastic 2-tank dive this morning with Rod. He was professional, extremely courteous, and truly a pleasure to be around. I booked with him the night before and he was prompt and extremely helpful with his communication with my last-minute booking. He went...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lukebporter
Rodney W, Owner at Scuba San Diego Inc, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Jeepers Luke, thanks for the great review. Hope to see you again underwater. Check out our trip to Palau January 3 through 12, 2019 is up now on our web site.

Reviewed May 24, 2018

I requested snorkeling on May 21st which was not shinning day and worried about cold weather. But wet suit that Rod and Brian provided was enough to shield the cold and even though it was not clear under water but was lucky enough to see...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

It was a pleasure diving with Rod. On time, relaxed, knowledgeable, and accommodating. We took our time when needed, but once under water it was all about the dive. It was cold and visibility wasn't the best, but still a great experience and enjoyable. Thanks...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bosejb
Rodney W, Owner at Scuba San Diego Inc, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you for your kind remarks. We appreciate your review very much, Try and visit us once again between July and October when the water warms up :) Safe diving! Rod

Reviewed April 21, 2018

I was looking to book dives with a scuba company in San Diego. The videos on their website show them handling rays and other sea life. This is completely against PADI and SSI protocol to touch wildlife, let alone hold onto them and pass them...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank gmgreen18
Rodney W, Owner at Scuba San Diego Inc, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We regret that visiting our website stopped you from diving with us. Our SCUBA guides are the most experienced SCUBA guides in San Diego county, particularly in La Jolla Cove, with over 50 years of combined experience. We always provide...More

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Ag J
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Hi Ag J, Are you a "Certified Scuba Diver" through one of the training agencies such as BSAC, NAUI, PADI, SSi etc? For "Certified Divers" during your visit we will have 7 am Weekend and 8 am weekday dives to 35 feet (one... More