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La Jolla Cove

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Address: 1100 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3600
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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San Diego's most desirable spot for swimming, diving and snorkeling. The...

San Diego's most desirable spot for swimming, diving and snorkeling. The water is calm and the cove is ecologically protected. There is also a world famous dive site that is located in the La Jolla ecological preserve.

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$79.00*
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La Jolla Cave Snorkeling Tour
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$79.98*
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding Lessons
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$99.00*
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Advanced La Jolla Segway Tour

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Great family vacation

Saw a sea lion that had just gave birth to a baby at sunset. Beautiful scenery. Definitely worth visiting.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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We stopped in to do some crab hunting with our small children. We enjoyed watching the sea lions perched out on the rocks as well as chasing the crabs around.

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Saw a sea lion that had just gave birth to a baby at sunset. Beautiful scenery. Definitely worth visiting.

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Amazing place. Watching these waves hitting shores made me want to stay there for hours. Took some great pictures

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A truly spectacular visually stunning place! The children's pool (where seals live) made me cry my eyes out it was so sweet.

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There was great visibility and lots of fish to see! The water is pretty cold, 7mm wetsuits kept us warm

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It was so fun to see the antics of the many sea lions and seals basking and barking on the rocks. This is a beautiful spot.

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Mt. Laurel, NJ
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My friends took us to the cove to see the sea lions, who basically live in this once beach area. Definitely worth seeing. There is a rock walkway and you are far away from the animals so it is safe.

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Enjoyed our stay in La Jolla. The cove is a great place to kayak, soak in the view and picnic on the beach. There were people snorkeling too. According to the kayak guide it is a very safe place to swim because of the kelp that grows out at the edge where the depth drops to 1600 feet. The kelp... More 

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Grand Prairie, Texas
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La Jolla Cove was awesome. We went there on a guided tour. My husband and I went on the tour. I loved seeing the seals there.

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Amazing place to be... such a serene place... just sit on a bench and enjoy the view... the sunset, crowd and birds, etc.... lovely picnic spot...

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