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La Jolla Dive

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2144 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
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It took us over an hour just to get ready and more than half hour in the water to dive. At some... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
pkoygun
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London, United Kingdom
Great dive -learned a lot!

This was our first dive since being certified and the instructors were very patient and... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
ericraucci
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Phoenix, Arizona
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La Jolla dive is a full service scuba diving shop that provides scuba classes, scuba tours, air fills and gear rental. La Jolla dive is located just 2 blocks from the La Jolla marine reserve making us the closest dive shop to the water. La Jolla dive is a PADI facility who's instructors have 30 years of scuba diving experience in San Diego.
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2144 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It took us over an hour just to get ready and more than half hour in the water to dive. At some stage I thought this was all a big joke and wanted to go back to the shore and call it all off. Tiresome...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first dive since being certified and the instructors were very patient and knowledgeable. The seas were a little rough but we made it out over the surf and had a good dive. Saw lots of crabs and dived the canyon wall.

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The dive was quite different from what I would call a "normal" dive. There was quite a bit of surface swim involved in a rather rough surf. The divemaster, Matthias was very helpful, but I would not take my kids on this dive. The dive...More

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, thanks for the review! Those dive conditions were on the extreme end of what we normally dive. Way to go Ed on completing both dives, thanks again!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on two of the most interesting dives of my life last month with La Jolla Dive. I completed my first dive with Matthias off the shores of La Jolla Cove, past swimming California sea lions and out to the giant kelp forest of the...More

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband said the guide was good and he got to see a sea lion. But the add on capture package was not a video like we were told but just 5 images. My husband ended up having a nose bleed and ear problems and...More

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, this is Chris the owner here. I'm sorry the divers expectations were not met, we try to be make sure divers understand that they will be charged if the diver decides not to do the second dive. We only do that because we have...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

The dive store owner Chris was so helpful in rescheduling a dive for my husband and me when I got sick. We really appreciated that he was willing to help is since we were on a time crunch. The divemaster we dive with was well...More

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Christopher S, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2018

Thank you!

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Excellent guides. Very friendly and professional. Your safety and enjoyment are their priority. Highly recommend La Jolla Dive.

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Christopher S, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

Went on a poor visibility day and had a good time and we saw a lot of stuff would not have seen anything without Matthias he knew where to go and where the vis would be descent highly rec asking for Matthias

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Christopher S, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

I had a couple of issues with my scheduled dive and Chris was fantastic in working out a fair agreement with me. The dive guide was great and gave us lots of good info about the things we saw. I would definitely dive with them...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

very nice and informative guide; took a little bit more time setting up for the dives than i expected though; both dives were very enjoyable

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Christopher S, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thanks for your business, we will on speeding things up, thanks again!

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Richard V
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Hello, absolutely!
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Response from nyassa |
it can fluctuate, it's been between 58-70 degrees the past few weeks. The shallows have been very great. Stop by our facebook page for recent photos! Vanessa :-)
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