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Fantastic staff and customer service

The staff were really fun and friendly. The conditions were rough but the staff helped me get... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kishore Kumar J
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La Jolla shore dives

I had a great 2 tank shore dive experience at La Jolla. Jaime rocked! Would definitely come dive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jason F
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SD Expeditions is committed to being the premier scuba dive and ocean expedition company in Southern California. Through inclusiveness and an ocean mindset, we hope to partner with the leading organizations in diving and marine research - giving...more
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2148 Avenida de La Playa, Suite E, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3216
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The staff were really fun and friendly. The conditions were rough but the staff helped me get through it and made the dive enjoyable. They're very well trained and care about their customers. Highly recommend them!

Thank Kishore Kumar J
Kate J, Guest Relations Manager at SD Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review! We always appreciate the feedback :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great 2 tank shore dive experience at La Jolla. Jaime rocked! Would definitely come dive with them again.

Thank Jason F
Kate J, Guest Relations Manager at SD Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Jason!! Next time - shark expedition :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kate and Josh rocked our private tour. Not only did she lead a great tour, but she texted constant updates leading up to the trip and warned us about the bigger swell. Thanks to her we all knew to take Dramamine which made the trip...More

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Kate J, Guest Relations Manager at SD Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Dan for the kind review! You guys were a lot of fun, be sure to come back for our Blue and Mako Shark Expedition. It's right up your alley! Next time you're in the area, give us a call, we offer a return...More

Reviewed September 14, 2018

Recently did a 2-tank dive at La Jolla Cove. Dive guide Katie was excellent, taking great care of myself and the other two divers that day. She managed setting up everyone's gear all by herself and even helped me with my camera. Unfortunately, the visibility...More

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Kate J, Guest Relations Manager at SD Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Katie is fantastic at her job and it shows in her work. San Diego diving conditions are very variable in terms of swell, surge, vis, etc. Definitely come back again soon, because in better conditions, that kelp forest is what...More

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Kate our guide was super friendly and very knowledgeable. Amazing to see sea lions in its natural habitat.

Thank Nicolle L
Kate J, Guest Relations Manager at SD Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thanks for the review Nicolle! Hope Taco Stand and Hodad's was everything and more! Enjoy the rest of your time in CA, and safe travels back to London!

Reviewed September 9, 2018

Great experience, did snorkeling in the cove and a 2 tank dive in the cove. Everyone was really professional, patient with all my questions and great! Would definitely dive with them again if I was in SD.

Thank RonBonChon
Kate J, Guest Relations Manager at SD Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

That's great to hear! We honor repeat customers by extending a discount for additional products. Be sure to call the office when you book to receive that promo code :)

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I called up late Monday night as I had only just got into San Diego and SD were happy to accommodate me on absolutely no notice, we went out the very next morning and both the conditions and dive masters were excellent. Just a short...More

Thank brad677
Kate J, Guest Relations Manager at SD Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Hi Brad! Thanks for the review! Please come dive again next time you're in the area :)

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

My son and I had a fantastic time diving with SD. Our equipment showed up with the divemaster on time and we were in the water quickly. The equipment was all in very good shape, and our divemaster, Jaime, was very professional and fun to...More

Thank mbell582018
Kyle M, Front Office Manager at SD Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! Jaymee's hard work doesn't go without notice :)

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Was really looking forward to diving La Jolla, but overall the dive was a disaster. While I had my own gear, I had to wait for the DM to set up the gear for the other two people diving that day-about an hour. Then the...More

Thank Netza G
Kate J, Guest Relations Manager at SD Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Hi Netza, I apologize for the experience you had with SD Expeditions! I can confidently say that is not how we operate as a company. We pride ourselves on a 5 star experience, so it saddens me to hear of your experience and the malfunctions...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This was my first time diving in California so I was very excited. We dove La Jolla Cove with one dive in the kelp forest and another dive in another area. The conditions were terrible and we could barely see anything. The divemasters said that...More

Thank lizardtiff
Kate J, Guest Relations Manager at SD Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate all feedback, positive or negative. We pride ourselves on our small group sizes, so I hate to hear you felt the opposite. We will address the lag time with the divemasters. Unfortunately,...More

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attica_98
March 24, 2016|
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Response from Nick L | Property representative |
We give 50 off if you have your own gear.
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Kassiee11
April 8, 2015|
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Response from Kyle M | Property representative |
220$ for a 2 tank guided shore dive package - full gear rental included. We like to keep things intimate, so we never take more than 4 divers per dive master.
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