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“Seals and Sun!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Jolla Cove

La Jolla Cove
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La Jolla Cave Snorkeling Tour
Ranked #1 of 72 things to do in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Delray Beach, Florida
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Seals and Sun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

Imagine a beautiful, sunny day with kids running around, sunbathers relaxing on the beach, snorklers swimming with the seals, and an amazing view! The sound, sight and even the smell of the seals was so much fun! We walked out onto the rocks which was adventurous! We had a blast walking around La Jolla Coves!

Visited April 2013
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Sacramento, California
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“Beautiful scenery, lots of Harbor seals w pups, and pelicans.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

This was our 3rd or 4th time visiting this site, but we still found it very interesting and well worth the hunt for a parking spot (it was a Sunday afternoon). The scenery is very nice and there many harbor seals with their pups as well as many pelicans. There was some nasty odors, apparently from all the bird poo piling up on the coastal rocks? Bring some binoculars and a camera with telephoto lens for some great shots of the baby seals.

Visited April 2013
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Fresno
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful place!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

All the seals and beach is just beautiful, just love the moment! Small seals to some giants, well worth the trip!

Visited April 2013
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San Diego
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“Your kids will enjoy seeing the seals”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Controversial. to say the least. Just don't tell anyone you're going or talk about it afterward and you'll be OK. Locals are DEFINITELY split on the "seal issue".

Visited September 2012
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San Diego, California
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“Rough and Rocky”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Took the kids there to swim and it was really rough. There are lots of rocks and it can be a little stressful with little ones.

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