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La Jolla Caves

La Jolla, San Diego, CA
+1 858-459-0746
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Seven elongated fissures in the cliff walls that can be entered during low tide.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea lions” (74 reviews)
“cave store” (14 reviews)
“kayak tour” (20 reviews)
La Jolla, San Diego, CA
+1 858-459-0746
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Reviewed yesterday

Would strongly recommend coming here with family. Great memories. Took a lot of pictures and many happy memories to share.

Thank Debra D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The caves here are beautiful! Not easily accessible though - you either have to climb down some rocky cliffs or access via kayaking. DOZENS of seals and sea lions nap all along the cliffs and caves, so you can see them up close and personal...More

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can really recommend. We went there by coincidence since we were not aware. Very interesting to see the wild animals and caves. It's also made in a way that you can stroll around and you are not fixed to a specific route.

Thank Sharkdive1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a simple attraction that is straightforward and delivers on its nostalgic promise. A beautiful view of the open water through an interestingly shaped cave opening after a trip down a long set of damp steps. A great trip to do with kids who...More

Thank RobCinSD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The caves are beautiful to see. The sea lions and seals are everywhere. Some people get way to close in my opinion. It is their space and people should respect their space.

Thank preekat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great place to visit with kids. The seals were awesome, and the view was spectacular. Parking was a hassle, but well worth it.

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not hard and not far. But worth the sandy walk for the view. Lots of snorkeling and kayaking and sea lions. Great pictures and a fun short walk!

Thank klvaile
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I couldn't help but feel like Captain Barbosa or Jack Sparrow as I plunged into the cavernous depths of the Ocean Caves.

Thank Colton R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The water is very warm, the beach is very crowded. We went on a kayak and snorkeling tour by the caves but they do not allow you to enter the caves which would have been nice to know at the beginning. The surf around the...More

1  Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a beautiful place to take a walk. If you want to explore the caves you can take a Kayaking tour that goes into the caves.

1  Thank Lynneraz
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10 February 2017|
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Response from Mario T | Reviewed this property |
Here's one: adventure.everydaycalifornia There's probably others as well- I just Googled "La Jolla Kayaks"
Tiffany L
28 July 2016|
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Response from Mario T | Reviewed this property |
You have plenty of launch locations- go for it!
17 January 2016|
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Response from canalcruiser | Reviewed this property |
There are several companies operating Kayak tours. You can check under "Activities" on Trip Advisor or Google Kayak Tours La Jolla. Several operate year round, though sometimes only on weekends in the winter. It can be... More