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Seven elongated fissures in the cliff walls that can be entered during low tide.
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La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Such a cool spot with so much to do. Sea caves, beautiful shore line and ocean views and of course the seals and sea lions. Parking is a bit tricky but we found parking up the hill near the shops easier and it was just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Did not know about the Cave entrance that was right in the gift shop. for $5 its worth it. You take 140 steps which is light up and the store has cameras in case anyone has an issue along the way. Then you feel like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 3 days ago

While the caves are interesting, and the view is gorgeous, you are going to suffer some disappointment because it is hard to park, and there are hundreds of hotels around with lots of people. Not good. You better drive to Point Loma, or go to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank youcanhandlethetruth
Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful gift shop, caves make for a fun outing, worth waiting for a parking space just to experience this area

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wetears
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good exercise going up and down the steps. A nice view once you get there. A good gift shop where you buy the tickets. Parking is available on nearby streets or parkades.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CalgaryWoman
Reviewed October 30, 2018

She said there are 155 steps and can get slippery. Takes 15 minutes and cost $5. She liked it. Its inside a little store on the beach,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chuck F
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Went through a couple of caves and got some excellent footage of them especially the cave that starts off in a store with a long stairway that was dug out by hand in the early 1900's . Worth the trip .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Billy K
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Stopped here on our drive through La Jolla. Gift shop was great, history of the caves was very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mxnbsnswthplsr
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Had a great time! Really cool to see all the houses and the ones falling into the ocean! The cave you go in is not like I thought it would be. We were in and out in a matter of minutes because there were SO...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

We toured the caves via a Kayak tour provided by Everyday California which i highly recomend! The tour leaves from LaJolla Shores beach (a hidden GEM itself) and a guide navigates you to the caves near LaJolla Cove. It is an AMAZING experience and you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bluebird627
February 10, 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"
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Tiffany L
July 28, 2016|
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Response from Mario T | Reviewed this property |
You have plenty of launch locations- go for it!
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January 17, 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
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