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La Jolla Cove

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Address: 1100 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3600
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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San Diego's most desirable spot for swimming, diving and snorkeling. The...

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.

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La Jolla Cave Snorkeling Tour

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I love the seals

Such a cool place where you can observe Seals at a safe distance. I could stay there for hours. So magical.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such a cool place where you can observe Seals at a safe distance. I could stay there for hours. So magical.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Absolutely beautiful to see and walk around. Parking very limited - pack your best walking shoes. Restaurants are OK. The shops are better. Not many coffee places. Seascape, seals, rocks, beach are the main attraction.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love coming here and watching the sea lions and pelicans hanging out enjoying their natural habitat, it is also a good place to hang out for lunch and many good restaurants close by

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rented a home over Thanksgiving about a block from LaJolla Cove. Absolutely loved our daily walks along the Cove over looking the Pacific Ocean.

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A magnificient view of a picturesque area. You can see Torrey Pines golf course, along with the whole coastline. An awesome view. Cap it off with a great lunch in town, which is a short walk away.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The most scenic place you will find in San Diego. Truly majestic! The perfect place to go and unwind with a friend, date or family outing all at no cost to you!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely place to stroll and see wildlife. Snorkeling in summer is a great diversion. Accessible to everyone.

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Also a good place to see people acting stupid and getting right next to the seals for pictures. But hey, still good for photo ops. Just really fun to watch the seals and sea lions having such a blast. Very entertaining.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing must see but our stay was limited because no parking for a long distance. The husband drive around for 40 minutes while we enjoyed the playful sea lions and waves splashing the shore.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the bus from Pacific Beach and the cove was so easy to find. I fell in love with the sea lions, what a lovely experience to see these animals in their natural habitat. There were lots of places to eat and drink with beautiful views of the ocean. This was one of my favourite day trips whilst in... More 

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