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La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour

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Overview
Get a new perspective on the gorgeous La Jolla coastline on a sea caves kayak tour. No gear or experience is needed to paddle along the coast with a guide, exploring sea caves and rock formations while looking for marine life such as sea lions, dolphins, and even orcas.
Highlights
  • Kayak along the rocky coastline and sea caves of La Jolla
  • Explore one of San Diego's most scenic shorelines
  • Kayak lesson and all equipment provided and no experience needed
  • Good chance of sighting California marine life in the wild
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central La Jolla before your scheduled departure. Begin with a lesson on paddling techniques and safety. Tandem or single kayaks can be selected at checkout. Push off from the beach at La Jolla Shores and paddle along the rocky coastline, considered one of the most beautiful in Southern California. Follow your guide to the La Jolla Sea Caves, where you get up-close views of interesting rock formations and even paddle inside the caves (if conditions allow). As you navigate above giant sea kelp forests, keep an eye out for local marine life including seabirds, seals, sea lions, and even dolphins and orca whales. Prepare to get wet during an exciting “surf ride” on the waves to get back to shore at the end of the tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
2222 Avenida De La Playa, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Kayaks (single or tandems) and Paddle
  • Life jacket
  • Professional guide
  • Wet suit rentals are offered during fall, winter and spring
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • PLEASE BE IN THE KAYAK SHOP 1 HOUR BEFORE TOUR START TIME, Allow time for parking and gear set up
  • Expect to get wet, please wear appropriate clothes such as a bathing suit and shoes that can get wet (tennis shoes, 'river shoes' or flip flops)
  • Hats, sun screen and towels are strongly advised
  • Please do not bring valuables and things that cannot get wet
  • There is a weight limit of 250 pounds per single kayak and 450 pounds per double kayak
  • For safety reasons, the tour operator does not guarantee going into the caves on tours. Entrance to caves is based on ocean conditions, safety, and participants ability as determined by guide.
  • Minimum age is 6 years for a double kayak and 16 years for a single kayak
  • All participants must be able to swim
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Great afternoon with sea kayaks. The guides were great, showed us the area and gave us some interesting information. Kayaking was easy and the guides were patient with beginners. Overall a great trip!
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Great time and great tour guide. It was enjoyable and great tour guides they were very informative. I enjoyed the stories about the area and caves.
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My mother (60's) and I (30) did this while we were both in San Diego. We had an absolute blast! We were both able to kayak without difficulty. It does take some strength in order to initially kayak past the waves and after that, it is smooth sailing. The guides were great and
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our tour guides were really nice and helpful, it's a little scary for first timers like myself (especially if you can't swim), but once you get the hang of it, it's pretty simple and easy (except for all the arm work you're gonna need to put into it!). my husband and I went on a
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Kayak tour was interesting. Helpful in getting out into the water. Entered one cave for a short time. Would have liked to paddle closer to the sea lions to watch them. Seals were swimming in and out of us for a while. Good instructions and helpful for first timers. This was a
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