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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” (73 reviews)
“cave store” (14 reviews)
“kayak tour” (20 reviews)
La Jolla, San Diego, CA
+1 858-459-0746
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Reviewed 2 days 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 3 days 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

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 4 days 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.

Thank Lynneraz
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can walk to this overlook on a dirt trail. We ate at a restaurant right above it with this lovely view. The Crab Catcher.

Thank grisak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking our 4 year old granddaughter was a joy. She had a ball. We even went down one cave with 149 steps. Don't attempt if your health is already at risk. That is a lot of steps!

Thank sherrymaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You'll see plenty of crabs and there are caves to explore. Will only take you 10 minutes. 165 stairs which are slippy so go careful.

3  Thank SAHoulwood8284
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The birds and the seals have taken over this treasure of a spot. It used to be a great snorkeling spot, but I wouldn't go in the water. Have a look or drive by, maybe you'll be the lucky one who gets a parking space....More

Thank john g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

June 19, 2017; We got the history of the caves, who lived above the caves, who lives in them now and diving off the cliff (now illegal). We did the kayak tour but you can actually arrive above the caves and pay a small fee...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 14 June 2017

What a beautiful spot to view the Pacific Ocean, wildlife, swimmers, snorkelers and kayackers. On a clear day, you can take in views all the way to Catalina Island and Dana Point. 'Catch part of the Coat Walk if you can.

Thank 2TravelersMn
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Loved this area. When we visited, there were snorkelers and kayakers out on the water and wild sea life sunbathing on the rocks. The views were amazing and there were more seals and sea lions than we could count. It kept us entertained for quite...More

Thank SpringBreakAshley
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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