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Cabrillo National Monument

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3601
+1 619-557-5450
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Stately monument honoring Cabrillo, discoverer of San Diego Bay, is located in Point Loma that overlooks the city and the Bay.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tide pools” (763 reviews)
“point loma” (386 reviews)
“light house” (272 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3601
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+1 619-557-5450
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US$32 per adult
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"tide pools"
in 763 reviews
"point loma"
in 386 reviews
"light house"
in 272 reviews
"visitor center"
in 222 reviews
"view of san diego"
in 70 reviews
"the pacific ocean"
in 194 reviews
"low tide"
in 167 reviews
"naval base"
in 97 reviews
"gift shop"
in 133 reviews
"small museum"
in 74 reviews
"interesting history"
in 67 reviews
"vantage point"
in 45 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 80 reviews
"breathtaking views"
in 80 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 66 reviews
"coronado island"
in 127 reviews
"navy ships"
in 50 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth a trip to look out over the Pacific Ocean and understand a few things about the lighthouse and the monument !

Thank ghm11_2
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm a San Diego resident, and I love coming here myself!!! It's a great place to take out of town guests, because they can learn a bit of history, enjoy the coastline, go on a short hike, and take in the views of San Diego...More

Thank Madiin
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It could be because of the fact that I am married to a service member but this place always gives me chills. It is the perfect combination of quiet contemplation, gorgeous views and history.

Thank Adriana C
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited Cabrillo Monument last weekend and really enjoyed the view of Downtown San Diego. We had the pleasure to meet a great lady and ranger - Sandy Woodhouse. Her knowledge and information made our visit that much more special! ESPECIALLY Her warning to watch for...More

Thank BobbyD6363
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have children who enjoy earning Junior Ranger status at National Parks, make time to visit this park. The badge is made out of wood! We were traveling with boys aged 9 yo and 4 yo. They enjoyed climbing in the lighthouse. However, make...More

Thank Amanda F
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Reviewed 4 days ago

an important place to visit as it is the starter of California history, nature is incredible out there

Thank Al T
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love going here and taking my friends from out of town to see the breathtaking views of San Diego. Not to be missed.

Thank sailregmel2016
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful view and a great experience. The tidepool was a big hit with my toddler and 6 year old. This was a quick visit for us as the kids didn't want to spend too much time at the monument or the lighthouse. But it's totally...More

1  Thank RMrani
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place to visit and it is worth the park entrance fee to see. The views are fabulous and they have the lighthouse all set up like it was in the past. Very nice walk to get to and it is paved...More

Thank loonalaska
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a fee to enter as this is a National Park. We opted for the annual pass for $80 so that we could enter all the NPs for a year. There are different sections after you enter the gate...if you continue straight you can...More

Thank Toby F
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Marc W
2 February 2018|
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Response from MichiganSam | Reviewed this property |
We took a rental car. Can't answer public transport
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Ronda345
11 November 2017|
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Response from Ismailbandook | Reviewed this property |
The m payment is accessible but the tidal pools are difficult to access by wheel chair.
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BEC1954
24 July 2017|
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Response from WSIII | Reviewed this property |
They have a few larger spaces marked for RV's and buses. The rest are standard parking spaces.
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