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La Jolla Cove

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1100 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3600
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US$ 79.00*
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La Jolla Cave Snorkeling Tour
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US$ 79.98*
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea lions” (2,087 reviews)
“on the rocks” (504 reviews)
“wild animals” (90 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1100 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3600
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stunning views, amazing place, a lot a things to do, snorkeling, kayaking, hiking and plenty of place to eat

Thank Dennis V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved this place, the view is just wonderful and the beaches as well... Loads of seals/sea lions on the cliffs out in the water... too bad that some tourists does not respect wildlife and scared them off; despite the signs explaining to leave them in...More

Thank Birgitte J
Reviewed yesterday

Lovely area, seals on the beach and rocks, so lovely to see them in their natural surroundings. Highly recommended.

Thank nelliesnitch
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gorgeous views. The sea lions are so cool to watch. The signs that say touching the sea lions should be more prominent. Parking is limited.

Thank Tori V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love this beach, the best one in south California. I know Coronado is amazing too but the La Jolla beach offers you unique experience where you can hang out with the seals and the lion seals. Those creatures are so adorable. They make funny...More

Thank Huminca S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A most of you are in the area. It's romantic and you will see a lot of animals, among sea lions. Take a walk on the boardwalk.

Thank FrkNilsson
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend this place! Parking can be difficult so park on an upper side street and walk!! Seals and sea lions are cute and up close! The beauty of the La Jolla coast is displayed in all its glory.

Thank DrBob D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can get really close the seals and sea lions. Great views of the coast line. Great to see in person.

Thank Dmaultsby25
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you love the rugged coastline and sharing with wild birds and sea lions then this is for you. I love it here. Was my 3rd time. Great for photography.

Thank Marolyn G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

La Jolla is a wonderful place to see the sunset on the west coast, driving around the buildings and the restaurants is fantastic.

Thank D_v_D_usa
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5 August 2017|
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Response from Belinda I | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry but I'm not able to answer this question as I've only visited in the summer.
Wade P
6 July 2017|
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Response from schambl1 | Reviewed this property |
We kayaked the sea caves at La Jolla beach & loved it. Also, got up close with the sea lions on the cliffs. It was a very relaxed, beautiful beach. Torey Pines is more for the enthusiast for excerise in my opinion but nice... More
Wade P
6 July 2017|
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Response from Mic3364 | Reviewed this property |
I think La Jolla is better!!