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La Jolla Dive

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La Jolla dive is a full service scuba diving shop that provides scuba classes, scuba tours, air fills and gear rental. La Jolla dive is located just 2 blocks from the La Jolla marine reserve making us the closest dive shop to the water. La Jolla...more
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2144 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really enjoyed my two dives in the cove and the canyon. The guide Brian, was professional and informative. Diving with the sea lions was definitely the highlight of the trip but also swimming through the kelp forest was very cool. The canyon dive was...More

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you!😎

Reviewed 3 days ago

Chris (owner) was very helpful in arranging a last minute two tank dive! My guide Bryan was really informative and chill. The first dive started near a hang out spot for sea lions and we got really close to a group of curious pups. Bryan...More

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've booked two scuba tours with La Jolla Dive. On the first one - a night dive - I've had very knowledgeable guide who did everything to make it a save and enjoyable dive. The second one on the next day, had unfortunately to be...More

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dive site was a sandy bottom kelp forest that was surreal to swim through. A short swim from the beach got us to our dive site and during the swim there were a couple sea lions to check out. I got really turned around...More

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dive master was very patient and understanding. At not fault of La Jolla was unable to dive the cove, for walk in conditions were too rough, so ended up diving the Canyon twice. As a new diver it was great practice for had very...More

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, thanks for diving with us! Just to clarify; all dive operations charge for tanks & weight rental. They will include it in the tour or boat price. We choose to separate the fee as we get a lot of divers with all their own...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Had some great dives with our guide Brian four in total he pointed out some amazing critters: Spiny Kelp Crab, Garibaldi California State Fish, Sea Pansy, Slender Sea Pen, Striped SeaSlug, 4 (2) spotted Octopus, California Spiny Lobsters, Armored Sea Star, Guitar Fish, Blue Banded...More

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Hello, we appreciate your business and thanks for the review! Sorry for the gear issues, we do keep our equipment in top shape or we replace it, thanks!

Reviewed 10 September 2018

La Jolla dive was very accommodating for a last minute dive, as I set it up the day before to do a cove dive. The dive itself was ok, the visibility was pretty poor and we didn’t see anything besides some fish and the kelp...More

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hello, we are really sorry this diver did not have a good experience, we understand that divers pay good money for our guided dive tours. Our guides love what they do and the other diver that was on this tour left a 5 star review...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

My guide was so knowledgeable and fun as it was just him and I that did the dive at the cove. I haven’t been diving in a couple of years and was really looking forward to this dive, thankyou for creating a memorable experience, I...More

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

It was a wonderful and well organized dive in the Kape forest of San Diego! Would defenitly do it again!

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

I had not been diving in 17 years. Brian was super patient with me. I had an enjoyable experience. I will definitely come back.

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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

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it can fluctuate, it's been between 58-70 degrees the past few weeks. The shallows have been very great. Stop by our facebook page for recent photos! Vanessa :-)
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