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La Jolla Kayak

2199 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3215
+1 858-459-1114
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US$ 44.00*
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La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour
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US$ 66.00*
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La Jolla Kayak and Snorkel Tour
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US$ 40.00*
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La Jolla Coast Bike Tour with Downhill Ride from Mt Soledad
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La Jolla Kayak is a family run business celebrating more than 18 years as the premier ocean exploration outfit in San Diego. Offering fantastic opportunities for adventure on the open sea, La Jolla Kayak caters to tourists and locals alike. Discover by paddle or snorkel the spectacular sea cliffs, Seven Caves and underwater park, renowned to the area. La Jolla Kayak offers guided paddle and snorkel tours with specialized instructors and single or double kayak rentals to discover the sea on your own. Our Mt. Soledad Slide Bike Tour takes you through La Jolla’s most spectacular scenery. And during the warmer months you can swim with the sharks on our guided Leopard Shark Snorkel Adventures. Experience the natural beauty and wonder of the Southern California’s coastline and come away with a new appreciation for ocean kayaking, marine life, and the natural beauty of our underwater world.La Jolla Kayak is located in the heart of the seaside community of La Jolla, California, just 15 minutes north of Downtown San Diego and the SD International Airport. For over a century, La Jolla has been a favorite vacation destination of travelers from all over the world. Boasting Southern California's most beautiful and majestic coastline and the finest weather in the world, La Jolla offers a variety of recreational opportunities.
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2199 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3215
+1 858-459-1114
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Reviewed 15 September 2014

The best prices for kayaking can be found here. Also have very good friendly staff. We were never rushed at store or on beach. You start at the shop to pay, fill out paperwork, etc. then you head down to the beach. PICK UP A...More

3  Thank Judy K
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Small group of 10 kayaks. Tanner was a great guide. Saw around 30 leopard sharks. Going in the sea cave was not much but it was pretty to travel along the coast and learn about the ecology. Jumped in - didn't know it would be...More

1  Thank CloverZ S
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We took a kayak/snorkeling tour with La Jolla Kayak in July 2014. It was worth every dime. When we snorkeled the little girl who was with me was nervous and the guides held on to her so I could snorkel. It was a great time,...More

1  Thank jauna
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

The was nothing special to see that you couldn't visit by yourself. The staff was really nice but it wasn't anything unique.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 9 August 2014

An awesome experience! My wife and kids (14 & 11) rented two double kayaks on Thursday, August 7th; this was our first time kayaking and we loved it! All were a little nervous at first, but we quickly settled in and completely enjoyed the tour....More

3  Thank Bob O
Reviewed 6 August 2014

My 16 year old son and I took the La Jolla Cove Cave Tour and loved it. We rented a 2 person kayak (I had never kayaked before) and that worked well. The tour guides, Addison and Eric, were great. They taught us much and...More

2  Thank jbarnett01
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Used La Jolla Kayak for a kayaking tour of the caves, and later for snorkeling equipment. The kayaking was fun. Great enthusiastic tour guides and a great time in the ocean. I did want to do a few caves, rather than just one, but still...More

2  Thank Chad S
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Rented a kayak from La Jolla Kayak Saturday. The gal at the counter helping us wasn't very organized with what information we needed to know before we headed out. So we walked down the beach without lifejackets because we didn't know you needed to get...More

2  Thank msu_gal
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

I went on this excursion with my 7yo daughter, and she did not even bring a paddle for herself, only I paddled on our double kayak, which was no problem at all. We had excellent conditions on our tour, with a calm, clear ocean, and...More

1  Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I would recommend this more for families or people who would not normally go kayaking on their own. I wouldn't recommend this for smaller children as it requires a certain level of fitness/ strength. Our two guides were great and made sure we saw the...More

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Ameya B
24 December 2016|
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Response from lajollakayak | Property representative |
Of course! During the winter months, gray whales begin their journey along La Jolla's coastline. You'll see leopard sharks, sea lions, Garibaldi, and maybe even dolphins and whales! Don't worry about being cold, we rent... More