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Original Sea Cave Kayak Tour for Two

  • Paddle a stable double kayak that's beginner friendly
  • See native plants and wildlife on the La Jolla coast
  • Enter one of La Jolla's most famous sea caves
Original Sea Cave Kayak Tour for Two
From US$60,00
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10am DepartureMost Popular
10am Departure. Check in is at 9:30am. Valid for up to two people to ride in a double kayak.
11:20am Departure
11:20am Departure. Check in is at 10:45am. 90 Minute Kayaking Tour. Valid for up to two people to ride in a double kayak.
12pm Departure
12pm Departure. Check in 11:30 am. 90 Minute Kayaking Tour. Valid for up to two people to ride in a double kayak.
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San Diego has spectacular sea caves, but really exploring the kelp forests, wildlife, and scenery means going out on the water. Get up-close views of the La Jolla Caves on this tour in a double kayak, paddling alongside guides in La Jolla Ecological Reserve. First-time kayakers are welcome on this laid-back tour, with the chance to see harbor seals, sea lions, dolphins, sea turtles, and whales.
What to Expect
Make your way to La Jolla, arriving a little bit before your departure time to get suited up in the onsite changing rooms. Head to the La Jolla Shores boat launch for a safety briefing and paddling instruction, and then launch a double kayak with help from your guide.

Take plenty of breaks on the way to La Jolla Caves, stopping to learn about the four distinct micro-habitats that you pass. In addition to large marine wildlife, there are a lot of fish and birds to see, as well as the summertime aggregation of leopard sharks, one of the largest gathering in the world. Don't worry, these harmless sharks have small mouths and don't bite.

See La Jolla's seven sea caves, paddling into the Emerald Cave when conditions allow. Following your time at Emerald Cave, check out the nearby giant kelp forest, the ideal spot for watching marine wildlife. Afterward, head back to the starting point.
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1 - 5 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
A day well spent

We had a blast! Tiffany and Haze were great guides, took the time to explain the area and points of interest.

Thank colleen k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great Sea Kayaking and cave tour

A great tour and easy enough paddle for young kids. Our guides Aiden and Nick were awesome! Was a fun and educational tour.

Thank Lora S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Awesome activity

Decided last minute to try out kayaking in La Jolla and so glad we did! The company was able to fit us in the same day that we called during the week. Our guides, Aiden and Chris were super friendly and knowledgeable! Would recommend to...More

Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Non-Swimmer’s Kayaking Adventure

I almost cancelled my tour because I was very nervous due to the fact thar I do not know how to swim. I was convinced I was going to tip over and that was it. The staff informed me that it was safe and that...More

1  Thank wayfaringcloud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Cool experience but pricey

Morgan was awesome, but $100 for two people in one kayak seems a bit excessive. The cave area was pretty crowded when we got there, i would’ve rather had more time kayak surfing.

Thank Reinhard-HGI
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6 August 2018|
Response from wayfaringcloud | Reviewed this property |
Hi! When I was there, there was a guy with his very young son who looked like 5-6 years of age. He was wearing a life vest for kids as well. I also a mom with his son who appeared to be about 12 years old. The kayaks hold 2... More
2 June 2018|
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Response from Kelsey L | Reviewed this property |
1.5 hours