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About La Jolla Sea Cave Kayaks
Enjoying San Diego's perfect climate means adopting a beach life-style and exploring the magnificent Pacific Ocean Coast. There's no better way to do it than in a kayak! In a single tour you will experience southern California's surf culture, observe several species of marine animals, and visit 4 different marine environments: sandy beach, rocky coast, kelp forest, and open ocean - each with it's unique characteristics and wildlife viewing opportunities. Come see the Sea Lions, Leopard Sharks, Pelicans, Cormorants... and of course, the Caves! While our ultimate destination is the magnificent sea caves that the ocean has carved from ancient cliffs, the true beauty of the area is all around the caves. Please don't have your heart set on entering the caves as this is not always safe to do. Instead, open your eyes to the details around you and you will never be disappointed! We use stable sit-on-top kayaks that are very user friendly.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother and I had a great time on this tour! We were fortunate to have Michael, as he was a knowledgeable and funny guide who made us feel safe, and a small group, which meant that we spent a good amount of time paddling....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

Purchased this adventure for my husband and two sons, aged 21 and 16. They had a super good time! My sons are both tall with long legs, so my husband had to adjust their backrests while they were out in the water, a little precarious....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Loved our kayaking trip today! We had an amazing time and would definitely want to come back. It’s a really relaxing and beautiful experience, and if you’re lucky you could spot sea lions, seals, sharks and all kinds of birds. Definitely check it out if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

Great tour. Nice small group for this time of year and we had great weather for the day. Michael was our tour guide and he was great, gave us some great history and information of the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

My ten year old son and I did the kayak cave tour today and loved it! We had Alex as our guide and he was fantastic. Got to go in two caves and sea cool marine life. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lajolla S, General Manager at La Jolla Sea Cave Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

So glad you guys enjoyed your tour! Hope to see you paddling with us soon!

Reviewed 8 November 2018

My bf and I did a two -people sea kayak trip with them. It was one of the best experience I've had. The guides (I couldn't remember their name now but I think they are Chuck and Tom?) were very friendly and knowledgeable about the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

La Jolla Sea Cave Kayaks were well organized with very experienced guides. Definitely a worthwhile activity to do while you are in La Jolla! Would definitely recommend and would definitely do again when in La Jolla!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

a must do...i did the single kayak and it was great. If you have no experience a double may be better. Michael was amazing. He will be sure that you are safe and have a great time. Both instructors were phenomenal. Got to see sharks,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend did a tandem kayak and it was great, although i personally would’ve like the single. Our tour guides were super cool! They made sure everyone was safe and having a great time. We didn’t get to go in the caves, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience. They were very safety conscious and the trip was ideal for all experience levels. I am an experienced whitewater kayaker but I have never done ocean kayaking before, and I loved it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Justbreathe3 | Reviewed this property |
I wore a pair of shorts and my bathing suit. You can wear beach gear like shorts and t-shirts or tanks.
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Response from DennisLinda1156 | Reviewed this property |
We paid $55 per person. Booked directly through company. Well worth the cost.
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Response from egiffordfnp | Reviewed this property |
Call them directly to find out but I do believe they close in the fall due to rougher waves
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