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La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour

  • Kayak along the rocky coastline and sea caves of La Jolla
  • Explore one of San Diego's most scenic shorelines
  • Kayak lesson and all equipment provided and no experience needed
La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour
From US$40.00
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10:20am Departure - TandemMost Popular
10:20am departure, tandem kayak. Only 2 passengers allowed per kayak.
2:40pm Departure - Tandem
2:40pm departure, tandem kayak. Only 2 passengers allowed per kayak.
2:40pm Departure - Single
2:40pm departure, single kayak. Price is per person, per kayak.
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Get a new perspective on the gorgeous La Jolla coastline with a sea caves kayak tour. No gear or experience is needed to paddle along the coast with a guide, exploring sea caves and rock formations while looking for marine life such as sea lions, dolphins, and even orcas.
What to Expect

Meet your guide in central La Jolla at least 30 minutes before your scheduled departure. Begin with a lesson on paddling techniques and safety. Tandem or single kayaks can be selected at checkout.

Push off from the beach at La Jolla Shores and paddle along the rocky coastline, considered one of the most beautiful in Southern California. Follow your guide to the La Jolla Sea Caves, where you get up-close views of interesting rock formations and even paddle inside the caves (if conditions allow).

As you navigate above giant sea kelp forests, keep an eye out for local marine life including seabirds, seals, sea lions, and even dolphins and orca whales. Prepare to get wet during an exciting “surf ride” on the waves to get back to shore at the end of the tour.

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1 - 5 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing guides and fun tour

I want start by saying that guides, Katie and Eric, were really awesome and very funny. They gave great information and kept things easy and relaxed. The helpers on the beach were also truly heroic in working to get everyone past the high surf. Since...More

Thank Paige H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Worth it

The tour was a blast and the guides were good. The only thing I didn’t like was that the email advised to be 30-40 mins early, which I was. Then I was told to come back after 20 minutes so I didn’t need to be...More

1  Thank Kirsten R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
A fun time on the Pacific Ocean with DOLPHINS!

We had a great time with our guide, Kyle! He was very informative about sea life, the sea lions and the coastline. We saw Dr Suess's house and where a house had fallen into the ocean. We also saw DOLPHINS! Kyle saw them really far...More

Thank Designercheryl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Great day.

Sonia was a great tour guide. Would do this again. Only drawback was very crowded due to weekend and great weather.

Thank Martha C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Big disappointment

The sea caves kayak tour was not at all what we imagined. We did not see a single fish and we did not get anywhere near the caves. Instead we got a lot of strenuous rowing and sea sickness from remaining idle on the ocean...More

1  Thank TravellerMTL
lajollakayak, General Manager at La Jolla Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello, We are so sorry for your recent experience with us. We value your feedback and have escalated this internally to make sure we effectively communicate ocean conditions before tours, and to see how we can better the experience for our customers in larger groups....More

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Desiree P
16 September 2018|
Response from glellie | Reviewed this property |
They do have wetsuits available for rent. We went on a cloudy cooler day but the water was not bad.
9 September 2018|
Response from Nrsnancy | Reviewed this property |
At least two hours
Jennifer E
22 August 2018|
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Response from Brittany B | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so