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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
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10am Departure. Check in is at 9:30am. Valid for up to two people to ride in a double kayak.
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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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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.
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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.
Reviews (95)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing experience!

What an awesome experience with Everyday California for their kayak tour. It was absolutely beautiful weather and the experience was the best. From the ease of getting checked in and our equipment to our awesome guide Tom, this was an experience I would recommend others...More

Thank mlaplant2012
Reviewed 1 week ago
Interesting and a great afternoon out!

Nate and Maddie were fabulous guides, both were very knowledgeable and had heaps of stories to tell! Definitely would recommend it to others and when booking ask if you can get on a tour with Nate and Maddie as they were really top guides :)

Thank xkfalcondeluxe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Interesting and Exciting Kayaking Adventure

We had a great time on the water. The highlight was of course kayaking into one of the La Jolla caves! Our guide was Tiffany and she was great and super informative. She even had us take a bite of California Kelp -- which is...More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Informative and fun morning on the water

After departing from the beach (through waves-you get wet!), our guide Tom entertainingly explained the geological and biological make up of the area. Very interesting! We even learned about the cliff side homes that will ultimately need to be de-constructed before they fall into the...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very fun

Kayaking in the ocean was very fun but pretty strenuous. Only downside was we actually didn’t stay in the caves very long. Guide swims in pulling your boat and talks about the caves. Sea lion actually swam right under our kayak which was very cool.

Thank Ian B
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7 August 2018|
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Response from Dorian A | Reviewed this property |
It would be perfect for kids ages 9 & 15. We did it with our 6 and 10 year olds. I would not recommend it for younger than 6.
2 June 2018|
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Response from kelseysue | Reviewed this property |
1.5 hours