Water activity

La Jolla: 90-Minute Sea Cave Kayaking Tour with Guide

La Jolla: 90-Minute Sea Cave Kayaking Tour with Guide

From $82.88 per person

Explore La Jolla's Ecological Reserve and Seven Sea Caves by kayak, led by a certified trained tour guide. See this marine protected area, home to a thriving ecosystem that boasts one of the highest concentrations of sea life in all of California.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Seven Sea Caves and paddle through the La Jolla Ecological Reserve
  • Kayak in San Diego's Marine Protected Area
  • Enjoy an interactive and educational tour from an experienced and professional guide
Full description
Discover San Diego's Marine Protected Area, home to a variety of fish, birds, dolphins, turtles, sea-lions, and whales. With the help of an experienced guide, explore the famous Sea Caves of La Jolla and kayak inside Emerald Cave. Watch sea lions sunbathing on the rocks and swimming in the sanctuary. Marvel at the bright orange garibaldi as they stand out among the vibrant green sea grass and numerous other fish swimming around and delighting the eye. In the summer and fall months, tour groups will often see harmless leopard sharks, and you may also find grey whales in their migration during the winter. You might even see dolphins cruising alongside your kayak before you make your way back and prepare to surf your kayak back to shore.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Safety equipment
  • Safety instruction
  • Tour overview prior to launch
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

2261 Avenida De La Playa, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Please arrive at meeting point 30 minutes prior to your departure time. Tour will depart 15 minutes prior to start time. Please note that if you miss your tour, no refunds will be given.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • No experience is required to take this tour
  • Lockers are available to store your belongings for a small fee
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 100 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5

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The water was very good. The commute to and from the office to the beach is inconvenient, particularly for kids. The cave is not really special. Only spent a couple of minutes inside. The guide was very good and friendly. Overall was a good experience. Next time would just tent a kayak.

August 19, 2021

We had so much fun with Hanz and Liv on our kayak tour of the 7 caves. We saw a leopard shark, seals, and many yellow fish. We got to go back into a cave and see the seals. So much history about La Jolla on the tour and a beautiful day on the water. My daughter and I truly enjoyed our selves. The whole team is amazing and kind and fun. Thank you for the amazing adventure. Colleen and Gabby

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August 4, 2021

It was very organized, clean facility, super friendly staff. Jake and Gerardo were our tour guides, both very polite, friendly, helpful and professional. It was very easy to check in. They were through and fast to get us going. Everything was great except the fact that I thought we were going to visit more caves… we paddled to a cave, spent 5 minutes in a cave with the help of our guide and paddled back. I would have loved it if it was less people and more adventure.

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August 3, 2021

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