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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 DepartureMost Popular
10am Departure. Check in is at 9:30am. 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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9:40am Departure
Tour Departs at 9:40am. Check in is at 9:10am. 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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great experience, great guide

We really enjoyed our kayak trip into the caves this morning. The entire staff was friendly and engaging. Our guide Aidan was upbeat and knowledgeable and made all of us feel comfortable. I'd highly recommend the trip, where else can you go into sea caves...More

Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent kayak tour

What a great experience! We did the kayak tour with Rob and Luke as our guides. The facility where you pick up your equipment is top-notch and professional. Guides were great and told us interesting facts and stories about La Jolla. A seriously good time.

Thank michelle s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Super bad tour for the love of god don't go!

Super bad tour. We went out with big waves "safety is our first concern" yeah ride making money is. When we finally where out in the sea a lifeguard came a told the guild there is a red flag, go back and cancel the tour?...More

2  Thank Jeffrey v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
The absolute worst “guided tour” I would give a 0 if I could!!!

First off I am a world traveler and have learned to do my research before I book a reservation. I read as much as I can about the company and the tour, and then I make phone calls. This company in my experience is not...More

3  Thank Heather F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Kayak trip

We had a great kayak trip and felt safe and guided throughout the tour as we came from south FL. The only bummer was - the weather was rocky, and they didn’t tell us until we kayaked nearly a mile to the caves, that we...More

Thank Kelsey L
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