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La Jolla Kayak

2199 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3215
+1 858-459-1114
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La Jolla Kayak is a family run business celebrating more than 18 years as the premier ocean exploration outfit in San Diego. Offering fantastic opportunities for adventure on the open sea, La Jolla Kayak caters to tourists and locals alike. Discover by paddle or snorkel the spectacular sea cliffs, Seven Caves and underwater park, renowned to the area. La Jolla Kayak offers guided paddle and snorkel tours with specialized instructors and single or double kayak rentals to discover the sea on your own. Our Mt. Soledad Slide Bike Tour takes you through La Jolla’s most spectacular scenery. And during the warmer months you can swim with the sharks on our guided Leopard Shark Snorkel Adventures. Experience the natural beauty and wonder of the Southern California’s coastline and come away with a new appreciation for ocean kayaking, marine life, and the natural beauty of our underwater world.La Jolla Kayak is located in the heart of the seaside community of La Jolla, California, just 15 minutes north of Downtown San Diego and the SD International Airport. For over a century, La Jolla has been a favorite vacation destination of travelers from all over the world. Boasting Southern California's most beautiful and majestic coastline and the finest weather in the world, La Jolla offers a variety of recreational opportunities.
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“leopard sharks” (37 reviews)
“cave tour” (20 reviews)
“corny jokes” (4 reviews)
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2199 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3215
+1 858-459-1114
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I've been kayaking before, but never on a cove in the ocean. It is definitely a good workout! We did the cave tour. The instructors were extremely well-trained and gave very clear instructions on how to perform various 'moves' in the kayak. Unfortunately due to...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The guides really know their stuff. The service is definitely above and beyond. One of the guides even rowed a tandem kayak for a woman with a physical disability!

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time as a family of four kayaking in the ocean! It was a fun adventure that my kids and I will remember for life.

Thank DanniPhelps
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I took the sea caves kayak tour with La Jolla Kayak. The experience was amazing and Avery (dude with the long blond hair...in case I got the name wrong) is an awesome guide. The tide was coming in so getting in and out was a...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Kayaking in the ocean - definitely a NEW experience for me! We did the original kayak cave tour, and it was so much fun! The instructors were very informative and gave very clear instructions on how to navigate the waves. Once you're away from the...More

Thank stazytravels
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time kayaking! Our extended family (teens and adults) participated, even my sister who is terrified of the ocean. Rowing was easy to do for all ages. You will be launching from the beach so pay attention to instructions from the guides....More

Thank lynnetravels2017
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The kayak tour to the La Jolla cave was an awesome experience....we were first time kayaking and yet enjoyed it ....the guides are very good ...capable and skilled....must do this....you will feel the water ...the scarlet cave ...which is so harmless and the sea lions...More

Thank Smriti C
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Team sport where it does take two to makes things go right. Weather was nice and cloudy so no hot burning sun glazing over you which was pleasant. Good tour guide which happens to be also very attractive. Great personality and very informative on the...More

Thank Leodan A
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The kayak experience was really good. At first it was awkward waiting for the tour to begin. It was morning and the guides seemed a little sleepy. As we got going it all came together. We saw a lot during the kayak. Wished we actually...More

Thank jjbru
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I realize that no one can predict or organize a group of sharks to show up for a "tour" :) However, I did think that by charging $49 per person that somehow this tour group had insider information or special knowledge that would take you...More

Thank Pauline Y
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Ameya B
24 December 2016|
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Response from lajollakayak | Property representative |
Of course! During the winter months, gray whales begin their journey along La Jolla's coastline. You'll see leopard sharks, sea lions, Garibaldi, and maybe even dolphins and whales! Don't worry about being cold, we rent... More