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SD Expeditions

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2148 Avenida de La Playa, Suite E, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3216
+1 858-707-5666
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Natural encounters!

Great dive with a lot of animal encounters. The dive guide was excellent, very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leandro C
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Great dive

My daughter took a refresher dive (recommended if you haven’t dived in a while). She had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John B
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SD Expeditions is committed to being the premier scuba dive and ocean expedition company in Southern California. Through inclusiveness and an ocean mindset, we hope to partner with the leading organizations in diving and marine research - giving back to the community through education, encounters and unmatched experiences.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shore dive” (16 reviews)
“dive master” (36 reviews)
“kelp forest” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2148 Avenida de La Playa, Suite E, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3216
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+1 858-707-5666
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great dive with a lot of animal encounters. The dive guide was excellent, very knowledgeable about the dive site. Thank you very much!!!

Thank Leandro C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter took a refresher dive (recommended if you haven’t dived in a while). She had a wonderful time. Jeannie(sp?) is a great instructor. I definitely recommend them for a dive.

Thank John B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Little bit overpriced for 2 dives (paid about $250 for 2 dives + insurance + equipment rentals) but I guess it was sort of worth it. There were 7 of us and was super glad that I was placed in a group of 3 divers...More

Thank Fikiwiki
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi All Felt in assured hands with this crew. Had a couple of dives, visibility was a bit low but that's up to the gods. Still some good dives. A day diving beats a day at work everytime.... these guys are worth the trip to...More

Thank Sc184022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for the guided 2 tank dive in La Jolla Cove. The dive master was very patient and professional. We were two and a half hours underwater total. Despite poor visibility there was lots of close encounters and interaction with marine life and lots...More

Thank Vasil V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in San Diego for work and wanted to squeeze in my first ever cold water dive. Even though I was the only diver, SD Expeditions and my dive master, Nick, we’re amazing! The water was a little rough that day but I was...More

Thank Danielle_Denise84
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was difficult when we first arrived to find the right company. The snorkel tour is advertised as being okay for people who cannot swim very well, but my daughters, who are strong swimmers, were held back by the rest of the group. Maybe separate...More

Thank Aviva F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most amazing experience with SD expeditions. My girlfriend and I did the blue and mako shark dive. We saw three different mako sharks, a 2 , 4 and 6ft . An absolutely exhilarating experience. Nick was very down to earth and extremely...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

SD Expeditions provided all the info I needed to plan an exciting dive! Their reputation and customer service gave the opportunity to easily take a day to myself and have adventures in La Jolla Shores Canyon and La Jolla Cove Kelp forest. I highly recommend...More

3  Thank michfandre
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My son, daughter and I had a great time on the two shore dives. The visibility on the canyon dive was not great at the time, but the kelp dives made up for it. My son had one issue with his BCD, but Nick took...More

Thank R3497RPdavidk
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attica_98
25 March 2016|
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Response from Nick L | Property representative |
We give 50 off if you have your own gear.
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Kassiee11
8 April 2015|
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Response from Kyle M | Property representative |
220$ for a 2 tank guided shore dive package - full gear rental included. We like to keep things intimate, so we never take more than 4 divers per dive master.
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