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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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2199 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3215
+1 858-459-1114
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out as part of a group of 3 with Ryan. One person hadn't kayaked before, and I was quite nervous about kayaking on the ocean. Our guide Ryan managed a perfect balance of safety instruction while being relaxed enough that we didn't get...More

Thank Jaqueline S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a really good time on this kayak tour. Very informative guides and cool sights. Fairly strenuous though.

Thank Benjamin J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Guides were very nice. We did both the kayak and snorkel tour. The two person kayak was a task but fun. Unfortunately the day we went for whatever reason we didn't enter the caves not sure if the waves were too large. It was a...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 20 June 2017

June 19, 2017; We had an 11:00 Kayak tour of the caves and ocean treck. We were given the history of the caves while viewing the caves from the water. Tides determine how long you can venture into the cave, if at all. One of...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Garret was an excellent guide and made the trip fun and informative. We were able to visit a nearby cave while seeing sea lions up close. The water was chilly and be sure to go during high tide to be able to enjoy the magnificent...More

Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 26 May 2017

What a great experience. It was a little scary, but our guide was terrific. She was patient and understanding. The seal cave was fun and we saw loads of fish in the water. It does take some effort and stamina. We were tired when we...More

Thank Joelle B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My husband and I enjoyed our morning kayak tour! The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about kayaking and the area. We enjoyed the views and learning about the history of the caves and surrounding area. We saw dolphins and enjoyed an up close visit...More

Thank Katy Z
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Kind of find this difficult to rate. I envisaged this experience quite differently to the reality. Aspects Good other parts Average. The staff were friendly and upbeat. Had all the knowledge on the local Wildlife. Only really saw 1 seal pop it's head up out...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Recommendation: Get there early. This goes for any kayak company in La Jolla. All get busy as the day goes on. I'm a fan of getting in early right after they open. Fill out my forms, grab my vest and head to the water. Most...More

Thank Thetipsydutchman
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I visited La Jolla Kayak as part of a day trip from a corporate incentive meeting that I attended in Carlsbad. We had the option to kayak one day and bike another and both were offered through La Jolla Kayak. Both experiences were great, though...More

Thank Playa03
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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