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    La Jolla Cove and Sea Cave Snorkel Tour (WEEKEND)

    Snorkeling in La Jolla is something everyone should experience at least once. On this tour, not only will you swim through the caves (conditions permitting), but you'll also check out a variety of wildlife, and there's a good chance you'll swim with curious and playful sea lions. You'll also have a great to chance to see an incredible array of fish, harmless leopard sharks, rays, lobster, shellfish, diving birds, and much more. There's a whole other world under the water, and it's an incredible and truly memorable site to see!
    La Jolla Cove and Sea Cave Snorkel Tour (WEEKEND)

    2222 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla

    • Snorkel through La Jolla Cove and Sea Cave with a skilled tourguide
    • Swim through the caves, see a ton of wildlife, and maybe even swim with some sea lions
    • Spot an array of fish, rays, lobsters, shellfish, diving birds, and more
    • Discover the world under the sea and form great memories you won't soon forget
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    La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour

    This popular kayak tour will allow you to kayak the La Jolla sea caves and ecological reserve, which boasts an amazing array of scenery and wildlife you can't find anywhere else in San Diego. As you paddle alongside your expert naturalist/biologist guide, keep an eye out for sea lions, dolphins and even an orca! No experience is needed! Your knowledgeable guide will help you learn the basics and tour you around one of the premier eco-tourist destinations in San Diego No experience is needed! Your knowledgable guide will help you learn the basics and tour you around one of the premier eco-tourist destinations in San Diego.

    After a brief paddle instruction and safety talk, you'll take your kayak down to the beach in La Jolla Shores and paddle to the La Jolla Sea Caves taking in the gorgeous views and watching for the abundant wildlife. You'll also go through the incredible rock formations and caves (if conditions permit), through the expansive kelp forests and wildlfie hot spots and cap it all off with a kayak surf ride back to the beach.

    You can see numerous types of sea birds and usually sea lions, seals and sometimes dolphins or even orcas!
    La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour

    Avenida de la Playa, San Diego

    • Kayak the La Jolla sea caves and ecological reserve on this guided sea adventure
    • Spot an amazing array of scenery and wildlife you can't find anywhere else in San Diego
    • Follow your expert biologist guide as you look for dolphins, sea lions, and orca
    • No experience necessary
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    Coronado Kayak Tour

    Hop in and paddle away as you take in the sights of Coronado and beyond with a kayak tour sure to please. Take your choice of a 1, 2, or 3 seat kayak as you set out for a 2 hour adventure on the San Diego Bay that will start out at Coronado Ferry Landing. You'll make your way to such stunning and popular locations as Petco Park, the USS Midway, Naval Station North Island, the Embarcadero, the Silver Strand, the Convention Center, Coronado Bridge, and Glorietta Bay. Blending the best of both San Diego and Coronado, this tour will give you a comprehensive understanding of why the area is so beloved by tourists and locals alike. Have a question? Just ask your knowledgeable guide as you take your time navigating through the waters and enjoy a fresh take on touring.
    Coronado Kayak Tour

    1201 1st Street #215, Coronado

    • Kayak along the San Diego Bay as you take in the stunning sight of Coronado
    • Paddle your way past locations like the Embarcadero, USS Midway, Coronado Bridge, and Glorietta Bay
    • Learn all about the area from your knowledgeable tour guide
    • Take an active approach to touring as you engage with the area in a new way
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    Whale & Dolphin Watching

    Start your adventure by leaving from the beautiful Sheraton Marina Hotel aboard a safe and stable authentic Navy S.E.A.L Team Rigid Inflatable Boat (R.I.B.). You'll have a chance to see many sites as you make your way you into the bay, including the downtown skyline, the Navy Submarine Base, and Point Loma Lighthouse. Soon you'll get a chance to see a variety of sea life, which could include Gray Whales, Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, Pacific White-sided and Bottlenose dolphins, Long-beaked and Short-beaked Common Dolphins, and plenty of Sea Lions. Your highly experienced U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captain will find the best vantage for whale watching. The Captain will also serve as onboard naturalist, relaying a wealth of information about the marine life and natural environment. You won't want to miss a chance to see these majestic creatures up close and personal as they traverse the open waters.
    Whale & Dolphin Watching

    1380 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego

    • See a variety of whales, dolphins, and other sea life aboard an authentic Navy S.E.A.L. boat led by an experienced U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captain
    • Take in breathtaking scenery and various sites back at shore including the downtown skyline, the Navy Submarine Base, and Point Loma Lighthouse
    • Learn all about the marine life and natural environment around you from your knowledgeable Captain
    • Watch whales breaching and dolphins leaping up close and personal
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    Seal Tour

    Is it a boat? Is it a bus? No - it's San Diego's original amphibious water and land adventure! Commonly known as a duck tour, the San Diego Seal Tour is a fun and unique way to explore the city from the streets and the sea. This 90-minute fully-narrated journey departs from Seaport Village located on Harbor Drive at the Embarcadero. As you travel along the beautiful Big Bay by land, you will hear stories of early sailors as well as the history of the 14-mile long working bay and learn about the importance of the military in San Diego. Splash down into the San Diego Bay off Shelter Island to begin the water-tour segment of the journey. As the seal travels through the north end of the Big Bay, enjoy great views of Point Loma, home to the Cabrillo National Monument, Naval Air Station North Island, the Point Loma Submarine Base and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The area is a popular playground for sea-lions and the tours namesake animal, seals, so keep your eyes peeled!

    This 90-minute fully-narrated journey departs from Seaport Village located on Harbor Drive at the Embarcadero. As you travel along the beautiful Big Bay by land, you will hear stories of early sailors as well as the history of the 14-mile long working bay. You also will learn about the importance of the military in San Diego. Pass by San Diego International Airport, dedicated to aviator Charles Lindbergh, just one of the many people you will hear about on your San Diego Seal Tour.

    Then, you will splash down into the San Diego Bay off Shelter Island, where you begin the water-tour segment of the journey. As the seal travels through the north end of the Big Bay, keep your eyes peeled for a chance encounter with a California brown pelican. The Big Bay provides views of Point Loma, home to the Cabrillo National Monument, Naval Air Station North Island, the Point Loma Submarine Base and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The area is a popular playground for seals and sea-lions so keep your eyes out during your San Diego duck tour - make that seal tour!

    Return to land where you will return to your starting point via Harbor Drive, passing the Maritime Museum and Cruise Ship Terminal along the way.

    *Please Note: Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions.

    Seal Tour

    Seaport Village, San Diego

    • Explore the city of San Diego from the streets to the seas in an amphibious water and land vehicle
    • Snap beautiful photos of the San Diego skyline from a watery vantage point
    • Enjoy fascinating guided narration from your knowledgeable tour guide
    • Keep your eyes peeled for potential sea-lion, seal, and brown pelican sightings
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    Original Sea Cave Kayak Tour

    Up for a jolly old time? Head over to La Jolla for a little fluid fun on this seafaring kayak sojourn! Prior to setting out, you'll be geared up and walked through the basics, making this experience a great way for inexperienced paddlers of all ages to get their feet wet. Properly oriented, push out beyond the surf to calmer waters, and find yourself quickly off and paddling like an old pro. Your destination? The Seven Sea Caves of La Jolla-- which are every bit as fantastic as they sound! Spend 90 invigorating minutes exploring these diverse ecological habitats boasting some of the highest concentrations of sea-life in all of coastal California. Fish, birds, harbor seals, sea lions, and sea turtles will be spotted. Squeaking dolphins often accompany paddlers, in addition to swarms of leopard sharks in the summer months (they don't bite; their mouths are too small). Whales are commonly sighted (depending on the time of year), and, weather permitting, you'll enjoy the privileged opportunity of entering California's only north-facing sea cave, the Emerald Cave-- off limits except with a licensed guide. As you paddle, your knowledgeable host will fill you on the flora, fauna, and natural history of the surreal world you find yourself in, all while offering continuing pointers to help you keep paddling in the right direction. For those looking to make a splash, this tour gets it right!
    Original Sea Cave Kayak Tour

    2246 Avenida De La Playa, San Diego

    • Treat yourself to a thrilling kayak adventure and explore La Jolla's famed sea caves
    • Learn about diverse coastal ecosystems thanks to insights from a knowledgeable guide
    • Spot seals, sea lions, sea turtles, dolphins, and maybe even whales!
    • Enjoy a fun, physical adventure that will leave you charged and inspired
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    La Jolla Leopard Shark Snorkel Tour (Weekend)

    Snorkeling in La Jolla is unlike snorkeling anywhere else in Southern California, and one of the best ways to experience this incredible area is to swim amongst dozens of leopard sharks at La Jolla Shores. When the water gets warm in late spring, dozens (and sometimes hundreds) of harmless leopard sharks congregate in the shallows here to breed and feed. Your knowledgeable guide will help you find these beautiful creatures for an up-close experience that you won't soon forget! Not only will you swim with the sharks, you'll also explore the sandy flats and sand dollar beds while looking for rays and the unique 5 foot shovel nose guitar fish. Swim over the kelp reefs to look for fish, lobster, and even the occasional green sea turtle. There's a whole other world to discover under the sea, and it's about time you caught a peek!
    La Jolla Leopard Shark Snorkel Tour (Weekend)

    2222 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla

    • Snorkel the La Jolla waters with a skilled tour guide
    • Swim amongst dozens of harmless leopard sharks along the shores
    • Spot an array of fish, rays, lobsters, shellfish, diving birds, and more
    • Discover the world under the sea and form great memories you won't soon forget
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    Sea Caves and Ecological Reserve Kayak Tour (Single) - Weekday

    See the La Jolla ecological reserve up close and personal! You will walk down to the beach as a group where your guide will provide a brief paddle instruction before helping you launch into the waves. Kayak through the incredible rock formations and caves (if conditions permit), through the expansive kelp forests and wildlife hot spots, and then cap it off with a kayak surf ride back to the beach. You will be guided by an expert guide who will help you spot any wildlife in the area including sea lions, dolphins, harmless leopard sharks, harbor seals, bat rays, an abundance of brilliant fish, and magnificent sea birds. Every season brings a new set of wildlife to get to know, and San Diego's consistently mild climate makes kayaking a great activity any time of year!
    Sea Caves and Ecological Reserve Kayak Tour (Single) - Weekday

    2222 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla

    • Kayak the La Jolla sea caves and ecological reserve guided by an expert guide
    • Spot tons of wildlife including sea lions, dolphins, bat rays, and more
    • Glide through incredible rock formations and caves, kelp forests, and wildlife hot spots
    • Take in your amazing surroundings and reconnect with nature
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    Coronado Kayak Rentals

    Take to the sea and experience the beauty of San Diego from a new perspective as you paddle your way alongside sea cliffs and kelp beds with this 90-minute rental. You'll receive a custom water map that will help you navigate your way to the best views and most stunning locations in the area, making you the captain of your vessel. You'll also rub elbows with local celebrities of the sea such as sea lions, garibaldi, and leopard sharks. New to the sport of kayaking? No problem. You'll receive all the help you need to ensure safety and get you on your way as you embark on an adventure sure to be remembered.
    Coronado Kayak Rentals

    1201 1st Street #215, Coronado

    • Paddle your way through the seas of San Diego as you discover coastal treasures
    • Use your custom water map to guide you to the best views in the area
    • Explore stunning locations such as La Jolla Ecological Reserve
    • Experience the wonders of San Diego from a new perspective
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    La Jolla Cove Sea Lion Snorkeling

    Snorkeling doesn't need to be a snore with this fascinating trip! You'll spend the afternoon snorkeling in beautiful La Jolla to view sea lions in their natural habitat. You will get safety tips and instructions from your experienced guides to ensure you have a fun and safe time while snorkeling. During your adventure, you'll learn all about the sea lions, who give birth to pups during the winter seasons. They haul up on the rocks just off the beach of La Jolla Cove and interact with swimmers, snorkelers, scuba divers, and anyone else sharing their home. You will view their powerful fins and beautifully streamlined bodies, and also see them show off their elegance with acrobatic flips and spins as they pass by underwater. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro when it comes to snorkeling, this tour is bound to be a great time. Whew! They're not lion about how much fun you'll be having during this adventure.
    La Jolla Cove Sea Lion Snorkeling

    2148 Avenida De La Playa, La Jolla

    • Spend the afternoon snorkeling and viewing sea lions in beautiful La Jolla
    • Learn about the behavior and habits of the majestic creatures
    • Become more comfortable with the fun and relaxing sport of snorkeling
    • Get a chance see Garibaldi, zebra perch, opal-eye, and groups of curious calico bass
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