Whale Watching Kayak Tour (Single)

What to expect
  • Kayak the La Jolla Shores and see the gray whale migration
  • Experience up-close the power and majesty of the gray whale
  • Take in the beautiful scenery around you and spot tons of wildlife, including dolphins, sea lions, seals, fish, and a variety of birds
  • Enjoy hot chocolate, tea, and cider after your trip to warm you up
Experience from a kayak one of nature's most magnificent creatures - the gray whale - as it completes the longest migration of any mammal in the world! The gray whale makes the incredible journey from Alaska to Baja California twice per year covering over 12,000 miles round trip. From December through March, you will have the amazing opportunity to kayak amongst pods of whales as they swim as close to a mile within shore.

You will start paddling from the sands of La Jolla Shores, along the La Jolla Sea Caves, through the expansive kelp forests, and over the top of the giant underwater canyons. You'll be joined by an expert naturalist guide who will point out harmless leopard sharks, sea lions, seals, as well as a variety of fish, pelicans, and other birds. Pacific white-sided dolphins, common dolphins (often in pods numbering over one hundred) and the larger bottle-nose dolphins are often spotted on this tour. Kayaking provides a truly intimate, up-close and eco-friendly opportunity to check out these gentle giants.

Note: You must be at least 12 years or older and must be able to swim. Due to the length of this tour, a moderate level of physical ability is required (expect to be paddling for nearly the entire trip - about six miles altogether; 3 miles out and 3 miles back.) You will be provided with a single kayak, paddle, life jacket, helmet, and expert naturalist guide. No kayaking experience is required. Like all wildlife, gray whales are not entirely predictable, and we can't guarantee sightings.
Key Highlights
Price $70.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Rating 8 positive reviews
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 24 hours in advance in order to receive a full refund.

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