The La Jolla Cove & Caves area offers the best San Diego snorkeling. Our professional snorkel guides will lead you through the San Diego protected ocean sanctuary. Snorkeling tours along the majestic sea cliffs in La Jolla offer amazing marine life encounters and a chance to explore the giant ocean caves.
Many consider La Jolla Cove to be the best sea life experience in San Diego. A once in a lifetime snorkeling opportunity!
See schools of colorful of fish. Possibly swim with a sea lion. Check out the octopus, lobster and a variety of crabs hiding among the rocky reefs. Some days there may be pods of dolphins passing in the distance.
What is the tour Price?
Price per participant: $70
Price includes: guided group snorkeling tour & use of all gear, even wetsuits!
Reservations Call: 858-539-0054
What are the snorkeling tours like?
All snorkel tours take place in the La Jolla Cove area of the ecological reserve. First, we provide you with easy fitting snorkel gear. Then, after some simple instructions from our guides, the tours enter the Pacific. Entry is from a small beach at the base of the stunning cliffs. Our tour leaders will then guide the groups on an amazing snorkeling adventure. Filled with life, stunning views of the rugged coastline and lots of fun!
Snorkeling is a fantastic opportunity to explore this special marine area. Here is where the sea lions love to swim and play. Often these beautiful creatures will jump in the water and swim near participants. The babies are especially curious. The cliffs offer everyone a chance to snorkel along the famous seven sea caves. A legendary area of San Diego.
What type of critters will we see?
San Diego has an incredible variety of marine life. Huge schools of fish, green turtles, and seals make their home near La Jolla Cove. Look close and you may find a stingray. The cliffs lead the way to the stunning ocean caverns. On calm days snorkeling groups even explore one of the giant caves! Seasonal migrations can bring a various sharks, jellyfish and even dolphins. Gray and blue whales are often seen breaching close to the San Diego shoreline.
What time of year is best to snorkel in San Diego?
We offer snorkeling tours all year round. Wetsuits are always provided, with thicker wetsuits offered during the cooler winter months.
Leopard Sharks Experience
How often will you get the chance to swim with sharks? San Diego offers is a great opportunity to try snorkeling with these beauties. These creatures have a beautiful leopard print. They are quite docile and are usually found close to the water’s edge. There is quite a bit of shallow water in the area. This activity is great for the whole family. Sharing the ocean with this beautiful species is the highlight of many vacations.
Private Group Snorkel Tour
If something more private is on the agenda? Each of our events is available for private groups. A special excursion for your family. Corporate team building. Our professional guides are available to lead your unique snorkeling tour.
All events take place in the San Diego. There are two events from which to choose. First, is our world famous Cove trips in La Jolla. Second, are the more laid back leopard sharks excursions. Both are exciting for the whole family. Participants can hope to see turtles, rays and lots of schooling fish.
Call with group size.
Are you certified? We offer guided scuba diving each morning!