List of the top scuba diving spots in San Diego.
Huge rock reef a quarter mile from shore. Sevengill, tope and blue sharks. Look for giant spined stars, encrusting sponges and urchins.
Dramatic underwater walls and channels create a favorite spot for harbor seals. You can find keyhole limpets, large barnacles and red abalone.
Boulders cover the ocean floor at the base of enormous sandstone cliffs. Hundreds of mackerel, señoritas, and sardines swim at depths of 5 to 15 feet.
Feather boa and giant kelp dominate this deepwater site. You can see yellowtail, opaleye, white seabass, and top smelt.
Features a flat sand bottom that descends to a steep drop-off. Enjoy mantis shrimp, octopus, sheep crabs, and even colorful Spanish shawl.
The southern end of the canyon wall starting at depths near 40 feet. Market squid, jellyfish, lobster, and angelsharks are often present.
Shallow eelgrass covered reef with horn and leopard sharks. Watch for stingrays, halibut, flounder, and bat rays.
Also: Great snorkeling spots in La Jolla.