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Children's Pool, La Jolla

3.8
#5 of 12 in Beaches in San Diego
Children's Pool was intended to attract divers and families with children, but the beach is most popular with sea lions. Stroll the paved walkway atop the coastal rocks and watch the waves blocked by a wall. After a swim, relax and observe the sea lions. If you're lucky, you might see a mother caring for her cubs. The area is free to enter, but check with local lifeguards and authorities about the water conditions before diving in. Arrange your visit to Children's Pool and discover more family-friendly attractions in San Diego using our San Diego trip builder.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Great place to catch the seals! Loved going here to see nature up close--the seals don't even care they are being watched! They were fun to watch and at times seemed they were trying to entertain us!  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Have to visit if your in La Jolla. Fun for adults and kids! You can walk on the cliffs to get close to the seals. The memories and cliffs are incredible, if you are lucky and it's not hazy the views a...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    We went right around the corner (south?) from the Children's pool and saw so many seals sunning themselves on the rocks and beach. So cute to see them up close. We continued walking and saw beautiful ...  more »

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