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La Jolla Caves, La Jolla

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#4 of 13 in Nature in San Diego
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  • Rent kayaks and paddle out to see the caves. Lots of birds/sea lions hanging around. If you don't have time, they are still great to see from above. There are several free viewing locations, but you c...  more »
  • Don't miss this opportunity. This is a must see attraction place in San Diego. Easy parking, friendly walking with interact with tourist around the world. Portable restroom are available. Restaurants ...  more »
  • Waves were crashing against the caves and seals and sea lions were all laying around. We got up close and personal with them. I recommend you take a jacket if you go toward evening.  more »
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  • One of my favorite places in the world! Love the sea lions, the rocky cliffs, the waves, the birds. There’s beautiful parks and a nice coastal walkway on the cliffs for more beaches and sea lion outlooks. Plus you are close to many magnificent shops and restaurants. One of my peeves though? All the damn people who ignore the signs and walk right up the the sea lions to get photo and selfie ops, especially during pupping season. It’s a disgrace, the animals get so stressed out. You even see people bringing their dogs out onto the rocks and letting them walk up to and bark at the sea lions. It’s unbelievable! I don’t have a problem with taking pics of the creatures or walking by them, but keep a healthy distance and don’t get right up in their face or surround them. When they are barking at you it’s not funny, they are warning you to stay back cause you are scaring them. One of these days authorities will block all the openings to access the beaches and cliffs because of ignorant people ruining nature for others and harassing these poor creatures.
  • I absolutely love La Jolla cove. It’s family friendly and has so much to do for the adventurous one in the family. There is snorkeling and canoeing. You can even just walk or swim to the caves and find the sea lions “talking” just an all out great place. There is also shopping and great eats in walking distance to the coves.
  • Love this beach and La Jolla , safe, clean and enough space to relax. The sea lions, seagulls and pelicans were fascinating to watch and the natural beauty of the area surrounding the beach was stunning . I was really able to connect with the nature around me. Great for snorkelling and diving too.
  • Beautiful place. A lovely walk over looking the cliffs and cove. You can take some really great pictures of the scenery and wildlife. There is sea lion beach there. You can walk right down onto the beach and watch the sea lions. There is a rope that separates so you don't get too close to them. A definite must if you are going to La Jolla.
  • So amazing! The views. The scenery. The wildlife. It is very touristy, but still worth the trip. Please respect the space of the wildlife. Remember they are wild creatures. Don't put their life at risk for your picture perfect moment. #naturelover
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