Dive in and explore La Jolla Shores!

This introductory tour is designed to teach the fundamentals of snorkeling while exploring the sandy and rocky reef in the area’s ecological reserve. Our experienced tour guides will lead you to Leopard sharks, Garibaldi, and various other reef fish that call this area home! Many of these species are here year-round including our area’s favorite leopard sharks. These leopard sharks can often be seen just a few yards from shore and they are HARMLESS to humans. From June to September thousands of Leopard Sharks migrate to La Jolla Shores for their mating season and often remain in the area year-round and can still be seen.

This adventure is suitable for swimmers ages 6+ (with an adult), must be comfortable in the water.

  • Single space starting at $49*

*Prices may vary based on date and time.

Tour details

Departs everyday 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM (weather permitting)

Ages swimmers 6+ (with adult), must be comfortable in the water

Mask, snorkel, fins, and wetsuit included.

Total duration 1 hour in the water and rentals up to 3 hours after

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What to expect:

Your La Jolla Shores Snorkel Tour will start off at the La Jolla Kayak storefront where you will check in with our front desk staff. You’ll be introduced to your tour guide and they’ll help you get fitted with your personal floatation device and snorkel gear. You’ll then walk together to La Jolla Shores beach snorkeling areas (1-2 blocks).

  • Please wear comfortable snorkel gear, like a bathing suit. Wetsuits are provided for this tour.
  • Shoes are not required for the tour but please wear sandals or water shoes to walk to the beach.
  • Don’t forget your sunscreen!
  • We rent lockers to safely store your personal belongings for an additional charge.
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