La Jolla Sharks Snorkeling Tours
Video & Photo Opportunities
Protected Marine Sanctuary
Thrill seekers love snorkeling with sharks in La Jolla’s protected marine sanctuary! Are you visiting San Diego? Our exciting La Jolla sharks snorkeling adventure is an experience you won’t forget!
Common Shark Sightings by Season
- Spring: Sevengill, Leopard, Horn, Tope
- Summer: Sevengill, Leopard, Horn, Tope
- Autumn: Leopard, Horn, Tope
- Winter: Leopard, Horn
Possible rare appearances from blue, smooth-hound, angel & even thresher sharks. Other ocean life in the areas we explore includes rays, schools of fish, turtles, lobster, and crabs. Curious seals and sea lions love to play in these waters. Depending on the time of year dolphins, whales and even sunfish can make an appearance. We find sharks on about 90% of the snorkeling excursions; there are no guarantees.
Private Sharks Tours
- Additional participants, $100/person.
- Ages 8 + (with parent)
- Price includes use of gear.
WHY CHOOSE THIS EVENT:
Explore along the towering sandstone cliffs and huge ancient caves.
Swim along beautiful fish or possibly a baby seal.
Visit San Diego’s beautiful Matlahuayl State Marine Reserve.
Get up close to a variety of shark species.
Photograph local sea lions or maybe even a green turtle.
Keep an eye out for suprise visits from dolphins or even a gray whale.
All private adventures are lead by one of our expert guides.
Private Excursion (for up to 4 people): $750
– add up to 4 additional people for $100/person.
Advance reservations required.
Good Swimming Skills: Floats & life jackets are not provided.
Weight: 80 lbs & up.
Ages: 8 & up (with parent).
Children: Ages 8 to 17 may participate only if their parent is also snorkeling.
Use of mask, snorkel, fins & wetsuit.
Wetsuits: Wearing a wetsuit is required. (available 80 lbs to 300 lbs)
Gratuities not included.
2.5 hours includes:
30 minutes: donning gear, instruction & ocean entry.
120 minutes: in the ocean.
Tours are physically demanding & not for individuals with poor health or a weaker physical condition.
Kellogg Park: 8277 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA 92037
– trips are from the shore into the marine sanctuary (no boat).
La Jolla Cove & Sea Turtles Snorkeling take place in different locations and are booked as separate excursions.