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La Jolla Dive

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La Jolla dive is a full service scuba diving shop that provides scuba classes, scuba tours, air fills and gear rental. La Jolla dive is located just 2 blocks from the La Jolla marine reserve making us the closest dive shop to the water. La Jolla...more
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2144 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I really enjoyed my dive. Our instructor did a great job showing us marine life at La Jolla and the highlight definitely was swimming with the seals (scary but was fun).

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank monixis
christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks! 😎

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dive instructor Bryan did a great job of showing us the marine life at La Jolla Cove and at La Jolla Shores. I overheard some of the other dive groups talking and they didn't get to see as much marine life as we did...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you!😎

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were in San Diego for business last weekend and decided to get a shore dive in. We contacted the shop and were told they had availability for Sunday. Whe met our guide st the dive site right on time. Very helpful...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you!😎

Reviewed 11 November 2018

I really enjoyed my two dives in the cove and the canyon. The guide Brian, was professional and informative. Diving with the sea lions was definitely the highlight of the trip but also swimming through the kelp forest was very cool. The canyon dive was...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you!😎

Reviewed 11 November 2018

Chris (owner) was very helpful in arranging a last minute two tank dive! My guide Bryan was really informative and chill. The first dive started near a hang out spot for sea lions and we got really close to a group of curious pups. Bryan...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks!😎

Reviewed 8 November 2018

I've booked two scuba tours with La Jolla Dive. On the first one - a night dive - I've had very knowledgeable guide who did everything to make it a save and enjoyable dive. The second one on the next day, had unfortunately to be...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you!😎

Reviewed 21 October 2018

The dive site was a sandy bottom kelp forest that was surreal to swim through. A short swim from the beach got us to our dive site and during the swim there were a couple sea lions to check out. I got really turned around...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 21 October 2018

The dive master was very patient and understanding. At not fault of La Jolla was unable to dive the cove, for walk in conditions were too rough, so ended up diving the Canyon twice. As a new diver it was great practice for had very...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hello, thanks for diving with us! Just to clarify; all dive operations charge for tanks & weight rental. They will include it in the tour or boat price. We choose to separate the fee as we get a lot of divers with all their own...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Had some great dives with our guide Brian four in total he pointed out some amazing critters: Spiny Kelp Crab, Garibaldi California State Fish, Sea Pansy, Slender Sea Pen, Striped SeaSlug, 4 (2) spotted Octopus, California Spiny Lobsters, Armored Sea Star, Guitar Fish, Blue Banded...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Hello, we appreciate your business and thanks for the review! Sorry for the gear issues, we do keep our equipment in top shape or we replace it, thanks!

Reviewed 11 September 2018

La Jolla dive was very accommodating for a last minute dive, as I set it up the day before to do a cove dive. The dive itself was ok, the visibility was pretty poor and we didn’t see anything besides some fish and the kelp...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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christopher s, Owner at La Jolla Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hello, we are really sorry this diver did not have a good experience, we understand that divers pay good money for our guided dive tours. Our guides love what they do and the other diver that was on this tour left a 5 star review...More

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it can fluctuate, it's been between 58-70 degrees the past few weeks. The shallows have been very great. Stop by our facebook page for recent photos! Vanessa :-)
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