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Snorkel La Jolla Shores

Rated 4.74 out of 5 from 31 reviews.San Diego, United StatesPart of the Airbnb Animals collection

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Animal experience hosted by Danielle

90 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Ranked top 10 places in the WORLD to snorkel. Snorkel with sea lions, seals, shovel-nose guitar fish, stingrays, Garibaldi's (CA state fish), crabs, countless different fish & maybe a pod of dolphins. During the warmer summer months swim with HARMLESS leopard sharks, the biggest gathering of leopard Sharks in the world. Guaranteed each guest has an educational yet fun filled and safe experience.
If visibility & water conditions are good there will never be a dull moment. Mother Ocean is unpredictable; I always check the city’s water & weather conditions before heading out. If water conditions aren’t the best I have other snorkeling options nearby, we could reschedule or I can issue a full refund.

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Ranked top 10 places in the WORLD to snorkel. Snorkel with sea lions, seals, shovel-nose guitar fish, stingrays, Garibaldi's (CA state fish), crabs, countless different fish & maybe a pod of dolphins. During the warmer summer months swim with HARMLESS leopard sharks, the biggest gathering of leopard Sharks in the world. Guaranteed each guest has an educational yet fun filled and safe experience.
If visibility & water conditions are good the…

Danielle's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Equipment
    4 extra sets. Depending on your shoe & face size
From $48
/ person
Sat, Oct 24
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
$48 per person
$48 per person
Sun, Oct 25
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Join 2 other guests
$48 per person
$48 per person
Sat, Oct 31
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
$48 per person
$48 per person

Meet your host, Danielle

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 31 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am a San Diego native, yogi & marine science nerd. I have led countless kayaking, snorkeling & diving adventures all around San Diego. If I'm not in the ocean diving or snorkeling I'm near it weather it be exploring hidden sea caves at negative low tides, seeking tide pools, lobster hoop netting or educating myself all about it. I love sharing unique experiences with those who have similar adventurous souls. Not many know about all of the hidden & amazing marine life San Diego has. There's nothing like having a local be your guide in this beautiful paradise I call home.
I am a San Diego native, yogi & marine science nerd. I have led countless kayaking, snorkeling & diving adventures all around San Diego. If I'm not in the ocean diving or snorkeling I'm near it weather it be exploring hidden sea caves at negative low tides, seeking tide pools, lobster hoop netting or educating myself all about it. I love sharing unique experiences with those who have similar adventurous souls. Not many know about all of the hidden & amazing marine life San Diego has. There's not…
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Where you'll be

Spanning a 6,000 acre-wide area of ocean floor, tidal shoals, & coastal shoreline north of downtown San Diego off La Jolla, the La Jolla Underwater Park is a marine life preservation & aquatic recreation zone with multiple components. The presence of 2 artificial reefs, sunk to attract marine life closer to shore, 2 underwater canyons, & kelp forest make La Jolla a prime destination for kayakers, swimmers, snorkelers, & scuba divers.

Rated 4.74 out of 5 from 31 reviews.

Sammy
November 2019
This was such a great first time experience for me. Danielle made me feel comfortable and had a great sense of humor. Even though the water didn’t cooperate the way we hoped we still saw some exciting sea life and I really enjoyed being able to get out in the water!
This was such a great first time experience for me. Danielle made me feel comfortable and had a great sense of humor. Even though the water didn’t cooperate the way we hoped we sti…
Melissa
November 2019
Such a unique experience even to my San Diego friends!! Getting to snorkel with leopard sharks was something I didn't even know should be on my bucket list :D
Austin
November 2019
Danielle is very knowledgable and passionate about what she does! We saw a lot of leopard sharks on our experience - don’t worry they’re harmless! I learned a lot about La Jolla even as a local San Diegan.
Sarah
November 2019
Amazing experience, I swam over at least 10 leopard sharks, saw a turtle and many gorgeous fish. I can't believe how close I was able to get to the wildlife but I truly felt like Danielle and all the other people respected the animals, which was important to me! Danielle was incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the ocean, she was an amazing tour guide and I felt very safe the whole time.
Amazing experience, I swam over at least 10 leopard sharks, saw a turtle and many gorgeous fish. I can't believe how close I was able to get to the wildlife but I truly felt like D…
Eleanna
November 2019
This is the thing to do! We went snorkeling and saw all sorts of wild life. Turtles, various fishes, crabs, stingrays and even some harmless sharks! Couldn’t have asked for better experience!
Mackenzie
October 2019
Loved Danielle! She was very understanding as we were from Chicago and not use to the ocean environment, so we didn't get to finish the whole tour but she was definitely understanding and made sure we were okay! Would totally come back and recommend Danielle to anyone wanting to see cool ocean life!!
Loved Danielle! She was very understanding as we were from Chicago and not use to the ocean environment, so we didn't get to finish the whole tour but she was definitely understand…

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

More tips

**If the time/date listed doesn't work for you I can be flexible with availability on most days.** Please plan on arriving at least 30 minutes before the tour to check in, rent wetsuits, fitted for gear, etc.

What to bring

Bathing suit

Sunscreen