Water Activities

Whale Watching Kayak Tour

La Jolla, CA

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Location
La Jolla, CA
SKU
WAT-SDI-0020
Overview

There is no better way to experience the California gray whale migration than from a kayak. A once in a lifetime experience!

  • See these magnificent whales as they migrate between Alaska and Baja
  • A quick briefing on kayak safety and technique and you are off
  • Paddle about a mile offshore to see the whales, as well as seals, sea lions and dolphins
  • Truly a great way to see La Jolla and the aquatic life around!
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

December - February:
Daily - 10:00 AM 

Essential Information
  • Participants must be at least 8 years of age and able to swim
  • No kayaking experience necessary
  • Kayaks, paddles and life jackets are included
  • Wetsuits are available for rent on the day of the experience
  • Whale spotting is not guaranteed, but is very likely during the peak season
  • Warm drinks are provided after the paddle
Duration
2 hours
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
Group size varies.
Spectators
This tour is for booked participants only.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear shoes that can get wet, a bathing suit and or drip-dry shorts/shirt. A hat and sunscreen are also recommended. You will be able to leave a towel and dry clothes at the shop or in your vehicle. Please do not bring valuables and things that cannot get wet. Expect to get a bit wet.
Is all the equipment provided?

Kayaks (single or tandems), paddle, life jacket, and guide are included. Wet suit rentals are offered during fall, winter and spring for an additional cost.

What do I need to wear and bring?

Wear shoes that can get wet, a bathing suit and or drip-dry shorts/shirt. A hat and sunscreen are also recommended. You will be able to leave a towel and dry clothes at the shop or in your vehicle. Please do not bring valuables and things that cannot get wet. Expect to get a bit wet.

What is the age requirement?
All participants must be at least 8 years of age and able to swim.
What happens if the tour is cancelled for weather?
If the tour is cancelled for weather, you will be able to reschedule directly with the experience provider.
Is whale sighting guaranteed?
Whale sighting is not guaranteed for the tour. However, this tour is run in peak season and most participants have great luck in seeing whales and other wildlife during this tour.

Returns
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Exchanges
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 72 hours prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

Location
La Jolla, CA

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