Choose Between Two Options
- $39 for a two-hour lobster-diving tour for one ($69 value)
- $59 for a two-hour lobster-diving tour for two ($138 value)
Divers depart for nightly tours at 5:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., equipped with a wetsuit, snorkel, protective gloves, and dive lights to seek out the live crustaceans in their natural habitat. Boots, hoods, and a snug wetsuit keep divers protected from the cool water. Throughout the 60- to 80-minute dive, guides offer training and tips for grabbing the lobsters. Each diver can snag up to seven lobsters of legal size. This deal does not include any extra fees for the required fishing license ($14), lobster report card ($8), or wetsuit package ($8). The wetsuit rental package includes a suit, booties, gloves, and hoodie. The dive is an ideal date, family trip, or outing for friends, and no experience is required.
La Jolla Water Sports
At La Jolla Water Sports, guides undergo extensive training before captaining snorkeling excursions into the calm, crystalline waters of the Pacific. The experts escort 6 to 12 patrons at a time on shark tours) of the shallow, sandy flats where small-mouthed leopard sharks up to 5 feet long lounge on their easy chairs of sand. Snorkeling tours of the La Jolla cove grant participants, including beginners and kids, a siren's-eye view of rock formations, underwater flora, and marina critters including garibaldi fish, sea cucumbers, anemones, and starfish. The most action-packed of La Jolla Water Sports's offerings are the spearfishing tours in which leaders expound on the importance of safety and proper form as customers skewer fish before schlepping them home for dinner or as treats for pet grizzly bears.