Question by : How crowded is La Jolla Cove on the week of the 4th of July (June 29th-July 8th)?
I’m planning a trip to La Jolla Cove in San Diego and I’m curious to know if it would be too crowded to snorkel during that week.
Answer by Tevis
Josh, although San Diego will be buzzing during the July 4th holiday, there are miles of coastline that you will be able to snorkel and scuba dive. You picked it right, La Jolla Cove is beautiful for reef structure. What you might run into a problem with is renting snorkelling equipment.
An alternative is purchasing your snorkeling gear prior to your trip and getting comfortable with it in a pool BEFORE heading out into the Pacific Ocean.
My Suggestion: Kapitol Reef Red Kadence Snorkel Set, Bonus Fin Socks & Mask Defog Gel, Included!
Read more: http://www.k2snorkel.com/all_products.php?category=2&sub_cat=27#ixzz1wUaODKKX
There are no side rails to grab a hold of in the Pacific Ocean!
We have myriad of snorkel packages available for you to puruse.
Think of it this way, using a rental snorkel, is like using a rented toothbrush.
Secondly, word to the wise, think about wearing a rashguard and also donning sunscreen.
The Southern California Sun will lobster (red) you with a wicked sunburn on white skin within 15 minutes. . .and ruining your vacation.
*SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor. The number is determined experimentally indoors by exposing human subjects to a light spectrum meant to mimic noontime sun. Some subjects wear sunscreen and others do not. The amount of light that induces redness in sunscreen-protected skin, divided by the amount of light that induces redness in unprotected skin is the SPF. It is mainly a measure of UVB protection and ranges from 1 to 50 or above.
Read more: http://www.k2snorkel.com/all_products.php?category=3&sub_cat=22#ixzz1wUZYuIjJ
Come visit us, we will keep the lights on!
Dive Safe and be well.
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