A Full Course in Wildlife, Wonder, and Local Culture

A Full Course in Wildlife, Wonder, and Local Culture

Journey through the Jewel of San Diego

Seaside views, art galleries, and local flavors

When you join our expert-guided La Jolla walking tours, you’ll drink up the wonders of the Pacific coast and enjoy a holistic cultural experience rich in contemporary arts, science, and culinary delight. Our hand-picked tour routes combine the best of natural and man-made splendor in this Southern California city. Spot the sea lions near the La Jolla Cove, stop into upscale boutiques, and enjoy the fine Californian flavors that a diverse La Jolla food tour has to offer. Ready to experience San Diego’s finest? Immerse yourself in La Jolla’s sights, stories, and seaside views.

About the La Jolla walking food tour:

Swanky city streets, sweeping ocean views—discover the best of La Jolla Village on our walking food tour. Meet stunning wildlife, experience breathtaking views of the Pacific and the La Jolla Cove, and taste our carefully-curated selection of beachside bites. For a sweet finish to a sweet experience, complete your tour with a scoop of San Diego’s best gelato.

  • The story behind the seaside views – Dive into the science and history behind the Pacific, the Cove, and the wildlife. Learn how the city’s culture has been shaped by its distinctive geography. 
  • A sensory experience to remember – Enjoy the sights, tastes, and feel of the upscale beachside neighborhood. Wander the La Jolla Village, The Cove walkway and see La Jolla from multiple perspectives for a holistic city adventure. 
  • A unique La Jolla journey – Learn from our expert San Diego tour guides, who are skilled in curating cultural experiences just for you. Have your questions answered, hear stories you’ll remember, and receive top recommendations for further exploration from in-the-know locals. 
  • Secrets by the seaside and in the city – When you stroll the seaside and the city streets on our tours, it’s easy to find those special places that keep you coming back. Learn the story behind the structures, and forge a unique connection with the city.

All La Jolla tours at this time are for private groups of 10 or more guests. They’re anything but ordinary, and for a more elevated experience, we can sprinkle some unique offerings tailored just for you! Contact us to discuss.

Locally sourced food, world-class quality

The Village in La Jolla is lined with waterfront venues and plenty of locally-owned restaurants that offer unique, San Diego dishes.  Taste what our city is known for.

Ocean Beach Brewery Tours

Meet the Sea Lions

La Jolla is know for its abundance of wildlife.  The kelp forrest off the coast feeds many sea life species, and the sea lions particularly enjoy bathing at The La Jolla Cove.

La Jolla Art Tour

Add a gallery to explore

La Jolla is known for its art culture.  If you decide to book a food tour with us, we can add a visit to a gallery with wine tasting or a glass of bubbly for an additional cost.

La Jolla Walking Food Tour FAQs

Our tour starts at $90 per person. Gratuity is not included, and the recommended tip amount is 15–20% per tour guest.

Our La Jolla food tour covers the area’s natural landmarks and cultural wonders. You’ll see incredible views of the Pacific, the Cove, and La Jolla wildlife—including sea lions! You’ll walk along the Cove coastline, and up to The Village where the bulk of the restaurants, shops and galleries are found

Wear comfortable walking shoes. Sun protection is recommended, including hats, sunscreen, and light clothing. In terms of dress, we suggest “smart casual” attire (what you might wear on a first date). Please refrain from wearing beachwear or any clothing with potentially offensive graphics or text.

Most of our tours cover about 1-1.5 miles of walking distance.  The La Jolla tour requires you to walk up a steep hill, so come prepared with comfortable walking shoes.