San Diego Caves & Mines Overview
Sea caves and mines in San Diego include La Jolla Sea Caves and Julian Mines. Whether you're a spelunker, treasure seeker or just interested in going underground, caves and sea caves in San Diego are all uniquely interesting. Explore one of many sea caves in La Jolla that are only accessible by kayak. Find a souvenir in the tourmaline-rich ore at Gems of Pala. Ride an ore car into an abandoned gold mine in Julian. Most caves and mines hover around 60 degrees year round, making these underground attractions a great place to cool off on a warm summer day.
WARNING: Caves & mines can be dangerous and deadly. Please use caution and common sense when exploring caves. Don't enter caves without a light source and necessary safety equipment. Sea caves can be especially dangerous when tides and waves are up. Choose not to explore if in doubt and stay alive.
WHITE-NOSE SYNDROME: Bat populations in the U.S. are suffering devastating losses due to White-Nose Syndrome. Learn about this disease before entering caves and see what you can do to prevent its spread.