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Address: Shell Beach San Diego, CA 92037

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Beach, Leisure, Family And Kids, Water Sport, Snorkeling

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A long set of stairs, just south of Ellen Browning Scripps Park, will take you down to Shell Beach. It was named that way for all the sea shells. On either side of the beach are imposing sandstone bluffs. See if you can spot the Seal Rock some distance out in the water. If you visit the beach during low tide, you'll find tide pools in which marine animals can often be seen swimming. Be careful if you're planning on swimming or snorkelling; there are reefs that can generate nasty rip currents.

Shell Beach Information

  • Activities like tidepooling, snorkeling and scuba diving can be enjoyed.
  • Parking can be a challenging job in peak season. hence arrive early to park your car around Coast Boulevard.
  • Dogs on leashes only, between 6:00pm and 9:00am (4:00pm to 9:00am - November to March).

How To reach Shell Beach by Public Transport

  • Bus 30 stop Silverado St & Herschel Av.
  • Drive to here.

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