Scripps Canyon Wall La Jolla
Scripps Canyon is a deep underwater canyon and wall located near Scripps Pier. The canyon reaches depths exceeding 1000ft, creating opportunities for pelagic fishes to swim up and make occasional appearances. This site primarily offers a wall dive experience, with the canyon walls starting around 90ft and descending to approximately 250ft.
While there is a possibility of encountering large sharks, tuna, and dolphins, it is more common to observe fascinating marine life such as swell sharks, colorful nudibranchs, gorgonians, sponges, plume anemones, strawberry anemones, rockfish, sheepshead, octopi, crabs, and various other species.
Diving in Scripps Canyon promises a diverse and captivating experience, with a rich array of marine creatures to encounter along the canyon walls. As you explore the depths ranging from approximately 120ft to 250ft, the underwater world of Scripps Canyon will undoubtedly leave you with unforgettable sights and encounters with the diverse marine ecosystem dwelling in this remarkable dive site.