Explore The Unknown

Makos and Blues

Discover the #truth and #NeverFearTheMisunderstood.

Project Kolika brings you research, conservation, and educational shark trips right here in our beautiful oceanic back yard in San Diego. Researching behavioral patterns of predominantly mako sharks, you help take part in this memorable trip. Feel free to aid in data collection, or just come as a passionate photographer/adventurer! Although we normally come across makos and blue sharks, there's no telling what other wildlife we may see! Including dolphins, whales, sunfish, sea lions, etc. As well as participating in this shark dive, each person that books helps contribute proceeds to our research efforts.


For a list of dates, times, and availability of excursions, click the calendar. Pricing varies depending on private charter or booking for one. Please email for pricing and/or general questions: projectkolika@gmail.com.

Guests must fill out Shark Trip Waiver.

Disclaimer: This is the open ocean; therefore, we do not guarantee that we will see any specific wildlife. However, that's what makes these trips so exciting, because you never know what you'll discover!

Juvenile Mako shark off San Diego; PC: Michael Dornellas

Leopard Shark Snorkel

Swim with dozens of sharks in shallow water!

Join us for our donation based, educational snorkeling tours in La Jolla, CA. Suggested donations: $10/person, but any amount is welcome. Can bring cash, or Venmo us at @projectkolika. Meet us in front of the Marine Room restaurant at the La Jolla Shores. Check our Instagram (@projectkolika) for the next outing (Note: these are summer seasonal tours when the weather permits). 

Sevengill Shark Tours

Swim with these dinosaur-like sharks from the Jurassic Period!

Offered in the spring months, we take people out snorkeling/freediving with these misunderstood predators. Come learn about their ecology and the beautiful La Jolla Marine Protected Area, that they call home during the spring months.  

  • Pricing: $45/person

  • Tour duration: 2 hours

  • Snorkeling gear included, must have your own wetsuit. 

    • Recommended: 5-7mm wetsuit​

  • only 8 people per tour!


© 2020 by Project Kolika

EIN/TAX ID: 83-3324554

San Diego, CA

Previously known as, Saving Wildlife Project ©2011

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