In Laguna Beach, the snorkeling at Divers Cove is popular with local snorkelers. It is ideal for beginners with good marine life just 10 feet offshore. While snorkeling off Diver's Cove, you may encounter sea stars, rockfish, sandbass, perch, leopard sharks, stingrays and sea urchins.
To reach the Divers Cove snorkeling from Laguna Beach, head into Heisler Park off Cliff Drive. There is some metered parking but it can be difficult to find.
Overall, Divers Cove is the 4th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 11 snorkeling dives in California.