Ocean Institute Whale Watching and More

March 7, 8, 14, 15

Ocean Institute During the festival weekends, a hands-on journey into the mysterious and captivating world of whales will allow visitors to explore a variety of fascinating phenomena unique to these magnificent animals. There will be opportunities to investigate how they communicate and eat, to see how pollution can affect them, to learn about ongoing research, and to create fun whale-theme crafts. Additional activities include dissections, animal feedings, ROV driving, and tide pool touch tanks. Public hours are extended from 10am to 4pm. Admission price is $6.50 for adults (13 yrs+) and $4.50 for children (3 -12 yrs); Children 2 and under are free. Members are free.
 

March 7, 8, 14, 15

Ocean Institute Whale’s Tale Tallship Sailing Adventure  From “Devil Fish” to “Friendliest Whale,” explore how time and discovery have shaped man’s perception of the magnificent Gray Whale. Join us for an exciting tallship sailing adventure as you gain new insights into man’s evolving relationship with the ocean and the giants that roam our California Coast. 1 PM to 3:30 PM. Cost: Non-members, $40 adults, $23 children 12 & under. Members, $36 adults, $21 children 12 & under (min. age 4).