The Dana Point Ocean Institute is presenting Whale Eco-Tours on select dates in 2018.
South OC Beaches has all the info for you to enjoy Whale Eco-Tours!
Join the Ocean Institute’s marine educators in exploring the ocean from top to bottom.
Search for some of the world’s largest and smallest creatures during the 2.5-hour long whale watching program.
Learn how scientists identify the largest mammals on earth based on their unique characteristics in an optional pre-cruise Mammal Talk.
Embark on the R/V Sea Explorer to test your new knowledge as you search for whales, dolphins, and sea lions. N Assist the Ocean Institute staff in collecting samples of sea floor mud and the smallest organisms on earth – phytoplankton and zooplankton!
This is the area’s only whale watching program that allows your family to be a scientist for the day!
Check in: 9:00am to 9:50am
Pre-cruise tutorial: 9:15am to 9:45am
Cruise: 10:00am to 12:30pm
Be sure explore the Ocean Institute campus and aquariums after your cruise for additional hands-on activities throughout the day.
$35/Senior (55 & up)
$35/Active Duty Military (ID required)
$25/Child (4 -17)
For more information and to register please visit The Ocean Institute .
January 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28
February 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18 and 25
March 3, 4, 10, 11, 18, 24, 25 and 31
April 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 and 29
May 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27
June 2, 3, 9, 10, 17, 23, 24 and 30
The Ocean Institute is located at 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive in Dana Point.