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By joining the Ocean Institute, you'll receive a full year of free admission, Members-Only events and discounts on merchandise, programs and cruises. You'll also support our work to educate future generations on the importance of the oceans.

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Upcoming Member Events


Our monthly Member Newsletter offers an exclusive look into what's going on at the Ocean Institute. Become a member today and be the first to know about upcoming events and discounts just for you! Check back for upcoming events!

Members-Only Blue Whale Discovery Cruise

We love our Members, you make a difference! Come along for a Members-Only cruise in search of the largest animal on the planet – the blue whale. Our scientific staff will guide your adventure and offer plenty of information while you enjoy your time on the R/V Sea Explorer. Special activities and prizes will be available onboard; refreshments and light snacks are included.

This is a Members-Only event, however you can register Non-Member guests at the Member price.

Dates: July 18 and 25
Times: 1pm-3:30pm
Cost: $22/adult; $19/child (3-12yrs)

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