Join our marine educators in exploring the ocean from top to
bottom, while searching for some of the world’s largest and
smallest creatures, including dolphins and whales, during our
2.5-hour long marine life exploration cruise.
Join us for a walking tour around the beautiful and historic Dana
Point Harbor. This family friendly tour teaches about the
history and development of the harbor, from Native Americans to
the recreational harbor we have today. On the tour you will
explore historical ruins with our expert guides who
will teach you how to spot local marine animals along the
Join us to learn about tides and how sea level rise is impacting
our local coastline, then head to the local marine protected area
to document the effects of the King Tides as a citizen scientist
for the California King Tide Project.
Grab your best girlfriends and spend ‘Galentine’s’ Day creating
beautiful art focused on love at Ocean Institute. You will
have the choice to create a 3D canvas painting featuring a red
heart or a painted wine bottle.