Whale and Marine Life Tour


Join the crew of the Research Vessel Sea Explorer for a Whale Watching experience you will never forget. See whales, dolphins, sea lions, and more as your explorer the Pacific Ocean. Our cruises our safe and fun for the entire family, and everyone will learn something new about our oceans and the life within. 

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Embark on an adventure, see the Pacific Ocean, and its amazing life onboard the Research Vessel Sea Explorer.  Our expert crew and marine biologists will teach you astonishing facts and information as you and your family explore the pacific with us. This 2.5-hour experience in the sun and shine of Southern California is something you will always remember.  


Saturdays 10:00 am *
Sundays 10:00 am*
*cruise times and availability may vary


Check in 

9:30 AM- At the main enterance to the Ocean Institute








Additional Discounts:

Members receive a 10% discount; enter your Member ID # in the “Have a code” field to receive your discount.
Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Certain restrictions apply; discount codes and group rates will not apply at this time