Private Maddie James Seaside Learning Center Tour
Ages 5 and up

Post History Field Trip | 1.5 hours

Join us for a tour of our Maddie James Seaside Learning Center to learn about community science, microscopic ocean organisms, and more!

What you’ll see: This family friendly tour takes guests up close and personal to Dana Point Harbor. You’ll learn how our aquarists care for local marine species, assist your guide with taking water quality tests, and even catch some plankton!

Duration: 1 hour

When: Reservations only

Fees: $200.00 for up to 15 guests; $10.00 each additional guest up to 20 guests. 

Please wear closed-toed, closed-heeled sturdy shoes, light layers and sunscreen.

Additional Information: 

Reservations: Guest Services representatives are available 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday- Friday (except holidays) at 949-496-2274 ext. 369 or

Availability: Private Tours are subject to availability. Reservations are required and must be made at least three weeks in advance.

Cancellation: No cancellations and no refunds. All purchases are final. Reservation and cancellations are processed by phone or in person only. Please be on time. Docents will be released from their responsibility 15 minutes after your scheduled arrival time. No-shows or late arrivals will not be refunded. 

Questions? Call Guest Services at 949-496-2274 ext. 369 or email