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Boost Your Benefits With A Membership

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Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Departs from Downtown San Diego

Kelp Forest Dive Show

Kelp Forest Dive Show

Divers feed the animals and answer your questions

Summer Learning Adventure Camp

Dive into summer with camps for ages 4-15 at Birch Aquarium!

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Baja Births and Lagoon Leisure

Gray Whales are leaving the lagoons!

50 Shades of Gray Whale

Whale dating is no fluke

For Teachers

Programs for students and teachers

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Spectacular indoor and outdoor views overlooking La Jolla