Experience the ocean world and learn what it takes to explore and understand the planet.

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Behind-The-Scenes Tour: Growing Up Seahorse

Behind-The-Scenes Tour: Growing Up Seahorse

Daily Tours Explore Behind the Scenes

Tidepooling Adventure at False Point

Tidepooling Adventure at False Point

Explore the rocky intertidal with aquarium naturalists

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Departs from Downtown San Diego

Thanks for a great 2019!

We had such a great year with new events, new exhibits, and new activities. Take a look back at 2019 as we get ready for 2020.

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Whale Watching January 2020

Whale Watching season is in full swing in San Diego!

Gift Shop Goodies for the Little Oceanographer in your life!

Explore holiday gifts for the little oceanographers in your life

For Teachers

Programs for students and teachers

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Spectacular indoor and outdoor views overlooking La Jolla

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