Outdoor Adventures

A group explores local tide pools with a Birch Aquarium educator during a Tidepooling Adventure

Tidepooling Adventures

Explore a local tide pool with Birch Aquarium naturalists and get up close to animals that make their homes in this ever-changing environment — from sea stars and urchins, to crabs and small fish, and even the occasional octopus!

Tidepooling Adventures are over for the Winter 2024 season.

Sunset Scripps Pier Walks

Join Birch Aquarium naturalists on an exclusive walking tour of Scripps Pier. Discover the research conducted at Scripps Oceanography, examine plankton samples under the microscope, dissect a squid, learn about local shark research and more!

Sunset Scripps Pier Walks are over for 2023 season.

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