Outdoor Adventures


tidepooling adventure

Tidepooling Adventure

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!

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scripps pier

Sunset Scripps Pier Walk

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.