Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Children, Family, and College Programs

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Outdoor Adventures

Full Moon Pier Walks
   Regular Price: $25.00 Member Price: $22.00 Qty

Walk along the Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier, normally closed to the public, on an exclusive moonlit tour. Participants will learn about the history of Scripps Oceanography and current research projects, while collecting plankton, performing experiments, and learning more about the life below the pier. Ages 9-13 must also be accompanied by a paid adult.

Advanced registration required.

Snorkel with Leopard Sharks
   Regular Price: $30.00 Member Price: $25.00 Qty

Explore the underwater world with aquarium naturalists. See local leopard sharks and guitarfish up-close at La Jolla Shores. Intermediate swimming ability is required and previous snorkeling experience is recommended. Participants must supply their own gear. Ages 10+ (minors must be accompanied by a paid adult).

Advanced registration required. Tickets will be on sale until 4:00pm the day before the program.