Southern California Whale Watch and Marine Life Exploration – All Ages
Join DiscoveryBound for an experience you won’t forget.
Registration is closed. If you are wanting attend the event please contact us at [email protected] to see if we have a space available.
With a focus on education, the Ocean Institute’s marine educators will take our group on a chartered expedition for people of all ages on the R/V Sea Explorer (a 65’ research vessel). Enjoy your time with friends, old and new, as we search for ocean life including whales, dolphins, sea lions and many others. We will learn about the ocean from top to bottom while searching for some of the world’s largest and smallest creatures during the 2.5-hour long whale watching adventure. The Ocean Institute provides the only whale watching trip in Dana Point that allows you to be marine biologists for the day.
Back at the institute we will have a tasty lunch followed by an inspiring talk. It’s a great opportunity to share with others and meet new friends while learning about ocean life!
All-Ages – CS families, 20s/30s, adults, and friends
(All youth must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Time: 9:30 – 3:00 PM
24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr.
Dana Point, CA 92629
There is free parking at the Institute.
$50 8+ years
$30 3-7 years
Free – 2 and under
DB is not offering transportation
Up to $20 per person
Up to $75 for lodging for those travelling to the event and want to spend Friday or Saturday night in the Dana Point area.
9:30 AM Arrive and sign in on the boat –
10:00-12:30 PM Whale and Marine Life Boat Tour
12:30 PM Catered lunch on Surf Science Deck & ASF Sharing
1:30-2:00 PM Inspirational Talk
2:00-3:00 PM Explore the Institute
3:00 PM Goodbyes
$30 registration cancellation fee for age 8+
$20 for age 3-7 years if cancelled by November 15, 2021.
After November 15, 2021 there are no refunds.
If DiscoveryBound cancels a program/event, you will receive a full refund of the registration fee.
(If a participant decides to cancel a registration then the cancellation policy for that specific DiscoveryBound event / program applies.)
DEADLINE TO REGISTER : Wednesday, December 1st!
- PLEASE DRESS FOR THE WEATHER- programs will not be cancelled due to poor weather
- Plan accordingly you will be in a boat and it is often cooler there, so bring weather appropriate clothing.
Bring a reusable water bottle.
We are grateful for Asher Student Foundation’s continued generous financial support of this program.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Lee Anne Meidell at [email protected] or 978 621-9900.
Where: First Church of Christ, Scientist – Newport Beach
Newport Sea Base, 1931 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach
When: Sunday, December 5th 2021 @ 11am (following the service)
What: Food and fellowship! Meet representatives from the A/U
Ranches and DiscoveryBound to hear a brief presentation on
current programming. Lunch will be provided.
Who: ALL AGES are welcome and encouraged to attend. We will
share information about Adult and Family programs in
addition to Youth programs.