Aquarium Summer Tours & Sailing Adventures

Posted on June 15th, 2011 by Lighthouse District

Monterey Bay Aquarium is happy to announce a summer full of fun tours for the whole family! Sail, dive, and see what goes on behind the scenes at the Aquarium. To view complete information on our Summer Adventures and to make reservations, please click here.

The Royal Treatment: Share the Love (ages 21 and up)
July 1 - August 31, Thursdays-Sundays

You and your loved one will be treated like royalty as you have the experience of a lifetime. Start your day with a private breakfast created by renowned Napa Valley chef Cindy Pawlcyn, followed by a private behind-the-scenes tour and champagne sailing adventure on Monterey Bay.

Sealife Sails: Day Sails (ages 8 and up)
June 17 - September 3, Thursdays - Saturdays

Let the animals tell the story of Monterey Bay. Along the way you may get to see marine birds, sea lions, seals and sea otters, all common visitors to the bay. You may even take a turn at the helm steering the boat!

Sealife Sails: Evening Sails (ages 8 and up)
June 17 - September 3, Thursdays - Saturdays

Join us for a spectacular evening sail on the waters of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

Underwater Explorers (ages 8-13)
June 18 - September 5

Come dive with us! In this unique program, kids ages 8 to 13 are introduced to surface SCUBA with Aquarium dive staff in the Great Tide Pool.

Feed the Fish (ages 6 and up)
June 18 - September 5, 30 minutes

Ever wonder what thousands of sardines eat for lunch? Find out on this quick trip behind the scenes.

Shark Tour (ages 6 and up)
June 18 - September 5, 60 minutes

Love sharks? Discover over a dozen species of sharks, skates, and rays that call the Aquarium home.

Family Tour (all ages)
June 19 - September 5, 45 minutes

Do your kids dream about getting closer to ocean animals? Designed with our youngest visitors in mind, this group tour takes you behind the scenes with Aquarium naturalists.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour (ages 6 and up)
Daily, 60 minutes

What does it take to run a world-class aquarium? Unlock the secrets with this special, insider’s tour and follow our guides through staff-only doors.

Feeding Frenzy (ages 8 and up)
Most Thursdays and Sundays, 2 hours

Our most in depth tour starts before we open the doors to the public. Everyone loves to eat, and our animals are no different! You’ll get a new view of the Aquarium in this behind-the-scenes adventure.

Personal Guided Tour (ages 6 and up)
By appointment only, 90 minutes

Have a question you’ve always wanted to ask about our animals and exhibits? This is your chance to get answers! Welcome to the ultimate insider's view of the Aquarium.

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