Get ready for one big adventure with Birch Aquarium at Scripps naturalists as we venture out for twice-daily cruises to locate gray whales on their round-trip migration from the Bering Sea to Baja’s breeding grounds.
Get an up-close look at these amazing animals aboard vessels from Flagship Cruises & Events, a charter cruise and touring company presented by San Diego Harbor Excursion.
Learn about gray whale baleen, barnacles and prey from aquarium naturalists during this memorable whale-watching experience, leaving daily from San Diego Bay. Don’t forget warm clothing and binoculars
Travel south to Baja California’s tranquil lagoons with Andiamo Tour Mexico for extended trips to see gray whales up-close.
Birch Aquarium at Scripps naturalists joins you on this unforgettable journey to experience the gray whale birthing grounds, where whales and their calves play, rest and investigate their curious visitors.
Hop aboard small boats for encounters with these magnificent mammals. In addition to the lagoons, highlights include authentic cuisine, scenic views of Baja’s desert and memorable stops along the way. Travel is by private motor coach. Accommodations and most meals are included
Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.
Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fish and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and the Caribbean.
An interactive museum showcases research discoveries by Scripps scientists on climate, Earth and ocean science and features nearly five-dozen interactive elements.
The Birch Aquarium is located at 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037. It’s open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily except major holidays.