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BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT and join the Skeptics Society for a field trip to the beach! We will take a whale-watching trip out of Dana Point at the height of blue whale season. Our journey to the sea will include Ocean Institute scientists who will introduce you to the local marine wildlife; including an astounding variety of fish, microscopic plankton, and the animals that live in sediment retrieved from the ocean floor. Encounter a pod of playful dolphins or witness the majesty of a traveling whale. Before our cruise, we will also visit the marine aquarium at the Ocean Institute. In the morning, we will visit San Onofre State Beach and see marine terraces, beach processes, landslides, and the fault near the San Onofre nuclear reactor. At Dana Point, we will also see evidence of giant submarine gravity flows, and geological traces of a lost continent that used to lie offshore millions of years ago. Come join us for an amazing day in the cool beach weather!

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Photo courtesy of the Ocean Institute
Photo courtesy of the Ocean Institute
Photo by Ed Pastor
Photo by Ed Pastor

Photos of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, south of San Clemente, CA, and nearby cliffs by Ed Pastor. Wildlife photos courtesy of the Ocean Institute, Dana Point, CA.

What’s Included?

Trip cost includes all transportation, lunch, all fees and admissions, guidebook and the guided tour lectures. Come join us for an amazing day!


Email us or call 1-626-794-3119 with a credit card to secure your spot.

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