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Tidepool Hikes

@ Ocean Institute

Explore tidepools, museum admission included


Join the Ocean Institute for a tidepool hike led by one of our expert naturalists. The hike will take us into the rocky Marine Conservation Area located directly behind the Ocean Institute. Families can explore the area and search for snails, crabs, sea stars, and other animals that make the tidepools their home. The winter months are the best time to explore these magical marine ecosystems!

Join the Ocean Institute for a tidepool hike led by one of our expert naturalists. The hike will take us into the rocky Marine Conservation Area located directly behind the Ocean Institute. Families can explore the area and search for snails, crabs, sea stars, and other animals that make the tidepools their home. The winter months are the best time to explore these magical marine ecosystems!


Includes admission to the Ocean Institute the day of your tour. Hike Difficulty Rating: Moderate to Strenuous. Please be prepared for rocky, uneven, and slick terrain for the entire hike.


Dress: Closed-toed, Closed-heeled sturdy shoes are required. We also recommend sunscreen, light layers, and water.

Phone: (949) 496-2274

Website: Click to Visit

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 : 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Activity occurs until 12/20/2018 on:

  • Wednesday, December 19, 2018: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Thursday, December 20, 2018: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reservation suggested for this activity.

Note: To RSVP check the venue's website above or call (949) 496-2274.

Suitable for: 8+

  • Ages 0 - 1: Free
  • Ages 2 and over: $15.00

Free, provided on location.

Special Family Events
Activity Name Next Occurrence Suitable Ages
12/17/2018 3+

Event dates, times and cost are subject to change without notice. Before heading out, please contact the event organizer to verify the information provided. If you have questions about a particular event, please contact the event organizer directly.

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