Above: Photo of fish swimming through kelp. Photo courtesy of Birch Aquarium at at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.
The sun has arrived in La Jolla, and it’s time to go snorkeling! Explore the world beyond the beach with snorkeling adventures offered this summer through Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.
Participants will join aquarium naturalists on an unforgettable face-to-face excursion with abundant marine life that lives just off the La Jolla coast. Learn about sea creatures and the ecology of their underwater homes while picking up snorkeling tips. Intermediate swimming ability is required and previous snorkeling experience is recommended. Participants must supply their own gear.
Enjoy the calm, picturesque waters of La Jolla Cove, part of the San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park and Ecological Reserve. Discover the exotic playground of such beautiful creatures as garibaldi, lobsters and octopuses. Learn what it’s like to live in a state-protected ecosystem.
RSVP required: 858-534-7336 or online at aquarium.ucsd.edu
Dates: July 31 & August 7, 2010