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Snorkel with the Leopard Sharks

Join aquarium naturalists and visit leopard sharks in their underwater home off the La Jolla Coast. Pick up snorkel tips as you discover the abundant variety of animals that make their homes among the kelp, sandy bottom, and rocks. Intermediate swimming ability is required and previous snorkeling experience is recommended. Participants must supply their own gear. Ages 10+ (minors must also be accompanied by a paid adult). Pre-purchase is required. Tickets are $30 for the Public and $25 for Birch Aquarium Members. Please note, shark snorkels does not meet at Birch Aquarium. Shark snorkels occur from July through September. See our website for a list of dates. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit aquarium.ucsd.edu or call 858-534-7336. Proceeds support exhibits and educational programming at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.

Neighborhood: La Jolla

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA 92093-0207

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Contact Info

858-534-7336
aquariuminfo@ucsd.edu

Date & Time

Aug 19, 2017
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Price

Public: $30. Birch Aquarium Members: $25

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2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92093-0207

Please note, shark snorkels do not meet at Birch Aquarium.

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