Ocean Institute

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Outdoor Activities

The Ocean Institute is located in beautiful Dana Point Harbor and offers ocean science and maritime history programs perfect for kids and adults alike. See hundreds of marine animals in aquariums, watch animal feedings, experience ocean-themed exhibits, and have fun with hands-on activities. For an extra charge, take a tall ship or a whale watching cruise. The Dana Point Marine Protected Area is steps away from the Institute.

Location:  24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive

Business hours:  Sa-Su 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Mo-Fr 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.