Ocean Institute
Research Vessel Sea Explorer
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The Ocean Institute’s research vessel is a 65 foot floating laboratory with five distinct teaching areas, fully equipped with video microscopes and state-of-the-art electronics. This vessel is used for school and public programs to conduct research and provide educational whale watching cruises. Volunteers assist staff with program logistics such as managing passengers during boarding/disembarking, collecting required forms, preparing the vessel for programs, and serving as program facilitators. Volunteers must be age 16 and older.*Waitlist only; must be an active volunteer at the Ocean Institute to be added to the waitlist. 



Ocean Institute   |   24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629

Ocean Institute

24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr
Dana Point, CA 92629
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Ocean Institute Tax ID: 330203488