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Go behind-the-scenes of the fascinating Monterey Bay Aquarium with an expert guide who will tailor your experience to your aquatic interests.
Today, make your way over to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Built in 1984, the aquarium is located on the site of a former sardine cannery on the Pacific Ocean shoreline in Monterey. Your window into the ocean, you will guide yourself around this world-class attraction that hosts close to 2 million visitors a year. Visit stingrays, jellyfish, sea otters, and numerous other native marine species, which can be viewed above and below the waterline. The aquarium is also one of very few in the world to exhibit both bluefin and yellowfin tuna. Then, meet your local, expert guide who will lead you behind-the-scenes of this fascinating aquarium. Start with a detailed explanation of the most popular exhibits, and then move on to the most exclusive areas of the facility to see how it works! With more than 35,000 species of plants and animals, you can be sure there are plenty of stories to tell. Your guide will let you in on the interesting day to day upkeep of an aquarium, including the ins and outs of how to care for a jellyfish, the process behind creating a home for a shark, and the secrets to growing a live kelp forest. Your private tour lasts approximately 60-minutes.
Carmel Valley, Monterey and Carmel, California, United States of America
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