Monterey Bay Aquarium, located in Monterey California, was founded in 1984. Over 1.8 million people in a San Francisco budget car rental visit the aquarium annually. Monterey Bay Aquarium is the home of thousands of plants and animals, and features 623 separate named species on display. There are many popular exhibits that guests in a San Francisco budget car rental can explore at the aquarium, including Ocean’s Edge Wing and the Open Sea Gallery. Sealife exhibits that visitors in a San Francisco budget car rental can discover include stingrays, jellyfish, sea otters, and numerous other marine species. Travelers in a San Francisco budget car rental can visit the aquarium every day except Christmas from 10 AM to 6 PM, with summer hours 930AM – 6PM.
Exhibits Visitors in a San Francisco budget car rental Can Explore
The centerpiece of the Ocean`s Edge Wing is a 10 meter high 1.3 million liter tank for viewing California coastal marine life. Monterey Bay Aquarium was the first aquarium to grow live California giant kelp by using a wave machine at the top of the tank and allowing sunlight in through the open tank top, as well as the circulation of raw seawater from the Bay. Another exciting exhibit that guests in a San Francisco budget car rental can explore includes the 4.5 million liter tank in the Open Sea galleries, which offers the world`s largest single-paned windows. Exhibit animals include Hot Pink Flamingos, Wading Birds, Coral Reefs, Magellanic Penguins, Turtles and Jellies, and many more. Other exciting exhibits include The Secret Lives of Seahorses, the Splash Zone, Mission to the Deep, Sea Otters, Rocky Shore, Live on the Bay, Giant Pacific Octopus, Kelp Forest, Monterey Bay Habitats, Sandy Shores, and Open Sea.
Activities at the Aquarium
There are many activities at Monterey Bay Aquarium that visitors in a San Francisco budget car rental can participate in. The Summer Deck Programs offers a musical performance called “Think Big” which is about how we can all work together in order to achieve a conservation goal. The show features puppets that are made from recycled materials! The musical “Enough Stuff” highlights some of the animals that are at the aquarium. The musical performances take place at the Great Tide Pool Deck, with Think Big taking place at 12:45PM, 2:15PM and 3:45PM, and Enough Stuff at 11:15AM and 1:45PM. Whales to Windmills takes place in the Auditorium and is a 15-minute live program where guests in a San Francisco budget car rental can learn how whales, sharks, boxfish and other ocean critters are inspiring new inventions! Project White Shark is about the life history of the white shark, and the steps that are being taken to exhibit white sharks. Mysteries of the Deep is a 15 minute show that exhibits deep sea creatures, and You Otter Know allows visitors in a San Francisco budget car rental to learn about sea otters! Other activities include Open Sea Feeding, Kelp Forest Feeding, Penguin Feeding, and Albatross Encounters!
Grab a Bite to Eat and Do Some Shopping While Visiting Monterey Bay Aquarium
Guests in a San Francisco budget car rental can enjoy the beautiful view of Monterey Bay when relaxing for lunch or a snack at the cafe, elegant restaurant or full-service bar. The full-service restaurant is open daily from 11AM to 330PM and offers seafood entrees, pasta and vegetarian dishes. The self-service cafe offers visitors in a San Francisco budget car rental with a variety of choices including pizza, pasta, ethnic specialties and ready-made sandwiches and salad entrees. The group lunch package is a boxed lunch to go with a fixed-price meal. As well, visitors in a San Francisco budget car rental can do a little shopping when visiting the aquarium. There are four different gift and bookstore locations in the aquarium. The stores offer a variety of keepsakes, including books, plush animals, fused glass marine animals, sun catchers and much more!!
Visit Monterey Bay Aquarium Today!
For adults, admission is $29.95, child admission $19.95 and senior admission is $27.95. To order tickets guests in a San Francisco budget car rental should call 866-963-9645. Visitors in a San Francisco budget car rental may become a member of the Monterey Bay Aquarium today! The Ocean Advocate packages offers free admission for two adults and children or grandchildren, as well as two transferable guest cards for $250. The Member Package allows guests to enjoy a year of free admission, express entry and exclusive events for two people and your children for $175. The individual member for one adult is $765, and the Student and Senior Packages are $50.
For more information about the Monterey Bay Aquarium, guests in a San Francisco budget car rental should visit www.montereybayaquarium.org.