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Located on Cowell's beach, adjacent to the wharf and historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the iconic Dream Inn has been the destination in Santa Cruz for 50 years. Ideal for exploring Santa Cruz with views of Monterey Bay from every room.
This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes tour offers an in-depth exploration of the marine mammal research projects at Long Marine Lab. Learn about the work of our scientists and their studies of dolphins, sea lions, elephant seals, harbor seals, and blue whales. Tour is best suited for children 10 years of age and older. Space is limited to 12 participants. Advance reservations and advance payment required.