Discover the Bay Hybrid Ferry Program

Join Aquarium of the Bay and Alcatraz Cruises for a unique, hands-on educational experience.  Led by the Aquarium’s team of expert naturalists, the Discover the Bay-Hybrid Ferry Program provides an immersive learning experience with San Francisco Bay onboard Hornblower Hybrid.

This 5-hour program includes:
  • Ecology, food web and basic water chemistry of San Francisco Bay
  • The history of the Bay and the surrounding Golden Gate National Recreation Area
  • Impacts of climate change to the region
  • Innovative energy saving technologies
  • Personal actions everyone can do to protect this vital resource
  • An optional tour of Aquarium of the Bay's exhibits
This unique program is aligned with 5th – 8th Grade California State Standards.
Cost: $1,100.00 per program

Program Dates:
The Discover the Bay-Hybrid Ferry Program is only available on limited dates during the school year.  Please check back in September 2014 for additional information.

Program Capacity:
  • Maximum number of total participants (students, teachers, and chaperones) per program: 45.
  • Minimum 1 adult chaperone per 7 student ratio required.

Scholarship information can be obtained either by checking back Fall 2014 or by signing up for our Educator E-newsletter.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE!  If you are interested in sponsoring a class trip or the entire program, please contact

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