Marine Biology Discovery Tour – Los Angeles
- Marine Biology workshop at the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies
- Get on-board a boat tour of the Channel Islands and explore the biodiversity of Santa Cruz Island
- Participate in a hands on Permaculture workshop and learn about sustainable living
- Tour of the Warner Bros. studios in Hollywood
- Attend a Los Angeles Dodgers or Angels MLB game
- Dinner and free time in Manhattan Beach
- Night Tour: Include stops in Beverley Hills, Santa Monica and Venice Beach
- Visit Huntington Beach
Hands on workshops, research and tours of some of the cutting edge work and pristine environments that exist in the Los Angeles biological sphere. Also enjoy some of the highlights the City of Angels always has to offer!
Explore how nature and biology co-exist and thrive within a major metropolitan city. Enjoy the highlights of such an incredible city – an added bonus!
All Evolve Tours itineraries are completely customizable for your groups desires and needs.
Day 1 - Travel to L.A.
Upon arrival, get picked up by our chartered bus and meet our Tour Director. Enjoy a lunch stop in Manhattan Beach before checking into our hotel. This evening we will head out to watch a live professional baseball game!
Day 2 - Permaculture L.A.
Participate in a hands on introduction program to permaculture. Learn about a permaculture’s design principles and its unique approaches that combine the analysis of biological phenomena with cultural relevance – the major tenants that make permaculture a truly unique and holistic design system. We will also get a tour of the farm and have delicious farm-to-table lunch onsite. Enjoy dinner at the Grove mall, and in the evening, take a guided night tour of Venice Beach, Hollywood and Beverly Hills.
Day 3 - Catalina Island & Huntington Beach
Hop aboard a ferry for a ride to the USC Wrigley Institute on Catalina Island. We will enjoy exploring the island and will participate in a marine biology workshop at the Institute. Enjoy dinner at one of our favorite taco spots upon return and revel at the site of the sunset over Huntington beach.
Day 4 - Channel Islands
Get on-board a boat tour of the Channel Islands. This chain of eight islands is home to many plants and animals including the Island Fox, the Spotted Skunk, the Fence Lizard, Santa Cruz sheep and much more! Take a group workshop with a local biologist on biodiversity and the local plant life.
Day 5 - Enjoy L.A.
Today we will take a Warner Bros. film studios tour, and go behind the scenes of many famous TV shows and movies to view the sets and props! Lunch is at the famous Farmers Market in Beverly Hills before we head off to Santa Monica. Enjoy the pier, the fishermen, the Pacific Park Amusement part and the Ferris Wheel!
Day 6 - Homeward Bound
Begin our journey home after an awesome trip to L.A. together.
AirfareRoudntrip group airfare to Los Angeles, California
BusPrivate coach bus equipped with A/C, T.V & DVD players, on-board washroom
HotelCentrally located, student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
Daily breakfasts and dinners included in tour. Meals at locally owned and delicious restaurants.
The Channel Islands were first inhabited by Native Americans 13,000 years ago.