Welcome

Welcome to the Living Coast Discovery Center online registration system.  If you have any questions with your registration, please contact 619-409-5908.

Private Tours
Add a memorable experience to your visit at the Living Coast. Tours are great for groups of all sizes.

Private Wildlife Tour
Regular Price: $250.00
Member Price: $150.00
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Book an experience you and your family will never forget. While the Living Coast is closed to the public, you will be escorted on a private tour around the Discovery Center, visiting native wildlife such as sea turtles, sharks & rays, and eagles. Then complete your tour with an up-close encounter of one of our many animal ambassadors.


Private Wildlife Tour includes:
  • 2-hour private tour by highly trained educator
  • Admission for up to 10 people in your immediate family
  • Encounter with one of our animal ambassadors
  • Options include:
    • Parrots or a Raptor (owl, hawk, or kestrel)
    • Reptiles (snake, tortoise, or iguana)
    • Marine Species (sea stars, crabs, or sharks)
Note: Due to COVID 19 safety precautions we are requiring all participants wear masks for the safety of our staff, volunteers, and wildlife.

 
Private Animal Encounters
(Currently not booking due to the COVID pandemic)

Add on a unique animal encounter to make your visit extra special! Get up close with one of our animal ambassadors and go behind the scenes to learn about how we care for all our animals.

Sea Turtle, Sharks, & Rays Encounter
Price: $85.00
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Meet and feed the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles! Plus, learn about sharks and feed bat rays.

Up to 6 Guests included in registration. (Additional guests may be added, Max. 10)

Admission not included with program fees.

Double Bird Encounter
Price: $75.00
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Visit Raptor Row and meet two of our bird ambassadors up-close!

Up to 6 Guests included in registration. (Additional guests may be added, Max. 10)

Admission not included with program fees.

Bird & Reptile Encounter
Price: $75.00
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Visit Raptor Row and meet one of our bird ambassadors up-close! Plus, meet and touch one of our reptile ambassadors.

Up to 6 Guests included in registration. (Additional guests may be added, Max. 10)

Admission not included with program fees.

Sea Turtle Encounter
Price: $60.00
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Meet and feed the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles!

Up to 6 Guests included in registration. (Additional guests may be added, Max. 10)

Admission not included with program fees.

Shark & Ray Encounter
Price: $60.00
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Meet a shark and feed stingrays in this cool behind the scenes tour!

Up to 6 Guests included in registration. (Additional guests may be added, Max. 10)

Admission not included with program fees.

Bird Encounter
Price: $50.00
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Visit Raptor Row and meet one of our bird ambassadors up-close!

Up to 6 Guests included in registration. (Additional guests may be added, Max. 10)

Admission not included with program fees.

Reptile Encounter
Price: $50.00
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Learn about reptile care in the Hot Room and meet (2) of our reptile friends!

Up to 6 Guests included in registration. (Additional guests may be added, Max. 10) 

Admission fees not included with program fees.

Parrot Encounter
Price: $50.00
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Visit Raptor Row and meet our Mitred Conures in this intimate experience.

Minimum age requirement: 5 years old
Up to 6 Guests included in registration.
(No additional guests allowed.)

Admission not included with program fees.