Ocean Quest is a non-profit, hands on discovery cruse where people of all ages can explore the living ocean.
It is dedicated to quality marine education 1992. Participants cruise station to station aboard the Venture Inn II and enjoy the scenic beauty of Woods Hole. A Discovery Cruse introduces the major disciplines within oceanography. You can become actively involved manipulating equipment, collecting data, and discovering the wonders of ocean science. You can haul a lobster trap, pull a plankton net or reach into the live tank and learn about the natural history of the sea life you capture. (All organisms are safely handled and returned to their natural habitat at the end of each day.) Each discovery cruse is unique. The staff will guide you through discovery and exploration that is relevant, comprehensive and interesting.
The Venture Inn II is docked just 4 miles from the Palmer House the cruse is a great activity for your check-in afternoon. (Be sure to call ahead for reservations.) For more information contact: 800-376-2326, www.oceanquest.org