SAN FRANCISCO + MONTEREY
NORTH CAROLINA AQUARIUM BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MARCH 12 to MARCH 16, 2018
$2250 per person based on double occupancy
OPTIONAL DAY IN NAPA*
Price to be determined.
TRIP PRICE INCLUDES TWO DINNERS; ONE COCKTAIL RECEPTION; FOUR BREAKFASTS; FOUR NIGHTS ACCOMMODATIONS, DOUBLE OCCUPANCY (SINGLE SUPPLEMENT $800); ALL TRIP-RELATED TRANSPORTATION, GUIDE FEES AND ADMISSIONS.
PLEASE NOTE THAT TRIP PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE AIRFARE, AIRPORT TRANSFERS AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES (OTHER THAN AS SPECIFIED IN THE ITINERARY).
MONDAY, MARCH 12
(Tour begins at 2:00 p.m.)
Bart Shepherd, Director of The Academy’s Steinhart Aquarium, is coordinating the group’s three hours of behind the scenes and in-depth experiences during our visit to this premier institution. These are slated to include behind the scene access and time to meet with his operational team.
Views, drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Nothing says 'welcome to San Francisco' quite like the Top Of Mark.
TUESDAY, MARCH 13
After breakfast, the group departs for the two and half hour drive to Monterey, arriving in time to grab a quick bite before heading off to the Monterey Bay Aquarium for another busy afternoon. Tuesday’s visit will include meeting time with executive staff members and a guided tour. After a late afternoon break, the group will then return for yet another special experience--dinner at the aquarium.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14
We continue our time at Monterey Bay Aquarium with other special experiences—early entry visits to the Tentacles and Baja exhibitions. There will also be time in the late morning for self-guided time at MBA. After lunch, we will travel back to San Francisco by way of Ano Neuvo State Park where, weather permitting, we will led on a guided hike of this unique elephant seal habitat and breeding sanctuary.
THURSDAY, MARCH 15
The group will have special access visits at Pier 39’s The Aquarium of the Bay and The San Francisco Zoo before breaking midday for time for some ‘self-guided’ time in and around the city.
A festive dinner at this new restaurant in Old Chinatown that Bon Appetit rates as one of the best new restaurant in country
FRIDAY, MARCH 16
This portion of the trip ends after breakfast
OPTIONAL NAPA EXCURSION
Some special things are hatching!
Details and pricing to be announced shortly. Look for an email alert to come soon!