Shark Fest

  • July 9, 2018 - July 27, 2018

  • Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

  • Location: Marine Education Center

  • Address: 101 Sweetbay Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

  • Time: 8am-4pm

  • Price: $425

Spend a week learning all about one of the ocean’s apex predators. Shark Fest participants may encounter Atlantic sharp nose, bonnethead, blacktip, spinner, hammerhead and bull sharks. Board vessels to long line for sharks and participate in shark research with our USM scientists by catching, tagging and releasing sharks.

As a participant, you will:

  • Interact with GCRL scientists • Capture, tag, and release sharks
  • Contribute to ongoing research
  • Cruise aboard a GCRL research vessel
  • Receive a SHARK FEST t-shirt • Learn about sharks, skates, and rays

Shark Fest
  • July 9, 2018 to July 27, 2018
  • Marine Education Center
  • $425
  • Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday