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Stone Lab offers a number of public tours for spontaneous guests and scheduled groups

Stone Lab offers a number of public tours for spontaneous guests and scheduled groups. To reserve your spot for a Gibraltar Island Tour, a South Bass Island Lighthouse Tour or an Aquatic Visitors Center Tour, please complete the registration form below.

Want to bring your group to Stone Lab for a Lake Erie Science Field Trip? The registration form also provides an estimate of your total cost for any visit.

All field trip groups participate in the 4-hour Science Cruise and Fish/Plankton Labs. Additional activities can be selected depending on the length of your stay. For complete descriptions of each activity, check out the Field Trips Information page.

Register your class for a field trip

To make reservations for group tours at the Aquatic Visitors Center or the South Bass Island Lighthouse, call (419) 285-1800.


Estimate Your Costs

Want to bring your group to Stone Lab but wonder about the cost? Use the calculator below to get an estimate. All groups participate in the 4-hour Science Cruise and Fish/Plankton Labs. Additional activities below can be selected, depending on the length of your stay.

  • Once you’ve made your choices and selected “Estimate Your Cost,” you will be able to register your group with us and indicate any additional equipment or facilities you may need.
  • These estimates do not include transportation to Put-In-Bay. Take either The Miller Boat Line (for vehicles and passengers) or the Jet Express Ferry (for pedestrian passengers only) to get to South Bass Island.

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Pick your activities

NOTE: One day field trips can choose up to 3 activities, while Two day field trips can select a maximum of 4 activities.