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Explore Virtual Tour

Explore explore in a new 3D virtual tour!

Explore’s live cams can transport you all over the world, from our series of Africa Cams in Kenya, to the playful pandas in Sichuan, China – even right outside our offices for spectacular sunset views from Santa Monica. Now you can take a virtual trip inside explore HQ, with a new 3D tour that you

Visit the explore video installation at 2nd Street and Santa Monica Boulevard.

Polar Bears Invade Santa Monica!

Explore is on a mission to bring viewers closer to nature. Our series of live cams have streamed millions of hours of the wonders of the world – from salmon-snatching brown bears in Alaska’s Katmai National Park, to African elephants roaming the Kenyan plains. Our new, interactive “Pearls of the Planet” experience creates an immersive

Santa Monica sunset

Unwind with a Santa Monica Sunset Soundscape

Welcome to our Live Cam Soundscape series, a new Zen Den experience where scenic meets sonic. Since some of explore’s live cams don’t broadcast audio, we’re experimenting, enhancing the visual by adding layers of original music and sounds over the silent, serene scenery. Our latest is a highlight from a recent sunset over the Santa

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Explore Celebrates Sunsets

We’re celebrating sunsets at explore.org because winter is coming, everything is all grey and/or snowy and it’s too cold or rainy to stay outside long. But sunsets can revive us by getting us to slow down, take a few minutes to just be, and not let life whiz by. The colors themselves dazzle and mesmerize,

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Thank you for the spectacular sunsets!

We recently asked you to capture some stellar snapshots of sunsets, to remind ourselves that though winter is coming, it’s possible to catch some vibrant color each and every night. We’re seriously stoked to see the pics you’ve shared, because they are simply beautiful. Here are some of our favorite!

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