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Marine Mammal Center

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2000 Bunker Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2619
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The largest of six centers that rescue and rehabilitate seals and sea lions found along the California coast.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sea lions” (51 reviews)
“gift shop” (25 reviews)
“docent tour” (12 reviews)
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2000 Bunker Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2619
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very serious stuff here folks! Get rid of all that trashy plastic bags and other throw always that kill our sea mammals...this place helps repair their ills and send them back home to the sea if possible...and you can help. Excellent education centre and fift...More

Thank Artisteyes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a rescue center for sea mammals that is interesting to spend an hour or so at and worth definitely worth supporting with a visit. Educational and also sobering. There were only sea lions while we were there and it was a shame to...More

Thank smudlathehound
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a 45 minute guided tour. Our docent was excellent. The facility was beautifully maintained and spotless. The mission is admirable and it was no surprise to learn they have over 1,000 volunteers. We went on a Saturday. The Center was not crowded, but...More

Thank CMPofCharleston
Reviewed 3 August 2017

If you can make one of the tours, this is an interesting place to visit. Like the Turtle Hospital in FL, this institution is carrying out very useful recovery work for sea life. It is worth supporting through your visit.

Thank Lon B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

A very nice and educational facility to visit. There are numerous enclosures where rescued marine mammals are cared for and rehabilitated. It was fascinating to see the care the volunteers take with the marine rescues which are kept at the Center before they can be...More

Thank ranishi
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My family of four (kids aged 10 and 12) came here on a weekday afternoon in early July upon the suggestion of a relative who volunteers there. We had booked our docent-led tour in advance online. This facility is relatively small, but the work they...More

Thank dms666
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Not a huge amount to see but worth a visit if you've an hour to spare. A worthy cause staffed by dedicated volunteers.

Thank heleneroberts
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Having worked with sea lions long ago, it was great to visit this place! It is obvious the animals are top priority and well cared for. The staff/volunteers were very informative. Everything is open to public viewing from the feedings, pens, food prep and laboratory.

Thank JABW77
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Fun educational place. They do great work, beautiful building, and great gift shop. The staff is very friendly.

Thank edal2012
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We found this place on our tourist map of Sausalito and decided to check it out. It is a small center, but their main focus is on rehabilitating the animals. There are two major viewing platforms where you can see the animals in their pools...More

Thank Hannah M
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9 August 2016|
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Response from WhitbyWanderers | Reviewed this property |
Expensive to cab there and you need a car or ubber to get there. I came from San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge.
5 May 2016|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely a car ride. From the Bay, across 101, through a tunnel, and then come out on the Pacific Ocean.
Jackie B
23 April 2015|
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Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
I would allow a couple of hours for the tour - you can always head down to the nearby beach if they get bored!