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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sea lions” (53 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 4 days ago

My daughter in law volunteered here and it changed her perspective on maine life. If you have an interest in marine biology or just curious, go to the Center. Very informative and helpful. Then head off to Rodeo beach for some wine and cheese.

Thank CantsitstillJohn
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is the only real rehab hospital for seals and otters between San Luis Obispo and the Mendocino coast. It's the most cleanest and professional looking facility for marine rehab I've ever seen. They offer guided tours every couple of hours which are very...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great job the personnel at this facility on doing to save these marine animals whom otherwise probably would not survive. you can view the rehab center get an idea as to what it takes to save these mammals and get a great education...More

Thank Andamy18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a neat place if you love sea lions and want to learn about our coastal mammals. They are making a difference saving these creatures lives

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Places like this give me hope for the future. The Marine Mammal Center is so much more than an ocean animal rescue center and hospital, because the information it collects in rescuing the animals serves as an important source of monitoring what is happening in...More

Thank whybefly
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The displays are informative, excellent selection of gifts in the shop. If you're lucky you can watch an autopsy. Standing on the desk overlooking the "hospital" is heartwarming listening to all the happy patients.

Thank mjmbkk
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We were going on a sunset sail out of Sausalito and decided to stop by for a tour beforehand. I'd heard about the great work the center does, and it was nice to see it first hand. The tour guide spoke enthusiastically about the animals...More

1  Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a special place that cannot be duplicated just anywhere, and has been built and maintained with great care and love. Bring your family and friends to enjoy a tour in this beautiful setting close to the beach in Marin Headlands.

Thank zuzanka1
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Great stop off if you have an hour or so to spare. Staff very passionate about what they do and great facilities. There was sadly no tour on our visit day so worthwhile checking that out before you go. Regardless of the lack of tour...More

1  Thank Chiara G
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Lovely place for a stop if you're going past this way anyway but you wouldn't necessarily stay for very long. There weren't many patients visible when we went which is of course a good thing in general but a bit disappointing for our kids who...More

Thank Fiona H
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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.
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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!