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Seaside Seabird Sanctuary

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18328 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL 33785-2006
+1 727-391-6211
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Seabird visit

When a friend of mine was visiting me from New Jersey and we were walking along the beach we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Indian Shores, Florida
via mobile
Observing the seabirds--a beach bonus

We stayed in a condo adjacent to the bird sanctuary, Beach Cottages Building one, # 107. We really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jackson, Tennessee
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Come and see our birds, Brown Pelicans, White Pelicans, Owls, Hawks, Vulture, Shore and Land birds. Come watch us feed our Pelicans every day at 2:30PM. Our Gift Shop is open from 9-3:30PM We are located in front of mile marker #13 on Gulf Blvd. (5th third Bank is directly across the street)
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  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“injured birds” (84 reviews)
“sea birds” (88 reviews)
“bird lovers” (14 reviews)
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18328 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL 33785-2006
+1 727-391-6211
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When a friend of mine was visiting me from New Jersey and we were walking along the beach we decided to walk into the seabird sanctuary. It has since changed owners and seems much cleaner now although there are less birds. It's a good place...More

2  Thank S S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a condo adjacent to the bird sanctuary, Beach Cottages Building one, # 107. We really enjoyed watching the birds fly out to make their daily catch in the morning and swooping in at night in front of our beach balcony. We could...More

1  Thank bevhearn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visit the Seabird Sanctuary every time we visit the beach. Since it has new management, the birds look much happier(if that is possible possible), and the Sanctuary is much cleaner and less smelly! It’s worth a visit. Doesn’t take long, but...More

1  Thank yellowdog60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These people do a wonderful thing . I have been 2 times now and donate money there . So many injured birds that need help . This facility is right on the beach . Vultures are just hanging out and the pelicans are splashing around...More

2  Thank Cherstyle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this Sanctuary about four times. I just went in October 2017 and the folks taking care of these birds have done a great job cleaning up the place, It kind of smelled bad in early 2017 when I was last there....More

2  Thank westendmed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been visiting the sanctuary for many years and we love this place. It’s always sad to see the injuries sustained by these beautiful creatures often due to the ignorance and stupidity of us humans, but great to know that there are people who...More

2  Thank DollyD27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stop by anytime we are in the area. We love taking our son to see all the birds. They also accept donations and take care of all bird species.

1  Thank Monica W
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome little place with some special lucky birds and a some really nice volunteers to take care of them. So glad that I stopped by!

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Found this place quite by accident on a beach walk. They rescue sea and shore birds of every kind. Free to wander through. They also have a gift shop, and of welcome donations. Lots of Pelicans, and even have a hawk who has been there...More

1  Thank Alice C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

It's free entry but they rely on donations. Great couple of hours spent here. Make sure you're there at 2.30 for when they feed the pelicans! Shame the gift shop wasn't open as I'm sure we'd have found bits to buy.

1  Thank Kay B
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Tracy I
10 February 2017|
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Response from Seabird_Sanctuary | Property representative |
Yes, we have several permanently disabled owls on display at the Sanctuary including a Great Horned Owl, a Barred Owl, a Barn Owl, and four Screech Owls.
21 July 2015|
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Response from lovecr_9 | Reviewed this property |
Would be a bit of a long walk. Take the trolley that runs all day long, or nice long walk on the beach. Easy access from the beach. Well worth the visit!