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Save Our Seabirds

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1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1000
+1 941-388-3010
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This is a nice hidden gem that you want to take the time to visit. Very informative staff and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
James E
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Orlando, Florida
Favorite side trip

After the visit to mote, don’t forget the seabirds. This rescue runs a great small exhibit with a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PLazar
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New York City, New York
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Bird rescue, rehabilitation, and release. Birds that are not releasable are given permanent homes in our Wild Bird Learning Center, where you can see up to 250 birds of 30 different species up close and personal every day. Family Friendly Pricing of $6 for adults, $4 for children age 4 to 12. Educational tours available upon prior request. (Former site of Pelican Man Bird Sanctuary)
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“injured birds” (29 reviews)
“sea birds” (57 reviews)
“mote aquarium” (44 reviews)
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1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1000
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+1 941-388-3010
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"injured birds"
in 29 reviews
"sea birds"
in 57 reviews
"mote aquarium"
in 44 reviews
"feathered friends"
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"fishing line"
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"bird lovers"
in 6 reviews
"permanent residents"
in 4 reviews
"wide variety of birds"
in 5 reviews
"bird hospital"
in 3 reviews
"dedicated staff"
in 3 reviews
"on display"
in 10 reviews
"money goes"
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"their lives"
in 5 reviews
"great place to learn"
in 3 reviews
"answer questions"
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"different species"
in 4 reviews
"entry fee"
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a nice hidden gem that you want to take the time to visit. Very informative staff and the exhibits were interesting.

Thank James E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the visit to mote, don’t forget the seabirds. This rescue runs a great small exhibit with a myriad of exotic and indigenous birds.

Thank PLazar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is on the Mote property but NOT part of the Mote - confusing. You get a discount with Mote tickets though. Lovely little tour.

Thank cynssmith
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This place is a fun little side trip. It doesn't take very long and every visit helps to support the birds. The folks here really work very hard to care for these birds; to rehab and release or to let them live out their lives...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Great little sanctuary. It's nice to see a group take the time to rehabilitate birds and to give those who would not survive on the outside a good quality of life. I did get a discount for having gone through the Aquarium, but even if...More

1  Thank pbwapres
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This attraction is on the same property as Mote. Although there is a reduced entry fee if you have a Mote ticket, it is not worth the visit. Many of the species we not in their cages, There is an abundance of deferred maintenance and...More

Thank tom646
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

I hate giving a bad review for something that I know has great intentions and is trying to do a really good thing for animals. However, I really think they should fully team up with Mote Marine and be one of their exhibits instead of...More

Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
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SaveOurSeabirds, General Manager at Save Our Seabirds, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Hello Luv2TravelNEGirl, and thank you for your visit and your review. As you may know, Save Our Seabirds is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is completely separate from Mote Marine Aquarium. We have tried numerous times to partner with Mote to create a single,...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Great little stop along the walk between the two Mote buildings. We got in for half price ($6) with our Mote tickets and expected a short little walk through a few different bird exhibits but this place is bigger than it looks! Over a hundred...More

Thank Aaron A
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a great little facility helping to save injured birds. Some cannot be released, but will live out their lives in lovely aviaries with the best care. It was great to have a list of the birds they have on permanent display and to...More

Thank MrsHelenB7777
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Such a unique opportunity to view Florida's birds up close! Visiting a place for injured animals could be a sad experience, but the care and dedication for the birds at this rescue is so evident that it's uplifting. This should be a must-see for families...More

Thank mamasfavorite
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Response from TIE T | Reviewed this property |
45 min to an hour. maybe longer if you watch the videos in their outdoor theater. have fun!
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