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Alaska SeaLife Center

Features Animals
301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
+1 907-224-6300
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fun and learning

Alaska sealife center is a terrific place it's a rehabilitation facility as well as a aquarium. saw... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ross, Australia
Well worth several hours

A great place to see marine animals, particularly sea lions and Alaskan birds. Had been trying to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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An education and research-focused aquarium offering underwater views of Alaskan marine animals.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
+1 907-224-6300
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Alaska sealife center is a terrific place it's a rehabilitation facility as well as a aquarium. saw sealions being fed, they have touch tanks, a puffin in closure which you can go in and get up close. wont tell you much more because it will...More

Thank woebetide
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to see marine animals, particularly sea lions and Alaskan birds. Had been trying to get photos of Puffins while boating and should have just waited. Some nice information films, cafe and lovely gift shop. Loved the visit here.

Thank FoodFemme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been members of the Sea Life Center since we moved up here 6 years ago. Every time we go to the sea life center there is something new and exciting. This last time was a baby Beluga Whale. Wow!!

Thank Robbin R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place! Located in a great spot, right off Resurrection Bay, and the Center was much fun! I especially loved watching the staff take care of a newly arrived baby Walrus. It's amazing to see the love, care and commitment these people were giving...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Takes about an hour to see everything. Very focused on local fish and sea mammals; we learned a lot about the area.

Thank Kristin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the center in Seward in August 2017 and it was excellent. Getting to see how the puffins swam in the water and then the baby walrus. They had other exhibits but these two were our favorites. Would return for sure. Thanks for...More

Thank MtTime2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the best places to see a good number of the marine species living in Alaska. Can be a pretty quick walk through, doesn't take a large amount of time. Good gift shop if you're looking for souvenirs.

Thank Kaiden F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the stop! Definitely a worth the visit. We especially likes seeing the stellar sea lion. We had seen them out on the day cruise the day before. They were also taking care of a very sick one and we got to watch them...More

1  Thank Robin C
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This was the entirety of our stay in Seward. We left our cruise ship and were not yet ready to set out on the bus tour. We spent maybe an hour to an hour and a half here. The exhibits were very informative. A favorite...More

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Lots of great local sea-life. Also provides some local history of Resurrection Bay. Easy to find location with ample parking. Nice souvenir shop inside. Walking distance to restaurants bars and gift shops. Amazing views of Resurrection Bay and surrounding mountains and glaciers.

Thank theottomatic1
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Karen K
28 February 2017|
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Response from Martha S | Reviewed this property |
Contact the Alaska Sealife Center directly. I believe they have regularly scheduled behind the scenes tours, but probably do them on special requests also. The staff is very informative and available for questions.
15 July 2016|
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Response from karjer21 | Reviewed this property |
Adult (13+) $21.95 Senior (65+) $19.95 Child (4-12) $11.95 3 and Under Free The touch tank is filled with more sea life to touch than I have ever seen and the water is so cold. Fun to... More
16 June 2016|
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Response from Shrlrd4 | Reviewed this property |
The previous answer by Chani is correct.