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We went down to the living coast discovery center today. Great little zoo nature center. Has lots of different exebits of rays sharks,birds and turtles. There area several trails you can go on through... more »
Living Coast Discovery Center is truly a tiny treasure. The ray/shark tank is amazing. Besides the birds eye view you get when you come inside there are large portals all around giving any visitor "th... more »
My husband and I have been taking our boys there since they were less than 1 yr old. They're now almost 3 and they still love it! Some of the highlights for them are touching the stingrays, the everch... more »
What an awesome little gem here in San Diego. Maps won't give a route I think because it's on a private road, but the directions on the site got us there just fine. Basically just go to the end of E Street and you'll see the sign for the parking lot. Then the shuttle will grab you and take to the main building. They have a wonderful variety of animals and the keepers are all informative and fun. Compared to Birch Aquarium, they have less sea animals but more lizards, snakes, birds, and other critters. Our favorites were the sea turtles, the eagles, and the mantis shrimp. We'll definitely be back!
Cute little center. Seemed a little pricey but we enjoyed our time there nonetheless. Sea turtles out front were the biggest hit! Driving directions will not work but if you drop a pin on Gunpowder Road anywhere outside the wildlife refuge it will get you there. Actually, there is a parking lot with free shuttle on Gunpowder Road/ E Street at Bay Boulevard very close to the freeway - It's the only way ;)
Haven't been here in 20 years, but this place was even batter than I remember! Brought my wife here for her first time and she was as happy as the groups of kids touring this place. There are a ton of wild birds of pray around in the trails to take pictured of if you're fast enough and the ride there and back in the shuttle couldn't have been more enjoyable. Our bus driver was incredible and would slow down to let people take pictures and let children gawk at the wildlife, we even got to see him feed one of the resident squirrels who hopped on the bus to say hi and hang out until the shuttle was full and had to go. We will definitely be coming back soon & hopefully catch those three blue herons !!
Great place to experience not just water life, but also some amazing birds. It's a fantastic value for the money and there is a lot to learn at the demonstrations.
Very interesting place, not too big but the staff is very helpful. Great place for kids the exhibits are very accessible. A little pricey.
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