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Sea Lion Center, San Francisco

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web
Operated and managed by Aquarium of the Bay, the Sea Lion Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers free interpretive programs to compliment one of San Francisco’s most popular attractions. Over six million annual visitors will be able to learn all about these boisterous animals through exhibits and one-on-one interactions with naturalists. Guests can learn about these charismatic mammals, their history at PIER 39 and ongoing impacts and challenges to their habitat, as well as what they, as visitors, can do to help. The Sea Lion Center includes a classroom and exhibit space located directly above the sea lions regular hangout on PIER 39’s K-Dock.
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  • Walking through San Francisco, simply unmissable Pier 39 and not look at sea lions in their natural habitat Wednesday. It will be interesting to watch vacationers on the Sun, deruŝimisâ, loud sea lions both children and adults! Do not miss!
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  • It is located at the end of Pier 39. Before reaching the destination, you will come across many restaurants and souvenir shops. I came here at 9:30am this morning before visiting Aquarium of the Bay a...  read more »
  • We loved watching the sea lions and returned to see them again a few days later. We had binoculars which adds to the experience. Some have numbers and there are small and large ones. In mid-August, th...  read more »
  • We took the ferry from Sausalito, this was a very nice surprise when we arrived on the other side. Nice experience.
  • Smell pretty bad but got some cool video. Kids will love it
  • One of the very few good reasons for visiting the Fisherman's Wharf area. The sea lions are great, stinky, noisy fun.
  • you can catch a view of the sea lions going out to sea sometimes
  • But we can't see sea lions ;)
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