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Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward

4.5
#1 of 13 in Parks in Seward
The only permanent marine mammal rehabilitation facility in the state, Alaska SeaLife Center is also an important research facility. The attraction is dedicated to education, and its public exhibit includes a touch tank where visitors can interact with living sea life. A grotto is home to seabirds, sea lions, and a giant Pacific octopus. Don't miss the preserved giant squid on display in the grotto area. Using our world travel planner, Seward attractions like Alaska SeaLife Center can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was a very nice experience. Well worth the admission price. The marine life was fun to see, but learning about their mission to rescue Alaskan marine life was very rewarding.  more »
  • We were pleasantly surprised by the SeaLife Center. Well laid out with very informational displays and great viewing of the native Alaskan sea life. Note that all the sea life is rescued and being reh...  more »
  • I should preface this by saying I live in California with some really fantastic aquariums so I may be biased. We visited the Alaska SeaLife Center as part of our Seward Getaway package with the railro...  more »
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  • We had a great time. Lots to see and do here, and it's really worth the drive if you live further away. The local community is really beautiful and there's a fair amount of things to do within walking distance so you can make a day of it. Every staff member we encountered was friendly and helpful, made us feel very welcome. The prices were a bit steep, but a military discount eased that a little. The gift shop was really cool and there was a great selection.
  • Always worth visiting! They rotate out the educational kiosks regularly. Sadly the main sea lion dude/gal wasn't there last we visited but going topside and watching the sea fowl exhibit always awesome. Good job Seward & state ofAK.
  • Hands down one of the best natural attractions in the 40+ countries we have visited. It is a quick and gorgeous 2.5 hour drive south of Anchorage. The prices are affordable (we even became members) and the attractions are fantastic. The staff did a fantastic job catering to our young son. 10-stars!
  • I LOVE ALASKA SEALIFE CENTER! I have many friends that have worked here over the years and one of the times passing through, they had a baby walrus that they rescued! It was the cutest thing! Pretty cheap tickets for what you get. I could spend hours here.
  • This place is wonderful. We visited in February and had a blast. They had sea lions (huge), seals, beluga whale, sea otter, several different birds, fish and crab. Really cool touch tank my son (5yr) was glued to.
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