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Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Address: 20612 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: 949-494-3050
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Ranked #7 of 25 Attractions in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
Owner description: Visitors are welcome to view rescued seals and sea lions.
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Visitors are welcome to view rescued seals and sea lions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Lovely visit. I loved the volunteers and the experience. The best part is that they're in their way back to the wild! I wish there where places like this everywhere and for all wildlife. Thank you.

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Free trip to see rescued seals and sea lions. They take donations and everyone there volunteers there time. great organization, stop by.

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This center does an incredible job saving our sea lions that have been lost from their mommas. Visiting here you will see and experience the love and the care they provide these sea mammals enabling them to return to the sea - not destined to live a life in confinement as in San Diego"s Sea World Waterpark

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We visited twice during our stay in CDM... Very clean, sea lions were playful and volunteers are wonderful! Great for all ages.

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Belleville, Michigan
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17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My wife and I stopped in on our way to Laguna Beach one morning. It was interesting to hear about all of the work that they do with sea life that has been rescued and to look at the sea lions that they had at the time play in their pen. They do great work here getting these animals that... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I wouldn't plan a day around it, but would recommend stopping in and checking it out. It is a great thing what the people there are doing. They were all very friendly and answered all of our random questions we had with a smile on their face!

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I often will stop by the center just to see what is going on. The work that these people do to rescue marine wildlife is truly amazing. Everyone while in Laguna should just stop by - check in - and maybe even donate or buy something in the gift store. This amazing work is funded by donations. Wow they have... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This place is amazing and inspirational! They rescue, care and rehabilitate injured seals and sea lions and release them back into the ocean to lead full lives. It may be small but they are full of stories of rescued animals that they have helped and you can even see some seals and sea lions being cared for, fed and playing.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a center where marine mammals are cared for and then later released back into the ocean, so there are no shows. But if you appreciate the work the center does, then it is worth a stop. No admission, but donations always help the good work done.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to visit in laguna beach with a good cause, staff, and location I recommend the Pacific marine mammal center. There is plenty of free parking. Free admission although donations are accepted, one dollar pays for one pound of fish to feed the seals and sea lions. I will definitely come back to visit.

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