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Seal Rescue Ireland

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Wonderful Place, Wonderful people

Run by volunteers this is an amazing little place. Just beside Courtown woods it’s a little area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kilmuckridge, Ireland
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Great family visit!

Went there with the family and we had a great time learning about the seals and viewing them! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John C
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Come visit Seal Rescue Ireland for a unique and educational experience for all ages. They rehabilitate 60-80 seals a year that you are able to see up close. They are open everyday. They are a not for profit organization that does not charge an...more
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| Courtown Seal Rescue Centre, Courtown Harbour, Courtown Courtown Seal Rescue Centre, Ireland
+353 87 195 5393
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All reviews gift shop free tour great little place rescue centre worthy cause well worth a visit kids loved seeing would highly recommend a visit lovely place to visit guided tour donation volunteers sanctuary donated release pups injured
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Run by volunteers this is an amazing little place. Just beside Courtown woods it’s a little area with a few pre fabs and wooden sheds in which seals from all over Ireland are cared for back to health and released into the wild. Little educational...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank disorder80
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with the family and we had a great time learning about the seals and viewing them! The people in the sanctuary were very welcoming and pleasant! We even sponsored a seal but unfortunately they didn't let us take her home! Well worth a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Free admission but you can donate towards this very worthy cause. Good car parking either at the playground or further up at the Adventure Centre. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CRRG_Dublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My visit here today 28/12/2018 was a present for Christmas. Anyone who knows me, knows I love seals. I’ve always wanted to get up close with them. The experience that followed was incredible. Firstly we were greeted by a fantastic and very informative volunteer there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AmKreuz86
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Went here last weekend. The children enjoyed seaing the seals close up. Visit was donations only so no charge otherwise. We still got a tour and it was short but informative. Staff obviously care about the animals and seem to know them well. Worth a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Aatm14
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Visited Seal Rescue Ireland while we were in the area. The staff are so amazing, they are so dedicated to their work and so passionate it really is heart warming. Seeing seals so up close was so much fun. Keep up the amazing work!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dublin_Girl89
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

The staff were phenomenal and their mission is fantastic. I love that they are rehabbing to keep them wild.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ladonnas646
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Had the most amazing visit yesterday and the Seal sanctuary. The staff are so passionate about what they do, and they are filled with knowledge about the seals and centre. The seals are so well cared for and looked so happy! We couldn’t leave without...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 147ciaram
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by to see the rescued seals whilst in Courtown in July. Decided to sponsor one called Pizza. Just yesterday - 15 sept- we went to see him being released in county Louth. Great experience for anyone wanting to learn about seals. The people...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank CoAntrimTraveller79
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We have visited SRI several times over the last year. This place is amazing. The staff will show you round and are very informative about what they do. Which seals they currently have and also educate about the effects of plastic pollution, global warming etc....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 442AngelaB
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