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The Point Vicente Interpretive Center

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31501 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5369
+1 310-377-5370
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Heavenly place

It is very relaxing and beautiful place where you can enjoy the amazing view and the most fresh air.

Reviewed 3 days ago
MaggieT4
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Cairo, Egypt
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A hidden gem in the Palos Verde Area

Interesting and informative museum with a nice gift shop and a park outside. There was plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HappyNorwegians
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Bergen, Norway
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31501 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5369
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is very relaxing and beautiful place where you can enjoy the amazing view and the most fresh air.

Thank MaggieT4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting and informative museum with a nice gift shop and a park outside. There was plenty of parking and places for kids to run and play. The light house is open for the public on Saturdays. Probably best if you call in advance to make...More

1  Thank HappyNorwegians
Reviewed 1 week ago

The interpretive center turns a day in the park next to a lighthouse over the ocean into real knowledge and wonder for kids and adults, and all that together makes for an unreal experience.

Thank sterlingtallman
Reviewed October 14, 2017

The interpretative Centre usefully explaqins thelocal features, flora and fauna. The views are impressive from its location on the cliff tops overlooking the ocean. It's only 5 minutes drive from the Terranea Hotel and the Wayfarers Chapel - a great combination for an afternoon out...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

This is a great combination park/small museum. The view from the cliffs is breathtaking and it's a fun place for the kids to run, play, explore, and learn. I stop by whenever I'm in the area and have even seen whales crossing during their migration....More

1  Thank airene2016
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Great View if the ocean and surrounding area. Although couldn't walk to the lighthouse but was close. Could relax and spend some time here.

1  Thank Turnkey56
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Great place to picnic and get all the information about migrating whales. Great views of the Pacific Ocean, and great hiking trails along the ocean.

1  Thank OCinnamon
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

My roommate and I loved hiking there. It was one of our favorite spots in PV. It is a great spot to take a date too!

1  Thank starrybeachlr
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

Palos Verdes Peninsula is beautiful. You want to know how it is formed? You know about the fault line laying east of the peninsula? It is small but a lot of good information. Plus the view, the nearby lighthouse, it is definitely worth visiting. It...More

1  Thank Henry H
Reviewed August 14, 2017

The lighthouse was only open on Saturday between 10-2pm but the 15 minute walk from the Terranea Resort was lovely and the interpretive center was interesting and enjoyable.

1  Thank diana95426
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Carole S
January 7, 2017|
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Response from MYMOMJANIE | Reviewed this property |
My best guess would be maybe 4 per day in December. Sightings start to pick up in January. For more accurate information, you might try checking with the American Cetacean Society
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Mikki P
May 22, 2015|
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Response from Gerald S | Reviewed this property |
Terranea is literally walking distance (although along a main road), about half a mile or so. Most people would drive. Terrific, although pricey resort. A number of less expensive hotels are in Redondo, Hermosa and Manhattan... More
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