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Sea Lion Caves

1,592 Reviews

Sea Lion Caves

1,592 Reviews
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Oregon Coastal Tour: Florence to Yachats
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91560 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8233
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2 day Tour from Eugene to the Oregon Coast
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2 day Tour from Eugene to the Oregon Coast

Explore the beautiful Oregon Coast! We will spend time in the towns of Depot Bay, Newport, and Florence, while visiting some of the most beautiful spots and amazing attractions along the Central Oregon Coast on this 2-day/1-night Oregon Coastal Tour.
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ScubaDave16 wrote a review Oct 13
Highland, Indiana762 contributions195 helpful votes
We saw this place in a travel guide and decided to stop in. Due to Covid we had to line up outside so they could control the number of guests. Sadly, we were warned in advance that sea lions were gone so the price was reduced and we were given a voucher for future visit you enter through a huge gift shop There is a short walk along the coast to an elevator which goes 200 feet down to the cave itself. We had to wait a bit for the elevator to maintain distance The cave itself was cool with displays of how caves formed, and the area developed we did actually see one sea lion while waiting for the elevator. The area was cool even without the sea lions. An interesting place to stop by
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Date of experience: October 2020
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West Palm Beach, Florida9,938 contributions1,391 helpful votes
Driving north on Highway 101 the caves are just a few miles north of Florence. I loved the vistas and was very excited to visit. The staff was very informative and I learned the sea lions had left for the season so I did not pay $12 to venture down. Lovely gift shop for those interested. The sights of where I’d just driven and where I was going on the coast were breathtaking! Enjoy the drive.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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reise-tanta-di wrote a review Sep 2020
Lafayette, California2,324 contributions245 helpful votes
This place is not new to me as I have visited it numerous times. But it is always different birds to see and sea lions to observe. This time I was showing my friend the sea lion sculptures (DancingWithSeaLions.com). There are two pieces of art at Sea Lion Caves. One, ‘Thalassa,’ by Brian Bloss, is placed outside the entrance. To see ‘Moonburst’ by Jane Connelley, you have to pay to get inside the caves. ‘Moonburst’ is painted a beautiful dark blue with pieces of sparkling mosaic. It is stunning and worth seeing. I highly recommend a visit to the caves again, again and again.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from William C, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Lion Caves
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for visiting Sea Lion Caves. We appreciate hearing from our guests about their experience with us and what they love about Sea Lion Caves. Always makes our day. The five-star rating is pretty awesome too! Thank you. Sea Lion Caves. We're nothing short of wild!
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lucycan wrote a review Sep 2020
Minneapolis, MN2,520 contributions878 helpful votes
No sea lions. Apparently they only stay here for part of the year. We got $2 off the price and free return within 12 months since it was empty. Still a pretty cool cave.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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frau wrote a review Aug 2020
Shingle Springs, California781 contributions65 helpful votes
We stopped at the Sea Lion Caves and had a short wait to to Enter and take the Elevator down to the Capes,they were impressive and we saw Sea Lions and birds at the Cave area.Well worth seeing.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from William C, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Lion Caves
Responded Sep 2, 2020
Thank you for visiting Sea Lion Caves. We love hearing from our guests about their time spent with us. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with those details and for the five-star review. Those always make our day! Sea Lion Caves. We're nothing short of wild!
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