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Address: 200 N Prom, Seaside, OR 97138-5945
Phone Number: +1 503-738-6211
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great small aquarium.

Great little aquarium complete with seals and ability to feed the seals. It's mostly kid oriented with a touch tank being the center focus. Neat gift shop that is worth a look.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Jessica S
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was not impressed with the place except for being able to buy fish to feed the Harbor Seals. That was fun feeding the seals. No bathrooms in the place which was inconvenient.

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Thank mtsnowolf
Clinton, Washington
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small, old, cramped, dirty quarters for the animals - especially the seals and octopus. I wouldn't patronize this place again.

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Thank SandyR360
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little aquarium complete with seals and ability to feed the seals. It's mostly kid oriented with a touch tank being the center focus. Neat gift shop that is worth a look.

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Thank Jessica S
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the whale bones outside to all the fish and feeding the seals, my 6 year old granddaughter had the time of her life and wants to return

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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My grandchildren loved it, they fed the seals and checked out all of the tanks with the eels, star fish and many other things. The even had two hands on tanks.

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Thank bearcatbobo
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is not huge, but has plenty species on display. The feed the seal option is nice, kids loved it especially the one seal that was clapping to get more food than the others. They have an middle size octopus and a petting area for the kids. The gift shop had interesting things too. Definitely a must to see... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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222 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very small aquarium, but the prices were reasonable and we all enjoyed feeding the seals. Although our group had mainly adults, we still enjoyed watching the antics of the seals trying to get our attention so we would feed them. I think kids would love it. Once inside it is a fairly small area and there is... More 

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Thank greenspratley
Otis, Oregon
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11 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting and educational. We enjoyed all the exhibits, especially Buddy the Octopus. Parking is not too good for handicapped or partially handicapped.

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Thank Mark H
Ann Arbor, MI
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small inexpensive aquarium. The staff was really friendly. They told us all about the seals. Feeding the seals is really the highlight of the venue. The seals were hilarious hams!

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Thank Beth S
Gresham, Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We spent less than 10 minutes total, including feeding the sea lions. Sea lion pool water was filthy and could be changed more often.

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