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Texas Sealife Center

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Fantastic Place!

What an outstanding place! As an avid animal lover, this was right up my alley. Our kids had a... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
Corpus Christi, Texas
Very Good Work

Great tour with interesting wildlife. Worth a visit. They are doing great work. Do the tour well... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Jo H
Hilton Head
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  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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14220 Spid, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6030
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

What an outstanding place! As an avid animal lover, this was right up my alley. Our kids had a blast, and so did the adults. We had a very lovely young girl named Faith who gave us our tour. She was so knowledgeable and you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank juliamartin1011
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Great tour with interesting wildlife. Worth a visit. They are doing great work. Do the tour well worth the donation!!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jo H
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Oh, this is a must see in this city. What they do here for the animals is great! I was so impressed with what they are doing for these animals in need!

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank 985JulieG
Reviewed October 4, 2017

I know that this place is pretty much run by donations. It's sad that the state doesn't get involved so that they can find a better facility to work out of. This is the reason that I gave it an average rating, just because of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Ray C
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

We came with our kids ages 2-15 and everyone enjoyed this tour. The tour lasted about an hour and was $5 a person with 5 and under being free. Our guide took us around the building to learn about each animal and most animals we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank 654crystale
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

After reading the other reviews, we stopped by to check it out. We came with some cash to donate, but upon entering we were informed there was a $5 per person fee if we wanted a tour of the other room and outside tanks. I...More

Date of experience: June 2017
6  Thank LaloriG
Reviewed June 12, 2017

You get a chance to observe a wide variety of animals in a non-zoo setting. This place is doing great work to help out injured wildlife, or exotic pets that people abandon or had illegally. My children really loved the tour that was given by...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tyler M
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Cool place to check out along with the Packery next door. People are very nice and it is really something to see some of the work to help the wild/sealife in the area. Free to see but definitely worth donating a few bucks to support...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Glenn P
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Did not look like much from the outside but we are very happy we stopped in. The volunteer lady who worked at the center gave us a very nice private tour allowing our daughter to hold the lizards and telling us all about the sea...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank wind01
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time exploring and seeing the animals! Our almost 3 year old wanted to see the turtles so she was stoked to see 3 tanks with sea turtles. She also enjoyed petting the reptiles and snakes they brought out for us. Just...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank AllieO50
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It is free however a donation is really appreciated!