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Northcoast Marine Mammal Center

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Excellent business

We learned so much about marine animal rescue when we went here. Thank you for all you do we... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
mcjones5
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Crescent City, California
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Small but special

A small gift shop with limited hours and a few chain link enclosures for the animals that have been... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
lovetogo2662
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Lexington, Kentucky
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424 Howe Dr, Crescent City, CA 95531-4396
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We learned so much about marine animal rescue when we went here. Thank you for all you do we will recommend for you all to stop in and see what amazing animals they are taking care off and meet the wonderful staff

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mcjones5
Reviewed December 12, 2018

A small gift shop with limited hours and a few chain link enclosures for the animals that have been hurt or stranded. The volunteers are friendly and knowledgeable. A good cause. Easy access and free parking.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

I guess I thought there would be some animals there to see that they were caring for. And it’s probably a great thing that there were none. But, if you decide to visit, expect to walk into a gift shop with lots of sea lion/...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank h0mefree2
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Located at the park you can see the marine mammals through the fence at anytime. They just ask that you are quiet so that the animals don't get used to people and can stay wild while they are recovering. We gave money to our kids...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Heidi M
Reviewed July 27, 2018

We stopped to visit the Center, but the main building was closed. We were able to walk around and see the rescued animals in their enclosures. Signs warn not to talk to the seals/sea lions as the goal is to rehabilitate and release them back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank colt123
Reviewed April 23, 2018

There are some outside pens where rescued marine mammals are housed while they are rehabilitated. The Center was closed but as we are walking around a volunteer came out to talk to us about the one orphaned seal who had come in the night before....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed January 1, 2018

It was really special to be able to see that animals of the sea getting help up close. There were only two when we visited, but they are going to Texas together as they can't be released back into the wild. The gift shop attendant...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank makjms
Reviewed August 5, 2017

This is an excellent stop for any marine mammal lover! Through two chained link fences, you are able to view different species of seals and sea lions that have been rescued on local beaches. This is a hospital for these animals, so most of their...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Heather P
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Loved our stop here. Visited two sea lions - so interesting to see them close up. Very low key and relaxed. You can stand and watch as long as you like and get acquainted with the rescued marine mammals. Very interesting. The gift shop proceeds...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Fun small gift shop, but the highlights are the seal pups and other pinniped that are being rehabilitated to return to the ocean. You can watch the feedings, kids of all sizes will appreciate it. Good spot with a huge park, bring a picnic and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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