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“Amazing experience”

Elephant Seal Rookery
Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in San Simeon
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed January 19, 2014

My husband and I were delighted with our stop to see the elephant seals. We were lucky enough to visit at the time they were birthing and saw several newly born seals. Amazing how absorbing it can be to watch wildlife.

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Reviewed January 18, 2014

Great time to visit! Docents were very helpful. Have visited before, but never during January. Females had pups, quite a remarkable visit!

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Reviewed January 17, 2014

If you're passing by this spot you have to stop... even if it's just for a few minutes. It can be crowded in the parking lot but spaces open quickly as most people just stay for a short time. Really amazing to see all of these animals just hanging out. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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Reviewed January 13, 2014

A must stop just beside california state route one, wild life just off the road!
Especially those doing the coastal drive between Prismo beach and Monterey bay, highly recommend to stop by and take pictures of the elephant seals covering the entire beach.
Excellent!

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Reviewed January 12, 2014

It was a freezing day when we saw the seals on our arrival to San Simeon..it was great to see these huge seals live, play and mingle with each other in the wild. They are always around and we enjoyed it so much we stopped there again the next day to see them one more time before heading up the coast.

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