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#4 of 29 things to do in Redondo Beach Features Animals
1021 N Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-6912
+1 310-318-7438
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Just right for families with kids through elementary school

This is a small, well maintained sea aquarium with a friendly staff. The outdoor tanks are used for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Catonsville, Maryland
A Local Surprise in Our Own Backyard!

This is a great place for kids, it is a quick lab, where you can go and learn so much in such... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Redondo Beach, California
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1021 N Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-6912
+1 310-318-7438

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small, well maintained sea aquarium with a friendly staff. The outdoor tanks are used for the bigger sea animals, and as touch tanks. Small and big kids will enjoy the tours and exhibits.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great place for kids, it is a quick lab, where you can go and learn so much in such little time. Staff is extremely friendly and there is a lot you can do. It's a very clean establishment. You will not be...More

Thank Cucharina
Reviewed 13 March 2017

love this place for children. From summer camps to birthday parties to just an afternoon visit, this place is wonderful. Most of the tour guides are amazing and give tons of information about the sea life and environment.

Thank tljdray
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This place has a larger outside than inside, which we really enjoyed. Even though it was raining we did the walk through the back tanks. What fun, our guide was knowledgeable about the fish, sharks, lobsters etc. I have two knowledgeable teens so we didnt...More

1  Thank Thedriveagain
Reviewed 7 December 2016

It only costs a small donation of $4 for a family to visit this fun marine lab and little kids love seeing, touching & learning about the sea life there close up! - INDOOR Tanks include 2 big eels, an octopus, a "Nemo" clown fish,...More

Thank RJ226
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The SEA Lab operates on local support and donations only. It was wonderful to learn about local species and to get to touch corn sharks, sea anemones, starfish, and sea cucumbers. I recommend visiting and donating as much as you can afford.

Thank legges502
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Most of the exhibits were empty. Guess someone broke in and took the Fisk and they never recovered from it. Sad.

Thank djevans376
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Great place to stop while your on a bike ride, walking or just passing by. They have viewing tanks inside and several outside with stations for kids to learn about how they can help protect the ocean.

Thank Sisterutely
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The SEA lab has a lot of animals! We took the outside touch tank tour which was very cool! Inside the building, there were exhibits filled with animals as well!

Thank Jonathan T
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Pleasantly surprised by this FREE activity right near the beach. The complimentary tour on weekdays was great for our one year old daughter and the intern was so knowledgeable and great with children. Highly reccommend checkign this out because they have some really cool fish...More

Thank wykristen
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I am going with 2 knowledgeable kids - 17 and 12 yrs. old. It is a whale watching tour. Do you think the sea lab will interest them - we have one day on our way down to Dana Point.
7 October 2016|
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would agree with Susan J. It is very much for younger children. Your teenage youngsters may be impressed with the Mermaid who can be booked for kids birthday parties!
Are you open Xmas weekend or Monday after 12/26?
14 September 2016|
Response from jeff M | Reviewed this property |
Closed Sunday and Monday