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Marine Mammal Center

#2 of 53 things to do in Sausalito Features Animals
2000 Bunker Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2619
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The largest of six centers that rescue and rehabilitate seals and sea lions found along the California coast.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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2000 Bunker Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2619
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a huge amount to see but worth a visit if you've an hour to spare. A worthy cause staffed by dedicated volunteers.

Thank heleneroberts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having worked with sea lions long ago, it was great to visit this place! It is obvious the animals are top priority and well cared for. The staff/volunteers were very informative. Everything is open to public viewing from the feedings, pens, food prep and laboratory.

Thank JABW77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun educational place. They do great work, beautiful building, and great gift shop. The staff is very friendly.

Thank edal2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place on our tourist map of Sausalito and decided to check it out. It is a small center, but their main focus is on rehabilitating the animals. There are two major viewing platforms where you can see the animals in their pools...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've supported this organization for years, and it is always nice to see how donations are used. This is a state of the art facility with over 1000 volunteers in addition to staff, and learning about our Sea brothers and watching them receive the medical...More

Thank KeeKeeBair
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accidentally found the Center. There is not a ton of things to do there but I recommend the guided tour to learn about what is done here to save marine animals who have been hurt or injured. It is fascinating to see all the great...More

Thank christyoppelt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The personal running this center are amazing , many are volunteers , there love of sea life put's hope in your heart . The mammals being rehabilitated there are so beautiful , and you leave being very thankful for there chances to get back to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although you cannot get close to the sea lions and seals who are rehabilitated at the site, you can get an appreciation for the wonderful work that goes on here. From operations to feeding, you will probably be surprised by what you learn. Our family...More

Thank Debra-Lynne T
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem! They do wonderful work and are needed to help conserve the seal and sea lion population! The staff all is super friendly and helpful. I would love to go back again! Tip for visitors: you need a car to...More

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This place takes care of abandoned or injured seals of all species. Anyone encountering a distressed, sick, abandoned, or injured seal can call a hotline and get help. We were disappointed that we were not able to up close to the seals in their hospital...More

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Response from WhitbyWanderers | Reviewed this property |
Expensive to cab there and you need a car or ubber to get there. I came from San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge.
4 May 2016|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely a car ride. From the Bay, across 101, through a tunnel, and then come out on the Pacific Ocean.
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23 April 2015|
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Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
I would allow a couple of hours for the tour - you can always head down to the nearby beach if they get bored!