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Alaska SeaLife Center

Features Animals
301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
+1 907-224-6300
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Killing time in Seward

This was the entirety of our stay in Seward. We left our cruise ship and were not yet ready to set... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather C
via mobile
Worth the stop

Lots of great local sea-life. Also provides some local history of Resurrection Bay. Easy to find... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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An education and research-focused aquarium offering underwater views of Alaskan marine animals.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
+1 907-224-6300
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the entirety of our stay in Seward. We left our cruise ship and were not yet ready to set out on the bus tour. We spent maybe an hour to an hour and a half here. The exhibits were very informative. A favorite...More

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of great local sea-life. Also provides some local history of Resurrection Bay. Easy to find location with ample parking. Nice souvenir shop inside. Walking distance to restaurants bars and gift shops. Amazing views of Resurrection Bay and surrounding mountains and glaciers.

Thank theottomatic1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alaska SeaLife Center is the only facility in Alaska that combines a public aquarium with marine research, education and wildlife response. The facility is on the shores of the beautiful Resurrection Bay which can be enjoyed from the outdoor viewing area. Puffins, octopus, harbor...More

Thank 2TravelersMn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited when the whole family visited Seward and we all loved this place. It is very educational about the sealife in Alaska and the second level has an observation area that faces the bay. Would certainly recommend to anyone who visits Seward.

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My cousin and I visited today and did the puffin and mammal encounters. It was just amazing. The staff were terrific and you could really see how much they love their jobs. Seeing the puffins and seals up close was wonderful as well as learning...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had some extra time before heading out of town and thought we’d check out the sea life center. I was really surprised. I was expecting something much simpler and smaller but this place was bigger and better than I imagined. They have otters and...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took 12 Girl Scouts for an educational adventure. It was fun and interesting. Lots of hands on activities. We come down from Anchorage as often as we can.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Awesome center and very educational. Can keep you busy for hours with the interactive displays and watching sea life. Very well run.

Thank virginias729
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great family friendly activity. We learned a lot about sea life and all the great rehab work they are doing here. Very impressive. There are numerous interactive stations. We loved the selfie station.

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Once in Seward as a stopover for the cruise liners or a destination by road you should invariably see the Alaska SeaLife Centre.A huge aquarium and rehabilitation centre this place offers a wide ranging view of Stellar Sea lion,harbour seal, giant sea octopus, barnacle,yelloweye rockfish,sea...More

Thank sbkakati2016
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Karen K
27 February 2017|
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Response from Martha S | Reviewed this property |
Contact the Alaska Sealife Center directly. I believe they have regularly scheduled behind the scenes tours, but probably do them on special requests also. The staff is very informative and available for questions.
14 July 2016|
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Response from karjer21 | Reviewed this property |
Adult (13+) $21.95 Senior (65+) $19.95 Child (4-12) $11.95 3 and Under Free The touch tank is filled with more sea life to touch than I have ever seen and the water is so cold. Fun to... More
16 June 2016|
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Response from Shrlrd4 | Reviewed this property |
The previous answer by Chani is correct.