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If you want to learn about Alaska start here! I would suggest making this your first tourist destination in Seward. It’s a great source of information about the people, the land, it’s historical facts, flora and fauna. You get to see seals, sea lions and...More
While in Seward, you must stop at ASLC as the local marine life is fascinating to see up close and their displays with great explanations of what you are seeing is very informative. You can spend a short time and see alot if you have...More
We did not plan to visit the Sea Life Center. I only wanted to see the sealife in their natural state, until my husband overheard someone talking about the center keeping sealife that had injuries and needed special care. One afternoon, it was raining, we...More
We started with a self guided tour through the center looking at all the exhibits, gift shop and animal tanks. I think that the sea lions were my fave. They were so playful We added on the octopus encounter which started with a 20 minute...More
It’s really fascinating that this center is not only for research and education but also assists with rescues. The price seemed fair, but when you think about all they do and after seeing it throughout the facility I see where it’s put to use. Very...More
Pretty over priced for the number of exhibits. Water was murky in the tanks I assume to benefit fish but as a result could not see Anything. Only highlight were the paintings in gift shop I still kind of regret not buying , and we...More
I had a lot of fund here. It was such a thrill to see a puffin less than a foot aware. Luck an attendant was next to me so I didn’t try to touch the funny looking bird. And that touch tank theilled me no...More
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The puffin and water birds area is so much fun. I could have spent more time at the touch tank. I honestly don't remember how much time we spent there...i don't like to keep track of time when i am on vacation. :) But... More
The puffin and water birds area is so much fun. I could have spent more time at the touch tank. I honestly don't remember how much time we spent there...i don't like to keep track of time when i am on vacation. :) But, 2-4 hours sounds about right.
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.