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Operated and managed by Aquarium of the Bay, the Sea Lion Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers free interpretive programs to complement one of San Francisco's most popular attractions. More than six million annual visitors will...more
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The Embarcadero at Beach Street, c/o Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Just by Pier 39 these guys are really cool. You can spend ages just watching them. Just a few minutes walk along the pier while you are Fishermans Wharf. It worth taking the stroll to see these world famous icons.
Huge grouping of Sea Lions in one location. They are in the wild and not restricted - they just like to hang out here. Sometimes there is a bit of an aroma that goes with it,, but this wonderful site to see is one of...More
They noisy. They are argumentative. Some are lazy. And they are incredibly entertaining. They crowd on to platforms and invariably someone runs out of room and falls off. We watched one large lion climb up on a full platform and literally crawl across the tops...More
Spent some time watching the sea lions, very fun and unique part of the city. Really enjoyed my time and def worth a stop by. I spent around 20ish minutes enjoying the sites. Def do it!
Visited in August 2017.
When you go here, keep in mind that there are alot, and I mean ALOT of seals. They're usually hanging out sleeping, but every once in awhile they get VERY active; they howl, and fight each other. Because of this, there will be LOTS of...More
Sharing the wharf with yachts is this noisy colony of Sea lions, they play, fight and preen very close to the wharf side and don't give a hoot about the tourists taking pictures. Honking and growling they are an amusing sight to see on the...More
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.