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Alaska SeaLife Center

Features Animals
301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
+1 907-224-6300
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So much fun and learned so much. The best!

My cousin and I visited today and did the puffin and mammal encounters. It was just amazing. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Linda B
Anchorage, Alaska
Surprised at how nice this attraction was

We had some extra time before heading out of town and thought we’d check out the sea life center. I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John D
Carlsbad, California
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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 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
+1 907-224-6300
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Reviewed 4 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here as part of a sea&land tour from Celebrity. Likes: *interesting wildlife exhibits, especially the puffin exhibit. Dislikes: --the your we were on dropped us here for several hours, far more time than we needed. I'd plan on 1 hour at the most. -...More

Thank DebGFtraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect sized SeaLife Center with sensational bay views. The staff was eager to answer any question we had. Worth the admission and time away from the outdoor beauty Seward offers.

Thank whatablessing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent place to sea various types of sea life that exists within Alaska. It's an excellent place to take small children or adults visiting the area. Beautiful displays and a great place to learn about the sea life in the Alaskan waters.

Thank Victor N M
Reviewed 18 October 2017

If you love the sea this is a very interesting place to visit. It's a good way to learn about things that you might see up close and personal, not through the binoculars! There was a young walrus that had been injured and needed pretty...More

Thank June K
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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.
15 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.