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A must-see attraction while in the Tampa Bay area! The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary is a 1.5 acre wild bird sanctuary & rehabilitation center with over 100 birds on display including Pelicans, Owls, Hawks, Vultures, song birds, Shore birds, and...more
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I believe all the people there really love it. Gotta say..really smells and
Not really a "wow" at all. Like I said..all people affiliated I think are passionate..but I would suggest a different outing. Not worth the effort.
We had a very nice visit. The volunteer was friendly and eager to chat with us about the different birds that make their home there. It was a hidden little gem and nice to see this group helping injured wildlife . Birds that were not...More
I am a tourist. I took my disabled sister to the bird sanctuary. She draws sea birds and enjoys seeing them up close. After the shows we walked down to the beach. When we got back to the sanctuary they had towed my car. I...More
Date of experience: February 2019
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Seabird_Sanctuary, General Manager at Seaside Seabird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
Upon the Sanctuary’s closing at 4:00pm, and after all the Sanctuary’s guests have all left the property, Sanctuary staff noticed an abandoned vehicle in our parking lot while locking up the property and leaving for the day. A Staff member looked in the vicinity for...More
The seaside seabird sanctuary is an interesting and informative place for ALL ages. The sanctuary is home for injured and disabled seabirds. It can be accessed from Gulf Blvd. or from the beach. There is no admission fee but donations are appreciated. It is located...More
The Seaside Bird Center, which cares for injured birds, gives visitors a chance to get close up looks at a number of avian animals. The staff is dedicated to ministering to the injured flyers and is very knowledgeable regarding their lifestyle, needs, and habits. The...More
We went on a beautiful sunny day and enjoyed seeing lots of different birds. The owls were fascinating and some of the pelicans amused with funny actions. Clean enclosures and restroom. Parking very tight.
Bird lovers need to see how well these injured birds are taken care of.and rehabilitated. A wide collection of pelicans, owls, blue jays, night herons, cranes, etc. on the mend. Well worth a visit. No admittance fee but please leave a donation to help the...More
This is for bird lovers. Even the locals recommend you visit this place.
They do an amazing job caring for our feather friends. Yes on some days the smell is not great but I have a horse farm so the smell does not bother me....More
My husband, friend, and I went to the sanctuary around noon on a Friday. So many birds to see. There were even birds visiting the sanctuary outside the cages. Double layer beach lookout deck. A path to the beautiful, white, sandy beach. It is free....More
For an animal or bird lover, this is a must stop during a stay in the area! There are lots of different species of birds. The spaces where they are kept have details of the species. Some of the birds are left to roam the...More
Response from Cynthia W | Reviewed this property |
Their website is very useful. They have hours that are posted on the website.Open 7 days a week, 8-4 pm. They have activities that you may want to see like feeding time of certain birds. . . So you can just spend a minute... More
Their website is very useful. They have hours that are posted on the website.Open 7 days a week, 8-4 pm. They have activities that you may want to see like feeding time of certain birds. . . So you can just spend a minute or spend some time seeing how this sanctuary works. This is all free to the public, but consider a donation. . Donations are they way they survive. Enjoy