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Seaside Aquarium

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Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Those Crazy Seals!

While stopping in Seaside for a short visit, we stopped in the aquarium for an hour or so. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marsha C
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Grass Valley, California
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We love to visit zoos and aquariums. Every vacay includes them. We enjoyed the Seaside Aquarium... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tammy A
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The Seaside Aquarium is a small privately owned aquarium. A family of harbor seals awaits you at the front entrance, which you can feed. Food may be purchased after paid admission. Inside we 35 glass front tanks, which feature marine life found...more
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200 N Prom, Seaside, OR 97138-5945
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a very old aquarium but it is worth the small admission just to feed the harbor seals. They are so interesting and each have their own personality for never being trained. If you pick up a seaside magazine you will find a coupon...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is small but very cool! For the money you can’t go wrong. The the seals were my favorite part. Had a great time with our family.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank okcowgal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to the aquarium, we enjoyed feeding the seals and watching their various tricks. The aquarium itself is small, but had several interesting tanks with plaques that described the contents. We enjoyed the hands on aquarium, we wish there were more...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank suzimac11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped by the aquarium and bought a couple of feed trays. This where it starts to get good. These seals go nuts they clap, splash, flop around, jump, and more just to get the attention of whomever has food..Best part of the day, It was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Crashcake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been there before and feeding the trick-trained seals used to be fun until we realized that the seals aren't having fun at all. They're cramped into a tiny enclosure all day, subjected to all sorts of noisy tourists, (including bratty children) and when I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rodney & Ja... R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While stopping in Seaside for a short visit, we stopped in the aquarium for an hour or so. It is quite small, so it is easy see in a reasonable amount of time. The displays are easy to view and there is an interesting array...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marsha C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Primarily a sad aquarium. Only treat is feeding the seals, but then you realize the seals and the other aquatic life are trapped here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MJADC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love to visit zoos and aquariums. Every vacay includes them. We enjoyed the Seaside Aquarium. The fish are happy. The seals appear to love their job selling fish and the octopus are amazing. The only ding would be that the eels didn't appear to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tammy A
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Enjoyed our time at the Aquarium, feeding the seals is fun and can be wet, this is a small aquarium but it is well kept and educational.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 904johni
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The seals love the attention and get quite demanding of fish. All 5 of my children loved this experience, from the seals out front to the several octopi and touch tank.

Date of experience: December 2018
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rachel g
29 June 2017|
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Response from Aibhinn | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $8, children are $4.
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Laurie B
16 October 2016|
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Response from Maxwell S | Reviewed this property |
There aren't any see cucumbers in the aquarium. But there are star fish!
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Fay D
1 August 2016|
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Response from FoodieFan7771 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $6.00 per senior and good all day! You can get a hand stamp and come and go as you please.
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