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Pacific Marine Mammal Center

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20612 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1137
+1 949-494-3050
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What a special place

We were lucky enough to have a friend show us around. Everyone here is very passionate about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan E
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
For our wildlife

These people work 24/7 they rescue seals that are injured/ starving or pups just abandoned. They do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob S
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Laguna Beach, California
via mobile
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The Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates and releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration. We are open to the public for visitors every day from 10am - 4pm. We are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. There is no charge for visiting us, but donations are appreciated!
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20612 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1137
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+1 949-494-3050
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to have a friend show us around. Everyone here is very passionate about helping the Pacific Marine Mammals, being loving but making sure that there is no human imprinting for the ones who will be released back to the wild when...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These people work 24/7 they rescue seals that are injured/ starving or pups just abandoned. They do what most people can’t. They need donations. Please help as we have for many years. Go visit when you are in town,

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh my gosh, I should write a letter to the tourism bureau for Orange County, because had I not been leafing thorough their "100 Things To do in Orange County" guide, I wouldn't have known that this wonderful place existed! It was a bit of...More

Thank iloveloveseaotters
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Took the grandkids, they are currently 3 and7. Each was captivated by different things. Lots of interactive sections along the "trail" and watching the feedings was fun for all of us. A most appreciated place, great people doing great things.

Thank goofinrsm
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a short excursion right outside of town and great for educating you about how local marine life is rescued and rehabilitated. We saw a couple of seals and sea lions. The kids really enjoyed it and there is an animal rescue right next...More

Thank Slammy25
Reviewed 23 August 2017

What a wonderful place to stop and visit with a family. It gave us the opportunity to see the amazing work done by these caring volunteers. We loved the gift shop and the science displays. Hearing the stories about the rescued seals from the volunteers...More

Thank GinaMarcon
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I was driving to Laguna Beach and saw the center. I had to turn around and go back. The volunteers that work are incredible people. They were so knowledgeable about the seals. I had the best time watching the 3 rescues play and jump and...More

Thank chrisbishtx
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This place takes great care of their rescue marine mammals. All volunteers working there are well educated and enthusiastic about their work. There is enough opportunity to watch the animals and learn something about them at the same time. Great for animal lovers, families, couples....More

Thank mdeeend
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The docets were all so knowledgeable and attentive, we learned so much in a short amount it time, yes it's a small place but gosh it's a lot to learn...a busy place, lots going on, we all enjoyed our visit

1  Thank lagunahillbillies
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a tiny little stop on the road, but worth a look as help centers are always good to support.

Thank jperkin1
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amy v
15 July 2015|
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Response from JonnyDub | Reviewed this property |
After that last horrible incident, they apparently need a security guard after hours. Of course you can't just drop off one of those, but a donation towards acquiring/supporting one might be on their list.
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