Alaska Sealife Center

Credits:  JSprague Cre8 kit template; JCrowley Beautiful Evidence papers; JSprague Kraft paper; KPertiet Botanist No. 4

We decided to explore Seward and have breakfast in town.  Instead, we stumbled upon this 2 story high building situated on the shores of Resurrection Bay.

Apparently, besides the gorgeous Resurrection Bay and the spectacular Kenai Fjord National Park, The Alaska Sealife Center is another well-known attraction.

Resurrection Bay

Built in 1977 mainly by funds from Exxon Valdez oil spill fines, this center is a non-profit organization dedicated to understanding and preserving the integrity of Alaska’s rich seas and diverse sealife and was in fact designed to combine research with public education.

Alaska’s only aquarium and ocean wildlife research center houses live animals in a

naturalistic habitat and allows visitors close encounters with

Sea Otters

Puffins

Stellar Sea Lions

Harbor Seals

and others.

The interactive exhibits help visitors understand and appreciate the essence, operations and findings of current and ongoing projects.

It was truly an enjoyable and informative visit.  When in Seward, don’t skip this very impressive center or miss out.

Scenic Sunday

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11 Responses to Alaska Sealife Center

  1. Oh my – amaizing! Now I have been in Alaska – how exotic – love your pictures 🙂
    Have a nice weekend!

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  2. eileeninmd says:

    What a cool place to visit! I love all the animals and birds. I would love to see a Puffin up close.
    Great photos and post!

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  3. cat says:

    Lovely shots of beautiful animals that deserve our care and protection.

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  4. Thank you for the tour! I hope to get to Alaska one day.

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  5. wenn says:

    love the sea animals!

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  6. Joe Todd says:

    Great tour thank you

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  7. quiltworks says:

    Wonderful photos, makes me come and visit Alaska. I like them all, but that mountain view totally took my breath away, it is my favorite of the bunch.


    … Dead flowers… still beautiful

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  8. Valerie says:

    I loved your photos. Animals are such wonderous things to look at and photograph. I also loved how you framed your photos. Very nice. Valerie

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  9. Tammie says:

    Thank you for a peak into your world, such gorgeous mountains.

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  10. Mama Zen says:

    I love the shot of the sea otter!

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  11. Love the photography…..love the layout!

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