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Coast Guard Pier

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32 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1447
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a lots of seals

we could see a lots of seals after we visited the moterey aquarium . we walked 15min from the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
come see and smell the sea lions :)

I love this place, every now and then I just walk there and enjoy the view, the different... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Toronto, Canada
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32 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1447
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

we could see a lots of seals after we visited the moterey aquarium . we walked 15min from the aquarium , we stopped at some store, nice beach , then got there. it was awesome place, but they had bad smell...I know they are wild...More

Thank Shinono
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I love this place, every now and then I just walk there and enjoy the view, the different interactions between sea lions and cormorans and just take in the sun and the full experience, if you look long enough you can see otters, sometimes a...More

Thank Ximegoc
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The barking of the Seals will lead you to this place. Just walk to the very end of the Coast Guard Pier until you reach the closed gate and that's where you'll see the hundreds of Seals barking and playing. But if you take your...More

1  Thank MimieW
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Coast Pier is a great place for viewing sea lions and cormorants. It's interesting how the sea lions co-exist on the jetty rocks with the cormorants and their nests. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank RickThePick
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This was a very convenient and free location to visit to see seals up close. The whole family enjoyed watching them bark and swim around within 10-15 feet of us.

Thank Lloyd G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

no seals in Chicago so to me this a great place to see--grab a cup of coffee and take a stroll to this seal refuge. ---and by the way make sure to look over the fence on the way to catch an up close with...More

Thank JohnGenova
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We went a walk in the evening. First was to the pier and then over to the wharf. The wharf, the restaurants and the shops are disgusting. This was a nice walk, getting to see all the different sea lions and them all trying to...More

Thank glcwhistler .
Reviewed 22 July 2016

What they don't show is that the seals are locked behind 2 gates and you can't get near them or take a decent photo unless the odd one swims out

Thank Pif1
Reviewed 14 July 2016

As I walked down Coast Guard Pier I wondered why the rocks ahead seemed to be bobbing and then I realized that they were sea lions. You can't mingle with them but at the end of the pier there is a fence that gives them...More

Thank YayaShare
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is part of an extended walk that I do from the commercial fishing wharf in Monterey to Lover's Point. On the long pier you have to opportunity to see the Coast Guard boats that service our area, the fire boat and watch people learning...More

Thank Lynn M
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Susan N
14 June 2015|
Response from fish t |
yes, they are there year round.
Keith E
2 March 2015|
Response from Lora B | Reviewed this property |
I was there at the end of October and was able to walk the pier.