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Seaside Seabird Sanctuary

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Open Now: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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It's free and well worth the trip

What a cool place. It was right across the road from our condo, so just a short walk. It is not a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew S
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Great little Sea Bird Sanctuary

This is a small seabird bird sanctuary located in Indian Shores, right on the beach. Small free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“injured birds”(87 reviews)
“sea birds”(94 reviews)
“bird rescue”(13 reviews)
Come and see our birds, Brown Pelicans, White Pelicans, Owls, Hawks, Vulture, Shore and Land birds. Come watch us feed our Pelicans every day at 2:30PM. Our Gift Shop is open from 9-3:30PM We are located in front of mile marker #13 on Gulf Blvd...more
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18328 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL 33785-2006
+1 727-391-6211
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was lovely to come here to see all the birds. There were even vultures in the trees above us - think they knew other birds were there! Not lots to see and we weren't there for long. There was a beautiful owl there and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a cool place. It was right across the road from our condo, so just a short walk. It is not a huge place, but they do an amazing job with the birds. It was cool seeing all of the different birds. There is an...More

2  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small seabird bird sanctuary located in Indian Shores, right on the beach. Small free parking lot in the front, off of Gulf Blvd. They rescue injured sea birds, and provide medical services for them, and release them back into the Gulf of...More

2  Thank BLB513
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to take the kids here on beach visits, when previous management ruled. Now, the sanctuary is clean, well organized, and informative. Always needing donations, they were sponsoring a very local hot dog vendor and local tuned attraction. What a true gift to the coastal...More

2  Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 17 August 2018

this place is a wonderful place that saves any bird, even has an anytime drop off for injured birds. It is free to visit and listed feeding times. It does have an odor and not a clean bench to sit on. It's kind of earie...More

3  Thank marajar
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I loved that they cared for all the coastal birds. Friendly staff who really seemed to care for their charges. The place is kept very clean and maintained.

3  Thank planecleaner
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Our condo overlooked the bird sanctuary. It didn't interest me as much as it did my best friend who was with me. She very much enjoyed seeing and listening to all the birds. She even visited several times during the week we were there. I...More

4  Thank luv2golf12
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

What a great little place for educating visitors and rehabilitating the birds. There were many signs to describe the types of birds and why they were there. It doesn’t cost anything but there are places to donate. It does have a strong scent but that’s...More

5  Thank Michele H
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I took my 2 year old grandson to see the birds. Wow. Nice what they do there. Lots to see. Loved the big white pelicans, owls and the wild birds nesting in the trees just above your head. The buzzards playing with each other. Highly...More

5  Thank John B
Reviewed 27 July 2018

A lovely little place, almost a corridor between the main road and the beach, filled with beautiful birds, all rescued or healing. The majestic seabirds on this Florida coast face a lot of adversity that is usually caused by us humans. Go here, watch their...More

5  Thank Paul S
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31 August 2018|
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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
Tracy I
10 February 2017|
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Response from Seabird_Sanctuary | Property representative |
Yes, we have several permanently disabled owls on display at the Sanctuary including a Great Horned Owl, a Barred Owl, a Barn Owl, and four Screech Owls.
21 July 2015|
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Response from lovecr_9 | Reviewed this property |
Would be a bit of a long walk. Take the trolley that runs all day long, or nice long walk on the beach. Easy access from the beach. Well worth the visit!