Tours

The tours offered by the Alaska SeaLife Center are conducted by our interpretive and animal care staff to pass on knowledge and understanding of Alaska's marine ecosystems while providing unforgettable opportunities for animal interaction and observance. 

Reservations are strongly encouraged. Limited space available. To book a reservation please call our Reservation Hotline 1-888-378-2525 or email visit@alaskasealife.org. Tours and Encounters must be purchased in addition to General Admission tickets.

Members receive 20% off Tours and Encounters! Learn more.

FREEzing Winter Wednesdays Experiences

Avian Experience

Wednesdays only: 2:00 p.m. (Dec 13, 2017 - Feb 28, 2018)
Duration: Approximately 60-minute tour
Maximum of 14 people per tour - Minimum age 6*

Join one of our education birds and their trainer to learn how diving sea birds are adapted to a life below the waves.

Price: $24.95 per adult, $19.95 per child

 

Sea Otter Experience

Wednesdays only: 2:30 p.m. (Dec 13, 2017 - Feb 28, 2018)
Duration: Approximately 30-minute tour
Maximum of 14 people per tour - open to all ages

They’re so much more than cute. Learn about how these remarkable marine mammals survive in the cold waters of the North Pacific Ocean.  Join our animal care staff and observe a feeding or animal enrichment session. 

Price: $24.95 per adult, $19.95 per child

 

Octo Experience

Wednesdays only: 3:00 p.m. (Dec 13, 2017 - Feb 28, 2018)
Duration: Approximately 30-minute tour
Maximum of 14 people per tour - open to all ages

All brain, no bones! Immerse yourself in a world of suckers, tentacles and beaks.  Participate in a hands-on squid activity, observe an octopus feeding and learn more about these fascinating creatures.

Price: $24.95 per adult, $19.95 per child

 


Winter Tours


Marine Mammal Encounter

Winter availability (Sept 5, 2017 - May 24, 2018) not available Wednesdays (Dec 13, 2017 - Feb 28, 2018)
Daily: 2:00 p.m.
Duration: Approximately 60-minute tour
Maximum of 5 people per tour - Minimum age 10*

Join members of our animal care staff and go behind the scenes to find out what it is like to care for and train our resident marine mammals.  You will experience enrichment and training sessions on this popular tour.

Price:  $74.95 per person


Puffin Encounter

Winter availability (Sept 5, 2017 - May 24, 2018) not available Wednesdays (Dec 13, 2017 - Feb 28, 2018)
Daily: 1:00 p.m.
Duration: Approximately 60-minute tour
Maximum of 4 people per tour - Minimum age 10*

Meet our puffins and other resident bird species and participate in a feeding in the aviary.  Learn how the extreme seasons in Alaska influence their behavior and appearance throughout the year.  

Price: $74.95 per person


Octopus Encounter

Winter availability (Sept 5, 2017 - May 24, 2018) not available Wednesdays (Dec 13, 2017 - Feb 28, 2018)
Daily: 3:00 p.m.
Duration: Approximately 60-minute tour
Maximum of 5 people per tour - Minimum age 6*

Shake hands with a giant Pacific octopus during a feeding session and learn more about these mysterious and intelligent invertebrates from a member of our animal care team.

Price: $74.95 per person

 

*All guests under age 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.


Cancellation Policy

To change or cancel your reservation, please call 888-378-2525 or email us at visit@alaskasealife.org

We encourage you to reschedule your reservation, if possible, as opposed to cancelling. We will do our best to accommodate any changes. 

1. 7 days or more in advance: no penalty, full refund. 

2. 2-6 days in advance: 50% of reservation refunded.

3. Less than 48 hours in advance: no refund.

All cancellations will be confirmed by phone or email.