Directions & Accessibility

The Alaska SeaLife Center is located at Mile 0 of the Seward Highway in Seward, Alaska, 125 miles south of Anchorage. You can reach Seward by road year-round, or via the Alaska Railroad or cruise ship during the summer season.

Getting Here

Car or RV:
The highway to Seward is one of the most scenic byways in Alaska. We are located approximately 125 miles south of Anchorage at Mile 0 of the Seward Highway. For the most up-to-date safety, traffic, and travel information on Alaska's highways, visit Alaska 511 online


Cruise Ship:
Some cruise lines provide transfer service from the dock to the Alaska SeaLife Center as part of your tour. If you wish to visit us independently, we recommend using the shuttle or taxi services detailed below.

Transportation from Anchorage:
Transportation between Anchorage and Seward is available daily during the summer season through the Park Connection. Year-round transportation is available through Seward Bus Line.

Local Shuttles & Taxis:

There is a free shuttle offered by the Seward Chamber of Commerce during the summer season that has stops at the rail and cruise terminals.

There are also several taxi services in Seward.

  • Glacier Taxi: 907- 224-5678
  • Mike’s Taxi: 907- 224-2244
  • PJ’s Taxi: 907- 224-5555
  • Seward Taxi & Tours: 907- 362-8000


Parking is available at no charge year-round.  Our parking lot is located adjacent to the Center.



The Alaska SeaLife Center welcomes guests of all abilities. Please contact our visitor services team if you have any questions about available accommodations and accessibility at

The Alaska SeaLife Center is wheelchair & stroller accessible.  We do have a small number of wheelchairs and strollers available for use during your visit.



Certified Sensory Inclusive by KultureCity

The Alaska SeaLife Center was the first organization in the state of Alaska to be certified Sensory Inclusive by KultureCity. Our front-line staff have been trained and equipped with the knowledge to help people with sensory disabilities if needed during their visit.

Signage can be found throughout the aquarium designating where the quiet area and headphone zones are located. 





  • View the ASLC social story to prepare for your visit and have the best experience possible.
  • View the Headphone Zone Map to prepare for potentially loud areas
  • Sensory Bags, provided by KultureCity, can be checked out from the admissions counter free of charge and include headphones, the ASLC headphone zone map, fidgets, verbal cue cards, and a VIP lanyard. We also have a weighted lap pad that is available on request.