Elephant Seal Vista Point, San Simeon

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Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Worth your while to stop off here for 15 minutes to see (and hear) the guffawing seals as they sunbath and play. 
    Worth your while to stop off here for 15 minutes to see (and hear) the guffawing seals as they sunbath and play.  more »
  • A pleasant stop on Route 1, and it seems resting Elephant Seals are almost guaranteed on the beach of this beautiful Big Sur cove. Not sure why this one, and not others, I have no idea, although this....  more
    A pleasant stop on Route 1, and it seems resting Elephant Seals are almost guaranteed on the beach of this beautiful Big Sur cove. Not sure why this one, and not others, I have no idea, although this....  more »
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  • A great spot that you must make. The seals were very entertaining and active almost throughout the day. There are volunteers about to share more about the seals but you can also take a pamphlet to read on your own. Great conservation and protection efforts for the seals while allowing us humans to appreciate them from a distance.
  • We always enjoy taking our daughter to see the elephant seals. If you’re in the area and have the opportunity, stop by. Currently in addition to the adult elephant seals, the baby seals are also out. It’s pretty cute if you’ve never had the opportunity to see them. While we were there this time, the friends of the elephant seals were also there with a pop-up tent and demos. Very educational and fun for both children and adults.

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