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Living Coast Discovery Center

A nonprofit zoo and aquarium on San Diego Bay

The Living Coast Discovery Center is a nonprofit zoo and aquarium uniquely set on San Diego Bay. Visitors enjoy up-close animal encounters with endangered green sea turtles, shorebirds, hawks, owls, sharks, stingrays, jellies and more. Uniquely located on the Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, The Living Coast is home to more than 350 animal and plant species native to the San Diego Bay habitat. Find out more at www.thelivingcoast.org or www.facebook.com/thelivingcoast. 

Neighborhood: South Bay

1000 Gunpowder Point Dr
Chula Vista, CA 91910

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Contact Info

(619) 409-5900
info@thelivingcoast.org

Hours

Daily: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed Christmas
Thanksgiving

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What You'll Find:

  • Native San Diego animals and plants
  • A wildlife experience set against the backdrop of the San Diego Bay
  • Endangered species
  • Walking trails along San Diego Bay

Don't Miss:

  • Endangered green sea turtles
  • Shark and Ray touch pool
  • Giant Pacific octopus
  • VIP Animal Encounters
  • Seasonal wildlife camps for kids

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ocean View
  • Outdoor

What You'll Find:

  • Native San Diego animals and plants
  • A wildlife experience set against the backdrop of the San Diego Bay
  • Endangered species
  • Walking trails along San Diego Bay

Don't Miss:

  • Endangered green sea turtles
  • Shark and Ray touch pool
  • Giant Pacific octopus
  • VIP Animal Encounters
  • Seasonal wildlife camps for kids
  • Family overnights

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ocean View
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior
  • Waterfront

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