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North Coast Zoos & Aquariums

Zoos & Aquariums Overview

North Coast

Zoos and aquariums on the North Coast of California include Ocean World, Sequoia Park Zoo, B. Bryan Preserve and Safari West. From a small aquarium in Eureka to a safari park in Santa Rosa, see venomous snakes, exotic insects, flamingos, giraffes, sharks, sea otters and more. Zoos and aquariums are always one of the best choices for fun things to do with kids.

North Coast

Ocean World Crescent City is located off Highway 101 in Crescent City Harbor. This small-scale sea aquarium features a 360º view of local sea life, a shark touch tank, touch & feel tide pool and seal & sea lion show. See bat rays, horn sharks, eels, rockfish, sturgeon and more salt water fish species.

Ocean World
304 Highway 101 South
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-4900

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Sequoia Park Zoo is located off Highway 101 just a few blocks east on Harris Street in Eureka. This is a small 5-acre zoo with mostly local animals with some exotic animals on display. Zoo animals list includes mammals, birds, reptiles and more. See bears, pandas, flamingos, alpacas, chimpanzee and endangered animals. The Barnyard is a petting zoo where you can feed farm animals like llamas, alpacas, donkeys, sheep, goats, and chickens.

Sequoia Park Zoo
3414 W Street
Eureka, California 95503
(707) 441-4263

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B. Bryan Preserve is located off Highway 1 west of Point Arena. This wildlife preserve is actively committed to the breeding and preservation of hooved African animals. Join an afternoon Land Rover feeding safari to see Zebra, Giraffe, Antelope and Kudu up close. Enhance your visit with an overnight stay in quaint cottages at the preserve.

B. Bryan Preserve
130 Riverside Drive
Point Arena, CA 95468
(707) 882-2297

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Safari West is located off Highway 101 and east on Porter Creek Road, north of Santa Rosa. This wildlife preserve features 400 acres of African animals roaming in their natural habitat. Safari West zoo animals list includes mammals and birds. Many of the wild animals within the preserve include giraffe, gazelle, ostrich, antelope, zebra, cheetah, flamingo and more. Reserve a safari adventure and trek through the park in an open-air African safari vehicle. Tent cabins are available for overnight safari adventures and a restaurant offers meals on the Savannah.

Safari West
3115 Porter Creek Road
Santa Rosa, California 95404
(800) 616-2695

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