Welcome to Rocky Shores

The Rocky Shores exhibits replicate an area of the craggy coastline near Cape Flattery, Washington. 

Rocky cliffs surround four main exhibit pools for harbor seals, walruses, sea otters, common murres and tufted puffins. You can view this exhibit above and below water, offering a closer-than-ever-before look at these marine animals.



Meet Hogan and Saya, our youngest harbor seals!

Nine-year-old harbor seal Shila gave birth to a 23-pound male pup, named Hogan, on June 2, 2013. Ten-year-old Qilak gave birth to a female pup, Saya, on June 10, 2013. Both pups are swimming well and enjoying their Rocky Shores exhibit during regular Zoo hours. The pregnancies were the result of breeding recommendations from the cooperative Species Survival PlanĀ® for harbor seals.


NOTE: During the summer, harbor seals are off exhibit on Tuesday afternoons and walruses are off exhibit on Wednesday afternoons.

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Enjoy daily marine mammal presentations, which offer an entertaining and educational demonstration of the natural history and abilities of Rocky Shores animals.

As part of its conservation mission, the Zoo supports the work of the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums.