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Sea Lion Caves are located on the Oregon Coast in Florence, Oregon. Sea Lion Caves coupons and discounts provide savings on admission for visitors. Discounts may be available to fans and followers of the cave's social networking pages.
Sea Lion Caves is home to Stellar sea lions, California sea lions, and a variety of sea birds. Other sights visitors may see include whales, sea lion bones, a bronze sea lion statue called "The Family" that was unveiled in 1982, and the cave. The Sea Lion Cave is the largest sea cave of its kind in the world, stretching the length of a football field with the height equaling that of a 12-story building. The cave was discovered by William Cox in 1880, but was formed 25 million years ago. 2012 marked the 80th year that the cave has been open to the public.
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|Offered by||Sea Lion Caves|
|Location||91560 Hwy. 101 N., Florence, OR 97439|
|Features||Sea lion caves, bronze state out front, whales, sea birds, gift shop|
|Types of coupons||Group discounts|
|AARP discount?||No, but seniors save $1 on admission|
|Military discount?||Discount is available upon request|
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About Sea Lion Caves
The Sea Lion Caves are open year round starting at 9 a.m. daily. Ticket sales close at 5 p.m. The caves are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, and ticket sales close at 12 p.m. on the day before Thanksgiving and Christmas. Admission prices are $14 for adults, $13 for seniors, and $8 for children ages 3-12. Parking is available free on site.
During the spring and summer, the sea lions are typically outside the cave on the rocky ledges, while during the winter and fall they move inside the cave. In order to access the cave, visitors walk down 37 steps and then 400 yards uphill and downhill on grades of 10 percent to 20 percent. In order to access the lighthouse viewpoints, visitors go down 63 steps.
Sea Lion Caves Coupons and Free Offers
- Children under the age of three are admitted free.
- The Sea Lion Caves operates its own Facebook page, providing fans with information on cave news, events, and promotional offers.
- Package deals are available for area hotels and helicopter rides that tour over the Sea Lion Caves and the Heceta Head Lighthouse. This includes hotels like the Driftwood Shores Resort and Conference Center.
Visiting Sea Lion Caves
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