SRI is very active in educating the public on threats facing marine life and promoting ocean conservation and sustainability in order to protect our seas and all life within. SRI strives to forge a connection between the public and their marine mammal patients, to raise awareness about pressing environmental issues including climate change, ocean pollution and threats to biodiversity. As a Registered Charity (RCN: 20108519) their work is made possible almost entirely due to the dedication of volunteers, and the generosity from the public.
SRI is now offering a new, ‘Seal Feed and Enrichment’ Experience! Available 7 days per week, this immersive programme gives you the unique opportunity to see the adorable seal pups up close, get involved in their rehabilitation, and help get them one step closer to being released back into the wild! The one-hour experience begins with a behind the scenes tour of the hospital where participants assist the skilled staff in preparing feeds and other enrichment items to keep the seals happy, healthy and mentally stimulated while in care. Participants are then led out to the rehabilitation pools for the chance to feed the seals, watch them dive and compete for fish, and develop the skills they’ll need to flourish in the wild!
Last Updated 31/7/20
Due to new COVID-19 healthy and safety measures, to limit numbers and allow for social distancing visitors must book in advance and are limited to six per group (age restrictions apply). Seal Rescue Ireland Visitor Centre is no longer open to walk-in visitors throughout the day.
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Located in the heart of Courtown harbour, snuggled just behind Courtown Adventure and Leisure Centre.
Courtown Harbour, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Ireland
‘Your Daily Adventure’ is loved by visitors. There is so much to enjoy, we’ve had to create six regional editions to cover every part of Ireland.
Each FREE edition is packed with up-to-date information on all there is to do, see and enjoy around Ireland. Watch out for them in your travels, or ask for them by name ‘Your Daily Adventure’. They are stocked in most places visitors’ frequent – particularly visitor-friendly accommodation!
It is always advisable to check the opening dates and times of any attraction or business you intend to visit. Check their website or give them a call.