A lot of people ask me if I were shipwrecked, and could only have one book, what would it be? I always say "How to Build a Boat"
- Stephen Wright

Archive for the ‘Sea Lions’ Category.

27th Anniversary of the Sea Lions’ Arrival at PIER 39

January 20-22, 2017

Join us to celebrate the 27th anniversary of the sea lions’ arrival to PIER 39! The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in droves shortly after the Loma Prieta earthquake hit San Francisco in October 1989.

With a protected environment and plentiful supply of food from the Bay, the sea lions quickly decided to make PIER 39’s K-Dock their new home. Click here to learn more about the sea lions’ arrival.

Join us from January 20-22 to celebrate with free Sea Lion Encounter Walking Tours, departing daily at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm from the Sea Lion Statue west of the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza. Tour participants also receive a celebratory treat and special discounts at select PIER 39 businesses.**
Continue reading ‘27th Anniversary of the Sea Lions’ Arrival at PIER 39’ »

25 years of Sea Lions at PIER 39

January 16-19, 2015

This January, PIER 39 celebrates the 25th anniversary of the sea lions’ arrival to PIER 39. The boisterous barking pinnipeds began arriving in droves shortly after the Loma Prieta earthquake hit San Francisco in October 1989.

With a protected environment and plentiful supply of food from the Bay, the sea lions quickly decided to make PIER 39’s K-Dock their new home.
Continue reading ‘25 years of Sea Lions at PIER 39’ »

That’s a lot of Sea Lions!

11 FEB 2014

In the last few days we’ve seen a big increase in the number of sea lions! Yesterday’s count was over 1000 animals.

We’ve had a huge herring run in the last few weeks so the number of animals may have increased accordingly. Check out our sea lion cam here!

Continue reading ‘That’s a lot of Sea Lions!’ »

24th Anniversary of the SeaLions logo

24th Anniversary of the Sea Lions’ Arrival

Featuring the New Sea Lion Center
Friday, January 17 – Monday, January 20, 2014

PIER 39 commemorates the 24th anniversary of the sea lions’ arrival to PIER 39 with the Sea Lion Encounter, January 17-20. Join Aquarium of the Bay Naturalists for a free 20-minute educational walking tour including a special stop at the new Sea Lion Center. Continue reading ‘’ »

The Sea Lions Arrive- 1990

webcam image

Check out this great Good Morning America footage from 1990, detailing the arrival of the sea lions at PIER 39!

Copyright © 2018 PIER 39 Marina. All Rights Reserved.

Website by Designs with Merit