Discover Sea Lion Caves celebrating 80 years
America's Largest Sea Cave, it's nothing short of wild!

Sea Lion Caves Regional Map:

If You're Within a Few Hundred Miles of The Area...

Here are the local highways that most folks use to drive to Sea Lion Caves, many offer scenic vistas that are a treat for the eyes


Sea Lion Caves Regional Map

Sea Lion Caves
91560 Hwy. 101 N.
Florence, OR 97439


PHONE: 541-547-3111
FAX: 541-547-3545



MILEPOST: 179.1

Estimated Drive Time

  • 41 hours, 26 min from Chicago, IL
  • 1 hour, 50 min from Eugene, OR
  • 22 min from Florence, OR
  • 4 hours, 24 min from Portland, OR
  • 10 hours, 42 min from San Francisco, CA
  • 7 hours, 14 min from Seattle, WA


What Are The Hours?

Hours of operation are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. We do sell tickets right up until closing time. We do close at noon the day before Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve and we are closed all day Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Rare closures do occur due to weather conditions, so please phone ahead for details.

What is the cost of admission?

Adults: $12.00 each
Seniors: $11.00 each
Children* Ages 5 to 12: $6.00 each
Children* Ages 4 and younger: FREE
Parking: FREE!
*Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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A Cave of Wonder & Enchantment...

And, unsurprisingly, it is also a place that many of natures creatures call “home”...

Get to Know
The Residents...

The caves are a wild place,
and the animals that live there are “nothing short of wild” too...

Florence, Oregon
Interactive Map...

So many things to see and do in the area, historic lighthouses to visit, whales to watch...

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