Canada's only dedicated marine mammal rescue facility


Our rescue program, an Ocean wise initiative, is also one of the largest rescue facilities in the world - rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing over 150 marine mammals each year.

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Animal in Distress?

If you see a marine mammal that you believe is in distress, contact us at
604-258-SEAL (7325)

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Support Us

Donate to the Rescue Centre. Your gift will help save the life of a marine mammal in need.

How to Donate


Dedicated volunteers are essential to the success of the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre.

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Success Stories

We have been involved in the rescue and rehabilitation of marine mammals since 1960. Over the decades we have rescued, rehabilitated and successfully released many animals, including harbour seals, California sea lions, Steller sea lions, Northern fur seals, elephant seals, sea turtles, killer whales and harbour porpoise.



From rescue, to rehabilitiation to release - dive deep into the stories behind the Marine Mammal Rescue program.