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Everyday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Admission Prices
Adults (13+)      $16
Children (3-12) $11
Children (0-2)   Free 

Promotions and discounts 

What Will You Discover?

  • Up-close experiences with local wildlife
  • Scheduled Guest Adventures
  • Food Services – We have light snacks and beverages for purchase in the gift shop. Want to stay a while? We encourage you to bring your own lunch for a perfect picnic out in nature!
  • ADA handicap accessible – Our facility, the complimentary shuttle, and the surrounding nature walking trails are ADA handicap accessible and appropriate for individuals of all ages

Location & Directions:
We are located at the corner of Bay Blvd. and E St. in Chula Vista. Living-Coast-Discovery-Center-Plan-Your-Day
Location Map
(619) 409-5900

The Living Coast Discovery Center is located on San Diego Bay approximately seven miles south of downtown San Diego and seven miles north of the international border. Access to the facility is available from the public parking lot via free, convenient shuttles.

Driving Directions: From Interstate 5, take the E Street exit in Chula Vista and go west.  Park in the complimentary lot and wait for the shuttle.

San Diego Trolley: Take the San Diego Trolley to the Bayfront/E Street Trolley Station and find the “Living Coast” Bus Stop. Simply call (619) 409-5900 to request our shuttle to come pick you up.


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