San Simeon and Central Coast Attractions
Be sure to stop by Elephant Seal Vista Point on the beaches of
Piedras Blancas — located approximately 4.4 miles north from Hearst
You won't believe how big and noisy these elephants seals are! Large males are 14-16 feet long and weigh between 3,000-5,000 pounds. Adult females are 9-12 feet long and weigh between 900-1,800 pounds. And the little Pups are 3-4 feet long and weigh 60-80 pounds at birth.
Best Times To Visit Elephant Seals
Our favorite time of year to visit the Elephant Seals is over Valentine's day — the peak of mating season. FYI... December-March is birthing and breeding season.
Check out this Monthly Calendar of the best times to see the Elephant Seals
of the Elephant Seal