The seal sanctuary in Hel was established in 1999 and is the most famous facility of this type in Poland. The center is part of the Maritime Station. Professor Krzysztof Skora, who belongs to the Institute of Oceanography of the University of Gdańsk.
The sealarium examines, inter alia, behavior of seals, methods of nutrition and their diet, age, migration routes, intoxication of tissues with toxic substances, and also identifies the most important threats and causes of death of these animals.
It was established to recreate and protect gray seals in the southern Baltic region. Healed seals are released into the wild, as are the offspring of a breeding herd.
Adress Morska 2, 84-150 Hel