Tulsa Zoo Helmerich Sea Lion Cove

Location:

Tulsa, OK

Services Provided:

Preconstruction, Construction Management

Architect:

Dewberry

Owner:

Tulsa Zoo

Total Square Feet:

8,000

Description:

  • The sea lion experience features a 100,000 gallon tank capable of housing five sea lions.
  • Designed to replicate the rocky shores of the Oregon coast, the center of the exhibit features a resting area for the sea lions that is comprised of gunite rock.
  • A highlight of the exhibit is an area for zoo guests to view the sea lions as they play underwater.
  • There also is an underwater tunnel and two adjacent buildings that house the life support equipment and the keeper and quarantine areas.