San Luis Obispo County has an abundance of sea life throughout the coastal towns including elephant seals, sea otters, starfish, and many unique fish. There is also whale watching and sport fishing. Many beach towns encompass something different, so you'll want to check everything out! The North Coast in San Luis Obispo County is part of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, which includes 33 species of marine mammals, 94 species of seabirds, 345 species of fish, and numerous invertebrates and plants. Be sure to visit the elephant seals during your next trip to the coast!