Marine World Africa (Redwood shores), in Redwood City, California, United States, was founded in 1968. The last elephant left in 1986. Marine World Africa (Redwood shores) closed down in 1985 in Redwood City, California, .
Marine World began as a nonprofit animal park in Redwood City, California in 1968.
Falling into bankruptcy, Marine World was purchased in 1972 and renamed "Marine World Africa USA" after merging with a failing animal park.
In 1985 the park relocated about 55 miles away to Marine World Africa USA in Vallejo, California. This old location became known as Redwood Shores.