It seems there is no good haul out place in Kazakhstan for this seal anymore. I was willing to do a sea watch with a spotting scope for three days but try explaining that to a Kazak tour company.
But there is a promising place off the Volga delta, see:
The survey team made arrangements through the Astrakhan Biosphere Nature Reserve who are very eco-tourism oriented; they can provide food and lodging and even transfers from the airport. They can also arrange a visit to the Stepnoi Sanctuary for Saiga.
A new post on the Kaspika.org site has a Russian newscast of a video from last month. Worth a watch even if no one but Vladimir can understand it.