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Address: 3950 Las Vegas Blvd S, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV 89119-1005
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+1 702-632-7777
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, this aquarium is home to several...

Located at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, this aquarium is home to several varieties of tropical fish and sharks.

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Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino
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Lots of interesting big fish and very helpful and informative staff. It's on the smaller side but that's to be expected as it's on the Strip. Will keep the kids amused for 1-2... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lots of interesting big fish and very helpful and informative staff. It's on the smaller side but that's to be expected as it's on the Strip. Will keep the kids amused for 1-2 hours. The extra polar exhibit is ok, not worth a visit by itself.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I wandered through this exhibit as a time waster. For $20, it wasn't badly priced for the experience. Lots of different animals, some easy to see, some that were hiding. Also was allowed to touch some Rays. Plenty of interesting facts listed by each exhibit.

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Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun and interesting!! The sharks were definitely cool as were the piranhas. Well designed exhibits, no specific show times. Took about an hour so a bit pricey for that.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really nice exhibit for the price point. Tons of educational facts, different types of animals and fish, and even the opportunity to touch sting rays. The Shark variety is solid. You can walk through in 30 minutes or spend a full hour based on your child. Great for couples too- there were a few when we went. If you like... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a very good time here, enjoyed walking around the exhibition and seeing all the animals, the aquatic life. I have to admit i loved the shipwreck aquarium, definitely worth seeing. Loved that you were right in the shipwreck and the sharks were swimming around you and beneath you! Not a bad price, what you would expect to pay.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

$20 admission to get in, gift shop with cool memorabilia. The aquarium itself was a lot smaller than I thought it would be. Didn't take us very long to walk through the whole thing, however we quite enjoyed the experience. There is a lot to see in there and it's worth the trip.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went to this event based on all the advertising all over town, it didn't deliver. It was advertised as this big shark exhibit with lots of exciting and dangerous under the sea fish, what a let down. I saw more cool sharks and whales, and many other beautiful sea life in Hawaii just off shore, and the view was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Shark Reef whilst staying at the Mandalay Bay. Full entry is $20 per adult, which is quite expensive as the attraction is quite small, not many exhibits, but still worth a visit if you have a spare hour. The main shark tank is very large with lots of different species including sharks and turtles. However some of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For $20.00 x 2 people and an hour long wait, I was expecting much more. The sharks and reptile were interesting but it just wasn't worth the long wait and $40.00. We were done in half an hour tops. To save time, purchase the tickets on-line. Then line up on the on-line purchase which is a much shorter line. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well realized aquarium in the middle of the desert in Vegas. Very clean. Well organized. Price reasonable. Impressive aquariums. Huge tanks. Good info. Really worth it especially with teenagers and kids.

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