Shark Reef Aquarium
Shark Reef Aquarium
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
See more than 2,000 animals, including sharks, giant rays, endangered green sea turtles, piranha and a Komodo dragon. This unique exhibit gives you the chance to dive with a higher concentration of exotic sharks than you'd ever find in the wild. Last admission at 7:00 PM.
Duration: 1-2 hours
Meets animal welfare guidelines
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  • LostInTime
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania20,167 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Small
    I haven’t done this in a long long time. It’s ok. Several things to see fish and reptiles and then the big shark tank. The issue is the price vs time is bad. It’s $29 a person. And took my kids and I about 20 minutes.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 November 2023
  • lengel2018
    Kittredge, Colorado68 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent Value - Especially for Las Vegas
    Our only complaint was that we wished there was more and the length of the walk to get to it! Loved the exhibits, especially the jellyfish, lionfish and sharks! The staff was wonderful; free wheelchairs are available for those with mobility issues (like me); and the price was beyond reasonable by Las Vegas standards. It is a long walk to get to, but at least there are benches and other seating available along the way.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 November 2023
  • 01DayTripper
    66 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth the price of admission.
    The Aquarium was well kept and clean. For the admission price (Adults $30), there was a good variety of exhibits. Reptiles, fish, rays, jellyfish and sharks. It is located in the back of Mandalay Bay convention center and requires a long walk from the front.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 February 2024
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Jenn P
New Tripoli, PA376 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Costly walk through aquarium, but we loved it! So many different types of species, including an opportunity to touch a sting ray. Plenty of employees around to ask questions or guide you or just to say hello. Gift shop seemed to have a lot of items, but we only walked through. Would recommend to all ages!
Written 14 May 2024
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April G
32 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Overall beautiful experience. Lots of awesome things to view. It was a little smaller then i expected based by photos. But it was neat to see all of it. You definitely want to pick specific times to avoid school tours because it takes away from gettting the full experience. But was neat to see everything.
Written 28 April 2024
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Saadya
Trois-Rivieres, Canada300 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
The place is nice and cute. I thought it was lacking variety though. It was super quick walking through. I’m glad I got a bogo with my points. I say if you can find a discount you should go!
Written 27 April 2024
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Ming C
32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
$29 entry fee is a very good price for this experience. I would recommend it to their visitor. I had a great time and wouldn't mind going back in the future.
Written 24 April 2024
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Kara M
Salt Lake City, UT52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Such an exciting experience, we went with out 5 year old boy and he loved it. It’s definitely not cheap but it’s definitely worth seeing.
Written 22 April 2024
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Explorer
30 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
My visit to Shark Reef Aquarium left much to be desired. It felt small and cramped, with minimal attractions apart from the tunnel at the end. While young kids might find some enjoyment, the overall atmosphere was lackluster. The animals didn't seem happy, and many of the aquariums were poorly maintained, except for the sharks. Unless you're visiting with a family, I wouldn't recommend it. Overall, a disappointing excursion that failed to impress.
Written 21 April 2024
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Miles M
Bismarck, ND109 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The aquarium is set up nicely for a smooth visit. There is lots to see and a large variety of impressive creatures. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful in describing the animals.
we took our time but it still only took an hour, but it was a very good experience and we recommend it to anyone!
Written 6 April 2024
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Noelle K
Los Angeles, CA109 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
We took our two teenage grandchildren, ages 13 and 15, and they LOVED it. While the sharks are incredible, there is so much more to this exhibit. We arrived a little after 10:30 a.m. on the Saturday before Easter, and it wasn't crowded at all. We left about an hour and a half later, and there was a long line. My suggestion: purchase the anytime ticket and go early. There are plenty of places to sit and relax for those who tire easily. It is a great experience for people of all ages.
Written 3 April 2024
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dgill13
Fort Lauderdale, FL14 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Cute aquarium in Vegas. Very small though so it's a quick visit, not really worth the ticket price. Would definitely look for other activities in the area before visiting this aquarium.
Written 1 April 2024
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Shawn Roy
Grand Ledge, MI40 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
The exhibit is nothing more than a small zoo. The exhibit of animals is limited and narrow. The only real exhibit that was exciting was the huge enclosure that you can view the sharks and sea life in. The boat at the end was entirely enclosed in water. You hardly noticed it since it was so dark and not explained. While you n the shipwreck. The exhibit couldn’t be any farther away from the main entrances and was closer to the conference center. It was like an afterthought to place some attraction at the Casino.
Written 1 April 2024
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