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Dallas World Aquarium

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Address: 1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202-1503
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+1 214-720-2224
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the...

The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the rainforest exhibit, where exotic birds, such as Cocks-of-the-rock and many species of toucans, can be seen. Lounging around are Two-toed and Three-toed sloths. Endangered animals, such as Orinoco crocodiles, Giant river otters, Antillean manatees and several species of monkeys are part of the many conservation projects. The aquarium portion displays interesting marine life, including Japanese crabs, jellyfish, Leafy, Weedy and Ribbon seadragons. Black-footed and Blue penguins can be seen swimming as guests enjoy the outdoor South Africa exhibit. Sharks, rays and sawfish are only a few of the fish living in the Mundo Maya cenote. Safe from Neotropical eagles, are euphonias, tanagers and hummingbirds. Reptiles and amphibians, both of significance to the Maya culture, can be seen throughout the exhibit.

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nice aquarium

this was enjoyable experience with wheelchair accessibility the exhibits were enjoyed by everyone in you group

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

this was enjoyable experience with wheelchair accessibility the exhibits were enjoyed by everyone in you group

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Lufkin, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The price are high, and not having enough of exhibits, for the name of "Dallas World Aquarium". I wish its have more interactive activities!

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful gorgeous experience that makes you feel like you are walking through a tropical paradise. Loved it. towering waterfalls, exotic animals, gorgeous water features amazing aquarium exhibits.Really great for all ages.

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Thank ronswife26
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They have all types of animals from reptiles, panthers, and birds. Great for families and for dates! I've been there a few times and even with crowds, you can move at your own pace. I've never had a bad experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was not sure what to expect before I arrived, but this place was GREAT! Even at the entrance there are animals to look at and things to see. It's set up extremely well, in that it wraps around the inside and they pack so much into the space, but it's not crowded at all. My personal favorite was the... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was very surprised when this vast rainforest and aquarium just sort of appears in the middle of downtown Dallas! I was expecting all fish, but the rainforest is amazing as well. This was a great way to spend a few hours with my children.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So I'm a sucker for aquariums. Something about the water is just calming to me. We wandered the aquarium without kids (which is a rare treat). There is something for all ages and many more things to see beyond a traditional aquarium. We did get lost a few times because as you transcend the floors there are lots of 'different'... More 

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Flint, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Parking area numbers need to be repainted. Numbers were very faint and had too look down a few parking spots to count down to find your number. Make sure if you are paying cash for the parking area to have the correct amount. Line going in is very long but moves very fast. Once you are in there it is... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great place. You will know you have arrived when you hear the howling monkeys. This place is a virtual indoor rainforest. What a great place to go. Kids love it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to visit and spend a few hours! A must see in Dallas. You wouldn't think such a place exist right downtown Dallas. Lots to see and learn for young and old.

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