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Address: 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV 89119
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+1 702-632-7777
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10:00 - 20:00
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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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Great for Family time in Vegas!

Nice little exhibit for Family time that doesn't involve the circus or rides. Nice and clean. My kids enjoyed the touch pool for a long time!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went to this aquarium with our family. What a rip off for a small aquarium. Not recommended. The enclosures were very small and not much variety.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice little exhibit for Family time that doesn't involve the circus or rides. Nice and clean. My kids enjoyed the touch pool for a long time!

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Thank Pia T
York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited the shark reef/aquarium at Mandalay Bay and really enjoyed ourselves. The exhibits include a golden crocodile, snakes, a Komodo dragon, piranha, jellyfish, stingrays, sharks and green sea turtles. This aquarium is nicely laid out with informational signs at each exhibit. The only exhibit that was a bit strange was the piranha since they are in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good for the family especially with little kids. Had a good variety of fish and other creatures. Was ok value given it $25 for about 1/2 hour

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

With over 2000 species at the Mandalay Bay Shark Reef Aquarium, this is a definitely a great place to take the kids and aquarium lovers of all ages. There are different types of sharks and many other marine animals. It is a lovely aquarium with great exhibits including a touch pool and an amazing tunnel that gives you a nearly... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Only a good place to go to if you have NOTHING else to do at Las Vegas with kids. The tickets are too over priced for the small aquarium that it houses. They should expand it if they want more visitors to visit at that price.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was nice; however, worth $10 per person, not $20.00. A good thing to do when you want to be indoors....

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited for an hour to get into a 10 minute walk thru. Not worth the money or time. Many people were put off by the long lines and then not much more then a mini zoo. Very very dissapointing. Save YOUR money. Had to walk forever in the Mandalay Bay Casino just to get there. NOT handicap friendly and NOT... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here a couple of times and have enjoyed it each time. The staff is helpful and is great at answering questions. You can take as little or as much time as you want at each exhibit.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$20 for a small aquarium. Overpriced for what it is. Took 25 minutes from beginning to end and we weren't going fast.

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