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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 - 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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I purchased the ticket for this event along with the Bodies and CSI exhibits for $57. Although the aquarium is expensive, it is well maintained with interesting facts and animals... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Chicago, Illinois
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I purchased the ticket for this event along with the Bodies and CSI exhibits for $57. Although the aquarium is expensive, it is well maintained with interesting facts and animals. Animals included in this exhibit include sharks, cichlids, Komodo dragons, starfish, and turtles. There were plenty of children that appeared to be fascinated with the creatures here!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We got the tickets for this part of a multi ticket deal. I am pleased as I would have been annoyed to have payed $20 each for it. If you can do the same it is interesting and well done but it is expensive.

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Thank Alex W
Chadron, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was an enjoyable experience, off the beaten path of slots & tables. Some say expensive, $20 a person. We also gamble, so to take a break from playing cards, swing in here for 45 minutes. You must enjoy aquariums, marine life, etc. A good place to take a family for something different. I didn't see the kid price, probably... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Typical of MGM owned activities. Way overpriced, it's small enough that it should be free. But, no.. MGM as owners of half the Las Vegas Strip gouge tourists and locals alike with overpriced activities and restaurants because they can. Adding to all this you have to pay $7 - $10 for parking half a mile away. The corporate greed of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice attraction to visit, take your time as it is not very big. Took advantage of a two-for-one deal through myVegas, a free-to-play (or you can pay to play more) Facebook and mobile game. There are multiple guides throughout the attraction conducting presentations or providing information.

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I were actually married here a couple of years ago, so we make it a stop every time we come to Vegas. It's a good aquarium. The shark tanks are amazing. Sitting in a tunnel and watching sharks swim over you is awesome.

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West Jordan, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Baseball games got rained out today for our tournament so we went to the Shark Reef. Kinda thought there would be more sharks. It overall it was a good Aquarium. Smaller than I expected. Don't wait in line to. It's tickets, get them on trip advisor and pick them up at will call.

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a blast here. It is very well done and great fun to walk around. It was definitely worth the 20 bucks, we got a fun picture at the end too. We really enjoyed this.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to wander through before our show, thanks to a comp visit through my reward program. It was a nice Aquarium but the prices would be too steep to pay for it, given it's small size.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of aquariums around the country and world and this is small and rather unimpressive. There's not a lot of descriptive signage, so the educational value is low. It's small and only takes about 30 minutes to go through. For the money it's not really worth it.

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