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“Fun attraction for the kiddos”
Review of Shark Reef

Shark Reef
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US$19.98*
and up
Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino
Ranked #88 of 461 things to do in Las Vegas
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Located at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, this aquarium is home to several varieties of tropical fish and sharks.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Fun attraction for the kiddos”
Reviewed 30 April 2014

This aquarium has some really neat land and aquatic animals. My kids particularly like the Giant Komodo Dragon and the Jelly fish. The main attraction seems to be shark but there is also a huge octopus that is certainly a show stopper.

Its a bit pricey, especially when compared to the size, Its not a very large aquarium, but definitely good entertainment for the kids ( I had 4-10 year olds with me) and they are still gushing about the experience.

Look for coupons and discounts. I was able to apply my local discount to all my adult guest even though they are out of towners.

Visited April 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Shark Reef was quick - but fun”
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We had a long wait in line, but overall the experience was fun. As is the case with anything in Vegas, they try to pack a lot into a small space. We enjoyed it. Definitely try to get coupons to make it more worth the money. It was fun to touch the stingrays. The sharks swimming overhead was neat, but don't bother trying to see anything through the glass floors...

Visited April 2014
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South Shields, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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“Good Attraction For Kids”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Visited Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay which took about 90 minutes from buying the tickets to leaving the attraction. There was a good selection of different things to see and the attraction was probably a little smaller than expected but the kids enjoyed it so it was worth the money.

Visited April 2014
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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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68 reviews
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“Compared to the ticket price it was quite small place”
Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

Sharks were great but if you compare the ticket prices to the size of the exhibition it was quite small. Much like every other aquarium out there. We had higher expectations but were bit dissapointed afterwards.

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Three Rivers, Michigan
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Up close view”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

The attraction has several different things to view. The inside of the ships hull with the aquarium surrounding it is neat . They also offer string rays that you can touch. It was disappointing that the price was a little high for what the offered we thought there would be more to see.

Visited April 2014
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