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Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino provided by Shark Reef Aquarium

Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino

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Visit Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay to view some of the world's fascinating marine life up close. More than 100 sharks and 2,000 animals total live at this aquarium in Las Vegas, which is North America's only predator-based aquarium exhibit. You can view giant rays, piranha, jellyfish, endangered green sea turtles, rare golden crocodiles and more. Special exhibits and two underwater tunnels provide a face-to-face experience.
  • Includes admission ticket to Shark Reef Aquarium at the Mandalay Bay
  • Family-friendly activity in Las Vegas
  • See the exhibits at your own pace on a self-guided tour
  • View aquatic animals in one of the largest aquarium tanks in the USA
Important Information
Departure Point
Mandalay Bay, 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Box Office fee
  • Entry/Admission - Shark Reef Aquarium
  • Entry/Admission - Casino at Mandalay Bay
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Parking/Valet fees
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • If booked same day, tickets cannot be picked up less than 2 hours after placing order
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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RoboticCanine wrote a review Mar 2020
Regina, Canada114 contributions16 helpful votes
We visited in February 2020, and were pleasantly surprised with the Shark Reef Aquarium. After reading some of the reviews, I was expecting something very small and not very good, but that was not the case. It was bigger than I expected, and the animals in the tanks all looked
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Date of experience: February 2020
Sachin B wrote a review Mar 2020
Calgary, Canada11 contributions1 helpful vote
We visited the Shark Reef aquarium in Mandalay bay hotel with a lot of hype & expectations. After seeing it, we felt it was a decent attraction but not exquisite as one would expect in Vegas. Dont get me wrong, lot if effort has gone in creating this sort of aquarium &
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Date of experience: March 2020
Stephen H wrote a review Mar 2020
Windsor, Canada117 contributions31 helpful votes
For an aquarium located inside a desert casino resort, it was pretty good. We've been to "Real" aquariums, including the aquarium of the Pacific, and for the price, you do get your moneys worth. Best part was walking through the glass tunnel with the sharks, turtles and fish
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Date of experience: March 2020
Tom C wrote a review Mar 2020
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if you are in vegas and looking for something to do that doesn't involve slot machines. spend a couple of hours here. kids love it, and it is better and less money than the one at the mall of america. las vegas can be family fun .
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Date of experience: December 2019
bensup wrote a review Mar 2020
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom224 contributions134 helpful votes
Really not worth the price. It’s a very small aquarium that’s also light on info. Has a small touch pool with a very disinterested (when we went) member of staff who basically filled out paperwork while she just talked a script through a microphone, not at all helpful. It was
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Worth a visit if you're in the area.
We ventured to Mandalay Bay from Vdara to see the aquarium. We were under the mistaken impression that some portio
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Average, crowded
As part of the 3/57$ deal, we elected to see the shark reef. It is a very nice set and had two areas where the sea
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Unique Design
This was the most uniquely designed aquarium I’ve ever been to! I absolutely loved it. It is a tad small and won’t
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Neat But Expensive
So this aquarium is very nice with a pleasant selection of fish, sharks and aquatic animals. I opted to do the 3 en
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Great for families
The overall experience was short I was a little disappointed to see all the sharks were fairly small. But I loved
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Nicely done
Great aquarium that’s not too large. You can easily do it in an hour and a half. Great shark tank exhibit.
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Great change to the typical Vegas attraction
Second visit and a great change to the usual Vegas attractions. The shark area was fascinating and great to just si
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Good but to small
Wanting to step away from the Las Vegas madness for the morning we decided to visit the shark reef. It was nicely
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A must see for Shark lovers!
This is a cool stop while in Vegas. Uber or Lyft here because the bus drops you off a long walk away. It is at the
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Aquarium on the Vegas Strip
The shark reef is very nice. There are a variety of sharks to see and it is an enjoyable experience. The tunnel w
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Good to visit but also short
After you park you will walk a very long way to get to the aquarium. Visit will only take about 45 minutes. Some fo
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Disappointing and Shameful
This is at the very far end of the strip. We were there the week of Veterans Day. They advertised free Veteran ad
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Fun visit
A nice way to spend an hour. I enjoyed the exhibits. I got to visit for free with an M Life Platinum voucher. It wa
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Some of the animals looked sickly mostly the dragon and snakes. One of the snakes even looked like it had had it’s
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Small and not worth the price
An aquarium in a casino resort is kinda what you get, though the price you pay is equivalent to a normal aquarium.
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  • Shark Reef Aquarium, Casino at Mandalay Bay
  • Duration: 10h
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