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Dallas World Aquarium

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1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202-1503
+1 214-720-2224
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VERY ENJOYABLE EXPERIENCE A MUST DO IN BIG D

We had not been to the DWA in a number of years. Had some out of town visitors in and decided to... read more

Reviewed today
Lms48
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Dallas, Texas
Nice Place. 3-4 hours can be spent easily.

The area of the entire aquarium is very Small aquarium compared to the others that I have visited... read more

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abhijit m
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202-1503
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+1 214-720-2224
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Reviewed today

We had not been to the DWA in a number of years. Had some out of town visitors in and decided to go. It was extremely enjoyable we all had a wonderful time. I would highly recommend this to both adults and families. Fantastic variety...More

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Reviewed today

The area of the entire aquarium is very Small aquarium compared to the others that I have visited but this was is the most organised one. They have made the place so beautiful that you cant even Imagine. From the outside this looks like a...More

Thank abhijit m
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Reviewed today

This museum is, as the title says, for young and old because it offers so much to see and such a huge variety of animals, it really is incredible. A must visit when around!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ever since they renovated the aquarium it’s amazing! So much to see. They have all sorts of animals, not just water animals. Recommended for everybody.

Thank Chrystal G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recently visited Dallas on business with my wife and we decided to check out the aquarium. We had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves - highly recommended. Great balance of various exhibits and the layout really kept things (and people) flowing nicely.

Thank Thomas H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped into the Dallas World Aquarium expecting it to be all things swimming. The experience starts at the entrance. Trees, squaking toucans, and helpful friendly faces. The environment was very different then I expected. My teenage daughter and I loved it. A 3 toed...More

Thank Walt W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The World Aquarium offered multiple levels of various exhibits that allowed you the ability to have an aerial as well as an underwater tunnel view of the aquarium. Further there were tropical birds, penguins, sloths, a few spies of monkeys, and of course various aquatic...More

Thank JulzL2012
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay, first let me say we've been here a few times. Each time I wonder why I paid so much. The location is prime in downtown Dallas. "Indoor zoo" portion is not that great and due to the tropical nature it's humid indoors. The aquarium...More

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J Travis C, Manager at Dallas World Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. Because we invest heavily into our extensive conservation efforts and the expansion of our educational exhibits, we are unable to offer discounts for admission other than our group, senior, and military rates. Please see our website for details, and we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You start out up towards the top and wind your way down. It is a very cool setup, lots of plants and exhibits all around. There are more birds and animals than fish though so don't expect your normal aquarium. My 2.5 year old son...More

Thank Mcjimmay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing says "cool" like walking though a hall surrounded by sharks, or seeing sea creature up-close-and-personal. The aquarium has many, many ocean dwellers, along with other, more terrestrial, animals. The staff is friendly, the tour is self-paced, and, for a twisted pairing, there is a...More

Thank Katherine Z
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shasozen
17 April 2018|
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Response from LauraLynn2015r | Reviewed this property |
The sloths are in two areas. We watched the sloth talk and feeding in the main/bigger viewing area. It was neat to see the sloths move since they were motivated by food. We probably watched for 5-10 minutes, then moved on... More
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Ann D
28 March 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
We got our tickets at the door
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16 March 2018|
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Response from ExploreWorld9732 | Reviewed this property |
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