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SEA LIFE Aquarium

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Address: 5000 Arizona Mills Circle, Ste 145, Tempe, AZ 85282
Phone Number: +1 877-256-3960
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Description: Dive in to SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium! Be wowed by the many strange...
Dive in to SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium! Be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep as you journey through an amazing underwater world. Prepare for astonishingly close views of everything from sea stars to sharks, rays, octopus and a new sea turtle! To get any closer you'll have to get wet!-Thousands of sea creautres in 30 displays-Interactive touch tanks and quiz trail-Amazing 360 degree ocean tunnel-Informative talks and feeds throughout the dayAnd much more!
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Neat aquarium for inside a mall

We really enjoyed walking around & looking at all the different sea creatures, fish etc I think kids & adults all ages would like it I know we did :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed walking around & looking at all the different sea creatures, fish etc I think kids & adults all ages would like it I know we did :)

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Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review SEA LIFE Arizona. We are so happy to see that you and your family enjoyed your time seeing the thousands of creatures that reside at SEA LIFE. If you have any photos from your visit be sure to share them on our Facebook and Instagram pages. We would love to see them!... More 

Mesa, Arizona
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This aquarium is very small but is still a great place to take the kids or grandkids. About every 6 months they change a section to keep it interesting for follow up visits. Just a suggestion because of the price of entrance make sure to email or call ahead to make sure no sections are closed for maintenance or whatever.... More 

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Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for such a kind review! I am delighted to see that you have enjoyed our traveling exhibits like the Octopus Hideout. Our cuttlefish and giant pacific octopus are such fascinating creatures. Before your next visit, be sure to keep an eye out for SEA LIFE Arizona announcements on our social media pages and website! Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

Mesa, Arizona
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Took the grand kids they had a great time? They were able to interact at some stations and their interest was held all afternoon

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Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to write a review for SEA LIFE Arizona! I am so happy to see that you and your grandchildren enjoyed your visit. Upon your next visit, be sure to see if we have any upcoming events like Pirate Week and Fishmas. Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

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58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The place is amazing. ... It's inside the Arizona mills mall. ... Exploring the place will only take you 45 mins- 1:30 mins or so depending on small children. ... It's highly recommended to young children. ... Lots of bubble pictures place. ... we love getting inside and see the tank. ... lots of sea creatures and fishes. ... I... More 

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Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback for SEA LIFE Arizona! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your trip and took advantage of the photo opportunities in our bubbles. Our bubbles offer such unique views for our younger guests! Before your next visit, be sure to look for upcoming events on our Facebook page and website.... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

There's really not a whole lot to say other then it's overpriced, it was like a sauna and there's not much to see. When you come inside from 112 degrees outside you want to be at least somewhat comfortable. We were all sweating because it was hot inside too. It made the five four year old kids cranky and a... More 

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Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are aware of some issues that occurred this weekend with our air-conditioning system and it has been fixed. The Duty Managers were offering complimentary return tickets this weekend due to the issue, so we are sorry to hear that you were not able to arrange that for you and... More 

Milton, West Virginia
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The Sea Life Aquarium was a very nice aquarium. It was larger than we thought would be in a mall. It has a lot of different fish to view. We enjoyed the manta rays exhibit. Please tank your camera for beautiful pics of fish. The seahorses were cute. Nice adventure.

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Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know that you enjoyed your visit. We love our Rays; they really are beautiful aren’t they? We hope that you are able to visit us again soon. Keep a look out on our website and Facebook page for all of our latest news and upcoming activity. Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I've reviewed SeaLife before. I love it there. I was too early to see the octopus exhibit, but management replied to my review saying it was now up and running. We returned for my daughter's birthday and my dreams came true! A giant pacific octopus and many cuddlefish friends are on display! I love seeing the unique sea life the... More 

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Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! We love hearing that we made dreams come true! We know that the Octonauts are very popular! We will have a new exhibit in Spring 2016 and just to let you know – Octonauts will be back here in November! We hope to see you again soon. Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I love aquariums so very much. I was excited to see what this was all about, all I can say is wow. I thought it would've been so much better but it was mediocre at best. I am not a fan of Arizona mills though

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Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

We are disappointed to hear that you were not 100% satisfied with your visit. We hope that you were able to partake in our education talks and various animals feeds that we host throughout the day. Please feel free to connect with us directly if you would like to give us a more in-depth insight in to your visit. We... More 

Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had fun checking out the marine life, but it wasn't anything above average, unfortunately. I suppose it's a plus that it's a cool place to go when you're bored in the heat of AZ!

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Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

We hope that you were able to partake in our Daily Education Talks and watch the team feed some of our amazing animals during your visit. Our website details all upcoming activity, so be sure to check it out before your next visit. Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It is truly a beauty, they have these bit fish tanks with some of the most beautyful fish photo time comes to mind, and the food is great as well I tell ya it's a moment you and your family will never forget

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Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send us your thoughts. We are delighted that you enjoyed our animals and your visit! Our location in the Mall, next to the Food Court is great for grabbing a bite to eat, as you discovered! Please come and see us again soon! Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

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