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SEA LIFE Aquarium

5000 Arizona Mills Circle, Ste 145, Tempe, AZ 85282
1-877-256-3960
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Ranked #12 of 27 attractions in Tempe
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Type: Aquariums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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!-Over 5,000 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! « less
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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Great place to visit for any ages. Loved the turtles the most! Easy walk for young children but also not to overwhelming.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This is located inside a mall. We had some time to kill before our 9 pm flight. It was perfect. Nice and cool. Very informative. Helpful friendly staff. Megan gave a nice talk about the aquatic life in the large aquarium.

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Steven R, Guest Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The location of our aqaurium right inside of Arizona Mills Mall makes it convientent for guests to enjoy indoor shopping as well as great food options throughout the mall all in one stop. All of our tickets are all-day admission which makes it perfect for anyone to leave to grab a bite to eat and... More

Hoisington, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Like their facebook page and they run specials on discounted admission prices. We got in for $8 per person. It was awesome!! Well worth the time and money!

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Steven R, Guest Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our social media sites is a great place to find discounted deals and up to date information on new creature arrivals as well as up coming special events. Thanks for coming in! More

Radium Hot Springs, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Our kids enjoyed visiting this aquarium. The water tunnel was very cool as were the viewing domes. It was a little pricey but I would probably visit again if we were in the area.

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Steven R, Guest Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Our 360 degree tunnel is a huge fan favorite at our site with the ability to view sea creatures not only above you but below you as well! Thanks for coming in and we hope to see you again in the near future. More

Peoria, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I went with my 17 year old daughter. We bought admission tickets ahead of time on the aquarium webpage and saved 20%. This place is definitely geared towards young children but we loved it,too. There are hands- on exhibits (you can touch starfish and lobster), aquariums you can crawl under to look up into from a bubble, and a fantastic... More

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Steven R, Guest Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We are glad that we could accomodate such a wonderful underwater experience for you and your daughter. Although we have a variety of fun features for smaller children we believe our aquarium experience is fun and educational for ocean explorers of all ages. A trip to SEA LIFE is the perfect spot for... More

Vicenza, Italy
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Well priced (buy your tickets online for 20% savings). Very well laid-out, even if the aquarium doesn't actually have a huge selection of different fish.

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Steven R, Guest Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Our online discounted price is the best year round discount we offer but be sure to add us on social media for information on promotions and giveaways. We will also be opening a brand new exhibit in early march called Turtle Shelter featuring a range of different turtle species. Be sure to come... More

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196 reviews 196 reviews
36 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We visited on a Saturday and it was better than we expected! This big aquarium is located inside the Arizona Mills Mall. It was not as busy as we thought it would be. When you first enter the aquarium it doesn't seem like much, then as you progress through the different rooms and aquariums you are amazed! We spent about... More

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Steven R, Guest Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are excited to hear that you had such a wonderful experience! We like to update our touch pools with new exciting creatures every so often so please visit again soon and come see what new creatures you will have the opportunity to touch. For aquarium information and events please follow any of our... More

North Grafton, Massachusetts, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

What a great surprise in an unexpected place. Our toddler enjoyed all the close encounters with the sea creatures.

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Steven R, Public Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and sharing your pictures. We are happy that we could provide you with a fantastic experience. We are constantly updating our tanks and creatures so be sure to come back and check us out next time you are in the area. More

Chaska, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

A nice little aquarium in the middle of a shopping outlet mall. Fun for the kids to have something to do...nicely laid out and not too crowed. Also had a little play place at the end for kids to play which was nice. At bit on the pricey side but average cost for this type of venue.

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Steven R, Guest Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your visit! Our playzone area for the kids is very popular with not only the little ones but for the parents as well. Perfect chance to get off your feet and sit in one of our couches available to our guests. We have many different coupons in market... More

Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This little jem is well worth a visit. I took my two year old son for a spur of the moment day trip and was really surprised that it was such a great experience. I had mistakenly thought that it would be a tiny, lame aquarium because it was tucked into a shopping mall, but boy was I wrong! It... More

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Steven R, Guest Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your reveiw and sharing your awesome photos! We are really happy you enjoyed your visit. Your 2 year old son is free until he turns 3 years of age so be sure to come back and visit more. Annual passes are available for purchase for just $45 online or at our admission counter. This is... More

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