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SEA LIFE Aquarium

Address: 5000 Arizona Mills Circle, Ste 145, Tempe, AZ 85282
Phone Number: +1 877-256-3960
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SEA LIFE Aquarium Arizona
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Ranked #6 of 20 Attractions in Tempe
Owner description: Dive in to SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium! Be wowed by the many strange...
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
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!-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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Teaneck, New Jersey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

It's a small place that's fun for young kids. We really only spent an hour here, and that was more than enough. Because of that, it bothers me that they charge $15-$16 + tax, which seems too high for the amount of time spent. Even my 3 yr old was done after the hour. But if you want a short... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We had a layover in Phoenix and decided to see some of the town. We found Sea Life to be a great attraction, because it occupied our 3-year-old for about two hours, considering it's in-house play area. They also had some really beautiful specimens of fish of which I'd never heard. I think even adults should be impressed by this.

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Vail, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great place to see a variety of fish. It is somewhat small so take your time. At one point you walk through a tunnel of fish. The employees are very friendly and helpful.

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SEA-LIFE-Arizona, Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your visit, we are delighted that our staff made you feel so welcome! Please come back and see us soon, we have some very exciting things happening in 2015, including Octopus Hideout! We look forward to seeing you and your family again soon. Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

Tucson
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The location is great. It's inside the arizona mills mall which was convenient. The walk through was very organized and informative. My family and I used a coupon that we found at the entrance of the mall which was good for any ticket $10. I thought that was a good price since it being in a mall probably wouldn't be... More 

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SEA-LIFE-Arizona, Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your feedback; we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit, we do hope that you come and see us again soon. We have lots of exciting things happening in 2015. Keep an eye on our website for discounted tickets and information. We look forward to seeing you... More 

Queen Creek, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

So....we live in a desert, a long drive to the ocean, or is it? Here in Tempe, Arizona, the ocean has come to us. This facility has every imaginable type of fish and ocean related things displayed wonderfully. How unique to have such a huge aquarium in the desert. What a great place for every one to visit but especially... More 

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Tash K, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback from your visit. Of course, we are delighted that you enjoyed your experience. I agree, we really do bring the ocean to the desert! Our staff are so knowledgeable and passionate and it’s wonderful to hear that you were able to interact with them and have your questions answered. I hope... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had a very good time exploring this aquarium as a morning outing. it was informative and fun. We got there right when they opened and as we were finishing up they were starting to get busy. It was starting to get a little loud in the exhibit's and noise seems to carry throughout the whole exhibit especially when it... More 

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Tash K, Guest Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

We’re so happy that you enjoyed your visit to the aquarium. Kids can definitely get enthusiastic about the animals, so we’re glad that you didn’t mind their excitement. We appreciate your patronage! More 

Tucson, Arizona
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98 reviews 98 reviews
33 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I had been wanting to visit the aquarium for a while and finally got a chance over the Christmas holiday. We reserved tickets in advance on the internet and got a discount. Everyone was busy Christmas shopping (or maybe out of money) so it wasn't busy. I knew that the aquarium would not be large - after all, it's in... More 

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SeaLifeAZ, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our attraction and am sure that we have many new and exciting elements, since your visit last year. With more than 5,000 creatures we have something for everyone. We hope that you are able to come and visit us again this year. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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572 reviews 572 reviews
155 attraction reviews
927 helpful votes 927 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I went with a friend and her three young daughters. They loved it along with the Rainforrest restaurant across the mall. The exhibits / fish tanks are very good. Colorful, laid out well and enjoyable for the kids to explore and learn. Next time I will look for a coupon to make it more cost effective.

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

Thank you for writing your review! Please feel free to call us before your next visit to find the best discounts in the marketplace. More 

Rapid City, South Dakota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Took our grand kids and they loved it. Worth every penny. Even for adults. What a beautiful place! So many different types of fish and beautiful fish.

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

Thank you for visiting SEA LIFE! We are so happy to hear that you and your grandkids enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Sahuarita, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I suppose it's a bit like Disneyland....way overpriced, but you do it for the kids. While not as expensive as Disneyland, I felt it was a little much for what it was. There was a lot to see though, and my kids (3 and 4) had a blast, especially in the playground area. I think it might be better for... More 

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