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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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10:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
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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great for young kids

Little kids can get a great view into the tanks with low glass and you get a view from all angles as you can climb above one tank and under many of them. There is a touch tank... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Longmont, Colorado
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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We saw that we could purchase our tickets online "starting at $10 per person". Unfortunately, once we gave our credit card number and received the total it was $15.50 per person plus tax. Apparently, starting at $10 is a sliding scale admission price so just be aware of this. Once we got to Sea Life and asked about the discount... More 

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Freeport, Florida
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20 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I took her 7 and 3 year old girls to visit--it was their second trip. The educational aspects of the attraction were outstanding and the girls loved the "bubbles" that allowed them to feel like they were inside the water. The variety of sea life was astonishing. Loved the hands on aspect at one of the stations.... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Little kids can get a great view into the tanks with low glass and you get a view from all angles as you can climb above one tank and under many of them. There is a touch tank & information all along the route - including a lot about what we can do to protect our world & the animals... More 

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Joanna H, General 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 that you felt that you learned what we can be done to help preserve our planet and its creatures – Breed, Rescue, Protect is at the heart of everything that we do. Be sure to follow the SEA LIFE Trust on social media to... More 

Phoenix
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We got a membership as our 6 year old grandson would always request going here every time he came to visit....has stations where he gets to stamp his card and receives a small gift if he completes it...loves the hands on exhibits and enjoys reading about the fish in each tank,,,stingrays and turtles are a big hit...perfect size for us..and... More 

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

We are delighted that you and your grandson continue to enjoy your Annual Pass. Be sure to look out for the exclusive member offers and events. We are looking forward to seeing you on your next visit! Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Expensive, but the kids really enjoyed it. They have coupons available if you plan ahead. The aquarium had touch pools and hands on exhibits as well as statistics and factual information about sea life throughout the exhibits.

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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 your children enjoyed their visit. Our website offers discounted tickets and priority entrance, so be sure to look there when you come again. We hope to see you soon. Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

Peoria, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Celebration of son's birthday by visiting Sea Life. Walk though as many times as you like. Walk the mall, come back again, have lunch, come back again. Touch tanks and an indoor playground too!

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

We are delighted that you enjoyed your son’s birthday celebrations, we are happy to have been a part of them! Please check out our website and Facebook for updates on all of our activity throughout the year. We’d love to see you again soon! Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

morristown
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We visit aquariums often and this is one of the smaller ones with primarily tank exhibits. Its part of a mall which can be beneficial if you want to add shopping or a restaurant visit as part of your day. The walk through and under some of the larger tanks is cool.

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

Thank you for your feedback, it's good to hear that you enjoyed your visit, particularly our Ocean Tunnel display. It's always so nice to get feedback from our guests, especially those who visit aquariums regularly, like yourselves. We do hope that you can visit us again soon. Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

Tempe, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

They have some impressive and educational displays including touch tanks, for youth 12 and under I think its a wonder place. Walking through it is short enough to get through in less than an hour for those short of attention spans. If you are looking for a world class venue, this is no Monterey Bay Aquarium. And again, its in... More 

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

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our Touchpool and found our displays educational; we value education very highly, so this is great feedback. Although we are not as large as Monterey Bay, (who we partner with on sustainable fishing conservation) we have some amazing species and a great variety of creatures that call SEA LIFE Arizona home. We... More 

Surprise, AZ
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157 reviews 157 reviews
43 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We visited on a weekday at the end of April, and it was delightful to not have crowds of kids :) The best part is a glass tunnel where the fish swim all around you -- beautiful! There is an area where you can touch the sea creatures; the young woman working there was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. This place is... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback, I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Our Ocean Tunnel really is wonderful and makes you feel like you’re at the bottom of the ocean; it’s a personal favorite of mine too. Please come and visit us again, we are always adding new things. Our website will keep you up to date on what... More 

Gilbert, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This place is inside a mall, ok place for field trips, maybe if you have really good coupons. This is a for-profit aquarium, which I guess if you have never been to an aquarium, check this one out. If you have, keep walking to the other side of the mall and check out the ginormous tanks at the RainForest Cafe,... More 

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

Thank you for visiting us recently, we appreciate your feedback and sharing your experience with us. I hope that you were able to read all of our conservation information inside and learn about the efforts of SEA LIFE globally. If you are in town again, be sure to book your tickets online, where you will get a nice discount and... More 

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Additional Information about SEA LIFE Aquarium

Address: Address: 5000 Arizona Mills Circle, Ste 145, Tempe, AZ 85282
Phone Number: +1 877-256-3960
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm

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