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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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Sea life in the Sonoran Desert

This is not a large aquarium but definitely worth a visit. Given its size, you can enjoy all the aquarium has to offer in a couple of hours, but there are plenty of exhibits and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Mario P
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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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
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 

Charleston, South Carolina
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Amazing place! Small, but worth hanging out there with kids. Indoor, so it is great in hot summer day. It is inside of the mall, so shopping is right there. It was fun for kids to see all the sea has to offer! Highly recommended!

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

We are glad that you had so much fun! We have some amazing animals and it’s always nice for us to see the children finish off their experience playing and having fun in the Play Area! We do hope that you are able to come and see us again soon, the hot months are here for some time yet! Joanna... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We went here for my husband's birthday and had a great time!! We are AAA members and get discounted tickets so it really is a great deal. The staff is very knowledgeable and we loved the variety of ocean life. I loved all the Sea horses and the sea turtle. It is not huge by any means but it is... More 

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

We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit – we love working with our AAA partner and are thrilled that you were able to take advantage of the discount. Be sure to keep an eye on our website for all upcoming activity. We hope to see you again soon. Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is not a large aquarium but definitely worth a visit. Given its size, you can enjoy all the aquarium has to offer in a couple of hours, but there are plenty of exhibits and videos that could keep you entertained most of the day. The tanks are very well kept and fresh. The aquarium is located inside Arizona Mills... More 

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

It is great to hear that you enjoyed your visit and that we kept you entertained for the day! We always love to hear our guest feedback, so thank you for taking the time. Be sure to check our website for updates on exciting activity we have coming up. Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

Tucson, Arizona
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19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This aquarium is unique because it is located right smack in the middle of the Arizona Mills Mall. So you can combine shopping with sights seeing. Sometimes there are coupons when you buy your tickets. It is not very big, but once you are inside it is a nice aquarium to walk around. Keeps you busy for about an hour... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. You are quite right that we do an array of talks throughout the day, all our talks and times are listed on our website so please feel free to take a peek if you want to plan around a certain subject. We hope that you are able to join... More 

Tempe, Arizona
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I go every few months with friends, and it's always lots of fun. They have a huge variety of sea life, including sharks, jellyfish, and a sea turtle. There's a little petting area where you can touch some of the starfish. All of the exhibits have informative blurbs and the staff is all pretty knowledgeable. The price is a little... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, we are so happy that you come to us so often! Please be sure to look on our website for all of our latest offers and information; of course we offer our discounted prices online too. We are looking forward to seeing you soon. Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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

I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit. Holiday times can be very busy and I understand that it can be frustrating if you are unable to see all of the exhibits to their full potential. We would love you to come back again, so that we can ensure you have as good a time as... More 

Freeport, Florida
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98 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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

We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and it’s wonderful to hear that our conservation efforts resonated with you; it’s so important to us here at SEA LIFE. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

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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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