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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 - 7:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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 rescued green sea turtle! To get any closer you'll have to get wet! Enjoy, thousands of sea creatures in 30 displays, interactive touch tanks, an amazing 360 degree ocean tunnel, talks, feeds, and much more!

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fun and fascinating

I went here with my family with no preconceived notions of how good it was going to be.. BLEW ME AWAY.. I could have sat and stared at the Ray tank for hours.. The individual... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Robert G
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Fountain Hills

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Fountain Hills
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52 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went here with my family with no preconceived notions of how good it was going to be.. BLEW ME AWAY.. I could have sat and stared at the Ray tank for hours.. The individual exhibits.. anemones, reef fish, rays and huge sharks.. My wife and daughters loved the "tube" where you can walk thru the aquarium.. It was cool... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback, Robert! We are delighted to see that you and your family enjoyed your visit to SEA LIFE Arizona. Did you have a chance to see our underwater ray feeding during your visit? If not, be sure to visit us again soon! The underwater ray feeding is a wonderful experience in which... More 

Bandon, OR
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199 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located in a mall, this aquarium is rather small but perfect for my first solo outing with my 4-year-old grandson. It was expensive for the size, but the actual exhibits were beautiful. There were 9 stations to punch a little booklet, and when we got to the gift shop, my grandson got a prize for completion. He really got into... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at SEA LIFE Arizona. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your visit and the thousands of creatures that reside in our wonderful aquarium. Did you have a chance to see one of our educational talks or feedings? They are a wonderful addition to any trip to... More 

Prescott, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids (ages 6 & 8) and I had a fantastic time at Sea Life at AZ Mills Mall. My husband was busy at a business conference in Chandler, so the kids and I wanted something fun to do. While we were there, they loved touching the hermit crabs, seeing the sharks get fed, watching the baby sea horses, getting... More 

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Thank elainej449
Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for such a positive review. We are delighted that you and your children had a FINtastic day of bonding at SEA LIFE Arizona. We are also happy that you were able to take advantage of our coupons with Rain Forest Cafe. Upon your next visit, be sure to stay for one of our educational talks or feedings! They... More 

Grand Forks, North Dakota
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice way to break up a day of shopping. A lot of neat sea animals were at Sea Life. It was more aimed for small children but the tunnel with sharks was neat to see for all ages. I would definitely say it was worth the money especially if they are helping animals with those funds!

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Thank gretelv14
Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

We are excited to hear that you had such a wonderful time at SEA LIFE Arizona! The sharks and rays are personal favorites for many of our staff. Did you have a chance to see one of our underwater feedings or educational talks during your visit? Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little aquarium. The tanks are small, but they have lots of fish and sea life to sea. They have some tanks that you can put your hands in and touch some sea creatures. They are very educational and the emphasis is on conservation. My four-year old son loved it.

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

We are delighted to see hear that you enjoyed your visit at SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium. Our exhibits were created in such a way that any age could enjoy them. We are happy to see that you thought so as well. Be sure to visit us again soon! Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

glendale
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

loved our family trip at the aquarium my daughter is 2 years old so we thought she might want to see some fishes theres alot to see plus a nice play ground area for the kiddos which is good we didnt get to go on that but next time.also got to see the sharks get fed by the employes. i... More 

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Thank millersophia03
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 happy to see that you and your family enjoyed your visit with us and had a chance to see our shark feeding!The educational talks and feedings are such a fun experience and we are happy to have shared that with you. We hope to see you again... More 

AZ
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really expected to be able to touch the stingrays or sharks, but this was not an option. The overhead walk was cool, maybe a few more of those would be nice

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Thank apm85206
Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with your feedback. I am happy to see that you enjoyed your visit and our 360 degree tunnel. This a favorite of mine as it surrounds you with amazing creatures like sharks, rays and our rescued green sea turtle, Ziva. During your visit were you able to stay for some of our many educational talks... More 

Surprise, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though it isn't a huge place, it kept us on a path of discovery and kept the kids engaged. The kids got to touch some things and collect stamps on their journey.

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of SEA LIFE Arizona! We are happy to see that you and your family enjoyed your time with us. Did you had a chance to see one of our talks or underwater feedings during your visit. They are filled with many amazing facts that the whole family can enjoy! We hope to see you... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was awkward and rude the whole time. Definitely not going back to this one. Change your employees. Get someone who isn't going to glare at you and make you feel unwelcome.

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Thank shelbyw483
Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you were not 100% satisfied with your visit and we apologize for your negative experience. Our goal is to ensure that every guest leaves our attraction happy and excited. Please contact us on ArizonaSEALIFE@merlinentertainments.biz and we will be happy to discuss your visit with you. Thank you, Joanna Hobday General Manager More 

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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We liked the aquarium but thought it was a little pricey for how short the exhibit was. They had a nice variety it was just kind of short

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Thank Peanut2rec
Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

We are happy to see that you enjoyed your visit at SEA LIFE Arizona and appreciated the variety of creatures on exhibit! During your visit were you able to stay for one of our many underwater feeds or educational talks? They are a great way to learn some new information about our creatures and ask our education team members questions... More 

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