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Address: 5000 Arizona Mills Circle, Ste 145, Tempe, AZ 85282
Phone Number: +1 877-256-3960
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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 Aquarium Arizona

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Unbelievable

This place is amazing! I had no expectations when I heard there was an aquarium in the outlet mall, so I was blown away at the result. It goes on forever in that old mervyn's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
shumagorath86
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This place is amazing! I had no expectations when I heard there was an aquarium in the outlet mall, so I was blown away at the result. It goes on forever in that old mervyn's building. The sea life isn't just tiny anemones and clownfish, but huge rays and sharks along with almost every tier of sea life. They have... More 

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Prescott
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I thought this place was a joke until I realized that it actually existed. Not only do we have a sea life aquarium in the valley, but it is pretty impressive! I'm not a big fan of the location (Arizona Mills Mall), but once inside, you are definitely taken to into a different world. I think the only downside is... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

My cousin came out to visit us, and we decided to take the family, including my 10 month old son there, since it is really close by and we have never been there before. It was pretty cool. My son really enjoyed looking at all the different sea creatures. We spent a little over an hour there and were very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It's not worth the price. Customer service was poor. Was not excited and my son show no interest and he loves the aquariums but this one he did not care for at all.

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

We are so disappointed to hear the you were not 100% satisfied with your visit. We would love the opportunity to wow you; please contact arizonasealife@sealifeus.com so that we can connect with you and give you a marvelous, memorable experience. Joanna Hobday, General Manager More 

Carling Township RR 1 Nobel ON CA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Very attractive displays of fish; sea horses; lobsters; sharks; manta rays etc . Interesting exhibits allowed visitors to enter inside the aquarium via a domed structure. this allowed the fish to swim all around you. Also a hallway with an aquarium in the ceiling and all around you. very impressive. Suitable for young children and adults of all ages. very... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and enjoyed the immersive feel and opportunity to really ‘meet’ our beautiful creatures. We hope that you are able to come and visit us again soon! Joanna Hobday, General Manager More 

Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had some time to spend and looked for something to do. For only $20/adult it was not bad at all. We spent just over an hour looking at all the exhibits. They were very interesting with a wide variety of very colorful types of fish. We loved seeing the seahorses. It was geared towards kids with special portholes for... More 

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

We are glad that you enjoyed our variety of creatures; our Seahorses really are beautiful and SEA LIFE has had much success in breeding these, which is great news! We hope that you are able to come back and visit again soon. Joanna Hobday, General Manager More 

Maui, Hawaii
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122 reviews 122 reviews
41 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

They had great little aquarium and its in the mall. I liked it and i live in Maui. It was costly, but i was killing time so it was ok.

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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, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our beautiful creatures! We have lots of exciting events happening this year, so I hope that you are able to visit us again soon! Joanna Hobday, General Manager More 

Tempe, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Despite being in a shopping mall, this aquarium merits a visit of at least two hours. They have beautiful fish, beautifully displayed.

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

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope you were able to partake in our talks and feeding. Our Education team are always on hand with a fun fishy-fact! We hope that you are able to come and see us again soon! Joanna Hobday, General Manager More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We spent about 2 hours here with our 3-1/2 and 18 month old. They loved it! Some good exhibits and interactions. They have a little stamp quest to keep them interested so they get a prize at the end. We brought a stroller through the entire thing, and there is a little play area at the end.

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

We are so glad you and your family enjoyed your visit! The Dive Mask and Log Books have been a great addition to our experience, and we hope your little ones learned some neat facts along the way. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Joanna Hobday, General Manager More 

Teaneck, New Jersey
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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

We are happy that you enjoyed your visit to SEA LIFE Arizona. I hope that you were able to partake in our Educational talks and wonderful animal feeds that happen daily; they really are something to see. We will have lots of activity happening in 2015, so we do hope that you are able to visit us again in the... More 

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