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Shark Reef

Address: 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV 89119 (The Strip)
Phone Number: 702-632-7777
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$18*
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Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino
65%
Ranked #136 of 718 things to do in Las Vegas
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Located at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, this aquarium is home to several...
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Owner description: Located at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, this aquarium is home to several varieties of tropical fish and sharks.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Cleveland, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Wasn't as big as I thought it would be. Still had a lot of exhibits including a jelly fish tank that I thought was amazing! The sharks, rays, saw fish, eels and jelly fish were all nice to see while taking a break from gambling and partying. Lol

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Independence, Missouri
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Shark tank is Ok but extremely over priced and the views of the exibits are mediocre at best although the fish seem to like it the people at the gift shop are not very nice

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lots of cool things to see. You even can pet a stingray. But nothing big. All little sharks. No interaction what so ever. Staff was non existent. Won't visit again for the price.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We were expecting a bit more for $18. Luckily we had a voucher for 1 free person but we thought we'd see turtles and octopus' as there were pictures of them around Mandalay Bay and also at the actual shark reef but there were none! It took only about 10 mins for us to walk around the whole thing.

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Windsor, Canada
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26 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed walking through this exhibition, especially under the "tunnel with the fish and sharks swimming all around you. Was great to see the men with there steel outfits on cleaning in the tanks. Thanks for a great exhibit.

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Canton, Ohio
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

I have been to many aquariums and this one is basic and minimal at best. It took less than 15 minutes to walk through. The animals were basic and nothing to write home about. The cost per adult is $18. Thankfully we had a coupon for 1 free or I would have demanded a refund. This is, at most, an... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It is a small but well stocked aquarium. There are some beautiful animals. It was a great way to spend an hour.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I found this place to be a calm repreive . It was clean and the employees were friendly and helpful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I'm glad I have two-for-one coupons. I was not impressed by the non-aquarium part of the exhibit. The aquarium / shark tunnel were both pretty nice and well maintained though but very short.

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Lady Lake, Florida, Usa
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13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We loved the display and the layout of the experience was phenomenal. Great underwater fish.liked the kimno dragon enclosure. All the Sharks were unbelievable and the plexiglass in the floor,was an adder.

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