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Address: 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone Number: 702-632-7777
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Located at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, this aquarium is home to several...
Located at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, this aquarium is home to several varieties of tropical fish and sharks.
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so pretty

The sharks are huge and pretty to look at. The fish are very well taken care of. A friend of mine had a wedding on the shark reef it was great we had the whole place for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Arlington, Texas, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The best thing to do is buy the 3 for $57 deal online. You can choose from Shark Reef, Secret Garden, Titanic, Rollercoaster ect. If you are staying at Luxor or Excalibur you can either take the walkway here or the tram. I think the tram is free from these three hotels. There is a variety of things to see... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The sharks are huge and pretty to look at. The fish are very well taken care of. A friend of mine had a wedding on the shark reef it was great we had the whole place for the wedding party. The ceremony was short but sweet.

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Staten Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Was very excited to go see the Shark Reef at the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. I was disappointed at how small the attraction is, especially for the price we paid ($18 each) They take your picture in three poses which is cute. Huge turtle - komodo dragon turned and smiled for our pictures!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It's a nice place, clean and all the animals are easily visible to all. We just found it too short. We walked around the place within 15 minutes flat. Also, the photos outside that advertise the reef shows HUGE great white sharks. Inside there isn't anything anywhere near the size of a great white which I found deceiving. It's worth... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 739 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Take the kids, this is a really nice little venue with lots to see. It is air conditioned so you can get out of that blistering Las Vegas heat and see big sharks up close and personal. Bring a camera because there will be six and seven foot sharks right up close and personal for the kids to see.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I stayed at the Luxor and made the mistake of walking to the Shark Reef. I should have taken the tram. It is a long ways to the exhibit. I used passes from MyVegas to get in free. It was smaller then I expected. It was well done and very nice to see all the exhibits. The gift shop at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Too crowded with baby strollers and kids. The noise was deafening which made it impossible to enjoy the beauty.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Located at the Mandalay Bay hotel, It was quite a walk through the hotel to get to it (and we were staying there). Nicely set out Jungle themed aquarium, Lots of aquatic species including piranahs. They had a petting tank of rays and horseshoe crabs for visitors to touch. The best exhibit was the array of sharks which were the... More 

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Turlock, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This is a very nice attraction. It's a bit pricey. It took us about a half hour to walk through it. We were staying at Mandalay Bay and thought it would be nice for our 12 year old to experience this. Like I said, it was very nice, but pricey for 30 minutes.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Its like diving without the equipment! Wasn't busy when we visited and curved glass makes for great visual feast.Great for kids and those who don't like going underwater

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