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Address: 1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone Number: +1 214-720-2224
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the...
The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the rainforest exhibit, where exotic birds, such as Cocks-of-the-rock and many species of toucans, can be seen. Lounging around are Two-toed and Three-toed sloths. Endangered animals, such as Orinoco crocodiles, Giant river otters, Antillean manatees and several species of monkeys are part of the many conservation projects. The aquarium portion displays interesting marine life, including Japanese crabs, jellyfish, Leafy, Weedy and Ribbon seadragons. Black-footed and Blue penguins can be seen swimming as guests enjoy the outdoor South Africa exhibit. Sharks, rays and sawfish are only a few of the fish living in the Mundo Maya cenote. Safe from Neotropical eagles, are euphonias, tanagers and hummingbirds. Reptiles and amphibians, both of significance to the Maya culture, can be seen throughout the exhibit.
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It was very good for both adults and children. Air conditioned so comfortable to get out of the heat of summer, however it was packed; perhaps due to the heat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Just back from the "aquarium" and had a good time. Not what you'd expect as there were a variety of animals other than sea life. The anteaters were entertaining and I had a moment of interaction with a Pygmy Marmoset...too cute! If you go put your patience pants on. It is close quarters, lots of people with cameras, strollers and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

All in all they had some nice exhibits, but we couldn't get within 10 feet of them for the crowds and there was a man with a camera physically pushing my 11 year old daughter out of the way half way through the entire thing at every exhibit. It wasn't until I threatened physical harm upon him did he finally... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

It was very good for both adults and children. Air conditioned so comfortable to get out of the heat of summer, however it was packed; perhaps due to the heat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I am a repeat visitor to The Dallas World Aquarium. You can not see it all in one trip. Just a very fascinating place for a tour through a rain forest setting as you stroll along the winding paths, viewing all the endangered and rare animals. This is not just an aquarium, lots of mammals and birds to be seen..... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Pretty cool place, with lots of animals to check out. Hung out there for half a day, really cool to see the Otters playing around and having a blast. If you find yourself looking for something different to experience check out the Grupo Pakal’s festive dance at the the Mundo Maya exhibit by the jaguar. Make sure you get there... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Fun day indeed. Good display of real life animals and aquarium was unique and amazing. Not expensive.

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Denison, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If it's here, you'll like it. This is a great place to see animals in a natural habitat. From birds to manatees, it's well worth a visit.

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Irving, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

There is a lot to see here. It can be crowded if school is out or holidays. I enjoyed the visit but it is a bit pricey.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

So glad we went. So much to see. You feel like you're in the middle of the jungle in some parts. We kept thinking we were almost at the end and then there was more, then more. Loved it!

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Joplin, Missouri
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I didn't want to leave! This was one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had. The design of this aquarium was a truly unique thing to behold. Even before entering and purchasing your tickets you are treated to a menagerie of bird and fish in realistic settings. I would have paid three times the ticket price for this!

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Additional Information about Dallas World Aquarium

Address: Address: 1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone Number: +1 214-720-2224
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 21

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