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SEA LIFE Aquarium

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Address: 5000 S Arizona Mills Cir, Ste 145, Tempe, AZ 85282-6402
Phone Number: +1 877-256-3960
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10:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:30 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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Great place!

Considering that this aquarium is in a strip mall; it is pretty great. We've been there twice recently and have enjoyed it both times.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Lori C
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Considering that this aquarium is in a strip mall; it is pretty great. We've been there twice recently and have enjoyed it both times.

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Thank Lori C
Phoenix, Arizona
6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sea Life is really a great place to take children of all ages. It is great that the kids are able to talk to the staff about the different creatures and fish.

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

Thank you so much for the "fintastic" review! We are very happy to hear you had a wonderful experience and were able to engage with our education staff. We hope to see you again! More 

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took our grandsons here 9 and 10. They had a wonderful time. Some great photo opportunities. We loved touching the starfish. The stamping stations were fun too! Loved the bubbles the kids could stand under and feel like they were under water. Young and old alike will love this place. From the sharks to the stingray swimming over your head... More 

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

Hi Jennifer, Thanks for the review! We are thrilled to hear your grandsons had a wonderful experience with us. Be sure to follow us on social media for all the latest news and events! More 

Monaca, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife, daughters and I visited in January. It was a bit pricey for a mall attraction, and small, for an aquarium, but enjoyable. Many great displays of different sea life.

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

Thanks so much for the review. We are thrilled to hear your family enjoyed our ocean displays! Come back and visit again soon! More 

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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Too expensive. $19.95 a person..very humid, my mom has copd in a wheelchair so she got a whole $2 off of her admission...in wa. Point defiance zoo. Price for a zoo & aquarium is only $10- with way bigger sharks. The biggest here was about the size of my leg. But its right inside the mall so its "convienient" &... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to review us! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our displays! However, we are sorry to hear overall you were not pleased with the experience. If you have any additional feedback, please send it to ArizonaSEALIFE@merlinentertainments.biz. More 

Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my 6 grandchildren here. Several areas where you could climb under and pop up in a little bubble to see the fish. There was even a walkway where you were surrounded by water. Lot's of different fish. I didn't expect such a large place with so much to see in a mall. I would totally recommend it.

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Thank DorothyV28
Joanna H, General Manager at SEA LIFE Aquarium, responded to this review

Hi Dorothy! We are incredibly happy to hear you had such a great day with your grandchildren. We hope you will be able to visit us again during one of our many "fintastic" events! More 

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161 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good time here. The aquariums were clean and had lots of species. The touch tanks were fun. The employees inside were extremely helpful.

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

Thanks so much for the review! We are thrilled to hear our employees were able to provide a great experience! Come back again soon! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here with my husband and 3 year old. She really had a blast looking at all the animals. It is a cute little place and it wasn't crowded at all. It was really expensive though! Just for us 3 to get in was about $50-$60?! That's kind of ridiculous and the main reason we haven't been back. Not a... More 

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

Hi Marissa, Thanks for the review! We are thrilled to hear your family had a "fintastic" time! Be sure to follow us on social media for all the latest updates, events and promotions! More 

Tempe
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We usually buy year passes to Sea Life Aquarium. My 2 year old son named the turtles Gogo and Stop Stop. It's a great place to escape the heat and the kiddos can play at the end.

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

Hi Alicia! Thanks for the awesome review! We love the names Gogo and Stop Stop! We'll keep them in mind the next time we add a turtle to our family. Come back and visit soon! More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited with my 3 yo son and 2 and 1 yo nephews! It was a pretty cute little place. They all love everything to do with sea life and enjoyed looking at all the fishies. My son went through getting stamps in his book to get a medal at the end which he thought was pretty cool. It was... More 

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

Hi Katie! Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are very happy to hear you had a fun time with your son! We hope to see you again! More 

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