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Address: 3950 Las Vegas Blvd S, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV 89119-1005
Phone Number: 702-632-7777
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino

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A fun stop for something different

Perfect for some quieter time away from the strip and great for families to visit. The aquarium isn't huge, so doesn't take up a lot of time, but is well laid out and big enough... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
newtraveler0910
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Toronto, Canada
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Texas
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful facility and very enjoyable. I just think it is a little too expensive for what it is. Although, I guess I would have lost more than $20 in that hour if I was at a slot machine. :-)

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Thank LACTexas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The shark reef is a very great experience. If you take your time and look at everything you will see some stuff you will see at no other aquarium.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfect for some quieter time away from the strip and great for families to visit. The aquarium isn't huge, so doesn't take up a lot of time, but is well laid out and big enough to be entertaining and worth the visit. We went in the morning and had no line-up (we purchased our tickets there). I would go again... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went because our daughter is determined to visit an aquarium in every U.S. state (check off Nevada)... This aquarium is small - it IS in a hotel & casino after all. The variety of species is okay - the tunnel going under the main tank is pretty cool though. The extra $5 for the "Monsters of the Deep" is... More 

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Long Island New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Checked this out as part of the 3 attractions for $57 deal and for that price it was definitely worth it (was totally looking forward to the walk through tunnel where sharks are literally swimming over your head). Had I paid full admission price though I probably would not have been impressed and thought it was a bit more of... More 

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Benbrook, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It takes about an hour to get through this aquarium. it is not the best I have been to, but I will visit this one every few years. We went with our 6 and 10-year old boys and they enjoyed it and really liked the tank where you can feel stingrays and horseshoe crabs.

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit, we wanted to go and just went for it. I think we had a voucher so got cheaper tickets. We got the head sets and it was very interesting. It's amazing how this is in a hotel.

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Miami
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While not expensive at $20, by LV standards, you can pretty much see everything that you have to see in 15 minutes. Having been to the whole aquarium at Atlantis in the Bahamas, this attraction is quite pathetic.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While it is nice and offers jellyfish and a octopus, everything else can be seen at your local zoo. It was relatively short and not worth the $20

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friend both 21yo absolutely loved this! Would highly recommend no matter what age you are. You can take as long as you want walking around. Make sure you take a camera!!! plenty of photos to take! Remember this is included in the 3 $57

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