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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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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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Pretty nice display of different fish, sharks and turtles. There is also snakes, lizards, and alligators. Was a nice break from the hustle and bustle of the strip.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Brittney D
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Saratoga, Wyoming
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Floral Park, New York
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The aquarium is located in the Mandaly Bay Hotel. There had to be 50-60 people on line to buy tickets. We went online, purchased and went to a booth with no wIt for pre purchased tickets. Very different then a typical aquarium ( guitar fish etc) and reasonably priced at about $20 per person.

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Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They have lots of places to view the sharks. There are large river turtles and a couple sea turtles. The jellyfish tank is really cool and makes for great pictures. $20 to get in and $5 more for the Sea Monsters Revealed. Well worth it! You can walk there inside from Mandalay Bay, Luxor and Excalibur resorts. It takes 30-60... More 

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Saratoga, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty nice display of different fish, sharks and turtles. There is also snakes, lizards, and alligators. Was a nice break from the hustle and bustle of the strip.

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Billings, Montana
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this with our family and it was a lot of fun. The pictures are great that they take and the aquarium is really well done! Great views of the sharks and lots of history as well!

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Lisle, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the biggest aquarium I've ever seen, but it had great attractions and it was very informative. Highly recommended

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come from a coastal state and am maybe a little spoiled when it comes to aquariums but this one is very good all things considered. Lots of fish, sharks, turtles, rays and a few reptiles. The main tank is pretty big and there is a tunnel you walk through and are surrounded by water. Overall it was well worth... More 

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Marysville, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed our tour of the shark reef experience. Lots of different sea life. My favorite exhibit was the jelly fish tank. They also have an area where you can touch a sting ray. Its a must see. Although, I think it was an event I would only do once. The price was very reasonable, especially for Vegas.

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Lubbock, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to aquariums all over and this one was a bit disappointing for the price. We waited 30 min in line for our tickets and I paid the extra money for the shark exhibit because my son is fascinated with sharks. The overall experience was ok but I don't think it is worth the price. It can easily... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends that have never visited Shark Reef wanted to spend a few hours one afternoon. There was a 20 minute wait to get in. The exhibit was fine. But having seen it twice before some of the attraction was lost. Overall a pleasant way to spend a few hours in the dead of summer in Las Vegas out of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the shark reef as we had heard it was good, i have seen some people say it is expensive for what it is but everything is expensive in Vegas so it was what I expected. The exhibit is very interesting with loads of unusual and rare animals such as saw fish, sharks and Komodo dragons. We really enjoyed... More 

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