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Address: 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV 89119
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+1 702-632-7777
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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Great visit, if it's comped

We were able to wander through before our show, thanks to a comp visit through my reward program. It was a nice Aquarium but the prices would be too steep to pay for it, given... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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Atlanta, Georgia
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice attraction to visit, take your time as it is not very big. Took advantage of a two-for-one deal through myVegas, a free-to-play (or you can pay to play more) Facebook and mobile game. There are multiple guides throughout the attraction conducting presentations or providing information.

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Olathe, Kansas
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I were actually married here a couple of years ago, so we make it a stop every time we come to Vegas. It's a good aquarium. The shark tanks are amazing. Sitting in a tunnel and watching sharks swim over you is awesome.

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West Jordan, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Baseball games got rained out today for our tournament so we went to the Shark Reef. Kinda thought there would be more sharks. It overall it was a good Aquarium. Smaller than I expected. Don't wait in line to. It's tickets, get them on trip advisor and pick them up at will call.

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Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a blast here. It is very well done and great fun to walk around. It was definitely worth the 20 bucks, we got a fun picture at the end too. We really enjoyed this.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to wander through before our show, thanks to a comp visit through my reward program. It was a nice Aquarium but the prices would be too steep to pay for it, given it's small size.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of aquariums around the country and world and this is small and rather unimpressive. There's not a lot of descriptive signage, so the educational value is low. It's small and only takes about 30 minutes to go through. For the money it's not really worth it.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I viewed this exhibit for free with passes from MYVegas facebook app, I just want to say that up front. Be prepared to walk a long distance from the main casino area to get to the Shark Reef. It may be a challenge for those with walking issues. When you first walk in, we saw the Golden... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancee and I each got 2 tickets for free from the myvegas game so we took the kids. The aquarium was okay for free but I would have never paid $20 a person to go there. It was really small. Not many fish/shark tanks. The sharks themselves were small in size. Compared to other aquariums in big cites this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to visit if you're not able to snorkel or swim. Also good for others to get up close clear views of different shark and fish species. Cheapest prices at the entry booth if you're attending a conference they usually give a few bucks off. Reg price is $20 per person at booth. Pricier at otherbox offices.

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for something to do with our two year old on a recent trip to Vegas and this was perfect because he loves aquariums. Although it's not very big, he still had a great time looking at the sharks, fish, crocodile, jellyfish and stingrays. Mandalay Bay is at the end of the Strip, so we had to take... More 

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