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Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay

3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV, 89119, United States
TEL: (702) 632-4555
TEL: (877) 632-7800

Situated just off the Strip, this aquarium is home to more than 2,000 animals, including 100 sharks, piranhas, rare golden crocodiles, and a 300-pound endangered sea turtle. As one of the largest aquariums in North America, Shark Reef contains almost 1.6 million gallons of water in its 14 exhibits, which include a jungle-themed area; a touch pool with sharks, rays, and horseshoe crabs; and a 1.3-million-gallon shipwreck zone. The aquarium also features two shark tunnels that afford a diver’s underwater view. Animal feedings take place periodically between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Insider Tip:

Make sure to read the aquarium’s brochure as you browse the exhibits; it’s filled with unusual info such as which seafood is sourced inhumanely and should be avoided.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Indoor
  • Kids' Programs
  • Parking Available
  • Restaurant/Café
  • Self-Guided Tours

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