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Mandalay Bay Aquarium

#79 of 456 things to do in Las Vegas Features Animals
Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas, NV 89119
+1 702-632-4555
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Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas, NV 89119
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a very small aquarium attraction; it took our family about 30 mins to walk through leisurely. Even though it is small, it is clean, nicely designed, and informative. The tanks are big and underwater tunnels are spacious. The new polar attraction is also...More

Thank sophiepilla
Reviewed 5 days ago

A group of girlfriends and I came here our last day in Vegas looking for a respite from the parties and hot sun. We had a great time, and it was very exciting to see the sharks in the reef.

Thank kmg01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mandalay Bay it at the very end of the strip but the aquarium was a little surprise and a good release for the children away from the hot vegas sun

Thank T G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like this place especially if you get discounted tickets which allowed us to check out the Polar Interactive exhibit too. Many people think that's lame perfect for kids under 5. Didn't go on the ride since me and moving rides don't mesh. It's a...More

Thank glorijane w
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised at the cost for entrance. They pounce on you right after you enter with demands to pose for all kinds of pictures. I was surprised they didn't even ask us if that was what we wanted or explain their reasoning, which we...More

Thank Delancy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic aquarium by any standard - but even more fantastic considering it's inside the resort! There is sooooo much to see here! A very welcome distraction from the rest of Vegas!

Thank Cary and Kelly R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had some time to kill before heading to the airport so decided to visit the Mandalay Bay Aquarium. It was a nice little exhibit but not really worth the price tag. We bought the combo ticket to both the aquarium and the Polar Bear...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you must stay in Vegas, then you should see in Vegas, to take families, to instead of any Casinos.

Thank jimndebra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay was worth the walk we took to get there. I would suggest purchasing tickets in advance to skip the lines. It was educational, a great experience for everyone and a great photo opportunity. There will be an attendant there...More

Thank Darlene N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the Aquarium at Mandalay! Great for small children and teens. Takes about an hour to tour. Cost is reasonable. Nice to do on a very hot afternoon.

Thank Debra C
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Is this Aquarium and the Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay all one thing/attraction or two different ones? Because Tripadvisor has them listed at 2 different ones, but reviews for both sound exactly the same. Thanks!
18 April 2015|
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Response from Terryz21 | Reviewed this property |
It is one and the same.