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Shark Reef

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3950 Las Vegas Blvd S, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV 89119-1005
+1 702-632-7777
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USD 19.98*
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Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino
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Located at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, this aquarium is home to several varieties of tropical fish and sharks.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“mandalay bay” (209 reviews)
“sea life” (83 reviews)
“an aquarium” (80 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3950 Las Vegas Blvd S, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV 89119-1005
The Strip
+1 702-632-7777
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The shark reef was really neat, but expensive for what it was. There seemed to be a bunch of hype so we were expecting more. The arctic exhibit was a waste of time.

Thank Cady C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was intreeged to see what this aquarium would be like,as the UK doesn't have nothing like this (To my knowledge that is). And I have to say I was very impressed with the shark tank. It was amazing to actually see some real life...More

1  Thank GermainsRatings
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a good aquarium but for $25 it was too short. We also visited the Polar experience which was a waste of money, could have done with out this.

1  Thank mikestand123
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought this was only ok, I enjoyed other aquariums more. The Polar exhibit was confusing & way too hot. We didn't even stay for the attraction. It was out of the way (for me) I wanted to see the shark with the saw nose...More

Thank AJPascal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to be honest I was expecting more for the money, all the posters and the build up looks very impressive just feel a little ripped off we was in and out in less that 25 minutes and that was stopping to read and...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

25$ entrance fee. Are you serious? 10 years ago aquarium was located at lobby of Mandalay Bay and was free; now they earn money. Ок, let`s see what we can get fo the money... If you have not been anywhere and have seen nothing, you...More

Thank Furious298484
Reviewed 1 week ago

While certainly an experience that my kids - 6, 9, and 16 years old - won't forget, I can't say that it was worth the $88 for the four of us to see, all in one hour. But I guess everything in Vegas is fairly...More

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice aquarium, but definitely not worth the $25 per person entrance fee. Aquarium is small and walked round in 30mins. Expected more for Vegas.

Thank VikA34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Shark Reef, although for the price, it seems like it should have offered a bit more. The underwater viewing areas were definitely the highlight. Some of the other enclosures seemed a bit small for the sizes for fish living in them -...More

Thank SLK75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small aquarium but a lot to see in a small area. Some very un-usual sharks and sea life. Go online for a better rate than at the door.

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17 July 2016|
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Response from MikeBLisle_Illinois | Reviewed this property |
Actually my friend and I just went through the exhibit leisurely on our oen. It is a fun time and I think your kids would love it. There were a lot of kids there, oohing and ahhing
Talia C
11 July 2016|
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Response from Howard B | Reviewed this property |
You would just watch for the price of admission. There are people diving in the tank ... and they are certainly paying for additional experiences. It's a good place to visit for a couple of hours.
Lara D
6 September 2015|
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Response from parkerflyHI | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have a program where you can dive with the sharks. You have to be a certified scuba diver with a current card. It is also fairly expensive, but from what I hear worth it. My husband had looked into this on a... More