Shark Reef Aquarium - Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

 

Visiting Shark Reef Aquarium at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas


 

Aqua hobbyists visiting Las Vegas are in for a real meaty treat. Shark Reef Aquarium at the Mandalay Bay offers one of the finest predator based aquariums while educating you on the profound human effects on our oceans. If you're seeking some thrill and excitement, you can also opt for their amazing diving program that allows certified divers to dive with sharks, sea turtles, sawfish, rays, and schools of fish!

 

Here's my visit to Shark Reef Aquarium (VIDEO):

(Credit: Music by Clara C and Joseph Vincent)

 

Visitor's Information:

Website: 

www.sharkreef.com

Address:

3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Aquarium Hours:

10:00 am - 10:00 pm Daily

Last admission one hour prior to close

 

 


Entering Mandalay Bay

 

 

Can you tell what this is?

 

 

Old fellow... the sea turtle!

 

 

Be prepared to enter a whole new world inside Mandalay Bay...

 

 

Quite a golden gem... the Golden Crocodile

 

 

African Cichild Brichardi Display

 

 

African Cichild Brichardis

 

 

This guy was curious!

 

 

Black Pacu Display

 

 

What's under all those plants??? Do I see red bellies???

 

 

PIRANHAS!

 

 

More Piranhas!

 

 

This Green Tree Monitor was posing for us

 

 

Auriga Butterflyfish

 

 

Angelfish

 

 

This guy really wanted his picture taken, he followed us around the tank!

 

 

Motoro Stingray hiding

 

 

I love how they decorated their interiors

 

 

Another amazing display tank

 

 

Ruins Decor

 

 

Pirates would love this fish... it's the Blue Parrotfish!

 

 

Shell Lights

 

 

Do you believe in Unicorns?  Here's the Unicorn Tang

 

 

Red Emperor Snapper

 

 

Be Immersed!

 

 

He's trying to hide...

 

 

He's looking down... Lookdown Fish

 

 

Posing for the camera!

 

 

Group Pic

 

 

You can pet the stingrays!

 

 

Big Ray, Little Ray

Following the leader

 

 

The majestic Lionfish!

 

 

You don't want to mess with this guy!

 

 

Lionfish posing

 

 

He's looking at you!

 

 

Stingrays!

 

 

More Stingrays

 

 

Flying underwater

 

 

Jellyfishes

 

 

GIANT Octopus

 

 

Shipwreck Sharks!

 

 

Bottom Dwellers

 

 

Surprise Shot!

 

 

Imagine diving with this guy...

 

 

Posing again?

 

 

Sea Turtle

 

 

Swimming Away

 

 

I would NOT mess with guy

 

 

Who said sharks don't smile?

 

 

Swimming in pair

 

 

Can you imagine these amazing beasts will be gone in 40 years if we don't stop overfishing?

 

 

Awesome Predators? Check.

Awesome Display Tanks? Check.

Pretty Fishes? Check.

Fun? Check.

 

Visit Shark Reef Aquarium Today!

 

Visitor's Information:

Website: 

www.sharkreef.com

Address:

3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Aquarium Hours:

10:00 am - 10:00 pm Daily

Last admission one hour prior to close

 

Prices:

General Admission Tickets can be purchased either on-line or at the Shark Reef Aquarium Box Office.

General Admission:

Adult
Child (Age 5-12)
Children 4 and under
$ 18.00
$ 12.00
Free

Nevada Resident:

Adult
Child (Age 5-12)
Children 4 and under
$ 15.00
$ 10.00
Free

Present your Nevada issued ID at time of purchase at the Box Office

 

Box Office:

Shark Reef Box Office (702) 632-4555

Box Office Hours:
9:30 am - 7:00 pm Sunday - Thursday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm Friday and Saturday

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Comment by SmokeyCFH on July 11, 2011 at 12:05pm
wow! those are some incredible pictures!!! Man I need to go to Vegas! I had a friend just go there and take some pictures of aquariums for me, I'll post them up.

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