Sunday, August 29, 2010

Mandalay Bay Shark Reef Aquarium

The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay is a public aquarium located at and owned by the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Its main tank is 1,300,000 US gallons (4,900,000 l; 1,080,000 imp gal), the third largest in North America. The facility is 95,000 sq ft (8,800 m2), and displays numerous different species of sharks, rays, fish, reptiles, and marine invertebrates. It also features a shark tunnel.
Here's our little photographer. She's having a blast!

* Hours of operation: Sunday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Last admission to the exhibit is sold one hour prior to closing.

* Cost: $16.95 for adults, $10.95 for children 5-12. Children age 4 and under are admitted free. Nevada residents with proper identification get a discount on the price of admission. Price includes a self-guided audio tour. Group rates are also available for parties of 20 or more.