Visit OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale with this general admission ticket. From sharks, sea turtles, and penguins to otters and rays, there are more than 370 species of animals that call OdySea Aquarium home. Highlight experiences in the Aquarium include 3 touch exhibits, a giant submerged escalator that descends into the deep ocean, a 3D movie, and OdySea Voyager, the world's only rotating aquarium experience. Spanning 200,000 square feet, this multi-level, state-of-the-art facility holds more than 2 million gallons of water and is the largest aquarium in the southwest. OdySea Aquarium offers an educational, interactive, and entertaining experience for guests of all ages.
Meet sharks, otters, penguins, sea turtles, rays, and more at this award-winning Aquarium. Your journey through the Aquarium follows a drop of water as it falls from the sky into the lakes and rivers. The rivers wind their way to the shores and down into the vast ocean. At each stage of the drop's journey, visitors experience a distinctive environment teeming with animal and plant life. From fresh water to salt water, bayous to swamps and coral reefs to the ocean's deep abyss, there's something for everyone.
Special features include:
OdySea Voyager: An engineering marvel, guests take their seats in a stadium-seating style theatre with 46 ft. viewing windows for the world's only rotating aquarium experience.
SeaTREK® Underwater Ocean Walking: The first indoor North AmericanSeaTREK, this interactive adventure takes you into the water where you are surrounded by thousands of colorful and curious aquatic animals. Participants wear their own swimsuit, an OdySea Aquarium wetsuit, and a special SeaTREK helmet. It is not necessary to be scuba certified. There is an additional fee for SeaTREK.
Deep Ocean Escalator: The first of its kind! Descend into the "depths of the ocean" in a submerged underwater escalator. Watch out for eagle rays flying overhead, whitetip sharks emerging from the shadows, and other mesmerizing ocean life.
Movie: Sit back, relax, and enjoy a 10-minute film "Underwater Giants", featuring humpback whales and whale sharks.
3 large touch exhibits, including the world's only Russian Sturgeon touch exhibit as well as 2 Stingray touch exhibits and a tide touch pool.
Over 20 daily activities & programs led by our Animal Care Specialists ranging from animal feedings, enrichment sessions for the animals, and Question & Answer sessions. Daily activities and times are located on the website and in the Visitor's Guide that is handed out at the ticket entrance.
OdySea Aquarium is located within the OdySea in the Desert Entertainment Destination. This one-of-a-kind entertainment destination features 5 world-class attractions - OdySea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, a Traveling Exhibition, Pangea Land of the Dinosaurs, and Dolphinaris - in addition to 20 dining, shopping, and amusement venues. It all surrounds a bustling courtyard which offers a variety of live entertainment throughout the year. Food options are plenty including the Lighthouse Cafe within the Aquarium and a variety of restaurants ranging from burgers and shakes to pizza and Greek food outside the Aquarium at OdySea in the Desert.
Parking is free at OdySea in the Desert.