OdySea Aquarium

  • 9500 Via De Ventura
  • Suite E - 110
  • Scottsdale, AZ 85256
  • Phone:(480) 291-8000
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Located in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, OdySea Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the Southwest, spanning 200,000 square feet. The two-level, state-of-the-art facility holds more than 2 million gallons of water and accommodates up to 10,000 visitors daily. With over 50 exhibits and 500 different species, there are more than 30,000 animals that call OdySea home.

OdySea Aquarium offers an entertaining, interactive, and educational experience for guests of all ages by combining theme-park-style amusement with highly engaging presentations of aquatic life like no other in the industry. The facility includes a 3D theater, SeaTREK™ underwater ocean walking, and a one-of-a-kind voyage through the “Living Sea.”

JAW-Some July

The month of July will be ‘chum’-full of shark frenzied fun at OdySea Aquarium with “Jaw-some July.” With 14 species of sharks at the world-class Aquarium, guests are invited to marvel at the largest and most diverse collection of sharks (over 50!!!) in Arizona. To celebrate “Shark Month” and the magnificent and mysterious shark, OdySea Aquarium will be offering a variety of special programs, activities, and educational opportunities for guests of all ages!

Event activities will include:

Jaw-some July activities include:

  • Shark fun facts on exhibits throughout the Aquarium
  • LIVE Shark Feedings daily – viewable on guest-side of the various shark exhibits
  • Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Shark Feed from the top of Shark Waters exhibit
  • Intimate Shark Behind-the-Scenes tours from the top of Shark Waters exhibit
  • “Shark Pups Corner” in Deep Ocean Theater where young guests can build their own shark, see a shark’s anatomy, participate in a “shark exam” on a giant plush shark, touch shark artifacts and make a shark necklace
  • Shark Scavenger Hunt
  • Limited Time Shark Photo from Magic Memories
  • Shark themed cupcakes at the Lighthouse Café

Special Exhibition:  
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition - Takes a journey back in time to experience the legend of Titanic like never before. The galleries in this fascinating Exhibition feature real artifacts recovered from the ocean floor, 120 of which have never been seen before in Arizona, along with reconstructions of the interior and personal stories of the passengers and crew.  Learn the real story of how one of the greatest engineering marvels became the most famous maritime disaster of the 20th century. You’ve never been closer to history than Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition.  It’s a must-see during its limited time at OdySea in the Desert in Scottsdale. Open thru July 31st.
*Requires separate admission ticket, advance purchase recommended