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OdySea Aquarium

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OdySea Aquarium

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Lillian D wrote a review 6 Jan
Wylie, Texas181 contributions60 helpful votes
This is a very nice aquarium. Good atmosphere. Clean. Spacious. Lots of great photo opportunities. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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JLars34 wrote a review 5 Jan
Las Vegas, Nevada462 contributions54 helpful votes
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Took a group of 14 to the aquarium. Luckily I found a coupon and saved, not a lot, but at least something off the regular price. It is a great attraction, but not worth the steep price. The local Zoo is bigger with much more to do for about $15 per person less. There is an after 4:30 pm special, but that wasn't going to work for us. Take advantage of that! Besides the cost, the aquarium has some nice exhibits. Some were closed due to COVID, which is understandable. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Very knowledgable. You can go through it as fast or slow as you like, but it has a start and end feel to it so feel like you are on a tour instead of walking to wherever like the Zoo. The glass ceiling aquarium is miss leading as well. It only really gives you that feel coming down the escalator. We were under the impression it would be a long tunnel. The aquarium is clean and well maintained. Plenty of hand-sanitizer available. Don't forget to ride the final attraction, pretty cool. Like the Zoo, you exit through the gift shop. I would probably go again with a better discount. If the price isn't an issue, it is awesome!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Allan S wrote a review Dec 2020
166 contributions48 helpful votes
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We took our two teenage daughters to Odysea Aquarium and took advantage of the discount that starts at 4:30 PM each day. Odysea does a wonderful job with limiting the number of guests and also with social distancing guidelines, which really helps with the experience of being able to see the fish up close and personal. Having been to a lot of aquariums in my life, this was certainly one of the best. There were fish that I have never seen or heard of before, from all around the world. My favorite exhibit was the South African penguins. Who knew that there were penguins in Africa! The admission price is completely fair, considering how much it must cost to feed the 6,000 animals that live at Odysea. We will be back. I only wish that we had purchased the annual plan. Oh, well. There is always next year.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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62sauln wrote a review Nov 2020
11 contributions13 helpful votes
We went around mid November on a Sunday. The facilities are very nice and clean all together. Upon arrival, we made our way over to the ticket counter and purchased 5 adult tickets. We were surprised to see that they were charging $39.95 per person. A bit too pricey in my opinion. Oddly enough, the women at the counter suggested that we stop at the bathroom as this was their “first exhibit”. I won’t go into to great detail, but if you do get a chance, do go into the bathroom. You certainly will not be disappointed. After seeing the many species of animals they have at this facility, I have to say that this aquarium is very over priced. It took us about an hour and a half to complete the whole thing. The good news is that it seems like they are doing their part in trying to keep the facility as clean as possible due to COVID. Masks are required at all times. There are social distancing markers throughout, and the employees are regularly cleaning high touch areas. They even have multiple hand sanitizer stations throughout. Overall, it was an okay experience. It was our first time visiting and probably will be our last. You can’t justify the price for what you get. I’m sure that other folks will say other wise, but it really depends on you opinion.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from OAGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at OdySea Aquarium
Responded 5 weeks ago
Thank you very much for coming and checking us out! We would love to hear more from you and see what you believe would make us worth our admission price. Was there something you were hoping to see? Please reach out to us at guestrelations@odyseaaquarium.com as your convenience as we'd love to hear further.
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Wrldtrvlersnhntrs wrote a review Oct 2020
Minot, North Dakota161 contributions28 helpful votes
We were taken back by our visit here in a good way. The place is very well kept, we felt safe the whole time. Where there was interaction with the animals they had people there making sure people were washing hands. I felt a great value if you like marine life. We were going to eat at Pangaea and the guy up front welcoming people decided to have a smoke and I have a child who has allergies so we didn’t eat there. He squatted down by the escalator but we could still smell it and I just don’t choose to be around it. We did get a chocolate treat from the wonderful gal at the chocolate factory and it was great. We will go back. Loved it
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from OAGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at OdySea Aquarium
Responded 14 Nov 2020
Thank you so much for checking us out! Our eduaction and animal care teams have nothing but love for our animals and guests and want everyone to stay happy and healthy! We will be sure to pass your review along to them so they know are are doing a great job. As for the Pangea Dino Grill we are so sorry that he may have ruined your experinece there and will adress that, But we are so glad our friends at rock mountain could help you end your trip on a good note. Please come and visit us again soon!
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