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Get up close and personal

SeaTrek Experience

Sharks. Rays. Tangs. And you! Walk under water with hundreds of colorful and curious sea creatures.

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Penguin Interaction Program

Get up close and personal with our African Penguins at the aquarium.

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Behind The Scenes Tour

See the inner workings and systems that make our OdySea Aquarium possible.

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Plan your visit

Aquarium hours

9 AM - 6 PM Daily
Christmas Eve: 9AM - 5PM
Christmas Day: 9AM - 5PM
December 26-30: 9AM - 9 PM
New Years Eve: 9AM - 5PM
New Years Day: 9AM - 5PM

Last entry time is 90 minutes before closing

OdySea has scheduled entry times. This allows guests to have the best possible experience. Buy your tickets online to reserve your time slot.

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Upcoming events

Aquarium news


Get a sneak peek inside OdySea Aquarium

AZ Central – July 21st. Penguins, otters, sea lions and more than 500 other species of marine life will soon find a home in the Arizona desert as the OdySea Aquarium prepares to open in September along Loop 101 near Scottsdale.The 2 million-gallon aquarium, which will cost more than $100 million, will be among the largest in the nation, surpassing major aquariums… Read more »
We're making ocean water @ OdySea Aquarium

We’re making ocean water! Sneak peek at OdySea Aquarium

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) – Two million gallons of water and 200 tons of salt is all for over 10,000 sea animals that will be living in Odysea’s 200,000-square feet of space. For more than a year, construction workers have been building the aquarium’s bones, while Dave Peranteau focuses on all of the creatures he’s about to… Read more »
Native American influence courses through OdySea Aquarium

Native American influence courses through OdySea Aquarium

By Marissa Johnson, Reporter at the Scottsdale Chronicle. April 23, 2016 OdySea opens this summer and its design has more than meets the eye The OdySea Aquarium has been the talk of the Valley for almost a year now. Doors should be ready to open this July and the aquarium is on the fast track… Read more »