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SeaTrek Experience

Snappers. Breams. 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

Get a behind the scenes look at our sharks!

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Plan your visit

Aquarium hours

Closing at 4pm: 9/27
9 AM - 7 PM Monday - Wednesday
9 AM - 8 PM Thursday - Saturday
9 AM - 6 PM Sunday

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. You may exit and re-enter the Aquarium throughout the day to enjoy the restaurants, shops, and entertainment at OdySea in the Desert.

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Daily Schedule

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9:30 am Thu 21
Otters Enrichment

See our Animal Care Specialists interact with our Asian Small Clawed Otters and highlight their behaviors. Exhibit: Otter Banks

10:15 am Thu 21
Watch a Penguin Interaction Program

See guests getting up close and personal with our Penguins! Or sign up for your own Penguin Experience! Exhibit: Window next to Discovery Desk

10:30 am Thu 21
Sharks: Revered Not Feared

Meet an Animal Care Specialist, ask questions about the animals, exhibits and more! Exhibit: Shark Waters (Curved Window)

10:45 am Thu 21
Watch SeaTREK in Action

Your chance to see guests walking underwater with  breams, tangs, and unicorn fish! Or sign up for your own SeaTREK Experience! Exhibit: SeaTREK  

11:15 am Thu 21
Paddle Fish Q&A

Curious about the unique looking Paddle Fish?  Animal Care Specialists answer your questions about Paddle Fish. Exhibit: American Rivers

11:30 am Thu 21
Meet an Animal Care Specialist

Get the “inside scoop” about our Great Barrier Reef Tunnel. Exhibit: Great Barrier Reef Tunnel

11:30 am Thu 21
Penguin Enrichment

See our Animal Care Specialists interact with our African Penguins and highlight their behaviors. Exhibit: Penguin Point

11:45 am Thu 21
Watch SeaTREK in Action

Your chance to see guests walking underwater with  breams, tangs, and unicorn fish! Or sign up for your own SeaTREK Experience! Exhibit: SeaTREK  

12:15 pm Thu 21
Sharks: Revered Not Feared

Meet an Animal Care Specialist, ask questions about the animals, exhibits and more! Exhibit: Shark Waters (Curved Window)

12:30 pm Thu 21
Piranha Q&A

Are Piranha as scary as they are in the movies?  Animal Care Specialists answer your questions about Piranha. Exhibit: Rainforest Rivers

1:15 pm Thu 21
Meet an Animal Care Specialist

Get the “inside scoop” about our Great Barrier Reef Tunnel. Exhibit: Great Barrier Reef Tunnel

1:15 pm Thu 21
Otters Enrichment

See our Animal Care Specialists interact with our Asian Small Clawed Otters and highlight their behaviors. Exhibit: Otter Banks

1:45 pm Thu 21
Watch a Penguin Interaction Program

See guests getting up close and personal with our Penguins! Or sign up for your own Penguin Experience! Exhibit: Window next to Discovery Desk

2:15 pm Thu 21
Penguin Enrichment

See our Animal Care Specialists interact with our African Penguins and highlight their behaviors. Exhibit: Penguin Point

2:15 pm Thu 21
Sharks: Revered Not Feared

Meet an Animal Care Specialist, ask questions about the animals, exhibits and more! Exhibit: Shark Waters (Curved Window)

2:45 pm Thu 21
Paddle Fish Q&A

Curious about the unique looking Paddle Fish?  Animal Care Specialists answer your questions about Paddle Fish. Exhibit: American Rivers

3:30 pm Thu 21
Meet an Animal Care Specialist

Get the “inside scoop” about our Great Barrier Reef Tunnel. Exhibit: Great Barrier Reef Tunnel

3:30 pm Thu 21
Watch SeaTREK in Action

Your chance to see guests walking underwater with  breams, tangs, and unicorn fish! Or sign up for your own SeaTREK Experience! Exhibit: SeaTREK  

3:45 pm Thu 21
Watch a Penguin Interaction Program

See guests getting up close and personal with our Penguins! Or sign up for your own Penguin Experience! Exhibit: Window next to Discovery Desk

4:00 pm Thu 21
Otters Enrichment

See our Animal Care Specialists interact with our Asian Small Clawed Otters and highlight their behaviors. Exhibit: Otter Banks

4:30 pm Thu 21
Penguin Enrichment

See our Animal Care Specialists interact with our African Penguins and highlight their behaviors. Exhibit: Penguin Point

Aquarium news

Preview of May The 4th Festivities At OdySea Aquarium

On May 1st, 2017, Fox 10 News previewed the activities that will be happening at OdySea Aquarium on “May the Fourth.”

KTAR News: Get a look inside Scottsdale’s new OdySea Aquarium

  The new OdySea Aquarium is now open in Scottsdale, so what exactly does it take to keep more than 30,000 sea creatures in the desert? “We have over 40 animal care specialists that work around the clock, 24 hours a day,” said Greg Charbeneau, vice-president and general manager of the OdySea Aquarium. “They care… Read more »

OdySea Aquarium Launches Penguin Interaction Program, An Up-Close Encounter

In March 2017 our Penguin Interaction Program was featured in Biltmore Lifestyles Magazine.