Explore the depths of OdySea Aquarium!

Ever wondered how we make ocean-quality salt water right here in the middle of the desert? Are you curious about the diet of an alligator gar? Come explore our exhibits from the other side, learn how to prep a meal for a penguin, and see firsthand what goes into keeping over 30,000 animals thriving!
Behind the Scenes - Veterinary
Behind the Scenes - Nigel


Q: How long is the tour?
A: Each tour is approximately 60 minutes long.

Q: How many people are on a tour?
A: Tours are limited to 12 participants.

Q: How old do you have to be to participate?
A: Children must be 6 years or older to participate. This tour includes steps and catwalks. Strollers are not permitted.

Q: What kind of shoes should I wear?
A: This tour requires flat, closed-toe shoes to participate. Some areas of the tour require you to clean the bottom of your shoes before entering the next room. 

Q: What about jewelry?
A: Hanging jewelry such as necklaces, earrings, and bracelets are not permitted as they can be a safety hazard to the animals. 

Q: I'm a member or annual pass holder, how do I book my experience?
A: Please call (480) 291-8000 or stop by the on-site box office to book your experience and receive your 10% discount.


  • 10% discount for members.


Each session is limited to 12 participants. Buy online to reserve your spot!

Buy Tickets

*General admission not included in Behind The Scenes Tour price.