Phoenix Biz Journal: OdySea complete, opens to the public

This week is a look at the recent past where I’ll show what it took to get the OdySea Aquarium ready in advance of last weekend’s public opening. Located on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, OdySea is the largest aquarium in the Southwest, spanning 200,000 square feet. The two-level, state-of-the-art facility holds more than… Read more »

ABC 15: Behind-the-scenes tour of Odysea Aquarium, 10 things not to miss

  SCOTTSDALE, AZ – For the last several months, construction crews have been building what appears to be an amusement park of sorts, off the Loop 101 at Via de Ventura. It’s called Odysea in the Desert, a 35-acre entertainment and shopping destination. It includes Odysea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, Odysea Mirror Maze, and eventually over a dozen… Read more »

About.com: OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale

  In central Scottsdale, highly visible from the Loop 101 Pima Freeway in Central Scottsdale, is a 35-acre entertainment destination, OdySea of the Desert. One of the jewels of that development opened in Fall 2016. OdySea Aquarium incorporates about 200,000 square feet of aquatic entertainment and education. Located at the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community,… Read more »

Ettractions.com: Under the Sea in the Middle of the Desert

Ettractions.com: Under the Sea in the Middle of the Desert Most people wouldn’t expect to go scuba diving in Scottsdale, AZ, but the OdySea Aquarium defies that logic with its SeaTREK exhibit. The largest aquarium in the Southwest, OdySea Aquarium offers plenty of unique exhibits, from the globe-shaped aquariums fourteen feet in the air in the Aqua Lobby to the Penguin Interaction Program, where guests can… Read more »

Get a sneak peek inside OdySea Aquarium

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 »