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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 This Week
    Sunday 9 AM - 6 PM
    Monday 9 AM - 6 PM
    Tuesday 9 AM - 6 PM
    Wednesday 9 AM - 6 PM
    Thursday 9 AM - 8 PM
    Friday 9 AM - 8 PM
    Saturday 9 AM - 8 PM

Last entry time is 60 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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Today's Schedule

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10:00 am Sun 17
SeaTREK Santa

  • SeaTREK Santa celebrates the magic of Santa Claus! Since SeaTREK Santa is dive certified, he is one of Santa Claus’s #1 helpers in getting holiday gifts to all aquatic sea life

Floor: Lower Floor
Exhibit: Living Sea Carousel
11:15 am Sun 17
Paddle Fish Q&A

Curious about the unique looking Paddle Fish?  Animal Care Specialists answer your questions about Paddle Fish.

Floor: Upper Floor
Exhibit: American Rivers
11:30 am Sun 17
Penguin Parade

The parade will start at the doors double doors just past American Giants exhibit and continue to Penguin Point.

Floor: Upper Floor
Exhibit: Penguin Point
11:30 am Sun 17
Meet an Animal Care Specialist

Get the "inside scoop" about our Great Barrier Reef Tunnel.

Floor: Lower Floor
Exhibit: Great Barrier Reef Tunnel
1:00 pm Sun 17
Sharks: 101

Join us for an introductory “class” about sharks!

Floor: Lower Floor
Exhibit: Shark Waters
1:15 pm Sun 17
Meet an Animal Care Specialist

Get the "inside scoop" about our Great Barrier Reef Tunnel.

Floor: Lower Floor
Exhibit: Great Barrier Reef Tunnel
2:30 pm Sun 17
Penguin Parade

The parade will start at the doors double doors just past American Giants exhibit and continue to Penguin Point.

Floor: Upper Floor
Exhibit: Penguin Point
2:45 pm Sun 17
Paddle Fish Q&A

Curious about the unique looking Paddle Fish?  Animal Care Specialists answer your questions about Paddle Fish.

Floor: Upper Floor
Exhibit: American Rivers
3:15 pm Sun 17
Sharks: 101

Join us for an introductory “class” about sharks!

Floor: Lower Floor
Exhibit: Shark Waters
3:30 pm Sun 17
Meet an Animal Care Specialist

Get the "inside scoop" about our Great Barrier Reef Tunnel.

Floor: Lower Floor
Exhibit: Great Barrier Reef Tunnel
4:30 pm Sun 17
Penguin Enrichment

See our Animal Care Specialists interact with our African Penguins and highlight their behaviors.

Floor: Upper Floor
Exhibit: Penguin Point
5:30 pm Sun 17
Sharks: 101

Join us for an introductory “class” about sharks!

Floor: Lower Floor
Exhibit: Shark Waters

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.