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Complex, Rare Surgery for Beloved Stingray Saves Her Life

Large, Honeycomb Whiptail Ray at OdySea Aquarium Recovers Under Top Care SCOTTSDALE, AZ – (Oct.21, 2020) – Bee, a beloved honeycomb whiptail stingray, who has called OdySea Aquarium home since the attraction first opened in 2016, spent weeks on the mend after a rare and risky surgery saved her life in August. Despite a recent… Read more »

ROSIE: OdySea Aquarium’s Little Penguin That Could

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – (August 25, 2020) – Stories of animals overcoming adversity and challenges are as vast and wide as the ocean. In a time where an uplifting and inspirational story is needed more than ever, OdySea Aquarium introduces their very own wonder: 8-month old Rosie, an African penguin with physical disabilities. Rosie hatched in… Read more »

Animal Care During a Pandemic: “It’s What We Do!”

Essential employees are pivotal during a pandemic. From frontline health care workers to grocery store teams and truck drivers delivering goods, we honor their work and sacrifice. However, the “essential workers” at OdySea Aquarium who have been caring for its 6,000+ animals throughout the coronavirus pandemic prefer not to be labeled “essential.” Dylan and Squidney… Read more »

OdySea Aquarium receives AZSAFE + Clean Certification

OdySea Aquarium is proud to receive the AZSAFE + Clean Certification for safety and cleanliness. This certification was a result of recent measures the Aquarium has implemented to ensure the health and safety of every guest during their visit. This includes meeting sanitation standards, best practices, and recommendations from national hospitality and public health experts.

Arizona Boardwalk to Reopen on May 21

OdySea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland Plus Other Attractions and Restaurants Reopening Thursday in Time for Memorial Weekend SCOTTSDALE, AZ – (May 18, 2020) – Aligned with the state’s phased approach and its public health directives, the businesses at Arizona Boardwalk announce today they will reopen to the public Thursday, May 21, in time for Memorial Weekend…. Read more »

OdySea Aquarium Celebrates Sandbar Shark Births

OdySea Aquarium Celebrates Sandbar Shark Births   SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Feb. 27, 2020 – OdySea Aquarium is celebrating the birth of four healthy sandbar shark pups (babies) that took place in its OdySea Voyager exhibit last Thursday, February 20. The gender of the pups are two males and two females. Sandbar sharks successfully born under human care are a very rare… Read more »

Arizona Boardwalk is Open for Business

Arizona Boardwalk is Open for Business   SCOTTSDALE, AZ – (Feb. 13, 2020) – Officials at OdySea in the Desert announced today they are changing the name of the entertainment complex to Arizona Boardwalk. The name change does not affect the aquarium’s name, OdySea Aquarium, but was chosen to better reflect the diverse offerings of the 35-acre, multi-level entertainment destination, home… Read more »

OdySea Aquarium honored by SRP for Excellence in Sustainability

SRP set aggressive measures to reach its 2035 sustainability goals. The award features partnerships with vital organizations to help our communities become more sustainable. By partnering with SRP, OdySea Aquarium made sustainable decisions in building design, operations and daily guest interactions. The aquarium has more than 80 exhibits that include 1.5 million gallons of water… Read more »

A Night of Honor & Giving | Wings for Warriors Gala

Wings for Warriors is honored to announce our 4th Annual Gala. The event will honor wounded warriors, military families, and caregivers for their service and sacrifices. Wings for Warriors is a nationally recognized 501(c)3, non profit organization in support of combat wounded military service members returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Our mission is to… Read more »