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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 »

Chelsea Clinton visits OdySea Aquarium

Chelsea Clinton poses with two African penguins and two animal care specialists from OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale. Chelsea Clinton visited OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale on Monday. Clinton toured the Aquarium with OdySea Aquarium’s CEO Amram Knishinsky, Greg Charbeneau, Vice President and General Manager, and several of the Aquarium’s animal care specialists. The highlight of her… Read more »

Arizona seal from OdySea called to duty in Washington, D.C.

Rabbit, a 11-year-old harbor seal, is now on loan to the Smithsonian National Zoo where he will serve as a companion animal. Rabbit was one of OdySea aquarium’s most popular seals, but the 11-year-old harbor seal has been called to duty. He traveled across the country this week to become a companion for 35-year-old Luke,… Read more »