Posts tagged as: Shark Reef

20 Things to do in Vegas for under 20 bucks

20 Things to do in Vegas for under 20 bucks

With a flood of flashy Vegas pics on newsfeeds everywhere, lots of people think you have to be a high roller to get the full experience. But there’s plenty of stuff to do in Vegas that doesn’t require an Amex Black Card. Here’s how to ball on a budget with our list of 20 things […]

Mandalay Bay’s Shark Reef celebrates the big 1-5

Mandalay Bay’s Shark Reef celebrates the big 1-5

Dear Swarovski, please send over a swanky crystal vase (that’s pronounced vaaaahz for all you non-sophisticates out there) because we’re celebrating Shark Reef Aquarium’s 15th anniversary. And in true Vegas fashion, the appropriate thing to do is throw an all-day bash. On Saturday, June 20 the Shark Reef in Mandalay Bay is honoring their big 1-5 by offering […]

Family fun on the Las Vegas Strip

Family fun on the Las Vegas Strip

School’s out for summer and you know what that means: Your kids are going to expect a vacation. We might be a playground for adults, but that doesn’t mean we don’t appeal to the underagers. Yeah, their eyes are probably going to pop out of their heads a couple times at the pool, but consider […]

Vegas.com’s Halloween Countdown: A grab bag o’ fearful fun

Vegas.com’s Halloween Countdown: A grab bag o’ fearful fun

Now that we’re nearly at the end of our countdown…on the eve of All Hallows’ Eve…you must be nearly bursting at the seams with ghoulish energy. In the past eight posts, we’ve given you loads of ideas for getting a scare, dressing up, imbibing and partying as well as paying homage to the state of […]

‘Do’ Feed the Animals at Shark Reef in Las Vegas

‘Do’ Feed the Animals at Shark Reef in Las Vegas

This is Las Vegas, not the Discovery Channel. We’re home to Shark Reef, not Shark Week. But participating in the Animal Encounters program at Shark Reef Aquarium really isn’t that different from watching Rob Lowe riding on the back of two sharks. Fine. I made that up. It’s actually nothing like watching Rob Lowe riding on the […]

Santa Jaws and Santa Claus make holiday appearances at Shark Reef

Santa Jaws and Santa Claus make holiday appearances at Shark Reef

There’s no shortage of Santa Claus appearances in Las Vegas this holiday season, but there is only one spot where you can see Santa Jaws – Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay. For select days in December, Santa Claus will appear for photos and listen to last-minute Christmas wishes of children at Shark Reef’s shipwreck […]

Dare to be scared at Haunted Reef in Las Vegas

Dare to be scared at Haunted Reef in Las Vegas

Slithering snakes. Perilous piranhas. Daunting dragons. And that’s just the regular exhibit! Dare to be scared when Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay dresses up for Halloween as the Haunted Reef Friday, Oct. 25 – Sunday, Oct. 27. An overall eerie ambiance, including bone-chilling sounds and scary displays, will invade the 105,000-square-foot aquarium. “This is the […]

Vegas Weekender: Headliners dazzle while rodeo continues to rock Vegas

Vegas Weekender: Headliners dazzle while rodeo continues to rock Vegas

NFR is still in full force on its final weekend in Vegas, while the holiday spirit starts to ramp up a notch. Catch a concert, hang out with some cowboys or check out one of the various Santas in town. Either way, it’s going to be a fun time to be in Las Vegas. Shows […]

Vegas gone wild

Vegas gone wild

The wildest part of Las Vegas isn’t exactly its crazy nightlife scene. If you really want to get wild in Las Vegas, come and hang out with the city’s real party animals. You’ll be surprised that you can see sharks, flamingos, dolphins and wildcats all on the Las Vegas Strip. Since the hotels housing these animals are not […]

Dive into the action in Vegas

Dive into the action in Vegas

People who want to scuba dive and swim with ocean creatures on their vacation probably don’t put the desert city of Las Vegas high on their list of places to visit, but they should.  Several attractions in Vegas are letting you get in the water and get up close and personal with dolphins, sharks and […]

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