Posts tagged as: Shark Reef

‘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 [...]

20 things to do in Vegas under $20

20 things to do in Vegas under $20

Times may be tough, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a great time in Las Vegas. The city is home to plenty of entertaining things that won’t leave a dent in your wallet and even several free attractions that everyone in the family will enjoy. To get you started, we’ve created a list of [...]

Swim with the sharks

Swim with the sharks

If you’re truly convinced you were a fish in another life or if you didn’t find the movie “Jaws” the least bit terrifying, now’s your chance to dive with sharks at Mandalay Bay. At the Mandalay Bay Shark Reef aquarium, hotel guests at Mandalay Bay and THEhotel can experince the Dive with Sharks program. If you have [...]

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