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OdySea Aquarium

  • 9500 E. Via de Ventura Scottsdale, AZ 85256
    • Phone: (480) 291-8000
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OdySea Aquarium is the newest aquarium in the country. It was recently voted Best Kids Indoor Entertainment in Arizona and won the award for America's Best Restroom! Spanning 200,000 square feet, this multi-level, state-of-the-art facility holds more than 2 million gallons of water. With over 68 exhibits and 320 different species, there are more than 6,000 animals that call OdySea Aquarium home. OdySea Aquarium offers an educational, interactive and entertaining experience for guests of all ages. Some of the experiences include a 3D theater, SeaTREK™ underwater ocean walking, and a one-of-a-kind experience on OdySea Voyager, a journey which takes guests through the Open Ocean, Sea Turtle, Sea Lion/Seal and Shark exhibits.

General Information
  • Hours of Operation: Please check our website for daily operating hours.
  • Locally Owned:
  • Miles to Light Rail Station: 15
  • Miles to Downtown Phoenix: 20
  • Miles to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport: 14
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Facility Info
  • Description The Aquarium itself is used as event space. There is not a separate meeting room.
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  • Largest Room 20000
  • Total Sq. Ft. 45000
  • Reception Capacity 2800
  • Space Notes Events are available in the evening.
  • Theatre Capacity 250
  • Audio true
  • Max Banquet Capacity 250
  • Outdoor Banquet Capacity 0
  • Motorcoach Friendly true
  • Facility Buyout Allowed true
  • Miles to Phoenix Convention Center 20
  • In-House Catering true
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space, Outdoor 0
  • Private Room Reception Capacity 2800
  • Private Dining Room Available true
  • Max Reception Capacity 2800
  • Outdoor Reception Capacity 0
  • Private Room Banquet Capacity 250
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space, Indoor+Outdoor 200000
  • Visual true
  • Wi-Fi true
  • Banquet Capacity 250
  • Number of Rooms 8

A-SCARE-ium Halloween Weekend at OdySea Aquarium

October 26, 2018 to October 28, 2018
Recurring daily
OdySea Aquarium will transform into a family friendly environment to celebrate Halloween weekend with the return of their…
Guests are invited to OdySea in the Desert for their second annual Fall Festival! Attendees will be treated to music, games,…
The Butterfly Wonderland & OdySea Aquarium Foundations present the biggest bug bash of the year with their 2nd Annual Bug…

Extreme BMX Stunt Show at OdySea in the Desert

November 3, 2018 to November 4, 2018
Recurring daily
The X-Games athletes will show off their insane skills during this free weekend-long stunt spectacular, performed on BMX bikes,…

Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants at OdySea Aquarium

November 10, 2018 to May 5, 2019
Recurring daily
Guests are invited to dive beneath the surface of the world’s rivers in the new exhibition Monster Fish: In Search of the Last…

NightLife at OdySea Aquarium

November 15, 2018 to May 16, 2019
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Ready for an adults-only night at the Aquarium? Grab your friends or that special someone and come out for a 21+ adults-only…