Feeding Experiences at Shark Reef

OD the sea turtle at Shark Reef Aquarium. 10-3-13. Darrin Bush photo.Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay offers guests a chance to go behind the scenes and help feed their finned residents, from sea turtles to sharks! Walk in off the famous Las Vegas Strip, and have a fantastic, VIP world-class aquatic experience guaranteed to be a jackpot for the whole family!

Stingray Feed
Reach into our touch pool and feed our fabulous stingrays and ancient horseshoe crabs a smorgasbord of shrimp, krill, and fish. You’ll enter Shark Reef Aquarium at 9:15 am and enjoy the aquarium all by yourself with a private VIP tour before heading off to begin breakfast with the rays.

The hosted one hour program includes:
•Special early entry into the aquarium before opening to the public
•Guided tour through the exhibits with one of Shark Reef’s resident experts
•Exclusive opportunity to feed stingrays and horseshoe crabs with a Shark Reef Aquarist
•Photos of the experience

How many: 4 guests maximum (ages 5 and over)
When: Offered 9:15 am Daily; Reservations Required
Pricing: $50 per Adult $40 per child
$45 $25 Annual Pass holders

Sea Turtle Feed
Our new sea turtle interactive feeding program offers guests the opportunity to get up close and personal with the gentle giants of Neptune’s Fury. This exclusive, personal interaction allows participants to feed our 300 pound sea turtles and see what it takes to maintain a 1.6 million gallon aquarium in the middle of the desert. Guests will also get to meet some of the other toothy residents of this exhibit.

The hosted one hour program includes:
•Participation in an intimate, interactive feeding session alongside Shark Reef Aquarists and sea turtles
•Meet with other animal residents of the Neptune’s Fury
•Photos of the experience

Add on a Private Tour before your exclusive experience:
• Guided tour through the exhibits with one of Shark Reef’s resident experts
•Exclusive tour through Shark Reef’s Behind the Scenes areas

How many: 4 guests maximum (ages 13 and over)
When: Sunday – Friday at 1:00 p.m. Days & Times are subject to change.
Pricing: $70 per person $60 Annual Pass holders
Private Tour: $25 per group

Shark Feed
Have you ever wondered how sharks eat? Are they ferocious eaters? Watch and decide for yourself during this 2 hour interactive shark feed. Stand alongside Aquarists as they teach you about how the food is prepared, what kinds of food we use, how we feed them, and other myths and truths about shark behavior.

The hosted two hour program includes:
•Assisting in the final preparation of diets for the residents of the Shipwreck exhibit.
•Watch an interactive feeding session of our large sharks and rays alongside Shark Reef Aquarists
•Feed a Zebra Shark Watch (based on animal behavior) and learn about shark conditioning.
•Photos of the experience

Add on a Private Tour before your exclusive experience:
• Guided tour through the exhibits with one of Shark Reef’s resident experts
•Exclusive tour through Shark Reef’s Behind the Scenes areas

How many: 4 guests maximum (ages 13 and over)
When: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 12:00 p.m. Times are subject to change.
Pricing: $70 per person $60 Annual Pass holders
Private Tour: $25 per group

TPAers, is this something you’d consider doing the next time you visit Las Vegas? This sounds like a really unique outing for those traveling to or even living in Vegas! Share your thoughts below with other fans!

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