Life’s a Beach as Mandalay Bay Celebrates Summer with Sandcastles, Sharks and Slam Dunks

Summer is in full swing and Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is at center court with all the action. From the popular Concerts on The Beach series to the thrilling Las Vegas Aces basketball games, the resort is the epicenter of summer fun with an endless roster of experiences from sun up to sun down during the Summer of Mandalay Bay

New Species Welcomed at Mandalay Bay's Shark Reef Aquarium

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 13, 2018) – Four female Johnston’s Crocodiles are the newest additions to Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The freshwater siblings are native to Australia and are commonly referred to as “freshies.”

AZA Grants Accreditation to Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Silver Spring, Maryland (April 5, 2017) – The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission, making it the only facility of its kind in Nevada.

To be accredited, Shark Reef Aquarium underwent a thorough review to ensure it has and will continue to meet ever-rising standards, which include animal care, veterinary programs, conservation, education, and safety.

“Polar Journey” Invites Guests to Experience the Unknown at Shark Reef Aquarium Inside Mandalay Bay

Venture to great depths of the unknown at the world’s first Polar Journey exhibit, now open adjacent to Shark Reef Aquarium inside Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. This interactive experience gives guests a glimpse into the Earth’s polar regions and the animals that call them home. 

Get Up-Close-And-Personal at Shark Reef Aquarium with New Animal Encounter Experiences

Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino invites guests to abandon their day jobs and get their feet (or in this case, hands) wet as a guest Aquarist with three new experiential programs. Aptly titled Animal Encounters, the program takes participants behind-the-scenes to assist in feeding the Aquarium’s most-admired residents including stingrays, green sea turtles and zebra sharks.