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Beat the Heat: Unique Outdoor and Indoor Things to Do in Phoenix

Whether you’ve just moved from Seattle to an apartment in downtown Phoenix, or you’ve recently bought a home in Scottsdale, it’s no secret that summers in Arizona can be scorching hot. So if you’re looking for fun indoor things to do in Phoenix this summer or just other ways to beat the heat, you’ve come… Read more »

Rare Orange Lobster Discovered at Nobu Restaurant Donated to Aquarium

SCOTTSDALE/SALT RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY, AZ –(September 28, 2021 ) – An extremely rare, pumpkin-colored lobster turned up this summer at Nobu Scottsdale, an upscale Japanese restaurant at Fashion Square Mall. Immediately, its kitchen staff recognized its one-in-30 million uniqueness, prompting a call to OdySea Aquarium, where it was later donated. Orange lobsters are more likely… Read more »

OdySea Aquarium Offers Private Buy-Out of Entire Aquarium + VIP Breakfast

SCOTTSDALE/SALT RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY, AZ (Dec. 7, 2020) – For guests looking to enjoy the awe and wonder of a visit to OdySea Aquarium with just their immediate family and select friends, OdySea Aquarium announces an exciting new option: Private Aquarium Rental + VIP Breakfast. This ultimate Aquarium buy-out, priced at $3,000, provides exclusive access… Read more »

Have a WILD Holiday with a Virtual Animal Encounter from OdySea Aquarium

Have a WILD Holiday with a Virtual Animal Encounter from OdySea Aquarium Virtual Field Trips Also Available for 2020/2021 School Year Scottsdale, AZ – (Nov. 18, 2020) – Get WILD this holiday with a one-of-a-kind Virtual Animal Encounter from OdySea Aquarium! Families can gather round the screen or connect with friends as they meet some… Read more »

Complex, Rare Surgery for Beloved Stingray Saves Her Life

Large, Honeycomb Whiptail Ray at OdySea Aquarium Recovers Under Top Care SCOTTSDALE, AZ – (Oct.21, 2020) – Bee, a beloved honeycomb whiptail stingray, who has called OdySea Aquarium home since the attraction first opened in 2016, spent weeks on the mend after a rare and risky surgery saved her life in August. Despite a recent… Read more »

ROSIE: OdySea Aquarium’s Little Penguin That Could

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – (August 25, 2020) – Stories of animals overcoming adversity and challenges are as vast and wide as the ocean. In a time where an uplifting and inspirational story is needed more than ever, OdySea Aquarium introduces their very own wonder: 8-month old Rosie, an African penguin with physical disabilities. Rosie hatched in… Read more »

Animal Care During a Pandemic: “It’s What We Do!”

Essential employees are pivotal during a pandemic. From frontline health care workers to grocery store teams and truck drivers delivering goods, we honor their work and sacrifice. However, the “essential workers” at OdySea Aquarium who have been caring for its 6,000+ animals throughout the coronavirus pandemic prefer not to be labeled “essential.” Dylan and Squidney… Read more »

OdySea Aquarium receives AZSAFE + Clean Certification

OdySea Aquarium is proud to receive the AZSAFE + Clean Certification for safety and cleanliness. This certification was a result of recent measures the Aquarium has implemented to ensure the health and safety of every guest during their visit. This includes meeting sanitation standards, best practices, and recommendations from national hospitality and public health experts.

Arizona Boardwalk to Reopen on May 21

OdySea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland Plus Other Attractions and Restaurants Reopening Thursday in Time for Memorial Weekend SCOTTSDALE, AZ – (May 18, 2020) – Aligned with the state’s phased approach and its public health directives, the businesses at Arizona Boardwalk announce today they will reopen to the public Thursday, May 21, in time for Memorial Weekend…. Read more »