Ho Ho Ho! Meet Santa at Shark Reef Aquarium this Holiday Season

Ho Ho Ho! Meet Santa at Shark Reef Aquarium This Holiday Season
Santa Claus
is trading in his reindeer for green sea turtles, zebra sharks and 2,000 animals in 1.6 million gallons of water this holiday season for Santa in the Shipwreck at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay. 

Shark Reef Aquarium Tunnel
Shark Reef Aquarium Tunnel

Twinkling lights will line Shark Reef Aquarium’s jungle, leading spirited guests to Santa himself where he will be ready to spread holiday cheer and sweet treats with his pal, Santa Jaws.

With each paid admission during select dates in December, children 12 and under will receive complimentary candy and a photograph with Santa as they share with him all of their last-minute holiday wishes. Before jumping on his sleigh, Santa will plunge into the Shipwreck waters to bid everyone farewell alongside his underwater friends.

Tickets: Adult admission: $18; Children 5-12 years: $12; Nevada residents with valid I.D. receive a discount on admission: Adults: $15; Children 5-12 years: $10; Children four and under are complimentary.


  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 6 and Sunday, Dec. 7
  • Saturday, Dec. 13 and Sunday, Dec. 14
  • Saturday Dec. 20 through Wednesday, Dec. 24


Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S.

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