Zoos in Las Vegas to Get Travellers in Touch with Their Wild Side

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Las Vegas is all about show business and the zoos in Las Vegas are no different! Head to Siegfried and Roy's incredible enclave to see amazing animals that have been rescued from circus life and give (Read More)n a new home to the Shark Reef where you can see sharks swimming around you!We have curated a list of the best zoos in Las Vegas!

Here is the list of 6 Zoos in Las Vegas to Get Travellers in Touch with Their Wild Side

1. Sea Quest Las Vegas, Las-vegas - Home to 1200 Animals

Sea Quest Las Vegas, Las-vegas - Home to 1200 Animals

Located in Boulevard Mall, it is home to almost 1200 animals. The 20,000 square feet of adventure has deserts, rainforests, and deep seas. There are around 300 species of animals from all the five continents like snakes, birds, turtles, lizards, and many more. They also hold several events like Animal Whisperer Tour for $4 and children’s birthday parties that can be held at $199.95.

Address : 3528 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89169, USA

Operating Hours : Open from 10 am to 8 pm every day.

Entrance Fee : Children below 12- $10.95
Above above 12 - $16.95

Where to park : Parking at the Sea Quest is free.

2. Silverton Aquarium, Las-vegas

Silverton Aquarium, Las-vegas

A 117,000 gallon tropical aquarium located at Silverton Casino Hotel. There are more than 160 species of fish and around 5000 different fishes that are gathered from all over the world like sea stars, hermit crabs, brittle stars, snails, horseshoe crabs, decorator crabs. Visitors can also feed the different underwater creatures. Mermaid shows are also organized where the visitors can interact with the mermaids. There is also a mermaid school that teaches children to learn to swim like a mermaid held on weekends from 8:30 am to 10 am. Visitors can also take a meal with a mermaid on weekends at 12 pm for $30 for adults and $15 for children.

Address : 3333 Blue Diamond Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89139, USA

Operating Hours : Open for 24 hours every day.

Entrance Fee : There is no entry fee.

Where to Park : Parking is free at Silverton hotel, there is also complimentary valet parking.

3. Siegfried and Roy Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, Las-vegas - Home to Amazing Exotic Animals

Siegfried and Roy Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, Las-vegas - Home to Amazing Exotic Animals

Located at The Mirage, it is home to several beautiful creatures like Bottlenose Dolphins, White Tigers, White Lions, Leopards, etc. There are several experiences that are organized like Paint with Dolphins, Yoga with Dolphins, which is a 1 hour morning session, a Meet and greet experience, training the dolphin, and some VIP tours.

Address : The Mirage, 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

Operating Hours : Open from 10 am to 5 pm every day.

Entrance Fee : Ages 4-12 $19
Adults $25
Ages above 65 $20

Where to park : Parking is free for the guests of the hotel but people visiting the zoo have to pay extra.

4. Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary, Las-vegas - Second Home for Lots of Loved Birds and Animals

Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary, Las-vegas - Second Home for Lots of Loved Birds and Animals

The 500 acre sanctuary is home to several exotic birds and domestic animals when their owners cannot care for them. They take great care of these animals and also teach the public about these species. Since it is not a wildlife facility, they are not allowed to take birds like ducks, geese, hummingbirds, quail, pigeons, doves, owls, or hawks. There is an amphitheater that is perfect for picnics, parties, and gatherings like yoga or birthdays. Visitors can also attend seasonal events, private tours, and animal wellness, classes. They also provide educational and recreational activities for the public daily.

Address : 8103 Racel St, Las Vegas, NV 89131, United States

Operating Hours : Open from 9 am to 4 pm every day.

Entrance Fee : It is $1 for children and $5 for adults.

Where to Park : Parking is available near the sanctuary.

5. Flamingo Wildlife Habitat, Las-vegas - Home to Beautiful Pink Flamingos

Flamingo Wildlife Habitat, Las-vegas - Home to Beautiful Pink Flamingos

Located in the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, this wildlife habitat is a special place as it is a unique concept made with the beautiful pink flamingos. The 15 acres is home to Chilean flamingos, Ring teal ducks, and sacred ibis, several exotic birds, fish, and turtles. Visitors can take pictures of the beautiful pink flamingos along with a breathtaking backdrop.

Address : 3555 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

Operating Hours : Open from 7 am to 8 pm every day.

Entrance Fee : There is no entry fee.

6. Shark Reef, Las-vegas - Home to Different Species of Sharks

Shark Reef, Las-vegas - Home to Different Species of Sharks

Located at the Mandalay Bay Resort, it has around 100 species with more than 2000 animals. There are also several endangered animals like a sea turtle, green sawfish, Blacktip Reef Sharks, and many more. They also provide the visitors with an opportunity to feed the Stingray, which is a one hour program, feed the sea turtles, which is a 45 minutes program, and feed sharks, which is also a one hour program. It has a total of 6,100,000 l of water which is one of the largest in North America. Visitors can also dive with the sharks which is a 3 to 4 hours experience with over 30 sharks like Sand Tiger, Sandbar, White Tip Reef Sharks, etc.

Address : 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119, USA

Operating Hours : Open from 10 am to 6 pm every day.

Entrance Fee : Ages 5-12 $15
Adults $20
Ages above 65 $18.

Where to park : Parking is in the Mandalay Bay’s parking lot for $7.75.

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