Location: 3333 Blue Diamond Road Las Vegas, NV 89139
Hours: 24/7 (Shows vary)
The signature 117,000-gallon reef aquarium will transport you to a tropical oasis where you can admire thousands of tropical fish, and three species each of stingrays and sharks. In addition, the Mermaid Lounge features two 500-gallon jellyfish aquariums lit with LED lights.
Location: 1000 Scenic Loop Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89161
Hours: Recommend going during daylight hours
A thirteen-mile (one-way) scenic drive leads to trails, narrow canyons, sandstone cliffs, and riparian areas that attract roadrunners, rufous-sided towhees, white-throated swifts, loggerhead shrikes, and several upland birds.
Hours: Daily | 10am-6:30pm (last admission at 5:30pm)
Cost: Nevada Residents: Adults: $20, Children (ages 2-11): $14, *Children ages 1 & under are free
Come face-to-face with some of nature’s most exotic and majestic creatures at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. Explore, learn and play in an enchanting world of Bottlenose Dolphins, White Tigers, White Lions and Leopards, right in our backyard.
Cost: Adult: $22.00, Seniors (65+): $18.00, Children (ages 4 – 12): $15.00, Children (3 & under): Free
See more than 2,000 animals, including sharks, giant rays, endangered green sea turtles, piranha and a Komodo dragon. This unique exhibit gives you the chance to dive with a higher concentration of exotic sharks than you’d ever find in the wild.
Location: 7222 W. Grand Teton Drive Las Vegas NV 89131
Hours: Year Round | Saturdays & Sundays from 9am-4pm, extended days/hours in October
Cost: Adult: $6, Children (old enough to walk): $4
The Farm offers visitors an opportunity to get up close and personal with many different animals, including chickens, peacocks, ducks, a goose, turkeys, goats, pigs, horses, cows, a mule, a llama, rabbits, cats, tortoises and more.
Hours: Daily | Dawn to dusk, Pelican feedings: 8:30 am and 2 pm
The habitat is filled with exotic birds, fish and turtles. Home to a beautiful flock of Chilean flamingos, a colorful collection of other feathered friends such as Ring Teal ducks and Sacred Ibis, and two brown pelicans joined the habitat from a pelican rescue in 2012.
In addition to our namesake, you’ll find swans, ducks, koi fish and turtles living at the habitat.
Get out there, Southern Nevada Moms!
We cannot wait to see what aquariums, farms, and zoos in Las Vegas that you’re family visits. Be sure to tag us on social media @SouthernNevadaMoms & #SouthernNevadaMoms so we can see!
Plus, we might feature you on our accounts! See you out there Nevada moms!
Leanna Carson is an expecting mama via IVF and a serial entrepreneur.
Born and raised in Las Vegas, she loves sharing all things family-friendly as well as local spots most don’t even know about! She co-founded Nevada Moms in 2018 and it has become the #1 Family Guide to Nevada experiences, activities, happenings, and more.
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