CELEBRATE WORLD OCEANS DAY AT SHARK REEF AQUARIUM AND
SIEGFRIED & ROY’S SECRET GARDEN AND DOLPHIN HABITAT JUNE 8
In celebration of World Oceans Day, Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay and Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage invite guests to learn about protecting the world’s oceans and what can be done to make a positive impact on them. This year’s theme is “Healthy Ocean – Healthy Planet” with a focus on plastic pollution.
Shark Reef Aquarium
Visit green sea turtles, sawfish, sharks and more than 2,000 other animals in the exhibit while learning about the importance of sustainable seafood and keeping the oceans clean. Representatives from leading conservation groups, such as The Nature Conservancy and Reef Check will be on site to talk with guests about the world’s oceans and what can be done to protect them.
Educational activities will be located throughout the aquarium, including live artwork demonstrations by the Las Vegas Art Guild, aquatic artwork displays by Wyland Galleries and children’s art projects made from recycled products. Participants of the Better Bag Challenge and those who post a “Selfie for the Sea” will receive reusable Shark Reef Aquarium market bags.
Wednesday, June 8
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission is $20 for adults; $14 for children (4 – 12); Children 3 and younger are free. Nevada residents with a valid ID receive discounted admission.
Tickets and information are available by calling (702) 632-4555 or visiting online at sharkreef.com
Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat
Explore the habitat and participate in educational activities, such as “Seaside Search and Find” in which guests can search for designated photos hidden throughout the habitat with information about conservation and marine debris. Participants that complete the activity will receive a small prize. Other activities include creating reusable tote bags, Sea Life Bingo, story time and a water color activity to contribute to the habitat’s mural entitled “What a Healthy Ocean Looks Like to Me.”
Informational stations will provide guests with knowledge on plastic pollution, marine debris, water facts and how their daily decisions can greatly impact the world’s oceans.
Wednesday, June 8 – Sunday, June 12
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission is $22 for adults; $17 for children (4 – 12); Children 3 and younger are free.
Tickets and information are available by calling (702) 791-7188 or (800) 627-6667 or visiting online at miragehabitat.com