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|Date opened||July 2016|
|Location||Scottsdale, Arizona, United States|
|Land area||200,000 square feet (19,000 m2)|
|No. of animals||30,000|
|No. of species||500|
|Total volume of tanks||2,000,000 US gallons (7,600,000 l; 1,700,000 imp gal)|
|Public transit access||Hayden/McClintck (RT 81) to N Pima Rd FS E Via De Ventura (Stop ID 14166)
Walk 1.3km (0.8 mi) east
OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a marine aquarium, and the largest aquarium in the Southwest United States. It holds more than 2,000,000 US gallons (7,600,000 l; 1,700,000 imp gal) of water and spans over 200,000 square feet (19,000 m2). There are over 30,000 animals and 500 different species in 50 exhibits. The aquarium offers an educational, interactive and entertaining experiences for guests of all ages.
The aquarium offers a 3D movie, SeaTREK underwater ocean walking, and a Living Sea Carousel which takes guests through the Open Ocean, Sea Turtle, Sea Lion/Seal and Shark exhibits. Its features include 9 massive globe-shaped aquariums suspended from the lobby ceiling, a giant martini glass shaped aquarium, and a submerged escalator allowing guests to descend deep into the ocean while surrounded by thousands of aquatic animals. The restrooms are notable for have viewing windows into the shark habitat.