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Dallas World Aquarium

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1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202-1503
+1 214-720-2224
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More than your average aquarium

As you walk towards the Dallas World Aquarium, you are transported into a tropical jungle. After... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Samantha P
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Slate Hill, United States
where do i start

We got there at 1pm and the line was completely full. It filled up that whole tunnel thing. It... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Allison L
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Seminole, Texas
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The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the rainforest exhibit, where exotic birds, such as Cocks-of-the-rock and many species of toucans, can be seen. Lounging around are Two-toed and Three-toed sloths. Endangered animals, such as Orinoco crocodiles, Giant river otters, Antillean manatees and several species of monkeys are part of the many conservation projects. The aquarium portion displays interesting marine life, including Japanese crabs, jellyfish, Leafy, Weedy and Ribbon seadragons. Black-footed and Blue penguins can be seen swimming as guests enjoy the outdoor South Africa exhibit. Sharks, rays and sawfish are only a few of the fish living in the Mundo Maya cenote. Safe from Neotropical eagles, are euphonias, tanagers and hummingbirds. Reptiles and amphibians, both of significance to the Maya culture, can be seen throughout the exhibit.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202-1503
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+1 214-720-2224
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As you walk towards the Dallas World Aquarium, you are transported into a tropical jungle. After paying for admission and walking up to the 3rd floor, I felt I was in the tropics. You are treated to a beautiful waterfall with birds of all kinds....More

Thank Samantha P
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We got there at 1pm and the line was completely full. It filled up that whole tunnel thing. It moved fast though! We paid $75 and slowly bounced around the aquarium. It was so packed. You couldnt look at/enjoy anything. I thought there would be...More

Thank Allison L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is more than an aquarium, It was an indoor conservatory with rain forest plants, animals birds and fish. The design is clever in that you start out upstairs in the canopy of the rain forest, and see the birds, then the path winds down...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Taking our 16 month old granddaughter here was a real treat. The facility was well run with excellent up-close viewing of birds plants, insects, animals, and undersea life. It was blissfully very cool inside in the Summer heat. We are so happy we went, and...More

Thank oldbay
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been to this aquarium several times over the last several years. This time it seemed less interesting to me, but we needed an activity that was indoors due to the fact it was pissing down quite hard. My three-year-old always enjoy seeing all...More

Thank BarryHill1986
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to other Aquariums in the country and DWA isn’t what I expected but with that being said I enjoyed the visit. My daughter and I went early on a Saturday and we are so glad that we did because by the time...More

Thank Colleen R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They call this place an aquarium but in all honesty it’s so much more. It’s an aquarium, an aviary and an indoor jungle all rolled into one. The space itself is rather tiny but they pack a lot into the space. I will say it’s...More

Thank sgregory711
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Are you know kidding?? This place is awesome! I actually think in some ways is better than the Dallas zoo. I did find myself asking where are the fish as you walk the beautiful walkways of the lush “jungle” but as you get into the...More

Thank 33Heather65
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was totally unexpected to see land animals and birds along with aquatic animals and fishes. The aquarium is very well planned with multiple levels. It also has a nice gift shop and a small eatery right inside the aquarium. Parking is available right across...More

Thank PhilliTraveller007
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a visit in May while visiting Dallas. I found this place have way too many birds for an "aquarium". I think they could've done better with adding more fishes and move the birds to the Dallas Zoo. Dallas Zoo is much...More

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We didn't get to see feeding time. We were so excited about seeing one up close we didn't think to ask about learns or additional interactions.
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