OdySea in the Desert is a one-of-a-kind entertainment destination that features 4 world-class attractions including OdySea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, BODIES REVEALED and Pangea Land of the Dinosaurs in addition to 20 dining, shopping, and amusement venues. The outdoor courtyard regularly hosts a variety of free events and family entertainment throughout the year.
OdySea Aquarium, the newest aquarium in the country, features 67 exhibits, 6,000 animals, and 370 species, with highly engaging presentations of aquatic life like no other in the industry, including the SeaTREK® underwater ocean walking and the world’s only revolving exhibit, The OdySea Voyager.
Butterfly Wonderland is the largest butterfly conservatory in America. It features an indoor conservatory where thousands of butterflies fly amongst botanical glass art pieces called Glass in the Garden. Exhibitions include a Butterfly Emergence Gallery, 3D movie theater, Rainforest Reptiles, Spineless Giants, Café, and gift shop and cafe.
Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs is an indoor interactive exhibit and educational center located at OdySea in the Desert. Complete with more than 80 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs that roam through exhibits and true-to-life recreations of prehistoric habitats, Pangaea is designed to transport guests back to the age of the dinosaurs.
Fascinating + Real.
BODIES REVEALED is a must-see during its limited time at OdySea in the Desert in Scottsdale. This striking Exhibition provides an intimate and informative view into the human body. Using an innovative preservation process, the Exhibition allows you to see and celebrate your body's inner beauty in ways you never dreamed possible. Over 200 actual human bodies and specimens, meticulously dissected and respectfully displayed, offer an unprecedented and wholly unique look into your amazing body.
The outdoor courtyard at OdySea in the Desert has rapidly become one of the top event venues in The Valley for events and live family entertainment.
The Restaurants at OdySea represent many different international cuisines - Classic American, Greek, and Italian—offering a family-friendly environment and moderate pricing: Pizza Time, Johnny Rockets, Modern Grove VIEWS, Pangaea Grill, High Bar and Docktails Beach Café.
A variety of sweets & treats include Frozen Penguin Ice Cream, Nekter Juice Bar, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Coffee Cove, Sugar Drop Candy Shop and The Reef Snack bar.
Other interactive experiences found at OdySea in the Desert include Polar Play Ice Bar, OdySea Mirror Maze, Bumper Boats, The OdySea Express Train, Vortex, and Vitality Aqua Massage & Oxygen Bar.
Parking is free and there is no admission required to enter OdySea in the Desert.
OdySea in the Desert is located on the eastern boundary of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) in Scottsdale. The SRPMIC community has been closely involved in the construction of OdySea. Native American design features have been incorporated into the building’s structure.