Odysea Aquarium

Amram Knishinsky, PhD., CEO and founder of OdySea Aquarium says building an aquarium in the desert is a way for millions of people to experience the ocean if they can’t travel to it. Also, the Phoenix metropolitan area is...
It may be one of Arizona's largest tourist attractions, second only to the Grand Canyon. Rising up from the desert floor is a spectacular man-made creation, the incredible OdySea Aquarium. See how one man's dream turned into an engineering marvel...
How do you build an aquarium in the middle of the desert where temperatures can soar as high as 110 degrees?  Find out as we take you behind the scenes of the construction of  the incredible OdySea Aquarium. See how...
One of the missions of OdySea Aquarium is conservation and a partnership with Arizona Game and Fish ensures protecting wildlife for generations to come. The director of Animal Care and Conservation explains the Rivers of the World Gallery displays fresh water...
How do you decide what species go in and who gets left out of a 2 million gallon aquarium? Go behind the scenes and find out how these decisions are made and what types of aquatic creatures can co-exist...
Another endangered species at the OdySea Aquarium is the African Black Footed Penguin. It is found off the southern tip of South Africa. OdySea is home to a colony of 20 penguins. They are unique in coloration. As they...
Rising up form the desert floor is a spectacular man-made creation, the incredible OdySea Aquarium. See how one man's dream turned into an engineering marvel in this one-of-a-kind special presentation. OdySea is the brain-child of Dr. Amram Knishinsky. Growing up...