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Animal Tour on the Strip

A tour of the flying, crawling and swimming critters along Las Vegas Boulevard

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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 3.7 miles
Duration: Half day
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Overview :  Siegfried and Roy had their tigers, MGM Grand is known for its roaring lion and it only makes sense that Flamingo Las Vegas has a few ... more »

Tips:  No one can predict how animals will behave. Remember that these are wild creatures, so don't agitate them by touching, moving quickly ... more »

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Points of Interest

Start your Las Vegas animal-themed tour at the Mirage. You'll find Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat out back near the pool area. Siegfried and Roy no longer perform in Las Vegas, but their dedication to the preservation and protection of white tigers and other wildlife is ongoing, as showcased by the habitat at this resort. ... More

The aquarium in the lobby at the Mirage holds 20,000 gallons of water and 450 fish representing 80 different species. The coral in the tank is artificial; divers jump in two or three times a week to scrub the coral and rocks free of algae. Fish in the aquarium are fed twice daily.

Cross the street and walk south to Flamingo Las Vegas, home of a wildlife habitat that houses several Chilean flamingos. The habitat is located outside in a shaded courtyard, which is a nice reprieve from the sometimes intense heat of Las Vegas. There are swans, ducks, koi and turtles in the habitat as well. Arrive at 8:30am or 11am to watch the... More

Filled with an incredible collection of piranha, rays, jellyfish, sea turtles, sharks and golden crocodiles, Mandalay Bay's Shark Reef Aquarium is North America's only predator-based aquarium and exhibit. Savor the opportunity to admire these sea creatures from all angles when you walk through a glass encased walkway that traverses the aquarium... More