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Octonauts DFW

2014 Events Calendar

July 5th - 20th

Sound the Octo-alert! The Octonauts are coming to SEA LIFE Grapevine!

SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine visitors are invited to dive into action with the Octonauts, the team of undersea adventure heroes from the hit animated TV show. Embark on an exciting mission with special activities and fun-filled events, plus the chance to meet Captain Barnacles and Kwazii. Activities include:
- crew meet and greets - Daily from 11am to 2:30pm
- scavenger hunt
- storytelling - Daily at 11:30am and 1:30am
- coloring activities
Plus, Annual Pass holders are invited to an exclusive Breakfast Pajama Party to meet Captain Barnacles and Kwazii Wednesday, July 9th from 9am to 11am!

Buy NOW!

August 10th - 17th

Shark Week

Enjoy a wide range of exciting, interactive family activities that raise awareness about shark conservation:
- Take the shark scavenger hunt for a chance to win a SEA LIFE Annual Pass when you spot the correct species
- Touch real shark eggs and teeth
- Watch shark-themed videos in the cinema all week
- Shark-themed coloring activities
- Watch aquarists feed sharks in the ocean tank during a Behind the Scenes Tour
- Get your camera ready for an opportunity to take photos with “Sharky”, the SEA LIFE mascot
1. Sunday, August 10th from 11am to 1pm
2. Saturday August 16th from 10am to 2pm
3. Sunday, August 17th from 11am to 1pm

Plus, immerse yourself in the life of a shark while playing games on giant interactive touch screens in Shark Mission, and discover compelling facts about these majestic predators of the deep.

Annual Pass holders are invited to take a FREE Behind the Scenes tour on select days during Shark Week. Space is limited to 15 guests per tour. Tours run every half hour.
- Tuesday, August 12
- Thursday, August 14
- Saturday, August 16

Toddler Tuesdays

Please note: we will not host Toddler Tuesday during the months of June, July & August. Toddler Tuesday will return Fall 2014!


Snap. Tag. Win.

This Summer, we're hitting the roads from Dallas to Houston. If you spot our truck, take a picture and share via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #SpotThatTruck and include where you saw it for a chance to win tickets to SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium!

Get creative with your submission. Your photo needs to include the truck, but that doesn't mean you, your friends and family can't be in it too!

Submit your photos from June 1 to August 30. To enter, post a picture of the truck using #SpotThatTruck and include where you saw it. Winners chosen at random and announced via SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine social media outlets. A winner will be announced each week throughout the months of June, July and August. The winner each week will receive 5 tickets to SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium.

There will be a Grand Prize winner each month who will be the lucky winner of a Family 4 Pack of Annual Passes!

Find us on Facebook at @sealifegrapevine
Find us on Twitter and Instagram at @sealifegrpevine


NOW OPEN #SharkMission

Challenge your fears and knowledge of nature’s most misunderstood ocean predators with Shark Mission in conjunction with the newly remodeled Shark Walk!

Immerse yourself in the life of a shark, play interactive games, experience spectacular visuals and learn fascinating facts about these majestic predators of the deep.

Join our “mission” as you take a journey through SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium to spot over 15 species of sharks with our Shark Guide, with the purchase of a Guidebook.


Hiring for Summer!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center and SEA LIFE Aquarium DFW are HIRING!
Do you want to HAVE FUN and WORK all at the same time?!
Now hiring for summer positions!
We are looking for bright enthusiastic MODEL CITIZENS to deliver the magic as part of our team.

  • Ideal candidates will be both people and task orientated, you will have a proven passion for service delivery and the ability to motivate and instill high standards within your team.
  • You possess the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions effectively under pressure.
  • Sales and cash handling experience is a plus.

We have openings in the following areas:

  • Admissions
  • Commercial Areas: Retail Shop, Photo Booth
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Facilities

Apply NOW!

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CBS 11 Visits Shark Mission and Our New Shark Pup

Click here to see reporter Elizabeth Dinh go behind the scenes to feed a shark and meet our new Epaulette shark pup Apollo.


See Shark Mission on WFAA's News 8 Daybreak

Click here to discover the world of sharks in our new interactive exhibit.


Turtle Rescue Center Featured on Fox 4's Lone Star Adventures!

Meet our new rescue turtles, all rehabilitated at the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) in Port Aransas! They will now live a happy life at SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine in our brand new Turtle Rescue Center.

Click here to view the clip.


Summer Fun At SEA LIFE With CBS 11

CBS 11 reporter Elizabeth Dinh got the chance to check out some of our underwater creatures including three new Kemp's Ridley turtles that now call Grapevine home, and sting rays that are ready to eat.

Click here and here to view the clips.


Read All About It: New Turtle Rescue Center Featured In The New York Times

Click here to learn more about Roxy and Squirt, our non-releasable Kemp's Ridley sea turtles, and their new permanent home in Turtle Rescue Center.


News 8 Daybreak Gets A Close Look At New Home for Rescue Turtles

Click here to view WFAA's Richard Kent get a close look at Turtle Rescue Center, the new home for our three endangered sea turtles.


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