The largest aquarium in the southwest, OdySea Aquarium takes you on an entertaining and educational oceanic adventure like no other. The state-of-the-art facility features an amazing array of animals including sharks, otters, sea lions, penguins, sloths and more. OdySea Aquarium will quickly become part of your “must see” list of things to do in Scottsdale with immersive experiences like SeaTREK® underwater ocean walking, a giant submerged escalator that descends into the deep ocean, and the world’s only rotating aquarium exhibit, OdySea Voyager!
Butterfly Wonderland is the largest indoor butterfly conservatory in America and should certainly top your indoor family fun list of “Things to do in Arizona”. This amazing, state-of-the art facility includes a magnificent glass atrium that provides the ideal tropical rainforest habitat where thousands of butterflies from around the world fly freely; an immersive 3D theater for viewing the impressive and educational “Flight of the Butterflies” movie, over 2 dozen species of reptiles & amphibians, and interactive nature exhibits for children. Butterfly Wonderland is a PAL place and recently Certified Autism Center by the IBCCES.
Go places you’ve never imagined and explore the real science behind the unbelievable with The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® An extraordinary collection of intriguing objects and astonishing artifacts from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! awaits you. Crawl through a life-size model of a prehistoric snake. Measure up against the world’s tallest man. Marvel at intricate micro-sculptures so small, they fit in the eye of a needle. Celebrate the life and legacy of Robert Ripley. Get the scientific facts on the truly unbelievable!
Can you find the true path through the mirror maze, discover the elusive butterfly, and escape the perils of the forest to seek your next adventure? Or will you wander lost, never to be found again? Then, sharpen your ninja skills as you twist, dodge, duck and crawl your way through an intricate web of lasers. Try to make it through the vault and hit your mission buttons without being zapped by the laser beams! Laser & Mirror Maze is another ‘can’t miss’ experience when visiting all the attractions here at Arizona Boardwalk in Scottsdale!
Surprise Your Eyes is our newest attraction and selfie museum exclusively at Arizona Boardwalk. This Instagram paradise is a treat for the eyes, while you, family, and friends step into the illusion and share your trick art creations on social media for all your followers to see. From fighting inside a video game to walking on the moon, there’s plenty of things to see and do when the artwork at this indoor (and outdoor) attraction comes to life when you step into the frame!
Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs is an indoor interactive exhibit and educational center located at Arizona Boardwalk. Complete with more than 50 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. Guests can enjoy family-friendly activities, educational explorations, thrilling rides, high-quality dining and more.
VR Xtreme is a haven for all gamers, sports enthusiasts, adrenaline junkies, and fans of virtual reality. This incredible hub of non-stop virtual reality and gaming excitement showcases 24 virtual reality immersive experiences that offer everything from competitive socializing, fine-tuning driving skills, marksmanship, and even a thrill-seeking roller-coaster ride off the top of a skyscraper. VR Xtreme also features popular games and experiences such as Project Cars 2 (the world’s most beautiful, authentic, and technically advanced racing game) and Raw Data (the worlds #1 VR shooting game with viewing screens for spectators). VR Xtreme is a fantastic place to host corporate team-building events or birthday parties.
Leap, climb, bounce, slide, and jump your way around Johnny’s Playground. With multiple inflatables and bounce houses, a climbing structure, a dedicated space for the littlest ones, and plenty of benches for the grown-ups, this indoor playground is the perfect place for your kids to burn off excess energy all year long.