Dangerous Reef


Filled with thousands of fish of every shape and size, this is our largest and most popular exhibit.

Leisurely travel on a moving 340-foot long glidepath, as you wind your way through the acrylic tunnel and come face to face with snappers, tarpons, grunts, squirrelfish, a green sea turtle, giant stingrays, sawfish and…very large SHARKS!

Dangerous Reef

You will feel as if you were exploring the deep oceans and could almost touch the amazing sea life!

You Can Almost Touch Them!

You and your family will marvel at the clarity of the water and the totally immerse environment.

You will feel as if you were exploring the deep oceans and could almost touch the amazing sea life. Want to spend more time with these beautiful sea creatures? Learn about Sleeping with the Sharks.


Recognized by its exposed teeth and its ferocious appearance, the sandtiger shark is the largest shark in the aquarium.

Native to warm waters the sandtiger can reach lengths of 13 feet. Check out those teeth!

Green Sea Turtle


Green sea turtles are open-ocean travelers but dine in shallow water on sea grass, algae, and jellyfish.

Destruction of their food source and nesting habitat, and the harvesting of their eggs has placed this species on the Endangered Species List.

Green Moray Eel

Growing up to 8 feet long, the green moray eel of the Atlantic Ocean continuously open and close their mouths to pump oxygen and water over their gills.

This exposes their many teeth and gives them a very fierce appearance.


The sandbar shark is commonly found in the coastal waters of the Atlantic and Indo-Pacific oceans.
sandbar shark
The sandbar shark, true to its nickname, is commonly found over muddy or sandy bottoms in shallow coastal waters, but it also swims in deeper waters.

Its body color can vary from a bluish to a brownish grey to a bronze, with a white or pale underside. Sandbar sharks swim alone or gather in sex-segregated schools that vary in size.


Nurse sharks get their name from the sucking noise they make when feeding.

Did You Know?

That the noise sounds remarkably like a human baby sucking on a bottle.


Considered one of the most primitive of the bony fishes, tarpons are super predators that are hungry most of the time.

Did You Know?

They can grow over 10 feet in length and weigh upward of 400 pounds!