Attractions at Arizona Boardwalk

Attractions, Retail Stores, Restaurants and SO MUCH MORE...Something for Everyone!

May 2, 2020

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Scottsdale's Entertainment Destination

Arizona Boardwalk

UPDATE: To provide for social distancing, capacity will be limited across all venues. We strongly encourage guests to buy tickets online in advance for the attractions to reserve your spot. All team members at the attractions will be wearing masks and guests are encouraged to wear masks. Additional hand sanitizers have been installed as well as many other measures to ensure guests safety. Please visit each of the attraction websites for details on the additional safety measures and operational changes made.

Arizona Boardwalk is a one-of-a-kind entertainment destination featuring eight marquee attractions - OdySea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, Laser + Mirror Maze, Pangea Land of the Dinosaurs, VR Xtreme and Surprise Your Eyes - in addition to multiple dining, shopping, and amusement venues. The outdoor courtyard regularly hosts a variety of free events and family entertainment throughout the year. Arizona Boardwalk is located at 9500 EI. Via de Ventura Scottsdale, AZ 85256, within the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and is part of the Talking Stick Entertainment District. Parking and admission to Arizona DESTINATION DESCRIPTION Boardwalk is free. 

For more information please call 480-951-2100 or visit the website at

Attractions, Retail Stores and Restaurants

Butterfly Wonderland is the largest butterfly conservatory in America. It features an indoor conservatory where thousands of butterflies fly amongst botanical glass art pieces called Glass in the Garden. Exhibitions include a Butterfly Emergence Gallery, 3D movie theater, Rainforest Reptiles, Spineless Giants, Café, and gift shop and café.

Four Peaks Mining Co Amethyst Mine was discovered in the late 1800's and produces some of the highest grade amethyst in the world. We offer a free mining experience plus rocks and minerals for all ages. Shop for sterling silver and gold jewelry set with many varieties of gemstones. Take home a piece of Arizona.

Frozen Penguin Ice Cream is a local shop specializing in custom ice cream sandwiches. We use family recipes to bake all of our cookies and brownies (expect the gluten free ones) from scratch in our shop. We smash your choice of premium ice cream between any combination of cookie or brownie and roll it in the topping(s) of your choice. Of course we offer cones, cups, sundaes and shakes too!

OdySea Aquarium one of the newest aquarium in the country, features 67 exhibits, 6,000 animals, and 370 species, with highly engaging presentations of aquatic life like no other in the industry, including the SeaTREK® underwater ocean walking and the world’s only revolving exhibit, The OdySea Voyager.

Pangaea Dinosaur Grill is quality, family-friendly dining directly above Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs. Pangaea Dinosaur Grill features fresh and delicious Mediterranean cuisine as well as dinosaur-themed entrees and desserts.

Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs is an indoor interactive exhibit and educational center located at OdySea in the Desert. Complete with more than 80 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.

Surprise Your Eyes is an 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! 

VR Xtreme is the new cutting-edge & family friendly virtual reality attraction open at Arizona Boardwalk. All gamers, sports enthusiasts, adrenaline junkies and fans of virtual reality - a new hub of non-stop virtual reality and gaming excitement. VR Xtreme has 10 different epic games that will have you fine-tuning your driving or marksmanship skills. 

  • Frozen Penguin Ice Cream
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Pangaea Grill
  • Reef Snack Bar
  • Sugar Drop Candy Shop

  • Four Peaks Mining Co.
  • Arizona Territory Trading Post
  • Butterfly Treasures
  • Vitality Oxygen Bar & Aqua Massage
  • OdySea Treasures

  • Butterfly Wonderland
  • Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs
  • Laser + Mirror Maze
  • Surprise Your Eyes
  • OdySea Express Train
  • Vitality Oxygen Bar & Aqua Massage

Arizona Boardwalk is Arizona's premier venue to hear live music, watch dazzling performances, and enjoy some of the best FREE family events and entertainment in the Valley.

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