Seven Seas Marine Life Park

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Seven Seas Marine Life Park
Location Arlington, Texas, U.S.
Coordinates 32°45′24″N 97°04′54″W / 32.7566748°N 97.0817185°W / 32.7566748; -97.0817185Coordinates: 32°45′24″N 97°04′54″W / 32.7566748°N 97.0817185°W / 32.7566748; -97.0817185
Opened 1972
Closed 1976
Area 35 acres (14 ha)
Rides
Total 1
Roller coasters 0

Seven Seas Marine Life Park was a marine mammal park, and animal theme park built and owned by the city of Arlington, Texas, United States.

The park opened on March 18, 1972. The 35-acre (14 ha) site was located in north Arlington off Interstate 30 near Six Flags Over Texas and adjacent to Arlington Stadium.

The city council of Arlington voted to close the park in 1976 because it did not generate enough revenue to both pay its operating expenses and pay off the bonded indebtedness.[1]

The property is now the site of the Arlington Sheraton Hotel and has several buildings on property that date back to the park. In addition, there is a remaining piece from the Japan garden, a very nice, large bridged Pagoda still exists outside the hotels court pool area.

Sections[edit]

  • Arctic Ocean
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Indian Ocean
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Sea of Cortez
  • Sea of Japan
  • South Seas

Rides and attractions[edit]

  • Arctic Ride - Dark Ride through Antarctica
  • Beacon of the Seven Seas
  • Bona Venture
  • Koi Fish Pond
  • Pearl Diving

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