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Address: 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8, Canada
Phone Number: 604-659-3400
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Leisure education
Description: This aquarium can arrange for visitors to meet exotic sea creatures, from...
This aquarium can arrange for visitors to meet exotic sea creatures, from belugas to sharks.
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Just missing something for the crowds

As much as i love the Aquarium it seemed to leave me wondering should there be more or are they missing things that can bring them bigger crowds. these animals are magnificent and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Pannawonica
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

As much as i love the Aquarium it seemed to leave me wondering should there be more or are they missing things that can bring them bigger crowds. these animals are magnificent and the area just seems a little squashed in. has extremely poor accessibility for anyone with a pusher or in a wheelchair. the place itself lacks something but... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit! really loved the atmosphere and all the exhibits to see. The dolphins alone were reason enough to visit, the show was great!

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Ohio
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is a nice aquarium and you don't feel so bad when you are inside watching little fish and urchins swimming around inside large tanks. But when go outside and see the whales swimming in these little tanks it just gets to you. They have two beluga whales that are interesting to see but you can not help but think... More 

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Jacksonville,Fl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Nice option if your in the Stanley park area...The variety of sea life and displays are excellent for both adults and children.

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East Lyme, Connecticut
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Best aquarium I've seen. Right in Stanley Park and the exhibits are fantastic. Would highly recommend for anyone and especially those with kids.

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Leeds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a very good aquarium and a very good way to pass an hour or two in Stanley Park. I particularly enjoyed the whales and the 4d cinema experience. However, the 4d experience is not really suitable for young children and some of them were really frightened. The tanks have a very good assortment of fishes very well kept.

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dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I enjoy aquariums, and this one is top notch! This was my second visit. I particularly enjoyed the belugas and the various jellyfish (probably 8 different types). I almost skipped the 4D movie "Prehistoric Sea Monsters," but I am glad I didn't. The movie was interesting and the special effects were fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits at the aquarium. All the wildlife were very well cared for and exhibited very naturally. We loved it.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The Aquarium manages to entertain and educate. The displays are wonderful, and the explanations very clear. Children will love this place, but adults will enjoy it, too. The entrance fee is on the high side, at least for adults, but you will get your money's worth. The cafe served me a very good espresso.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The aquarium has a good variety of wildlife including fish, sea turtles, sharks, whales, dolphins, frogs, snakes, etc. Most had decent enclosures in which to live, but I did feel sorry for some of them like the octopus whose enclosure was rather small for an animal with such intelligence. But overall it was very good.

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