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Vancouver Aquarium

Address: 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8, Canada
Phone Number: 604-659-3400
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Ranked #13 of 336 things to do in Vancouver
Type: Colleges & universities, Nature & Parks, Zoos & Aquariums, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Leisure education, Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Owner description: This aquarium can arrange for visitors to meet exotic sea creatures...
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Type: Colleges & universities, Nature & Parks, Zoos & Aquariums, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Leisure education, Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: This aquarium can arrange for visitors to meet exotic sea creatures, from belugas to sharks.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Family outing was a great time. Many exhibits and information. Watch the 4D show on salmon which was great and the are many shows throughout the day. A must visit in Stanley Park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This aquarium had lots of things to see and to do. Peluga show was great! I think 29 $ was not bad price to pay at all. I would definitely go again but maybe on a weekday as it was full with families with children on the weekend.

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Red Lake, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Obviously my opinion is not popular, but I'm not a huge fan of this aquarium. Honestly, I was expecting more for the price/hype. There are almost always a bunch of little kids shoving in front of you to see the fish, and parents running around to keep track of the rest of their group. I didn't see anything spectacular; I... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The Vancouver Aquarium which is located in Stanley Park, was definitely a highlight of my trip. The displays were cleaned and well maintained. They had a variety of different animals, fish and other water and sea creatures. Some of the more popular and exciting displays were much bigger allowing more people to view them. Also, this aquarium is very focused... More 

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Pickering, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Not a huge facility but worth a visit. Seeing the diversity of local sea life was impressive and the dolphin and manatee shows were fun. The food was surprisingly good for this type of venue.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The recently renovated and the new addition is really nice. I recommend the movie and the outdoor shows. The tropical section is really cool. Interesting to all age groups.

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Kamloops, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I took my 19 month old daughter here last Saturday. She loved the floor to ceiling fish tanks and jelly fish. I could have stayed all day but only had a couple hours to spend here. We saw the tropical/Amazon section and the beluga show. Admission is expensive but I think it's worth it.

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Airdrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

A great chance to view both local and aqua flora and fauna. Take some time to see all the aquariums and touch a sea anemone. Great for families and couples.

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Stewartville, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visited the aquarium on a Monday afternoon. It seemed like more adults and adult couples present than children, not sure if this is the norm or just a weekday phenomenon. The aquarium was easy to maneuver and we were able to get up close and personal with the exhibits. I loved all the jellyfish tanks, beautiful.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

I had such a nice time at this Aquarium! It's a little pricey $29 for admission but I was so impressed with the level of dedication to conservation and rescue that the Aquarium (a non profit) was doing - that I felt that the price was justified. The exhibits were well laid out and informative. The animals although it was... More 

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