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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Leisure education, Viewing wildlife
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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fantastic place to hang out with the family and learn all there is to do with the sea.

Must see attraction in Vancouver. We walked from Robson and enjoyed the park en route. Kids liked the 4d movie, the jelly fish, touching live starfish and the gift shop! Lots... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Must see attraction in Vancouver. We walked from Robson and enjoyed the park en route. Kids liked the 4d movie, the jelly fish, touching live starfish and the gift shop! Lots for adults and kids alike. Food was good for fast food, lots of options. Great staff, very knowledgeable, well worth the money. Would go more if only we lived... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

A long weekend for four adults and a one year-old. This is a wonderful aquarium. I am a Professor of Biology - I loved it - and so did my one year old grandson Emmett. It is quite a small aquarium in comparison to other, better known ones, but has just the right number of exhibits for a good 5... More 

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Whitley Bay, Tyne and wear
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Aquarium superb. Best we have been to.about 15 english pounds for an adult. It rained on our last day so this visit finished our holiday off nicely!! Displays big and loads to see. Dolphins, balooga whales in massive tanks as well. A great experience and recommended

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This aquarium was excellent! Good distribution and a huge variety of water animals. Great visit for anyone. Plan a couple of hours or more to tour it at your leisure.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This is a must do when in Vancouver - great for the whole family. The Vancouver Aquarium explains the coastal wildlife of the region and is very well done.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The numbers of animals native and from afar is breathtaking. One of the better aquariums I've seen and a must for youngsters

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Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This aquarium had so many things to do. We only planned on spending about an hour there. Well, we spend about 4 hours walking around looking at everything. The 4D movie was very entertaining.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

It's understandable that ecologists need to help take care of some of the larger mammals but we thought the aquarium was struggling to justify its existence. The belugas don't seem to be ok, going in circles round and round. It was incredibly crowded but on a positive note it would be great for children. There were many other fish to... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We went on a Thursday - stroller central!! Tons of school groups; all the shows were too full to watch. But great exhibits, and tons of cute seals and sea lions. They even have monkeys, which is a bit strange for an aquarium! As of March 2015, tickets were about $28 for adults, $20 for students-- and they do take... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place! It was a delight to watch sea otters and Belugas... I never heard of sea otters and the species is unknown in the part of the world where I come from! We instantly fell in love with those cute creatures! The place itself is well maintained and the staff seemed to love what they are doing. We went... More 

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