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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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$33*
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$91*
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Private Tour: Vancouver City Sightseeing
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Ranked #17 of 162 Attractions in Vancouver
Activities: Leisure education, Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Owner description: This aquarium can arrange for visitors to meet exotic sea creatures...
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I visited the aquarium today with my girlfriend and my sister and we had a great time. We first got to to entrance which is nicely set out and easy to understand, prices were a bit more expensive than we thought but nonetheless we paid them and entered as we had been recommended. I think it was about $25CA for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

British Columbia is beautiful and the Vancouver Aquarium is a great family attraction - our kids favourite spot while visiting there or 10 days. We spent over 5 hours there and enjoyed all the sights and shows! We learned so much from the knowledgeable the staff who want to educate their visitors on an wide variety of aquatic life as... More 

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New Westminster
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

It had been quite a few years since our last visit and we were pleasantly surprised with the recent renovations. We went on a Wednesday and received a 10% discount on the $20.00 senior's entry rate as we were told that it was senior's day. Our daughter paid $30.00 for her adult entry fee. We went early in the morning... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

I was very unsure about visiting the aquarium after seeing some of the reviews on a Trip Advisor, but after numerous recommendations from Vancouver residents, I gave it a go. I needn't have worried - the animals, in particular the Dolphins are treated very well, and are clearly loved and respected by the staff. They weren't made to do shows,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

It is a compact and family-friendly aquarium where it is very easy to move from one exhibit to another. The emphasis is on Northwest ecology and the information is quite instructive. Trip should last for a good 2-3 hours including the live shows. $29 adult. Cons: Aquarium is near the water but not on the water. Does not take advantage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The have recently finished there renos looks awesome!! Animals aren't crowded the shows are wicked you should been a full day here :)

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to take the family or to go as a group. It has really great fish and educational displays and a very nice gift shop. This is one the must go spots when your in Vancouver.

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We must of spent up to 3 hours and more in here , we all felt that its one of the best Aquariums we have ever visited.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Although admission was rather pricey, I believe it was worth it. Although the aquarium isn't that big, there fit in a lot of animals in the space they have. They have some animals that bigger aquariums like Monterey Bay don't have, like beluga whales and dolphins and porpoises. A very diverse collection, everything from freshwater fish from Africa and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I thought this would be just a short trip with little to see. I was greatly surprised at the variety and size of the aquarium. There are everything from Beluga whales to Sea Otters. This is a indoor as well as outdoor place with plenty to keep adults and children occupied.

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