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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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Great for nature lovers

So much to see, with everything very clean and well labelled. Interesting jelly fish displays! Knowledgeable staff. Buy your tickets from the machines outside instead of standing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Swindon, United Kingdom

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Comox Valley, Canada
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

After being on the road for 2 weeks, travelling from NS to BC (job) my husband and I decided to take a day off & enjoy a day at the Vancouver Aquarium. What a f****** nightmare it was to get there. After being cut off, honked at.. and other stuff, we finally managed to park after looping around for 1h40... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

So much to see, with everything very clean and well labelled. Interesting jelly fish displays! Knowledgeable staff. Buy your tickets from the machines outside instead of standing in the long ticket queue!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

I did not have to take the initiative at all. My grandson called me from one exhibit to another. He was totally enthralled. I had to run to keep up with him. He loved the outdoor beluga display and the commentary was excellent. We finished the visit off with a cold slushy. Perfect. A very happy 9 year old, he... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

We had perhaps anticipated too much but we were disappointed in the aquarium as a whole. There are quite a few nice displays and some interesting things to see but overall we were underwhelmed. Signage is extremely poor and the brochures do not make navigating the facility any better. There is no "flow" to the facility. As aquariums go this... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Have been to quite a few aquariums around the world and though this wasnt the biggest there a few things that stood out for me. First its a not for profit aquarium so no hungry shareholders to please. Secondly most of the display reflected the local sea life and many of the larger animals were rescues rather than bought to... More 

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Topeka, KS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This was so cool. This is one of the best aquariums I have ever been to. Right in Stanley Park. Plan your visit then spend the rest of the day in the park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

It`s the best aquarium in terms of Jellyfish, corals and other small sea creatures. The otters are also lovely. I might say i got a little disapointed because there was few fish species, and just 2 sharks. No rays too. Although it worths the visit because of the jellyfish.

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Orillia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Lots to see - crowded in the first few areas, the 4D show was great, staff are very friendly and knowledgable.

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High River, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We arrived at the aquarium around 5 pm and were discouraged from buying tickets at the booth because they were closing at 6. There were many families in line behind us that were turned away also and the kids were disappointed. TIP: plan to go in the morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Intro: A great time with our whole family. Plenty of very interesting experiences for all different types of people. Truly a varied experience that everyone in the family will enjoy! Some Points: -All the staff we met were very friendly and good at what they did. They seemed excited to work where they were and really did their best to... More 

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Address: 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8, Canada
Phone Number: 604-659-3400
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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