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Vancouver Aquarium

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Address: 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-659-3400
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Lots of fun

The aquarium offers lots to see and our kids absolutely loved it. Great range of marine life and bird life, and the cafe's good too!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
LellenAndCrew
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The aquarium offers lots to see and our kids absolutely loved it. Great range of marine life and bird life, and the cafe's good too!

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vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My kids have learnt so much from visiting the aquarium and doing there classes. They have grown up to be very compassionate individuals and have a deep love of the ocean and its creatures. Thank you for having this amazing facility in our city.

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Surrey, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the better aquariums in North America and no matter how many times I go there my kids always enjoy it. If you visit Vancouver with children and want something to do I recommend it. Make a day of it and go down to the water park in Stanley Park after you are done.

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

.I bught the season pass and we visit the acuarium 1 or 2 times a month, its a great place for kids.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were fortunate to go early to this aquarium and miss some of the crowds. We enjoyed both the outdoor and indoor portions. The kids loved the touch tanks and feeding of the animals. We liked the 4D movie. The jellyfish are beautiful. This is one of the nicer aquariums we have been too. A little expensive, but then again... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited first thing on a Saturday morning. There are 4 main area, with a good portion being outdoors. It was very busy and lots of families. It's a great day for little ones, they had a story area there. There is a stingray tank for petting and that was very cool. The kids were delighted to... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

3 generations of the Vancouver Aquarium and it is always great. I have now taken children and grandchildren, and all enjoy the experience. It really is a "must go" if you visit Vancouver.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 including 2 teenagers enjoyed several hours here. The jellyfish are beautiful, the sea otters so adorable. Nice facilities and helpful staff. Easy to get to on bus 19, short walk through Stanley Park.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to go during a quiet time, or it can be a zoo. Friendly staff, great 4D experience. A bit pricey.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely the best Aquarium I've been to, filled with creatures I've never seen before. The staff are friendly and always on hand to help and give information. Some of the animals were amazing, such as the Beluga Whale and the Octopus - which apparently even some of the staff hadn't seen out of its hiding place before, and we got... More 

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Stanley Park
Stanley Park is Vancouver's premier spot to get up close and personal with nature and animals. The grassy expanse offers outdoor teahouses and stunning views, beachfront hideaways and splash parks. It is a typical getaway spot for friends and families, especially as it is home to Vancouver's aquarium, and some of its best equestrian outlets.
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