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Vancouver Aquarium

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Address: 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8, Canada
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+1 604-659-3400
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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
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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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This public aquarium, officially known as Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, is situated in Stanley Park in Vancouver,BC. This beautiful place is well known for marine... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This public aquarium, officially known as Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, is situated in Stanley Park in Vancouver,BC. This beautiful place is well known for marine research, conservation and marine animal rehabilitation. The aquarium has different facilities like Pacific Canada, Canada's Arctic, Penguin Point, Tropic Zone, Frogs Forever, Amazon Rain-forest and many more and each category has abundant knowledge and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Way over price for admission fee the bathrooms were dirty you should go to Sea World instead!Would not go there again!!

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Thank Donna D
Ladner, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This will be one of the best aquariums you will visit. It's great for young children, teenagers, families or even date night. It truly is a wonderful experience in gorgeous Stanley Park, no trip to Vancouver is complete without a visit here.

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Dingle, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been to many aquariums and even this one years ago. The Vancouver aquarium isn't as big as Ripley's but the conservation and education components were superb. Very interactive. And more diverse than just aquatic beings. Would be great for kids!

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Thank mpavan
Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An attraction for all ages.....we were all adults and we were occupied for 4 hours! Lots of talks arranged throughout the day. The Rays touch tank was excellent. Surprised by the dolphins and otters didn't expect to see those or the sloth but there you go!! The children there were enthralled, as was my husband : )

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been to several large aquariums and they can tend to all look the same. The folks here have done a very good job of keeping the surroundings and featured sea life consistent with Vancouver's location. The mix of indoor and outdoor exhibits is nicely porportional and well done., We were there on a chilly but sunny day and enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The aquarium was a fun place to visit, especially on a rainy Vancouver day. The beluga whales were really fun to watch and so were the penguins and dolphins. Touching the rays was also a highlight!

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Thank Greg M
Edmonton, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were visiting from Edmonton, and I decided to take my four children here as they have visited many aquariums across North America. To my surprise, it was very disappointing. My first surprise was the cost! $126.00 for 5 people to set foot in the door. They do not offer any kind of family rate...it's all individual charges. Once inside,... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have a year pass and go at least once a month. The kids love it. We really enjoy everything. The 4D theatre is super exciting for everyone.

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Thank Natalia T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been to the Vancouver Aquarium twice in my life and each time I go I see delightful creatures and learn about marine animals. Each of the galleries is broken down by the region the fish is from. It's very much like a zoo but for water animals. The jellyfish collection is very fascinating and when we went, an electric... More 

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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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