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Vancouver Aquarium

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Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Skip the Line: Vancouver Aquarium Admission
from $30.53*
Skip the Line: Vancouver Aquarium Admission
from $30.53*
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Sea otters, steller sea lions and 50,000 other aquatic creatures await your arrival at Canada’s largest aquarium. Long-established as a global leader in marine research, education and conservation, the Vancouver Aquarium offers visitors an...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8, Canada
Stanley Park
+1 604-659-3400
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Reviewed today via mobile

I liked this aquarium especially the Amazon rainforest which had red flamingos and violet macaws. The 4-D movie was fun too with water that sprayed on you. There was a very cute dolphin show which was very entertaining. It is such a shame that this...More

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A nice place to spend with kids or even as adults. Many animals inside are rescued animals which makes you feel happy that this things happen. We saw some fish we didn’t see in other Aquariums. There is also a cafe inside but quite crowded,...More

Thank Buchares2000
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Vancouver Aquarium is a must-see in town either for its beauty and preservation speech and initiatives.

Thank RicaMartini
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have gone the the aquarium several times and always enjoy it. My daughter loves all the exhibits and asks to go every time we’re in Vancouver. Only complaint was that a few of the main exhibits were down for maintenance and we were not...More

Thank bernieb526
Reviewed yesterday

We love aquariums and this one didn't disappoint. Clean, organized, great displays, well worth a few hours.

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed yesterday

this is one of the best aquariums there is - there is loads to see & do & it is very well run & everywhere is clean & tidy & the staff are v helpful. There are loads of exhibits & then interspersed are additional...More

Thank phil S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were there on vacation in July and we had a great time there! The otters are really cute and funny to watch, the jelly fish tanks are wonderful, as well as various fish species and amphibious animals that are there. Besides, the place has...More

Thank Podolano
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are in Stanley park there is no excuse not to go here. If you are not in the park, it is good enough to go there just for the Aquarium. I have been to several and this one if very very good

Thank jet2022017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fish, frogs, snakes, jellyfish, seals, penguins, and dolphins (including a show) are all part of this aquarium. A “rainforest” is also created to view the creatures of that area. The aquarium is nicely laid out and perfectly located at the foot of Stanley Park for...More

Thank retiredandtraveling5
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While visiting Stanley Park we visited the aquarium. Kids had a nice time. We saw sea animals. Rainforest animals. Got to watch a video about sharks. Aquarium also had educational/save the earth things / video watch and read. I believe the aquarium closed the day...More

Thank jaggSF
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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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August 8, 2017|
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Response from piscesgirl001 | Reviewed this property |
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April 29, 2017|
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Response from ech0 |
Thanks for your replies. I think we'll drive to the Aquarium this time and save the sea bus/city bus adventure until he is older and I don't have so many things to carry.
Cuong N
February 3, 2017|
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Response from Maryann S | Reviewed this property |
One of the best and least expensive ways to see the aquarium and other sites is a bus excursion. The bus passes many sites and landmarks of Vancouver. You are your captain. You can select any or all of the sites along the... More