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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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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This aquarium can arrange for visitors to meet exotic sea creatures, from...

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Went in the summer with some friends and the girlfriend. We saw all the fish and the dolphin show. Really liked the otters and beluga whales!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went in the summer with some friends and the girlfriend. We saw all the fish and the dolphin show. Really liked the otters and beluga whales!

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Thank Kit H
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11 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We always enjoy our visits to the Aquarium!! Friendly staff, very kid friendly and lots to see!! It is neat that it is nestled in Stanley Park...another must see in Vancouver.

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Thank Sue P
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located inside Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium is a great place to take kids and even adults. The aquarium not only houses a great variety of fish from many different parts of the world but they also have some very interesting shows every half hour all over the premises. We saw the Dolphin show and the Sea Lion show which... More 

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Thank Nadeeka0509
Coquitlam, Canada
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86 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We are blessed to have such a wonderful aquarium in Vancouver. If you're a resident or simply visiting, please do yourself a favour and go to our aquarium. Firstly, its nestled in the picturesque Stanley Park. Secondly, the inhabitants and exhibits are world class. Thirdly, the staff are fabulous! I'm sure they get asked the same top ten questions daily,... More 

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Thank adrian b
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Vancouver Aquarium is easy to find as it is in Stanley Park. There is good available parking . It is a great place to take your family or nieces and nephews or grandchildren. The displays are fascinating and well explained . Some are even walk through so you feel like you are in an ocean tunnel. You can go... More 

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Thank 61pmc
Port Coquitlam
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181 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wet Vancouver day bundled up my 8 year old grandson and headed to the aquarium. Arrived to a busy day but had passes booked on line. Once inside you enter an aquatic wonderland. The place is full of exciting exhibits. Lots of sea adventures in every corner. Well worth the day. Excellent entertainment

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Thank Goldwingman
Vancouver Island, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to bring the family for a different experience! The kids loved it and will suggest it to friends.

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Thank Peter R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Maybe not one of the best aquariums we've visited with the family, the Vancouver is for sure a good option when taking a day out at Stanley Park. Be aware of rain though, some shows only happen when weather is dry.

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Thank Lieven C
Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been to quite a few different aquariums and I found this one to be lacking in variety. I don't necessarily mean bigger animals (though they do have a few bigger mammals that they say they are rehabilitating or were saved and are un-releasable.) but more different kinds of fish, jellyfish, sea horses, starfish etc. There was one tiny little... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The beautiful displays, music, educational exhibits, research and variety combine to make a unique experience. Vancouver's aquarium is comparable to Monterrey Bay. Belugas, penguins, otters, porpoises are the highlights but smaller species are just as well displayed. I could sit for hours and watch the jellyfish while listening to the soothing music.

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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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