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Vancouver Aquarium

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845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8, Canada
+1 604-659-3400
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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 unforgettable experience through face-to-face engagement with a wide array of amazing animals. You can also immerse yourself in the 4D Experience Theatre, which combines the high-definition excitement of a 3D film with thrilling sensory effects! Find out for yourself why the Vancouver Aquarium is one of the world’s favourite aquariums..
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beluga whales” (680 reviews)
“dolphin show” (232 reviews)
“sea life” (226 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8, Canada
Stanley Park
+1 604-659-3400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to this as we had extra time available. We didn't have high expectations but can truly say it was unbelievably great.A high point of our visit to Vancouver

Thank geraldine f
Reviewed yesterday

We spent around 2 hours at this beautiful, informative and entertaining Aquarium. So many interesting things to see.

Thank IndTraveler
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very good aquarium all around, but the six sea otters make it excellent! We had an Animal Encounter with them and were one of the first groups ever to feed them! So so so cute!! Great rescue program. If we get back to Vancouver...More

Thank KCDinCO
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the Aquarium. Great exhibits that we enjoyed immensely. Will be even better when new exhibits opened. Good value compared with UK pricesx

Thank Kevgill2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely worth going to. A little expensive. We went in the summer of 2015. The price was a bit of a surprise but overall worth what we saw. They have show's here and there depending what is being featured that day.

Thank Evan A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Kids of all ages enjoy looking under the water for what lives where most do not get a chance to see. It is an experience that will be long remembered. Get acquainted with the unusual fish and sea life of Canada.

Thank kurts868
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent several engaging hours touring the site a Fascinating insight in to BC waters as well as other parts of the world Plenty of volunteers on hand to offer explanations We were captivated by the frogs and otters and amazing jellyfish

Thank Talented49
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's been years since I last visited. Well presented and various tanks. Easily spent three hours. Good value.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been there on a rainy day and spent a few hours in the aquarium. We have seen all the shows they offer not only with the animals but learning about the arctic was great and the 4D cinema was a wonderful experience! We...More

Thank Jutta1608
Reviewed 3 days ago

My friends and I were looking for something interesting to do to spend the day in Vancouver. The aquarium fit the bill perfectly. Tickets cost about C$40 for adults, in my view it is great value. They have some amazing tanks with unusual fish and...More

Thank Karyn M
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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8 August 2017|
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Response from piscesgirl001 | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours
29 April 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
4 February 2017|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Very small aquarium, and sadly the beluga whales which were the main attraction have passed away.