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Vancouver Aquarium

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Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
Skip the Line: Vancouver Aquarium Admission
From US$30.71*
Skip the Line: Vancouver Aquarium Admission
From US$30.71*
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“dolphin show”(254 reviews)
“sea life”(262 reviews)
With over 50,000 amazing aquatic creatures at the Vancouver Aquarium, what will you see today? Stop by and say hi to the adorable sea otters, or come see the mesmerizing jellyfish. Enjoy daily dolphin, sea lion, walrus and penguin experiences, as...more
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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

Love bringing my grandkids to the aquarium! We love all the staff and all the animals. Always a great time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank goodfoodvancouver
Reviewed 2 days ago

I thought the entry fee was a touch expensive - and then quickly revised my thoughts. It was brilliant! Lots of live events to see animals interacting with their keepers (including dolphin and sea otters), a 4D shark experience, incredible octupusses, and tanks replicating marine...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank FiShep
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located in Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium is Canada's largest aquarium. Their website states that it is home to more than 70,000 creatures including dolphins, sea otters, anacondas, three-toed sloths, eels and more creatures. Aside from your typical dolphin and seal show, there are few more...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank reginafug
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My partner and I visited in January 2019. We booked our tickets before we went and was very glad we did so as we’re able to skip the queue when we arrived. We loved all of the exhibits especially the sea otters and the jellyfish...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 5_star_chikita
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went to the Aquarium with my husband. It was a really beautiful sunny day. we could enjoy walking as well until Aquarium. In the facility, there are a lot of activities, such as Dolphin watching, ray touching, souvenirs shop and also ice cream shop!...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ka7tnu
Reviewed 6 days ago

The aquarium was very nice and had fish from all over the world. My favourite section was the area that showed the different spots around Vancouver, and the fish that are found in that region. We also liked the jellyfish as well as the exotic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SusanS6009
Reviewed 1 week ago

For years we have taken our family to visit the marine life at the Aquarium. Very nice displays in a wonderful location. A must visit for tourists to the Vancouver area.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Ralph D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been twice in the last week (including yesterday) and my 3 year old son wanted to return today. Annual membership is so worth it (& we're just holidaying here, we live in Australia).

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mialiam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a good time but be really careful with the outdoor fast payment machines. I put my card in and it charged it straight away without even making any selections - just from what previous person pressed! Luckily just got charged for a single ticket...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Devonian08
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a full day in the Aquarium watching such beautiful aquatic life. A really pleasant day with my daughter that was impressed by everything we saw.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pascal B
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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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26 September 2018|
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Response from 456Linda | Reviewed this property |
I think in the busy summer months could look into this - during the rest of the year, you are probably OK
26 September 2018|
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Response from U4630QNandyc | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of parking but you might have to seek out a spot and walk back.