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vancouver Acquarium

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vancouver Acquarium

Has anyone ever done the animal encounters or the trainer tour? if so, what are they like and would you reccommend them?

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1. Re: vancouver Acquarium

I am not sure what the "animal encounters" are, but if the description is a behind the scenes tour to see the animals that aren't on display, then I would recommend it. The aquarium is a great place with so much more to see than just the large animal displays.

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When some friends were visiting us their teenagers did the "trainer for a day" or whatever it is program and loved it. They got to interact with the whales and help with feeding, etc.

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We're visiting in June and intend to do the whale encounter. It sounds brilliant.



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I did the whale encounter a couple of years ago and had a wonderful time - you go behind the scenes, prepare food, learn more about the animals and the issues facing the animals in the wild, go into the habitat and interact with the whales - and end up getting thoroughly soaked (I believe this is optional) when the whales splash you (and its major splashing) - I also did the sea otter trainer tour which involves feeding the sea otters for around 20 mins as well as more info about them.

I thoroughly recommend both encounters and you also get a cd of photos the staff take of your encounter with the whales (as you cannot take your camera into the habitat).

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