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“Good but slightly expensive”
Review of Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium
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US$29.83*
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Vancouver Aquarium Admission
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US$77.09*
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Vancouver Trolley Hop-on Hop-off Tour, Lookout Observation Deck and Vancouver...
Ranked #8 of 356 things to do in Vancouver
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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..
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Ended up at the Vancouver Aquarium on the last day of holiday and queued for 30 mins for a tickets as we got there too early.

Paid fir the tickrts which was about c$29 approx for each adult.

Ok we were not expecting.to see aquatic animals galore however seeing some of the mammals in captivity made us realise how lucky we were to see orca in the wild!

The aquarium staff were very helpful and seeing the animals that were that was an experience. My favourite were the jelly fish for.some reason and being the kids I am finding all the animals from Nemo!

Glad we got there early as the more time inside the busy it got with groups of various sizes.

The aquarium seemed very proactive on providing a brilliant service for those hard of hearing and for those with autism which was brilliant to see. They had sign language staff and were great with everyone.

Make sure to take your camera for some amazing photos too.

Glad we visited but thought entry was a bit pricy however for the experience it was good.

Thank Mrsdibs79
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

I've been to the aquarium one year ago and I must say its really changed. We had a great time with my kids and stayed there for 3 hours. Parking is outrageously expensive 3,25/h so go by public transportation it will give you a discount. Don't expect a super restaurant but the snack is very good and sandwiches are tasty. If you want to take nice pictures I recommend bringing a tripod because some exhibits are quite dark.

Thank Livings0ne
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

It's got pretty nice view and lots of amazing things to see. However, I think it is quite expensive.

Thank Linda02140
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

At the time we went, the aquarium was undergoing a refurbishment which meant a lot of areas were closed. Queues for food were ridiculous & when I arrived at the counter they had run out of food and had to starting cooking food from frozen state. Poor!. Loved the baby beluga whale

Thank Linda W
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

Well set out and the children and aquatic adults will enjoy it. Depends on how you feel about seals and cetaceans in captivity.

Thank YORKSHIREFAMILYHOLS
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