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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” (683 reviews)
“dolphin show” (236 reviews)
“sea life” (235 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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

I had high expectations for the aquarium and it did not disappoint whatsoever. Awesome variety of different things to see, and you’re actually able to go and pet the sting rays as well. Highly highly recommend going as this was our favorite attraction of the...More

Thank Brett R
Reviewed 4 days ago

I really like to visit the aquarium but it is quite expensive.If you have children it may be worth it but only if you buy a membership.

Thank jacquelinefearon
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A bit expensive but worth the experience. Clean, well run facility. So many things to see. A great group of staff to ask questions. Love the thimble jellyfish. Great venue.

Thank LLHH
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I have visited many aquariums throughout North America and Hawaii. We have seen bigger ones but certainly not better ones. This facility is bright, clean, well presented, and professionally operated. It is truly a great attraction as well as a place to...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was raining so we decided to head here - an array of displays and fish - met the penguin and everyone was friendly and helpful, would recommend a visit here.

Thank littlelavish
Reviewed 6 days ago

Though the place is a little pricey, we still decided to give it try. This was our gift to my 8 yr old daughter. She was so thrilled to have had the chance to touch the Manta Rays. The jellyfish was a feast to the...More

Thank ayianna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even in bad weather Stanley Park is incredibly beautiful! Beware of parking meter grinches!! From walks around the sea wall to photo ops of the Lions Gate Bridge you need a few hours minimum to soak in the sights, scents and beauty of this jewel...More

Thank Gayle R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not cheap to get in, but oh so worth it to see the awesome Sea Otters! They are absolutely wonderful and they were the main reason for our visit. We were not disappointed!!

Thank Surreymummy_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

spent at least three hours there watching the seals and other marine animals.But the most enjoyable was the otters

Thank Pat Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the entire experience of visiting this aquarium. There were so many different species to look at and so much information about each. I loved how everything was organized into a path that you can take to look at all of the exhibits. Remember...More

Thank biochemfoodie
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.