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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..
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  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beluga whales” (687 reviews)
“dolphin show” (241 reviews)
“sea life” (241 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8, Canada
Stanley Park
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+1 604-659-3400
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Reviewed yesterday

This was my second visit here and I enjoyed it so much more than the first time. The first time was before they did the expansions. The expansions really add to the aquarium. The talks were good and informative. I arrived ahead of a bus...More

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Reviewed yesterday

A great place to take kids. Very informative. Staff very knowledgable. Lots of great exhibits. Good to visit whatever the weather.

Thank mandiey20
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Reviewed yesterday

The Vancouver Aquarium is an outstanding resource for the region, demonstrating local and international aquatic habitats with the most up-to-date science in a friendly and easy to understand language. The current exhibit on amphibians is one of the most complete and unusual demonstrations of the...More

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The best part of our visit were the live shows and talks about the various sea animals. Helen, the white-sided dolphin performance was totally awesome.

Thank Mimi023
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As per my review about Stanley park, this aquarium is awesome. The staff are entertaining and informative. The lay out is great for the kids as well. Oh and there are aquatic creatures to look at :)

Thank Phil C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The live presentations with feedings are great! The displays are well designed and informative. The 4D movie about sharks scared some smaller children. I thought it could have revealed some of the harm the humans are doing to shark populations. Retrofitting updated displays may be...More

Thank StMarystraveller
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I always enjoy the aquarium. The inhabitants are well cared for and put on a very lively show-especially the otters at feeding time. There is a diverse selection of displays which are very informative. I could watch the jellies forever. The shark show was surprising....More

Thank happytourist2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

loved the otters and the sea lions. Inside exhibits ok, small rain garden with monkeys and birds. Not as large as baltimore Aquarium. I did like the outside exhibits , very interesting. watching the otters play was a lot of fun.

Thank Linda62410
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great aquarium, had a great day here. I could spend a whole day just watching the otters! Great variety of sea life and very informative

Thank markrP6479WV
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here on my last day in vancouver wasnt let down, plenty of cool exhibits especially the dolphin training and also got to see the sea turtle. Plenty of food options available too. Very well laid out

Thank HamishMcClelland
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it is home to Vancouver's aquarium, and some of its
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jlock647
8 August 2017|
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Response from piscesgirl001 | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours
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ech0
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.
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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.
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