A sanctuary in the heart of Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium is home to thousands of incredible ocean species and amazing aquatic life. It’s also Ocean Wise headquarters, where our scientists, educators and conservation experts do their work, not only to protect our oceans but to inspire others to join us in our mission.
Why We Matter To You:
How We Do It Better:
Since opening in 1956, the Vancouver Aquarium has connected more than 40 million people from around the world to our oceans and all the wonders within them totaling 50,000 animals to see.
Vancouver Aquarium is the proud recipient of two prestigious awards. The Trip Advisor’s 2014 Travelers’ Choice Award and named the Aquarium as of one of the world’s best aquariums by the travel website’s reviewer. It was named one of the top 10 Aquariums in North America, by the 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award sponsored by USA Today and was the only Canadian Aquarium to be nominated as a candidate.
What We've Got To Show
Our shows feature Dolphins, Sea Otters, B.C. Waters, Sharks, Sea Lions, Family Program, Dolphin Trainer Talk, Arctic Tour, Wet Lab Exploration, Penguin Talk, Meet A Penguin, Meet A Snake, Frog Talk, B.C. Coast Critter Corner, Amazon Critter Corner, Sea Turtle Talk, Sturgeon Talk, Exploring Touch Pools, Story Time, 4-D Experience
Why We're Different
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What They Say
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Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm