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Skip the Line: Vancouver Aquarium Admission

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    Visit: Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8 Canada

    The Vancouver Aquarium is located minutes from downtown Vancouver in beautiful Stanley Park, accessible by car (charging stations available), public bus (#19), hotel shuttles and hop-on hop-off buses. Or venture here along the seawall by bike or foot; there are lots of bike racks and a Mobi bike station onsite. Once inside there are lockers for your belongings. We are an inside/outside facility, with most of the exhibits and pools being covered – this means you can happily visit any time of the year.
    Even if you’ve been to the Vancouver Aquarium before, there’s so much to experience that no two visits are ever the same. Use your ticket to Skip the Line and spend more time exploring. We recommend you check out the schedule (multiple screens located throughout the Aquarium) as soon as you enter, so you can plan your visit around what YOU want to see. Bring your own water bottle, as there are multiple refill stations, elevators, nursing rooms, accessible ramps, stroller "parking" and lots of staff and volunteers to guide you throughout the building.  
    On-site amenities include a delicious Café with an extensive lunch menu, snacks and drinks (all kinds!), the Clownfish Cove children’s play area and a colorful, aquatic-themed gift shop. Those “plastic” looking kids’ water bottles…they are actually made from corn! The Vancouver Aquarium is open 365 days a year from 10:00am – 5:00pm (with extended summer hours).
    The Vancouver Aquarium is an Ocean Wise initiative, a non-profit society dedicated to the conservation of aquatic life. Your visit to the Aquarium directly contributes to its conservation, education and research programs, such as Canada’s only Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, which rescues, rehabilitates and releases approximately 100 sick, injured and orphaned marine animals each year. Check out www.ocean.org for some pretty cool stories!
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This is an absolute must do activity in Vancouver. A beautiful, educational facility with lovely staff and volunteers. We will definitely be back!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Discover773500
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We visited this site as part of a Hop On Hop Off adventure bus and had school-age children and grandparents with us. We enjoyed the interactive displays, the animals and the feeding and activity displays here. The gift shop is the way out so be...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank readerlady
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Our family isn’t super into aquariums/zoos but we really enjoyed spending a few hours here. The exhibits and displays are nice and large, making for easy viewing. We noticed there was lots of great activities and areas for younger kids as well. The location, inside...More

    Thank alleyash
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    One of my favourite places since I was a child. I shared it with my own children and now my grandchildren. Always very informative and I love the interactive exhibits and seeing how it has evolved over the years.

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank 62joanne
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I always make a point of visiting Aquariums when I travel as I love seeing fish and animals you wouldn’t usually see living in London. This did not disappoint, there is a wide variety of fish and other creatures of the sea, sea lions, a...More

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    The belugas passed away a few years back and they did not bring back any more whales of any kind since they just just signed a lease agreement with the city of Vancouver that prohibits them from having any type of whales on... More
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    $ 38 include admission to all the areas
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