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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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    Departure Point
    Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8 Canada
    Departure Time
    1/1/2019 - 12/31/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    • All shows, training sessions, feeding sessions and interpretive delivery throughout the Aquarium
    • 4D Theatre
    • Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Vancouver Aquarium
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Food and drink
    • Private 'Animal Encounters' (please pre-book this experience or check Guest Services on the day of your visit to see if there is availability)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Parking (we don't own the lot, it's managed by the Park Board)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children under 4 years of age are complimentary
    • Wheelchair and stroller accessible
    • Nursing rooms
    • Refillable water stations (no plastic water bottles sold onsite)
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 14 July 2019

    Recently visited the Vancouver Aquarium and did the Skip the Line. So worth it! There was a huge wait to get in when we were there and we walked in like we owned the place! Tons of great animals to see and lots to do!...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank bokbri
    Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

    Awesome facility, and highly recommend. The otters and sea lions are great. Several different species of Jelly Fish as well. Easy access to everything

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Bradley G
    Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

    Nicely laid out aquarium although the map could be more detailed. We had to ask where the sea turtle was. We had an enjoyable time in spite of day camp crowds (on a Friday) that took over some areas. Would recommend for animal lovers, families...More

    Thank UNC_Indy
    Reviewed 4 July 2019 via mobile

    Went the first week of July. Lots of cool exhibits. Go early because it gets crowded in the afternoon.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Bradley B
    Reviewed 3 July 2019 via mobile

    Located in Stanley Park. There’s no longer any orcas, beluga whales or even dolphins. It used to be my favorite location to visit in Vancouver. It still has the bird/tropical garden, North Pacific showcase and the reptiles displays. Sad but I have to give it...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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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
    19 June 2019|
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    $ 38 include admission to all the areas
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