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Skip the Line: Vancouver Aquarium Admission

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    What to Expect
    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 23 May 2019

    This is a really nice side trip if you are staying in Vancouver. We really enjoyed it. There is a lot to do, but it is small. The presentation was nicely done, and there is food at the front entry. It is well kept and...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank poncacityok
    Reviewed 20 May 2019

    Came in from another city and wanted to see the butterfly world. It was a nice opportunity to see the cocoons and the butterfly's just coming out and drying their wings. The young boys especially some were quite knowledgeable especially the big boy who was...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Reviewed 17 May 2019 via mobile

    I’ve got a seasons pass here... it’s an AMAZING and educational experience for people of all ages. My twins love it here... our favourites are the sloths and the turtles. The staff are great with kids and often they have workshops where kids can touch...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank dannie2020
    Reviewed 9 May 2019

    This is not a big place however they pack in some excellent exhibits. A lot of glass tanks with excellent fish and many jelly fish as well as sone excellent martine mammal exhibits

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Paul M
    Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

    You must see this world class aquarium. The whole family will enjoy , extremely educational with emphasis on our environment , and how to keep it healthy. Amazing displays and interactive activities for children of all ages . All set in a beautiful surrounding of...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank 962geraldine
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    Response from Ethosology | Reviewed this property |
    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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    Response from acosta perez m | Reviewed this property |
    $ 38 include admission to all the areas
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