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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We had 4 generations of family & only a short amount of time to see the aquarium. The CityPass allowed us to spend as much time as possible enjoying the sights of the aquarium by skipping the line.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Libby W
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We visited while on vacation. I did enjoy my time at the aquarium. It is not very big and only has two sea lions and one dolphin. The dolphin just swam around in his tank not doing anything. There was a brief show with the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank NewTraveler102
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We loved our trip to the aquarium especially the numerous talks and the 4d cinema. Really worth a trip during your stay in Vancouver.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Katherine B
    Reviewed 17 August 2019

    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 15 August 2019

    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
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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
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    $ 38 include admission to all the areas
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