Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver

4.3
#1 of 17 in Zoos & Aquariums in British Columbia
Come face-to-face with an array of exotic marine creatures at Vancouver Aquarium. Established in 1950, the aquarium houses more than 50 species of amphibians alongside 300 species of fish. You can admire several rare dolphins and beluga whales at the site, which participates in a number of ocean conservation projects. Reserve your tickets in advance, as the attraction can sell out. To visit Vancouver Aquarium and other attractions in Vancouver, use our Vancouver trip maker app .
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  • Very large and modern aquarium. Most liked the huge jellyfish, scat, shark and turtle.
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  • Pretty Neat. I'Ve seen better. The Living Water part is impressive. Too bad there's no more Belugas.
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  • What I really enjoyed is the variety of species offered to see. In addition, I they really made an effort to deliver the massage that our oceans need our attention . My children learned a lot how we c...  more »
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  • This place is amazing. So much to see.. frogs, sea lion, walrus penguins, seahorses, sea turtles and sloths are just a few of the attractions. You could easily spend three hours minimum here. Great entertainment and learning about our oceans for kids and adults. The Vancouver Aquarium has an exceptional display called Vortex by Douglas Coupland focusing on plastics in the ocean. If you live locally than a membership is definitely worth it.
  • The Vancouver Aquarium was exceptional! My niece was route from Italy and she had never seen anything like it. The shows that we went to were fantastic. When the shows were over the staff were happy to talk to us. We saw the 4D movie, and they had a great exhibit of all the trash that is in the sea. Is definitely very sad to see our oceans in this state. All of the staff were helpful and friendly, and I would definitely recommend it to anybody who is visiting Vancouver.
  • One of the best places in Vancouver to spend a day! Kids love it, lots of incredible creatures to see. The shows are pretty cool, but that's usually the best time to see what you want to see because the rooms will clear out a bit during the show outside.
  • This is one if the best aquariums we have seen. The environment is very family friendly. Staff here are amazing. So many are volunteering and truly care about our oceans. This is a non profit facility, so please visit and support them. Everything they do is for rehabilitation and education. Thanks again for making our trip here an amazing experience.
  • The Vancouver Aquarium was exceptional! My niece was route from Italy and she had never seen anything like it. The shows that we went to were fantastic. When the shows were over the staff were happy to talk to us. We saw the 4D movie, and they had a great exhibit of all the trash that is in the sea. Is definitely very sad to see our oceans in this state. All of the staff were helpful and friendly, and I would definitely recommend it to anybody who is visiting Vancouver.
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