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The Vancouver Aquarium

Discover over 65,000 amazing animals like rescued sea otters, sea lions, and other extraordinary aquatic species in the heart of Vancouver’s iconic Stanley Park. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty of Canada’s largest aquarium, featuring 120 world-class exhibits, a thrilling 4D Theatre experience, interactive displays, daily educational animal programs, and so much more. From the enchanting waters of local Canadian habitats to the exotic wonders of the Amazon rainforest, learn about the incredible diversity of the animal kingdom around the world! Plan your visit today at VancouverAquarium.com.

Since opening in 1956 in the heart of Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium has welcomed millions of families into a colourful underwater world, featuring 120 world-class exhibits, daily animal enrichment programs, a thrilling 4D theatre experience, and so much more.

From the enchanting waters of local Canadian habitats to the exotic wonders of the Amazon rainforest, the Vancouver Aquarium is Canada's largest aquarium and home to over 65,000 incredible animals including rescued sea otters, seals, and sea lions.

These rescues are made possible by the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Society, an independent charity partnered with the Aquarium. Together, they have successfully rescued and rehabilitated more than 3000 marine mammals throughout their over-60 year legacy. The Aquarium responds to 300-plus marine mammal emergencies every year and runs Canada’s only dedicated marine mammal rescue centre. 

Internationally accredited for their outstanding animal care practices and guest programming, the Vancouver Aquarium offers a one-of-a-kind aquatic adventure where lifelong memories are made. Connect with the incredible at Vancouver Aquarium!

Tickets or reservations can be made at vanaqua.org/visit/tickets 

We hope to SEA you soon!

Open hours: 
Sunday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Location:

845 Avison Way Stanley Park
Vancouver, BC, V6G 3E2
Canada

Phone:

778-655-9554

Monsters of the Abyss

Dates: 
07/17/2024
07/18/2024
07/19/2024
Time: 
varies

Location:

845 Avison Way Stanley Park
Vancouver, BC, V6G 3E2
Canada

Phone:

778-655-9554

Vancouver Aquarium Sensory Friendly Hours

Dates: 
07/21/2024
08/18/2024
09/22/2024
Time: 
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM