The Vancouver Aquarium | Kids Out and About Vancouver

The Vancouver Aquarium

Address: 
845 Avison Way Stanley Park
Vancouver , BC , V6G 3E2
Phone: 778-655-9554
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We're back! Our staff, volunteers and over 65,000 animals are excited to welcome you to the Vancouver Aquarium. Connect, learn and become inspired during your visit here. We look forward to "sea-ing" you soon!

We're back! And our 65,000 amazing animals, with a few new additions, are excited to welcome you to the Vancouver Aquarium. Connect with the incredible and come face-to-face with otters, jellyfish, sea lions, Pacific giant octopus, penguins and more. 

Visit the new Marine Mammal Rescue Exhibit and meet the rescued seals and sea lions now finding sanctuary at the Vancouver Aquarium. Learn their rescue stories, and what makes the Aquarium a leader in marine mammal rescue for over 60 years.

Experience an unforgettable interactive 4D theatre experience featuring a brand-new film, Octopus, from the critically acclaimed BBC series, Blue Planet II. Dive beneath the surface to explore our planet’s oceans and one of the most captivating creatures that dwell there. 

For the safety of visitors, staff and animals, masks are required for all people 12 years of age and older.  Tickets or reservations can be made at vanaqua.org/visit/tickets 

We look forward to "sea-ing" you soon!

Open hours: 
Sunday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm
Monday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm
Friday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm

Location:

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

Phone:

(778) 655-9554

Vancouver Aquarium Fin-Tastic Fall Days

Dates: 
10/15/2021
10/16/2021
10/17/2021
Time: 
10:00AM

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Teacher & Educator Ocean Resources
PUBLISHED

This space is a community for teachers and educators alike to find curriculum-linked resources to engage your students. Whether you've just participated in an Ocean Wise school program, or you're planning a self-directed visit to the Vancouver Aquarium, or you're just looking for some activities to help you lesson plan in the classroom, we've got stuff for you!

Academic - General
Science - STEM - General
Nature
Visual arts / crafts
High School
Adults
Ocean Resources, Activities, Crafts, Live Streams and More!
PUBLISHED

We know it’s a juggling act right now with the kids at home. That’s why our educators and animal experts at Ocean Wise and the Vancouver Aquarium have compiled these resources for kids to learn to care for the ocean – and the animals in it – from the comfort of your living room.

So dive in!

Academic - General
Science - STEM - General
Nature
Visual arts / crafts
Preschoolers
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Adults
Ocean Literacy Lessons, Classrooms and more!
PUBLISHED

These online courses are free, self-directed, and interactive for students in grade 3 to 12, and anyone who is interested in learning more about the ocean! Students can take the course at their own pace, and earn exciting badges for every accomplishment they make throughout the course!

Lets all get more ocean literate!

Academic - General
Reading
Science - STEM - General
Mathematics
Nature
Late Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Adults