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Up Close

Get "Up Close" with us in April, then come back for free in May! Don’t miss Vancouver Aquarium Up Close, only on until April 30. 

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Wine For Waves

Be the first to experience the spring release wines from the Naramata Bench – while supporting the conservation of our oceans.

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Take A Stand Against Shoreline Litter

Be a cleanup champion and clean a shoreline this spring. Simply search our map and join a cleanup near you.

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Our 1,500+ staff and volunteers are deeply committed to protecting our oceans.

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Read Our Open Letter On Cetaceans In Our Care


9:30 a.m. 
to 6 p.m.

Doors close at
5:45 p.m.

  • Ocean Wise Welcomes Milestones as National Partner
    It’s always a good thing when Canadians have more opportunities to choose ocean-friendly seafood options, which is why Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program is...
  • Wine for Waves – Exclusive Naramata Bench...
    If you’re a wine or seafood lover, mark your calendars – only a few weeks left to get your tickets to Wine for Waves, THE spring wine release event of the year....
  • Springtime in Gwaii Haanas
    When humpback whales are sighted in Gwaii Haanas, you know it’s really spring. Both gray and humpback whale spring migration routes pass through the waters of Haida...
  • A Hollywood Ending for an Aquarium Biologist
    Like an ingénue dreaming of her big break in showbiz and pulling up beneath the “Hollywood” sign after days on the road, Athena Csuzdi also drove to an...

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

97 percent of all animals on Earth are invertebrates. 
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