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Celebrate Sea Otters

Sept 19 to Nov 11 - What’s brown, furry and fun all over? Sea otters, of course! Join us this fall to celebrate these boisterous and playful marine mammals.

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Research

Groundbreaking Beluga Research

Beluga mothers and calves depend on clicks, squeals and whistles to survive in Canada’s Arctic.

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Special event

Explore The Spooky Seas

Celebrate Halloween with 50,000 aquatic friends at the Vancouver Aquarium. October 30 to November 2.

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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
VIDEO: Cetaceans in Our Care 

HOURS

10 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.

Doors close
at 4:45 p.m. 

  • Costumes – Not Just for Halloween
    Halloween is a great excuse to throw on a costume and pretend to be someone or something else for just one night. Marine animals can “wear costumes” too, but...
  • Message in a Bottle – Connected and Reunited
    On July 12, 2014, a day that started out as a normal workday, my concept of the term “connected” changed forever. The day started out like any other on the...
  • Record Breaking Funds Raised at Annual Toast to...
    It was another record-breaking year for Vancouver Aquarium’s Toast to the Coast, presented by CIBC, fundraising event where 650 guests came together to raise more than...
  • Swimming with Piranhas
    It’s no coincidence that every time I go to talk with Athena Csuzdi she’s busily scrubbing down an Aquarium exhibit. After all, as the Aquarium biologist...
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Sea Otters

Spotlight On Sea Otters

Celebrate these boisterous and playful marine mammals this fall
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Sea otters hold hands to rest in groups called “rafts”.
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