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Holiday Traditions Start at Vancouver Aquarium

From magical aquatic displays, to Scuba Claus and more, your family will create a lifetime of unforgettable holiday memories.

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Feel Like You’re There

Get closer to Steller sea lions than ever before at our new exhibit, Steller’s Bay. 

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  • How Do You Love a Whale?
    In November 2016, when the beluga whale Qila died suddenly at the Vancouver Aquarium, I was on the other side of the country in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Fortunately, I made it...
  • Q&A with the Litter Mermaids
    If mermaids were real they would know all too well the threat that litter posed to the ocean. But there are two land-based mermaids, Melanie and Claire McDaniel, who...
  • Whale Snot, and Other Fun Stocking Stuffers
    From whale snot to urchin treats for rescued sea otters, all the way up to wild sea lion rescues and unlimited CT scans for aquatic animals, there is truly something for...
  • Blue Planet’s 2 Dire Final Episode
    Slow-mo attack scenes and death-defying escapes, armies of spider crabs shedding their shells, a mother whale grieving her dead calf: these are just a few of the intimate...

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Chinook salmon travel over 16,000 kilometres to spawn.
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