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Marine Mammal Rescue Centre staff racing to save a juvenile false killer whale rescued near Tofino. 

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After Hours

Come celebrate our biggest expansion ever at the next After Hours, an adult-only evening that includes access to our wet lab, special programming and time to explore our stunning new space. 

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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

9:30 a.m. 
to 6 p.m.

Doors close
at 5:45 p.m. 

  • Summertime Ocean Wise Events Across Canada
    With summer well underway across Canada, there are numerous events and festivals happening from coast to coast. With so many events to choose from, we’ve...
  • Our Big, Blue World Just Got Greener
    The Vancouver Aquarium features aquatic life from all around the globe. Some of the animals require cooler temperatures, such as the Arctic char featured in the...
  • Featured Animal: Largescale Foureyes
    Swimming through the mangroves estuaries and lagoons of South America is a strange looking fish that can see both above and below the water at the same time. Luckily, you...
  • Field Notes from Arctic Watch: Week 1
    Vancouver Aquarium associate researcher Dr. Valeria Vergara is a behavioural ecologist now spending the summer in the Arctic. Based at Arctic Watch on Somerset Island, Dr....
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The Big Reveal

The Big Reveal

Come celebrate the biggest expansion in our history!
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Starfish

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