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Celebrate Arctic

The Arctic is a fragile, beautiful place that most people know very little about. But they should. This winter, join us as we highlight Canada’s North.

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AquaCamps offer your children a fun, educational experience never to be forgotten. One day programs available on January 15 & 22, February 5, 9 & 19.

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special event

Wine For Waves

April 28 - Join us and be the first to sip and savour Naramata Bench’s Spring Wine Releases.

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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 


10 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.

Doors close at
4:45 p.m.

  • Behind the Scenes: Marmoset Weigh-in
    One by one, they hop on and hop off the scale set by Aquarium biologist Chevonne Jackson. It’s marmoset weighing time. Chevonne weighs the Goeldi’s marmosets...
  • Northern Spotlights Spurs Curiosity about...
    If you had told me when I started working at the Vancouver Aquarium that one day I would be a host of a YouTube show, I probably wouldn’t have believed you. Fast...
  • Make Volunteering a Family Affair
    Family Day is fast approaching and we have many fun activities in store to celebrate the day — but opportunities to explore marine science as a family last throughout...
  • 年年有“鱼” — May There Be Fish Every Year
    There is a greeting for Chinese New Year, “May there be abundance every year.” The Chinese word for surplus and abundance is a homonym for fish (鱼,...

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Did You Know?

Chinook salmon travel over 16,000 kilometres to spawn.
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