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After Hours

Pack light because this tropical vacation is only minutes away. Explore the tropics at our next After Hours event. Adults only, as always.

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Support A Blind Sea Otter

Wally was blinded by a shotgun blast to the face in 2013. Saved by our Marine Mammal Rescue team, the Aquarium is now home. 

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Vancouver Aquarium AquaVan

Our hands-on AquaVan programs are designed to inspire the stewardship of all aquatic habitats and encourage the discovery of connections between animals, environments and ourselves.

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

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10 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.

Doors close
at 4:45 p.m. 

  • Stand at Attention for this Glowing Fish
    Tiny light-emitting organs line the plainfin midshipman’s body like the shiny buttons on a naval uniform jacket. Photo: Phil Edgell “Midshipman” – the...
  • Under the Sea: Dive Stats for 2014
    Getting “suited up” takes on a whole new meaning for the dive team at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre who routinely spends their days underwater. At...
  • 22nd Annual Lingcod Egg Mass Survey
    In 1994, the Marine Life Sanctuaries Society created a project to involve the sport diving community in assisting with the collection of data on lingcod populations. At the...
  • Sea Lion Rescue Extends to At-Risk Stellers
    Steller sea lions, oncea common sight along the coast of B.C., have seen their populations decline by as much as 75 per cent since 1980. They’re now considereda species...

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Did You Know?

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Some dolphins travel in supergroups of more than 300.
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