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Celebrate The Holidays With Your Aquatic Friends

Experience the magic of the winter season at the Vancouver Aquarium. Enjoy festive family activities, interactive displays, shows and decorations to make your season merry and bright.

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Research & conservation

A Unique Opportunity To Adopt A Wild Killer Whale

By adopting a killer whale you'll directly support research on these whales in the wild.

 

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membership

Gift of Membership

Give them a gift the can use 365 days a year – a Vancouver Aquarium Membership.

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

View Our 2013 Annual Report
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. 

  • This Guy (Our New Videographer)
    When Stephen Hargreaves, the Vancouver Aquarium’s new videographer-editor, first started he was immediately put to the test. Could he spend an entire weekend in the...
  • Not Your Typical Seal Release
    It was a typical fall, WestCoast morning with low lying clouds and a cool, dampness in the air as we pulled into the parking lot at Porteau Cove. Yet, the day was anything...
  • Meet Our Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champions
    In support of sustainable seafood, top Ocean Wise chefs competed head to head in events held in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver for the prestigious honour of Vancouver...
  • One Piece of the Sea Star Wasting Mystery Solved
    After over a year of tirelessly collecting data and toiling away in laboratories, scientists have discovered some important information on the mystery of the sea star wasting...
Jellyfish

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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?

There are 33 species of oceanic dolphins. 
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