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Get "Up Close" with us in April, then come back for free in May! Don’t miss Vancouver Aquarium Up Close, only on until April 30. 

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Wine For Waves

Be the first to experience the spring release wines from the Naramata Bench – while supporting the conservation of our oceans.

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Take A Stand Against Shoreline Litter

Be a cleanup champion and clean a shoreline this spring. Simply search our map and join a cleanup near you.

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The Vancouver Aquarium is a non-profit society dedicated to the conservation of aquatic life.

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10 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.

Doors close at
4:45 p.m.

  • Springtime in Gwaii Haanas
    When humpback whales are sighted in Gwaii Haanas, you know it’s really spring. Both gray and humpback whale spring migration routes pass through the waters of Haida...
  • A Hollywood Ending for an Aquarium Biologist
    Like an ingénue dreaming of her big break in showbiz and pulling up beneath the “Hollywood” sign after days on the road, Athena Csuzdi also drove to an...
  • Celebrating Volunteers During National Volunteer...
    This week, April 6-12, is National Volunteer Week, and in honour of the 1,000+ volunteers who support the Vancouver Aquarium’s conservation, education and research...
  • She’s the Queen of THIS Hive
    Like bees buzzing away in a bee hive, many volunteers fly about the Vancouver Aquarium ever day, helping visitors see a particular animal, showing the way to the washrooms or...

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

A jelly is made up of up to 96 per cent water.
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