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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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Give Them A Gift That They Can Use 365 Days A Year

This year give the gift of aquatic wonder with 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 


10 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.

Doors close
at 4:45 p.m. 

  • Protect Oceans and Wildlife this Giving Tuesday
    What started as the kick off day to the holiday shopping season, Black Friday, for many retailers, is now the largest shopping day of the year. Billions of dollars are being...
  • Video Updates from 2014 Annual Rockfish Survey
    It’s not easy being a baby rockfish. Young rockfish need very specific conditions and a lot of luck to make it through their first year. For some species, there were...
  • Celebrating Accessibility at the Vancouver...
    Join us on Saturday, December 6, as we celebrate accessibility at the Vancouver Aquarium. One of our goals at the Aquarium is to allow visitors to experience and enjoy the...
  • Saving B.C.’s Killer Whales
    “We need to save B.C.’s whales.” That was the message Dr. Lance Barrett-Lennard, head of the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre cetacean research...

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Celebrate the holidays with your aquatic friends.
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Chinook salmon travel over 16,000 kilometres to spawn.
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