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Up Close

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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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


10 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.

Doors close at
4:45 p.m.

  • Diving into Marine Debris
    Global adventurer and ocean advocate Ben Lecomte is the newest ambassador for Vancouver Aquarium and WWF’s Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw...
  • The Most Boring Job at the Aquarium?
    After traversing the Aquarium hallways and interviewing a research diver, an Aquarium biologist and an Ocean Wise coordinator for our special Ask the Staff blog series, I...
  • Sea Lion Rescues Rely on Aquarium Research and...
    Marine biologists working on British Columbia’s west coast have known for years that there is a difficult issue with sea lions and debris. It’s estimated that...
  • Ocean Wise Welcomes Milestones as National Partner
    It’s always a good thing when Canadians have more opportunities to choose ocean-friendly seafood options, which is why Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program is...

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

97 percent of all animals on Earth are invertebrates. 
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