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Celebrate Sea Otters

Sept 19 to Nov 11 - What’s brown, furry and fun all over? Sea otters, of course! Join us this fall to celebrate these boisterous and playful marine mammals.

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Great Canadian
Shoreline Cleanup

Join the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup today for a fun and easy way to make a difference in your local community while learning about the impacts of litter on our environment.

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Special event

Toast To The Coast

Enjoy gourmet bites prepared by top Ocean WiseTM restaurants and taste signature B.C. wines during this culinary journey celebrating the conservation of our oceans.

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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. 

  • The Chief is Back
    It’s the subject of tourist photographs that are surely tucked away in photo albums around the world: the Chief of the Undersea World. You may know it better as...
  • Researching the Future of Canada’s Oceans
    Canada’s oceans are under continually increasing stress from pollution, overfishing, habitat loss and climate change. To tackle these issues the Social Sciences and...
  • More than Just a Work Experience Program
    As part of the high school curriculum in British Columbia students must complete a minimum amount of work experience hours to help prepare them for the workplace and give...
  • Family Fun Mornings at the Vancouver Aquarium
    The days are starting to get cooler as summer is slowly coming to an end. To celebrate the beginning of fall, we’ve introduced Family Fun Mornings at the Aquarium with...

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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?

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