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Family Sleepovers


Family Sleepovers are programs that are offered to the general public: Aquarium members, families; adults; and individuals. Participants explore the galleries through a variety of special activities, presentations, tours and guest speakers based on the evening's programming.

Scroll down to check out our 2015 & 2016 Family Sleepover dates.


Pre-registration for all programs is necessary, and can be made up to two days before the program date, pending availability. To register for a program, please call 604-659-3552 Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or send an e-mail to [email protected]

Family Sleepover Cost



Cost per participant (age 6+) 




Notes: All dates and themes are subject to change due to various issues including but not limited to the safety of the animals, building renovations, weather and registrations. All prices are in Canadian funds. All prices are tax inclusive. An adult must accompany anyone under 19. Minimum age: 6 years.  Cancellations must be in writing and is 50% refund of the original booking, if cancellation is within two weeks of the sleepover date, there is no refund.


2016 - All programs start at 9 pm to 9 am

February 7th, 2016 - Arctic Exploration!

March 19th, 2016 - Sharks, Sharks and more Sharks!

July 9th, 2016 - It's a Whale of a Tale!

July 22nd, 2016 - Animal Rescue Stories!

August 5th, 2016 - It's a Whale of a Tale!

August 13th, 2016 - PJ's! Paws and Jaws.

August 19th, 2016 - Animal Rescue Stories!

October 29th, 2016 - 2016 Fish or Treat Halloween Sleepover

December 30th, 2016 - Winter Wonderland Family Sleepover

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Additional Information

  • You will be sleeping in the galleries, there are no private rooms. 
  • Please pack lightly & appropriately, each participant is expected to carry his/her own gear.
  • You will require to bring your own sleeping gear
  • Please bring: Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, pillow, warm clothes, toiletries, and camera.
  • Due to Work Safe regulations, no flip flops or open toed shoes allowed. Must be closed toed shoes and have a heel.
  • Washrooms are available but we do not have shower facilities.
  • There is no re-entry or in and out privledges once you enter into the facility and the program has begun.

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