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A Family Day Of Fun And Fins


February 10 to 12, 2018 

Celebrate Family Day with our aquatic family. Meet a tortoise and a penguin, pose for family pictures with Ollie the Otter or catch aquatic-themed puppet shows, story time and face painting. Join us for a swimmingly good time. 

Receive 25% off Aquarium membership over the Family Day long weekend. This very limited opportunity is available February 10 to 12, 2018 in person (at membership services), online (with promo code FAMILY2018) or at 604-659-3526.

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Meet A Penguin

Join us for a talk and a waddle. Penguins are just as curious about us as we are of them. So to satisfy everyone’s curiosity this Family Day, we’re setting up a meet and greet.

Family day
Family day

Meet A Tortoise

Get up close and personal with tortoises. Your family will learn all about them, in an encounter you won’t soon forget.

Kids Puppet Show

Puppet shows at the Aquarium are fun for gills and buoys of all ages. Your children will learn all about our aquatic animals and have their tanks filled with fun.

Family day
Family day

Story Time

Sit back, cross your flippers and enjoy an aquatic-inspired book.


Face Painting

Ever dreamt of seeing an octopus on your child’s face? Or how about a starfish clinging to each cheek? Well this Family Day, those dreams you’ve probably never had can come true as we have our expert face painters on hand all day.

Family day

February 11, 2018
Sleepover PJ's Paws & Jaws

Join us for an overnight adventure of exploration at the Vancouver Aquarium in your comfy PJ’s while we take a close look at sea otter paws, shark jaws and other critters.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Sea otters hold hands to rest in groups called “rafts”.
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