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Plan An Exciting
AquaVan Event

The Vancouver Aquarium AquaVan, presented by BC Hydro and BG Canada brings an incredible learning experience with live marine creatures and unique items to you. Book an event and inspire your students or your community to help conserve our fragile marine ecosystems, and ensure our oceans are healthy and abundant for years to come. 

What You Need To Plan An Event

School Program Fees





Direct Instruction

Inquiry Based

Artifact Tables

Touch Stations
































$19 fee per additional student

Prices do not include applicable taxes and fees

An $800 deposit per day of programming is due immediately to secure your booking

Note: Thanks to the generous support of our Partners in Aquatic Education, the cost of having the AquaVan visit your school is uniform across Western Canada.

Community Program Fees

The fee for our Living Waters Community program is $1800 (plus applicable taxes) for up to five hours of programming.

A non-refundable deposit of $800 is required in order to confirm your booking.


Set Up Requirements 

  1. A secure indoor program presentation space - 60' x 40' e.g. gym.
  2. Level parking space for the 35' (10m) AquaVan that is near:    
    1. A wheelchair access ramp so that we can wheel our materials into your program room.  
    2. Two electrical outlets (110V, 15 amps, separate breakers) for our on-board life support systems.
  3. Set-up takes place one to one and a half hours before programs begin, or the day before: we also require one to one and a half hours for packing up.
  4. We will bring in the live animals from the AquaVan just prior to the programs.

Book Now

To book the AquaVan for your school, please contact the AquaVan Booking Administrator. 

Phone: 604-659-3488


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