Vancouver Aquarium Membership

Experience unlimited access to our exhibits, programs and incredible marine life while supporting our mission to increase the world's understanding and appreciation of our oceans.

Quick info

Admission

Unlimited free admission for 1 year

Mission

Support Ocean conservation, education and research

Guests

Guest pass and discounted guest tickets

Discounts

Up to 20% off on-site purchases

Exclusive

Events, information and priority entry

Membership Rates

Join Our World

Your membership to the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise® initiative, directly supports our many research, direct action and education initiatives, while you receive numerous benefits and unlimited access to Canada's largest aquarium in return.

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One year rates

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  • Family $215
  • Adult $86
  • Senior (65+) $57
  • Youth (13-18) $57
  • Student $57
  • Child (4-12) $43
  • Child (3 and under) FREE
  • Note: prices listed do not include GST. Additional family members can be added to family memberships for a fee of $34 (plus tax) each. View terms and conditions for details.
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Two year rates

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  • Family $385
  • Adult $155
  • Senior (65+) $100
  • Youth (13-18) $100
  • Student $100
  • Child (4-12) $75
  • Child (3 and under) FREE
  • Note: prices listed do not include GST. Additional family members can be added to family memberships for a fee of $60 (plus tax) each. View terms and conditions for details.

Questions? You can contact our Membership Services Department by phone at 604-659-3526 or email at [email protected]

Benefits

Membership Benefits

Membership to the Aquarium opens the door to amazing new experiences. 

Benefits of membership

Unlimited free admission through express entry gate

Help us fund research, education and conservation

Free guest pass and discounts on guest tickets

Exclusive Member-only events

Aquarium Perks

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Member-only programming

• Super Saturday programs
• Special Wet Lab sessions
• Beach Walks with Ocean Educators
• Members’ Shoreline Cleanup
• Members’ Appreciation Week
• Early registration for Junior Biologists Club
• Members’ early opens (9:30 a.m. on weekends during regular hours)

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20% off on-site purchases

Discounted items include:
• General admission for your guests (two per visit)
• AquaCamp
• Junior Biologist Club
• Animal encounters
• Sleepovers
• Birthday parties
• Purchases at our Cafés and Gift Shops

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20% off admissions at partner organizations

Includes:
• TELUS World of Science
• HR MacMillan Space Centre
• Vancouver Art Gallery
• Royal BC Museum
• BC Wildlife Park
• Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea
• Greater Vancouver Zoo
• Ocean Park Hong Kong
• Woodland Park Zoo (50% off)

Other Discounts

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City of Vancouver Flexipass

25% off City of Vancouver Flexipass rates. To save your on next Flexiplass, head to any Park Board facility and present them with your valid Vancouver Aquarium Membership card.

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Fresh Prep

3 Free meals with your 1st order. Prepared recipe ingredients delivered to your door. No grocery shopping. Zero prep required, contact us at [email protected] or 604.659.3526

Featured

Give the gift of Membership

Give your family and friends the gift of aquatic wonder with a membership to the Vancouver Aquarium. Membership to the Vancouver Aquarium directly supports our many conservation, research and education initiatives while our members receive numerous benefits and unlimited admission. To give the gift of a membership please contact the membership office at 604-659-3526 or email us at [email protected]. Alternatively you can purchase an e-gift card. 

Member-only Events

Exclusive events only for members

Membership has its perks - join today for access to these amazing events.

Super Saturdays

Enjoy Saturday at the Aquarium

The 2nd Saturday of each month, you have opportunity to visit the Aquarium without line-ups, and enjoy quiet galleries and specialty programming.

Wet lab

Members' Summer Wet Lab

Start you morning exploring the Wet Lab, our interactive learning centre, in a special members-only experience.

Beachwalks

Members-only beachwalks

This members-only program provides you with a hands-on opportunity to explore the Intertidal zone by searching for live aquatic animals at the beach, within walking distance of the Aquarium.

Member Appreciation Week

We love our members

We love our members and to show our thanks, we’re hosting Member Appreciation Week. Visit during appreciation week and take advantage of members-only gallery time and extra member discounts.

Members' Holiday Party

Tis the season

Tis the season, so why not join us for a night of festive, family fun that's just for members.

Aquablog

Ocean Wise recognizes outstanding educators at Ocean Education Awards night

Aquablog

Rescued Northern sea otter Tazlina jets in from Alaska

Ocean Lovers

Why Do We Fear Snakes?

Plastics

Hōkūleʻa: A Global Voyage

Aquablog

Ocean Wise recognizes outstanding educators at Ocean Education Awards night

Aquablog

Rescued Northern sea otter Tazlina jets in from Alaska

Ocean Lovers

Why Do We Fear Snakes?

Plastics

Hōkūleʻa: A Global Voyage

Need more information?

Read our Membership FAQ for more info.

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