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Purchasing tickets online is a great way to speed up your access to all that the Vancouver Aquarium has to offer.

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Note: The Vancouver Aquarium is a self-supporting, non-profit society dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research and direct action. Your entrance admission supports our conservation and research efforts.

Winter Admission Rates

September 2, 2014 to June 19, 2015

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Child at Clownfish Cove

General Admission

The Vancouver Aquarium is suited to all ages and interests. Come and be inspired by our incredible marine life, knowing that your entrance admission supports our many conservation and research programs. Tickets can be purchased in person and online. Please contact 604-659-3552 if you have any questions.

Self serve ticket kiosk available onsite to speed up your entry process. Kiosk accepts credit cards only and no coupons.

Effective now to June 19, 2015

All rates include 5% GST




Senior 65+


Youth (13-18)




Child (4-12)**


Child (3 & Under)

Buy Tickets Now or    Membership

Membership pays for itself in just two visits, so it's great value. It's also a great way to support aquatic life.

* A student is anyone 18 years and older with a valid student card from any post-secondary education institution. Students must show their current student ID on the first visit.
** Children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a paying adult or guardian aged 13 or over. The Vancouver Aquarium reserves the right to verify the age and identity of any unaccompanied minor or young guardians.
*** Families can save by purchasing a Family Membership. Visit the Membership page for more information.

Accessibility Discounts

Visitors with a disability or special needs can request a 50 percent discount off of the general admissions price, or a free attendant when paying full price admissions. We also accept Access 2 Entertainment cards. 
Please Note: Attendants with children under 3 with a disability can request a 50 percent discount off the attendants' general admissions price.
Family Looking at Tank

General Group Rates

Discounted group rates apply to a minimum of 10 paying guests. Pre-booking is required at least 7 days in advance. Please contact the booking office at 604-659-3552 or email

Diver and Kids

Schools, Youths & Camps

Discounted group rates apply to a minimum of 10 paying guests. Pre-booking is required at least 7 days in advance. Please contact the booking office at 604-659-3552 or email

Wet Lab Instruction

Tour Groups

This section is intended for tour operators. Group bookings can be made Monday – Friday at 604-659-3552 or 1-800-931-1186. Volume incentives are available. For more information, please contact our Sales Manager at 604-659-3571 or

Your group experience will include:

  • Exclusive tour group drop off area and meeting area
  • Paid motorcoach parking adjacent to the Vancouver Aquarium
  • Complimentary General Admission for the Tour Escort/Driver
  • Complimentary snack voucher for Tour Escort/Driver
  • Multi-lingual visitor map
Tour Groups

Special Offers

Save $2 On Admission

We encourage visitors to TravelSmart and support our conservation efforts. Receive a $2 admission discount when you display a valid transit pass, such as a FareCard, Daypass, Employer Pass, Farebox, or FareSaver.

Reciprocal Admission Discounts

Vancouver Aquarium is the first Canadian aquarium partner to reciprocate visitor and member admission discounts with a partnering venue, Ocean Park Hong Kong. Receive a 15 percent admission discount to either facility by presenting the admission ticket stub from the partnering venue.


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