Now - January 7, 2024

Dive Into Oceans Of Holiday Magic

'Tis the SEAson for magical memories with Holiday Splash at Vancouver Aquarium! Wave to Scuba Claus during his daily dives, snuggle up for family favorite THE POLAR EXPRESS™ 4D Experience®, and delight in new seasonal sweets and treats, all surrounded by festive decor and our 65,000 incredible animals. Make magical memories this holiday season. Plan your visit today!

Scuba Claus Is Coming To Town!

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Breakfast With Santa

This holiday season, Vancouver Aquarium is hosting Breakfast with Santa in an enchanting winter water-land. Make sure to save your appetite as we'll be serving a seriously scrumptious spread of family favourites, including succulent turkey and roast beef striploin carving stations, fluffy Belgian waffles, scrambled eggs, maple-glazed bacon, country hashbrowns, and more. 

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Diving Scuba Claus

See Scuba Claus dive daily at 11:00 am and 2:30 pm through December 24. 

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Jelly Snow Globe

Capture your next family portrait under the enchanting glow of the Jelly Snow Globe.

The Polar Express 4D Experience®

You are invited on an extraordinary adventure to the North Pole this holiday season on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ with the SimEx-Iwerks 4D Version of the Holiday Classic.

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Stocking Stuffers & Holiday Gifts Galore!

Take home a piece of holiday cheer from our Gift Shop!

Seasonal Sweets & Treats

Discover new chef-made delights at Vancouver Aquarium this holiday season.

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Holiday Activities

Get hands on with animals similar to the ones you may find in the North Pole at the Arctic Wet Lab, join the search party in a Holiday Scavenger Hunt, create your own deep-sea stocking stuffer, and so much more!

The Ocean Explorers Winter Camp

Ocean Depths is an opportunity for the young to be inspired and educated on all things marine life and a sustainable world in a hands-on, interactive way. 

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Swim by for a good cause!

The Aquarium is thrilled to partner for the third year in a row with the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau (LMCB) for a toy drive. Until December 23, when visitors purchase a penguin stuffie in-person from the Aquarium gift shop at 50% off the regular price, the plush will be donated to children in need. Together, we can make shore every child has a smile on their face this holiday season. Gift a penguin stuffie during your next visit!

Give The Gift Of Membership

Give your family the gift of membership this holiday season! Enjoy year-round access to our 65,000 amazing animals and start creating a lifelong love of the underwater world. Family memories are made surrounded by our world-class exhibits and during our exclusive member events, plus you can share these incredible experiences with those you love during exclusive members-only Bring-A-Friend Free days. Start creating memorable moments now!

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While you're exploring an underwater wonderland, there are over 65,000 other aquatic animals at Vancouver Aquarium and one-of-a-kind experiences we love to share with you during every visit.

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