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 express 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
• Members’ early opens (9:30 a.m. on weekends)

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20% off on-site purchases

• 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

• 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)

Featured

Give the gift of Membership

Give your loved ones the gift of aquatic wonder with a membership to the Vancouver Aquarium. Members receive a full year of free admission, extended visiting hours, exclusive discounts and much more! Gift memberships can be purchased online as an e-gift card, onsite at the Vancouver Aquarium, or by phone at 604-659-3526. For more information, please email [email protected].

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.

Member Appreciation Week

We love our members

To show our appreciation, we’ll be spending the week saying thank you with member-exclusive activities, discounts, giveaways and more.

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

Join Ocean Wise educators at low tide to explore the intertidal zone and discover what lives beneath the waves of our local coastline.

Aquablog

DNA: A Key piece in the puzzle of Killer Whale Conservation

Aquablog

Foraging the Ocean: Hand-harvesting Delicacies

Ocean Lovers

Why Do We Fear Snakes?

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Hōkūleʻa: A Global Voyage

Aquablog

DNA: A Key piece in the puzzle of Killer Whale Conservation

Aquablog

Foraging the Ocean: Hand-harvesting Delicacies

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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