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Vancouver Aquarium

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Address: 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8, Canada
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+1 604-659-3400
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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This aquarium can arrange for visitors to meet exotic sea creatures, from...

This aquarium can arrange for visitors to meet exotic sea creatures, from belugas to sharks.

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Fantastic trip to the aquarium! The staff were knowledgeable and friendly and the ray exhibit was amazing. Also the shark talk was very informative and interactive.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic trip to the aquarium! The staff were knowledgeable and friendly and the ray exhibit was amazing. Also the shark talk was very informative and interactive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Conservation efforts, first and foremost, is something I wholly support.. and this aquarium was educational, and fun. We probably spent 2-3 hours exploring and had a blast seeing all the different sea creatures, we even watched a presentation and a sea lion exhibition. Would I go back if I were in Vancouver again? Probably not.. but a fun stop for... More 

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los angeles, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

one of the best reasons to visit stanley park in vancouver is the opportunity to visit this wonderful aquarium. they have white whales,penguins, dolphins, sharks and especially a beautiful jellyfish exhibit.lots of different tanks of fish ,frogs ,flora and fauna.they have touchy feely exhibits for the kids(and adults)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was last at the Vancouver Aquarium in June 1990 and loved it then. I loved it just as much on a recent visit. The animals seemed very well cared for and the staff and docents went out of their way to answer questions and impart additional information. The wildlife that is on display is simply awesome. Dolphins, sea otters,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Vancouver Aquarium is a fabulous place for everyone to learn about sea creatures especially local ones. There are many different exhibits and you could spend hours here. The aquarium also does incredible rescue and rehabilitation work. They release many animals every year that have been injured and rehabilitated. Many of the animals they have in their tanks have been... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is also a nice cafeteria inside. I was impressed with the menu and affordable prices. The dolphins show (featuring two rescued animals), see lions and seals show were very educational. My whole family was impressed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked the sea wall to get there and then spent a few hours enjoying the exhibits. My 15 year old said we should go and we were not disappointed. Many beautiful jelly fish tanks, an octopus that was out and active for its feeding time, a 4 dimensional movie about the sardine run, a porpoise, lots lots more that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The entrance its a little expensive $43, it was a little crowded, but the exhibition was good, a good place to spend at least 3 hours of your time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The beluga pool is aswirl in controversy but politics aside the opportunity for interaction with these amazing creatures is priceless. Shows are at specific times. Ponchos available for those in the splash zone. The world inside is a bit like walking on the bottom of the sea. Unexpected creatures drift or crawl by according to their allocated slot in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed seeing the otters and visiting the Amazon. There are a lot of fish and animals to see. Tons of activities and jellyfish.

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Stanley Park is Vancouver's premier spot to get up close and personal with nature and animals. The grassy expanse offers outdoor teahouses and stunning views, beachfront hideaways and splash parks. It is a typical getaway spot for friends and families, especially as it is home to Vancouver's aquarium, and some of its best equestrian outlets.
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