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Vancouver Aquarium

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Belugas, penguins, sea otters & 50,000 other aquatic creatures await your arrival at Canada's largest aquarium. Enjoy dolphin & beluga whale shows, sea otter feeds, shark dives & the free-roaming animals found in the popular Amazon Gallery. You can also immerse yourself in the 4D Experience Theatre, which combines the high-definition excitement of a 3D film with thrilling sensory effects!


Come find out for yourself why the Vancouver Aquarium has been voted one of the world's favourite aquariums by TripAdvisor (Travellers' Choice 2014). Located minutes from downtown in world famous Stanley Park.


Visitors to the Vancouver Aquarium can participate in our personalized, hands-on Animal Encounters including training and feeding the beluga whales, sea otters, dolphins, penguins and Steller sea lions. Animal Encounters must be booked in advance of your visit.



The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is a self-supporting non-profit dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research and direct action. Through its visionary programs and the hard work of its staff and volunteers, the Vancouver Aquarium is Canada’s largest and one of the five largest in North America.


Long-established as a global leader in marine research, education and conservation, the Aquarium offers visitors an unforgettable experience through face-to-face engagement with a wide array of amazing animals.

The Vancouver Aquarium is open 365 days a year from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (with extended summer hours). Telephone 604-659-FISH or dive in to vanaqua.org to learn more!

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Meeting Facilities

Largest Rooms: 14650.00
Total Sqft.: 18350.00

The Vancouver Aquarium Presents: Night at the Aquarium

  • Location: Vancouver Aquarium
  • Address: 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC V6B 3X8

The Vancouver Aquarium Presents: Night at the Aquarium Journey to an enchanting aquatic world at Night at the Aquarium—Vancouver’s most u... http://www.vanaqua.orgView Details

The Vancouver Aquarium Presents: The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past-Planning for the Future

  • Location: Vancouver Aquarium
  • Address: 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC V6B 3X8

The Vancouver Aquarium Presents: The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past - Planning for the Future What Will the B.C. Coast Look Like in 20 Year... http://www.vanaqua.orgView Details

Vancouver Acquarium Presents: Monster Brain: The Mysterious Lives of Octopuses

  • Location: Vancouver Aquarium
  • Address: 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC V6B 3X8

The Vancouver Aquarium Presents: Monster Brain: The Mysterious Lives of Octopuses Join the Vancouver Aquarium and the octopus experts for some fasc... http://www.vanaqua.orgView Details

Vancouver Aquarium Presents:World Oceans Day: A Celebration of the Salish Sea

  • Location: Vancouver Aquarium
  • Address: 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC V6B 3X8

The Vancouver Aquarium Presents: World Oceans Day: A Celebration of the Salish Sea Join the Vancouver Aquarium and Georgia Strait Alliance for a c... http://www.vanaqua.orgView Details

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