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Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

The Vancouver Aquarium is one of the best, if not the best, aquarium in Canada.  The Aquarium is run by a non-profit society that does research and conservation in addition to running the aquarium.  The aquarium has many different aquatic species such as dolphins, otters, penguins, fish, sea urchins, etc.  In addition, it has an Amazon gallery that has many exotic birds, snakes, and other slimy animals!  The aquarium also has a popular dolphin show that you shouldn't miss!  The aquarium is the perfect place to go and spend a day, especially on those rainy Vancouver days!  The aquarium is a family-friendly attraction and children will be amazed by what they see!

The Vancouver Aquarium has recently undergone a $100 million dollar renovation/expansion.

Stanley Park Aquarium Video

This video shows the Beluga Whales who unfortunately have passed away so obviously you cannot see them, but we wanted to show you the video of them anyways.

Stanley Park Aquarium Exhibits and Galleries

Jelly fish at the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

The Vancouver Aquarium has many exhibits and galleries.  These exhibits and galleries cover aquatic creatures and locations from British Columbia to around the world!  Here is a list of the exhibits and galleries:

  • Vortex
  • Sea Lions
  • Steller's Bay
  • Teck Connections and Engagement Galleries
  • Canada's Arctic
  • Tropic Zone
  • Graham Amazon Gallery
  • Penguin Point
  • Canaccord Financial Exploration Gallery
  • Treasures Of The B.C. Coast
  • The Wild Coast
  • Pacific Canada Pavilion
  • Frogs Forever?
  • Clownfish Cove

Vancouver Aquarium Shows

Dolphin Show at the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Within the exhibits and galleries of the Vancouver Aquarium, there are many shows that take place.  Here is a list of the shows:

  • 4-D Experience
  • Dolphins
  • Sea Otters
  • B.C. Waters
  • Sharks
  • Sea Lions
  • Family Program
  • Dolphin Trainer Talk
  • Arctic Tour
  • Wet Lab Exploration
  • Penguin Talk
  • Meet A Penguin
  • Meet A Snake
  • Frog Talk
  • B.C. Coast Critter Corner
  • Amazon Critter Corner
  • Sea Turtle Talk
  • Sturgeon Talk
  • Exploring Touch Pools
  • Story Time

What is the price of admission to the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park?

For 2018, the prices (including tax) are: Adults $39, Seniors(65+) $30, Youth(13-18) $30, Student $30, Child(4-12) $22, Child(3 and less) Free.  The aquarium also sells memberships for multiple visits.  There are discounts for visitors with disabilities.

Tip: Show your valid transit pass, e.g. Compass Card for a $2 savings on admission!

What are the Hours of the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park?

Normally, 10am to 5pm, but will be open from 9:30am to 6pm from May 19th to May 21st, 2018

Where is the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park?

The Vancouver Aquarium is located at 845 Avison Way in Stanley Park.

How do I drive to the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park?

Enter Stanley Park heading west on Georgia Street from downtown Vancouver, turn right at the roundabout onto Stanley Park Drive, then turn left onto Avison Way immediately after the Stanley Park Information Booth.

Where Can I Park for the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park?

There is a large parking lot immediately in front of the Vancouver Aquarium  If this lot is full, there are a few other parking lots within walking distance.  For more detailed information (rates, times, etc.) about parking in Stanley Park, please read: Parking in Stanley Park

Can I Get to the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park by Bus?

Yes, you can take the #19 Stanley Park Bus to get to the Stanley Park Bus Loop which is located about a 5 minute walk from the Vancouver Aquarium.

What else is located close to the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park?

Located within a short walk of the Vancouver Aquarium, is the Miniature Train ride, Lumbermens' Arch, Horse-drawn Carriage Tour and the Stanley Park Seawall.

Vancouver Aquarium Photos

Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

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