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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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USD 24.98*
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Vancouver Aquarium Admission
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USD 72.63*
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I love it!!

It is my favourite thing to do in Vancouver. I love the fish and the all the amazing creatures. If you go and there is the 4d movie I would recommend it!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is my favourite thing to do in Vancouver. I love the fish and the all the amazing creatures. If you go and there is the 4d movie I would recommend it!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pretty small. Not a must see attraction in Vancouver anddefinetly doesn't compare with Monterey Bay. Pricey for adults especially when comparing with other attaction in Vancouver

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Vancouver Aquarium on Christmas Day after a nice stroll at the picturesque Stanley Park. Most attractions were closed on Christmas and we were pleased to find the Aquarium open and ready for visitors. Honestly we might have been a bit spoiled and didn't find the Vancouver Aquarium to be all that grand or impressive, compare to the aquariums... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This aquarium is great, it has lots of animals, a great variety of species, you can tell the people involved in the health and wellbeing of the animals are really passionate about what they do. Animals look healthy. Would recommend for everyone visiting Vancouver, I thought my money was worth it. What happened to the belugas is a shame but... More 

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

This public aquarium, officially known as Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, is situated in Stanley Park in Vancouver,BC. This beautiful place is well known for marine research, conservation and marine animal rehabilitation. The aquarium has different facilities like Pacific Canada, Canada's Arctic, Penguin Point, Tropic Zone, Frogs Forever, Amazon Rain-forest and many more and each category has abundant knowledge and... More 

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

Way over price for admission fee the bathrooms were dirty you should go to Sea World instead!Would not go there again!!

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Ladner, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This will be one of the best aquariums you will visit. It's great for young children, teenagers, families or even date night. It truly is a wonderful experience in gorgeous Stanley Park, no trip to Vancouver is complete without a visit here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to many aquariums and even this one years ago. The Vancouver aquarium isn't as big as Ripley's but the conservation and education components were superb. Very interactive. And more diverse than just aquatic beings. Would be great for kids!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An attraction for all ages.....we were all adults and we were occupied for 4 hours! Lots of talks arranged throughout the day. The Rays touch tank was excellent. Surprised by the dolphins and otters didn't expect to see those or the sloth but there you go!! The children there were enthralled, as was my husband : )

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been to several large aquariums and they can tend to all look the same. The folks here have done a very good job of keeping the surroundings and featured sea life consistent with Vancouver's location. The mix of indoor and outdoor exhibits is nicely porportional and well done., We were there on a chilly but sunny day and enjoyed... More 

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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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