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Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium

Stanley Park, Vancouver
  • Pauline
    "The perfect place to see penguins and sharks."(7 Tips)
    Bobby K.
    "Sea Otters are the absolute best!"(5 Tips)
    Itamar K.
    "... seat too close at the 4D movie, or the 3D effect won't work well"(5 Tips)
    Tom M.
    "4D Show was amazing!"(3 Tips)
130 Tips and reviews
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  • sea otters
  • 4d show
  • cute
  • aquariums
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  • Simo
    SimoSeptember 6, 2014
    if u have two adults going, buy one adult membership and you get one free admission along with it, price almost the same as buying two adult ticket, plus you get discount on most purchase and food.
  • Krıstófer-Þórır D.
    Certainly the most biutiful aquarium i've visited.. Dnt miss the show w/ white Beluga *.* ♡
  • Paige H.
    This place looks great since they finished the renovations. Tons of cool exhibits both indoors and outdoors. Great place for a fun date or to spend time with family.
  • Tariq H.
    Tariq HossenbuxMarch 28, 2015
    Be sure to check out as many shows as you can and leave a whole day to do it. Everything is very humane and well done@plus they have a great 4d film!
  • Nico P.
    "Canada’s largest aquarium and a world leader in conservation efforts; more than 70,000 animals; trainer-led shows include beluga whales, dolphins, sea lions, and sea otters; hands-on tidal pool"
  • Tulani
    TulaniAugust 7, 2014
    Wonderful aquarium right in the park. Terrific live shows, 4D theater and informative, well presented exhibits. Clownfish Cove is a fun spot for the under 8 kids.
  • Carmen B.
    If you already bought your entrance pass but reconsider and want the membership benefits, you can apply what you already paid towards the anual membership (worth it if you pay for 2 people or more)
  • Kevin K.
    Kevin KlosNovember 26, 2014
    There are short feature programs focusing on different animals every hour: penguin program is good, so is the one on whales.
  • Kyle T.
    Kyle TurtonSeptember 2
    Lovely aquarium right in Stanley Park. If you arrive after 4.30pm you can get in again the next day free.
  • Jessalynne P.
    The sea otters are adorably cute. And there is something for everyone: frogs, jellyfish, whales, even bats. The food is overpriced, but that's no surprise.
  • Carmen C.
    Carmen ChuOctober 31, 2011
    Next, a trip to the Aquarium was incredibly enjoyable as I find aquatic animals very fascinating! For thrill-seekers, try the 4D experience! It’s exhilarating!
  • Beth E.
    Beth EvansMay 18, 2013
    You'll get the best view of dolphins and sea lions performing if you go during an informal feeding time (around noon when I went).
  • Jaimie Lee R.
    Jaimie Lee RohrbachAugust 24, 2014
    Great place to see, nice walk into Stanley Park with an icecream. Dolphins show was impressive!
  • Josh A.
    Josh AndalloMay 20, 2014
    The 4D movies are pretty fun to experience. Not to mention they come with admission price. :)
  • Julio V.
    Julio ValdiviezoFebruary 1, 2015
    Great shows! Make sure you carefully check the schedule.The sea otters are adorable, as well as the belugas and dolphins
  • Charlotte J.
    Sizeable place - can spend a good hour or two here. I have to say - the tanks for some animals seem too small. I also don't like the shows they put on - it should be about conservation in my opinion.
  • Ilona B.
    Ilona BickerSeptember 12, 2014
    Amazing! Take your time going through the exhibitions and make sure to go and see some of the shows.
  • Darrin L.
    Darrin LathamFebruary 11, 2015
    Great place - beautiful renovations , great place to take the kids or big kids ( like me )
  • Taryn L.
    Taryn LangemannAugust 30, 2012
    One of the marmosets really like kids and will chase you back and forth across the habitat on the other side of the glass.
  • Shaun M.
    Shaun MarkoMarch 18, 2014
    Buy $6 all day parking. You will enjoy your time not being rushed to cram it all in under 2 hours.
  • Nick J.
    Nick JohnsonAugust 7, 2014
    The best aquarium I've ever visited. They basically hade to throw me out after four hours!
  • Improv A.
    Improv AnywhereApril 14, 2015
    We love the Aquarium and all its habitants. Parking can sometimes be an issue but it's all fun inside.
  • Vinícius G.
    Vinícius GessnerJanuary 17, 2014
    AWESOME PLACE ... A VIP tour is amazing ... Enjoy
  • Nick J.
    Nick JonesMarch 5
    The Arctic area is excellent with a large array of well looked after animals.
  • James W.
    James WongOctober 3, 2012
    If you haven't done it before, the 4D experience is well-worth 1/2 the price of your admission.
  • Adam James Realty
    Adam James RealtyAugust 4, 2014
    Instead of lining up at the front gate for a ticket, use the fast check-ins along the side and skip the line ups. They only accept credit cards.
  • cyprien
    cyprienJuly 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Avoid the 'free' app snappz. 3 QR code locations then you (or your kids) need $3.99 to unlock. Better to just be creative & make up a game to keep kids engaged. Feels like a cash grab!
  • Joshua P.
    The beluga whales were cute. Lots of interesting things to see. Very expensive though.
  • Rod P.
    Rod PhillipsMay 17, 2012
    At around 2pm they feed the Dolphins. Not a regular show but the trainer puts them through some skills and there is less people
  • CY L.
    CY LeeJanuary 8
    Must go spot with your kids. Never disappointed even if you are no more kid!
  • Shannon M.
    I liked the outdoor sector with seals, whales and penguins. We don’t have this at other aquariums in Canada.
  • Taylor H.
    Taylor HurleyMarch 21, 2012
    Membership is worth it: skip the line, free entrance for a friend and discounts for the rest :)
  • Camilla H.
    Very nice aquarium, entrance is 31CAD (33 if you donate 2 dollars)
  • Jane Y.
    Jane YangJuly 14, 2012
    Try to catch the dolphin show. Go there first, then the aquarium. It's outside in the back.
  • Melissa M.
    Melissa MackayNovember 28, 2010
    Airline crew get in for free!! Just a small donation is encouraged and need your ID-well worth it, very cool afternoon out!!
  • Manil
    ManilAugust 10, 2014
    The After Hours events are fun, time after time. Jellyfish! Otters! Frogs! Of course there are dolphins.
  • Marcelo R.
    Marcelo RibeiroMay 31, 2012
    Great place to visit! Arrive early so you can watch the 4D movie.
  • Carmen B.
    If you already pay the entrance but reconsider and want to buy the membership and get the benefits, you can apply what you a
  • Albert L.
    Albert LMarch 25, 2011
    Buy a membership and bypass the huge afternoon lines. It pays for itself in just two visits!
  • Carmen B.
    If you buy the membership you can get a free adult pass and 20% off other tickets and purchases inside.
  • Daisy H.
    Daisy H.December 28, 2014
    So many visitors and kids! Sea mammals are the most popular! Lots of fun.
  • Grady H.
    Grady HarrisNovember 13, 2010
    If you have kids, buy a membership because they will want to come back over and over. Memberships also allow you to skip the line ups.
  • laurie D.
    laurie D-SMarch 12, 2013
    It's okay to bring your full travel coffee mug and packed lunch here. Lots of tables inside the aquarium
  • Timothy H.
    Timothy HewittMay 10, 2013
    Get the Snapz Vancouver Aquarium app to win prizes for your kids
  • Karl G.
    Karl GroffJanuary 5
    Loved the false killer whale. He's super cute, and a little hopeless 😊
  • ScottySauce
    ScottySauceAugust 17, 2011
    The one thing that really struck me was the Amazon exhibit. Those things they have in the water there are really damn freaky. I don't ever want to go swimming in the Amazon! LOL
  • Pauline
    PaulineMay 5, 2013
    The perfect place to see penguins and sharks. Fishes are classified by region, it's nice !
  • Daniel V.
    Daniel VencesOctober 1, 2015
    At the entry check the scheadules for all the activities
  • Kent S.
    Kent SpeakmanOctober 28, 2011
    Buy the passes from the Kiosk to avoid the long wait to get in
  • simon D.
    simon DangDecember 29, 2011
    You can skip the line if you buy tickets online with your phone, but buying with a smartphone takes longer
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