Hop-On, Hop-Off +
Vancouver Aquarium

About This Activity/Attraction

Hop-On, Hop-Off + Vancouver Aquarium

Enhance Your Hop-On, Hop-Off Experience with admission to the Vancouver Aquarium! Explore the entire downtown area of Vancouver including Stanley Park, the Shopping District, Yaletown, Gastown and Granville Island! Included with your ticket is admission to the Vancouver Aquarium! Over 65,000 animals, 120 world-class exhibits and one unforgettable experience awaits at Vancouver Aquarium.

Our multilingual commentary is only available though an online app. Please follow the download instructions in your email confirmation prior to hopping on. Reminder to bring your smart phone and headphones on the tour!

Important Note:

We apologize for the inconvenience, but we are unable to accommodate motorized scooters, wheelchairs, folding wheelchairs, walkers, strollers, or luggage on our Hop-On, Hop-Off buses due to limited storage capacity and provincial regulations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I start the Hop-On, Hop-Off tour?
  • Our main starting location is Canada Place (1).
  • Please view our Live Map here  to view all stops.
What are the hours of operation for the Hop-On, Hop-Off?
  • Summer: First tour starts at 8:45 am, last pick-ups of the day start at 5:15 pm
  • Winter: First tour starts at 9:10 am, last pick-ups of the day start at 3:15 pm
Does the Hop-On, Hop-Off tour include entrance to any of the attractions?
No, attractions must be purchased separately.
What do you mean by convertible clear-top buses?
We have installed clear roofs on our open-top buses to allow for stunning views when it’s raining. When the weather is sunny, the roofs come off! In the summer, there is no better way to see the city and park – looking up at the skyscrapers and giant cedars. We promise, you won’t forget it!
Do you accept Luggage on the Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus?
Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate luggage on our Hop-On, Hop-Off buses due to limited storage capacity and provincial laws prohibiting luggage and other items which are not securely or properly stored onboard.
What is the bus frequency at each stop?
In the summer season, our scheduled frequency is every 30 minutes. In the winter season, our scheduled frequency is every 60 minutes. Schedule is subject to change without notice. For the latest information, please contact us at 604-451-1600.
What does it mean to have a 48-Hour Pass?
To give you the most out of your Pass, we have based the service on the number of hours instead of the day. If you Hop-On at 3:00 pm on a Tuesday, your 48 hours will be valid until that time on Thursday.
What can I see at the Vancouver Aquarium?
The Aquarium is home to a huge variety of creatures including jellyfish, sea otters, sea lions, frogs, birds, reptiles, and more.
What time is the Vancouver Aquarium open until?
The Vancouver Aquarium is open from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. with the last entry at 3:15pm. Please note that hours of operation may be changed due to special events. We recommend contacting us at 604-451-1600 or their website for the latest information.
Is the Vancouver Aquarium wheelchair accessible?
Yes, the Aquarium is fully accessible including designated wheelchair spots for shows and wheelchair accessible washrooms. Remember that the Hop-On, Hop-Off buses and trolleys cannot accept wheelchairs.