Vancouver Aquarium


  • Two Pacific white-sided dolphins at the Vancouver AquariumCredit: Vancouver Aquarium.
  • Children watching jellyfish at the Vancouver AquariumCredit: Vancouver Aquarium.
  • Teck Connections Gallery at the Vancouver Aquarium entranceCredit: Vancouver Aquarium.
  • Pacific Sea Nettles at the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley ParkCredit: Vancouver Aquarium.

Belugas, penguins, sea otters and 50,000 other aquatic creatures await your arrival at Canada’s largest aquarium. Long-established as a global leader in marine research, education and conservation, the Vancouver Aquarium offers visitors an unforgettable experience through face-to-face engagement with a wide array of amazing animals. You can also immerse yourself in the 4D Experience Theatre, which combines the high-definition excitement of a 3D film with thrilling sensory effects! Find out for yourself why the Vancouver Aquarium has been voted one of the world’s favourite aquariums by TripAdvisor.

Experience the Vancouver Aquarium as part of these tour(s):
No tours avaliable at this time

We’ve compiled a list of our most common questions and some fun facts. Still have questions? We can help! Give us a call at 604-451-1600.

What can I see at the Vancouver Aquarium?
What time is the Vancouver Aquarium open until?
Is the Vancouver Aquarium wheelchair accessible?

See our General FAQ.

Did you know?

  • In 1996, Vancouver Aquarium became the first aquarium in the world to promise never to capture whales and dolphins from the wild.
  • The song “Baby Beluga” by Raffi was inspired by Kavna, a beluga whale that he saw at the Vancouver Aquarium.