It is recommended that you book ahead due to limited capacity. Please book online in advance to secure your spot.

All guests 12 years of age and older are required to show their BC Vaccine Card, or an equivalent for those visiting outside of BC; along with a valid government ID for entry into the Vancouver Aquarium. Guests must have at least TWO vaccination shots.

Masks continue to be mandatory for all guests 5 years of age and up, regardless of vaccination status.

New Marine Mammal Rescue Exhibit

Meet rescued seals and sea lions now finding sanctuary at the Vancouver Aquarium. Learn their rescue stories, and what makes the Aquarium a leader in marine mammal rescue for over 60 years.

Octopus: Blue Planet II 4D Experience®

Inspired by the critically-acclaimed BBC series, Blue Planet II, this special effects experience takes you beneath the surface to explore dynamic oceanic landscapes and one of the most captivatingcreatures thatdwellsthere: the octopus. Discover how this eight-tentacled wonder masters physical and mental strengths to outwit and escape its underwater rivals.

Accreditation

Recognized for excellence

The Vancouver Aquarium undergos regular accreditation inspections by professional associations. The voluntary accreditation process is a independent verification that we meet or exceed professionally-established standards of animal care, education, conservation and research.

AZA

Accredited member of Association of Zoos and Aquariums

CAZA

Accredited by Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums

AMMPA

Member of Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums

American Humane

Certified by American Humane's Humane Conservation™ program

LEED Gold

Recipient of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design award