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Vancouver Aquarium’s Long-Term Future Assured!

We are very happy to announce that the long-term sustainability of the Vancouver Aquarium, and the affiliated Marine Mammal Rescue program, have been assured.

Marine Mammal Rescue

We are Canada's only dedicated marine mammal rescue facility Our rescue program is one of the largest rescue facilities in the world, rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing over 150 marine mammals each year.

Check in on the animals through our webcams

Baby Otter Cam

Otter Cam

Jelly Cam

Underwater Otter Cam

Penguin Cam


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.


Accredited member of Association of Zoos and Aquariums


Accredited by Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums


Member of Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums

American Humane

Certified by American Humane's Humane Conservation™ program


Recipient of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design award