Sea of Lights
Set the course for an unforgettable Vancouver Aquarium experience.
Find out how the Vancouver Aquarium's Marine Mammal Rescue Centre – the only one in Canada – helps marine mammals in distress.
We undergo 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.
...and for good reason. They exist to not only further the knowledge of aquatic life, but also provide a valuable resource for those who want to engage with what they would never see otherwise.By Adam M, Vancouver, BC,
This aquarium is one of the best I’ve been to. Have visited twice and there’s always something new to see. The sea otters were just adorable.By Bluewren, Sydney,
The variety of flora and fauna is astonishing. I felt like a child again, anticipating the wondrous visual display around every corner. This is a must see for everyone. Starfish, jellies, anemone, rays, fish, eel and much more. Go! Now!By Juan B, Ranchero Cordova,
Through experiential and virtual learning, Ocean Wise education connects students, teachers and communities to the ocean to create lifelong ocean ambassadors.
Vancouver Aquarium Research pursues investigations to ensure the best care of its collections and to inform on lessons learned for the conservation of populations in the wild.
We have been involved with numerous direct action programs over the past six decades. You can help us ensure that our oceans stay healthy and flourishing by joining any of our initiatives.