Help save the Vancouver Aquarium

Without ticket revenue from the Vancouver Aquarium, our need for your support has never been greater. We urgently need donations to ensure the future of the Aquarium.

How to help

We are closed to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Without ticket revenue from the Vancouver Aquarium, our need for your support has never been greater.


Make a donation

Our animal care teams are still at work ensuring our animals continue to receive the highest level of care. But this costs money, if you are able to help, please donate. No gift is too small to make a big difference.


Support community fundraising initiatives

Save the Vancouver Aquarium and support local businesses and artists.


Hold a fundraiser

Let you friends and family know how they can help save the Aquarium. You can start a fundraising team to save the Aquarium.*


Shop our online store

When you purchase a facemask or other item from our store you will be supporting the ongoing care of our 70,000 animals through the COVID-19 crisis.

* An important note! We are blown away and appreciate the outpouring of support from our community and the incredible fundraisers that you have created on our behalf. We know that we are not alone in this crisis and uncertain period, so we want to clarify the best way to ensure your generous support reaches the Vancouver Aquarium / Ocean Wise. Unfortunately the money raised through the Facebook donation platform can take months to reach us, so please use the Canada Helps platform. Thank you!
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The Vancouver Aquarium is temporarily closed to the public as a preventative measure to help stop the spread of COVID-19 through our community. We have educational programming available online, and our gift shop remains open for online sales. ​​​​Read more.