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Getting Here Is Easy

Getting Here Is Easy

Directions & Parking

Find the Vancouver Aquarium in the heart of beautiful Stanley Park. Walk, bike, bus or drive to our doors and make green transportation part of your journey. It’s as easy as a walk in the park.

Stanley Park-ing made easy

Find pay parking and electric vehicle charging stations adjacent to the Aquarium. Buy enough time and pay for parking once to park at any other location within Stanley Park after your Aquarium visit. Parking options include accessible parking spaces. Pay parking is in effect for all of Stanley Park including all stalls and roadways.

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Parking Tips

  • Review the parking map to view options before you visit
  • Find electric vehicle charging stations next to the main admission on Avison Way
  • Purchase parking at any station and park at any stall throughout Stanley Park. Or download and use the EasyPark app.
  • Take note! City of Vancouver manages all pay parking in Stanley Park

Walking or Biking

It's a walk (or a cycle) in the park

The Vancouver Aquarium is located in beautiful Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. Make a day of it! Consider exploring the beauty of the park by experiencing some of its many other attractions. Embark on a sightseeing tour or dine at a restaurant before or after your visit.

For Bikers

For Bikers

Find ample bike racks near our main entrance and throughout Stanley Park. (Be sure to lock your bike!) A Mobi bike share station is located on Avison Way adjacent to the Aquarium and is one of the five stations located in Stanley Park.


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For Walkers

For Walkers

A 15 to 20 minute walk from downtown Vancouver, walkers follow the green signs leading into Stanley Park on the north side of Georgia Street or stroll along the seawall.


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Public Transit

Take it easy and take the bus

Hop on Translink's #19 bus to Stanley Park and arrive within a five minute walk to the Vancouver Aquarium. Plan your route.

Trip Planner

Take the #19 bus to Stanley Park, which runs along West Pender Street.

Take the Skytrain to Burrard Station and connect to the #19 bus on West Pender Street at Burrard Street.

Take the Canada Line or the Seabus to Waterfront and connect to the #19 bus on West Pender Street.

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