Vancouver Aquarium Membership

Experience unlimited access to our exhibits, programs and incredible marine life while supporting our mission to increase the world's understanding and appreciation of our oceans.

Quick info

Admission

Unlimited free admission for 1 year

Early Open

30 minutes early on weekends, Winter break and holidays

Discounts

Up to 20% off on-site purchases

Guests

Guest pass with Adult & Family memberships

Exclusive

Events, information and express entry

COVID-19 Update

The Vancouver Aquarium will be temporarily closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and all programming will be cancelled as a preventative measure to help slow the spread of COVID-19 through our community. Read more

 

Any Vancouver Aquarium Members with questions about the temporary closure can reach out to our membership department at members@ocean.org.

Membership Rates

Join Our World

Your membership to the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise® initiative, directly supports our many research, direct action and education initiatives, while you receive numerous benefits and unlimited access to Canada's largest aquarium in return.

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One year rates

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  • Family $215
  • Adult $86
  • Senior (65+) $57
  • Youth (13-18) $57
  • Student $57
  • Child (4-12) $43
  • Child (3 and under) FREE
  • Note: prices listed do not include GST. Additional family members can be added to family memberships for a fee of $34 each. Only adult and family memberships are eligible for guest passes. View terms and conditions for details.
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Two year rates

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  • Family $385
  • Adult $155
  • Senior (65+) $100
  • Youth (13-18) $100
  • Student $100
  • Child (4-12) $75
  • Child (3 and under) FREE
  • Note: prices listed do not include GST. Additional family members can be added to family memberships for a fee of $60 each. Only adult and family memberships are eligible for guest passes. View terms and conditions for details.

Need more information? Read our Membership FAQ or contact the Membership Department at 604-659-3526 or members@ocean.org.

Benefits

Membership Benefits

Membership to the Aquarium opens the door to amazing new experiences. 

Benefits of membership

Unlimited free admission through express entry gate

Help us fund research, education and conservation

Free guest pass with Adult & Family memberships

Exclusive Member-only events

Aquarium Perks

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Member-only programming

• Super Saturday programs
• Special Wet Lab sessions
• Beach Walks with Ocean Educators
• Members’ Shoreline Cleanup
• Members’ Appreciation Week
• Members’ early opens (9:30 a.m. on weekends)

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20% off on-site purchases

• General admission for your guests (two per visit)
• AquaCamp
• AquaTots
• Junior Biologist Club
• Animal encounters
• Birthday parties
• Purchases at our Cafés and Gift Shops

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20% off admissions at partner organizations

• TELUS World of Science
• HR MacMillan Space Centre
• Vancouver Art Gallery
• Royal BC Museum
• BC Wildlife Park
• Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea
• Greater Vancouver Zoo
• Ocean Park Hong Kong
• Woodland Park Zoo (50% off)

Gift of Membership

Give the gift of Membership

Give your loved ones the gift of aquatic wonder with a membership to the Vancouver Aquarium. Members receive a full year of free admission, extended visiting hours, exclusive discounts and much more! Gift memberships can be purchased online as an e-gift card, onsite at the Vancouver Aquarium, or by phone at 604-659-3526. For more information, please email members@ocean.org.

Member-only Events

Exclusive events only for members

Membership has its perks. Join today for access to these amazing events.

Super Saturdays

Enjoy Saturday at the Aquarium

The 2nd Saturday of each month, you have opportunity to visit the Aquarium without line-ups, and enjoy quiet galleries and specialty programming.

Member Appreciation Week

We love our members

To show our appreciation, we’ll be spending the week saying thank you with member-exclusive activities, discounts, giveaways and more.

Wet lab

Members' Summer Wet Lab

Start you morning exploring the Wet Lab, our interactive learning centre, in a special members-only experience.

Beachwalks

Members-only beachwalks

Join Ocean Wise educators at low tide to explore the intertidal zone and discover what lives beneath the waves of our local coastline.

Aquablog

Sobeys est un nouveau partenaire à l’échelle nationale!

Ocean Wise

Sneak Peek: Restorative Food for the Future

Ocean Lovers

Why Do We Fear Snakes?

Plastics

Hōkūleʻa: A Global Voyage

Aquablog

Sobeys est un nouveau partenaire à l’échelle nationale!

Ocean Wise

Sneak Peek: Restorative Food for the Future

Ocean Lovers

Why Do We Fear Snakes?

Plastics

Hōkūleʻa: A Global Voyage

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The Vancouver Aquarium will be temporarily closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and all programming will be cancelled as a preventative measure to help stop the spread of COVID-19 through our community.​​​​​ Learn more.