This world-class aquarium, the biggest in Canada, has over 8,000 sea creatures swimming in its glassy depths. Most visitors come for the Orca and dolphin shows. The Beluga Encounter is also very popular as visitors are allowed to feed and touch these arctic mammals. Besides producing aquatic shows, the Vancouver Aquarium conducts marine life research and rehabilitation.
How to get there
By Translink Bus: (on W. Pender) 19 to Stanley Park, 135 to Burrard St then take 19. By Skytrain to Burrard Station, then take bus 19 on W. Pender & Georgia. By Express bus from Downtown. By double-decker bus from most big hotels.
(Winter, Sept 6-Jun 23); 10am-5.30pm; (Summer, Jun 24-Sept 4) 9.30am-7pm