Adopt a Beluga for the Holidays

Have you ever wanted to give the gift of a beluga whale but wondered how to fit it under the tree? With the Vancouver Aquarium’s Aquadopt program, the problem is solved. Adopt a beluga whale and the proceeds...

A Warm Welcome to Millionth Visitor!

It was a very special day at the Vancouver Aquarium as we welcomed our one millionth visitor this morning. We surprised Janet Wallace, and her husband, Garth, of Seattle, Washington, with a special dolphin enco...

Rescued Sea Otter Responds Well to Treatment

Our veterinary team is happy to report that Walter, the rescued sea otter that was found in grave condition and suffering from gunshot wounds, is no longer in critical condition. After seven weeks of critica...

Brighten Your Day with Glowing Creatures

This holiday season, come out of the cold and enjoy a unique experience of aquatic light that will help lift those winter blues. Discover the incredible world of fluorescent and bioluminescent light that exists...
Luminescence stunt 2013-2014

Discover Light in Unexpected Places

This morning, Vancouverites got an unexpected sight of aquatic light during their morning commute. In the spirit of our winter feature, Luminescence: a celebration of aquatic light, we teamed up with 24 hrs ...

Get Up Close to an African Penguin

Since their debut, penguin walks have been one of the Vancouver Aquarium’s most popular guest experiences, but with winter and the cold, rainy season approaching, the penguins have waddled inside for an indoor ...