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Tickets for Vancouver Aquarium: Skip The Line

Discover the amazing world of marine biology and aquatic biodiversity

Cancellations are possible up to 72 hours before your visit date.
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Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 17:00
Friday:  10:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 17:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 17:00
Monday:  10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday:  10:00 - 17:00
  • Discover thousands of marine animals in spacious environments replicating their natural habitats
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at the aquariums conservational research at the incredibly immersive Research in Action shows with walruses, seals, and sea-lions
  • See rare White-Sided Dolphins, toothy sharks, hopping frogs, waddling penguins, exotic coral reef-dwelling fish, octopuses, and more

Delve into the amazing blue world of ocean wildlife, and discover the fragile beauty of marine ecosystems at Vancouver Aquarium. Discover why penguins make the best parents, why sharks are the guardians of the ocean and why walruses are often misunderstood. Skip the line and peer into the life aquatic.

Vancouver Aquarium is more than just an aquatic zoo - it's also a conservation center that helps protect the planet's beautiful and vulnerable sea creatures.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at their works with the fascinating Research in Action shows. See marine biologists work with walruses, sea lions and seals up close and learn about them firsthand.

Watch Steller Sea Lions basking in the sun, hear them roaring in a spectacular chorus, and get a sea lion's eye-view below the surface from huge underwater viewing windows. Watch them glide through the water with incredible power and agility.

Watch penguins waddle around a faithfully recreated natural environment at Penguin Point, see hopping frogs, graceful sharks, rare white-sided dolphins, cheeky sea otters, and so much more.

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Skip The Line
What's included
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Vancouver Aquarium
  • Access to the 4D Theater
  • Access to all animal shows

Use the Express Line for prepaid admissions and show your smartphone ticket.


Cancellations are possible up to 72 hours before your visit date.

Vancouver Aquarium
845 Avison Way, BC V6G 3E2, Vancouver
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Wheelchairs, walker, and strollers are available free on a first-come, first-served basis
Insider tip

Go native and meet British Columbia's very own local wildlife (and the recent blow-ins) at Treasures Of The B.C. Coast.

Feb 18, 2019
Vancouver Aquarium: Skip The Line
Awesome didn't have to wait the long line up at the door.
Feb 15, 2019
Vancouver Aquarium: Skip The Line
Awesome place.
Feb 4, 2019
Vancouver Aquarium: Skip The Line
Buying tickets online was an excellent idea. We were the first people to be given admittance when the aquarium opened.
Feb 4, 2019
Vancouver Aquarium: Skip The Line
It was an awesome experience and visit to the Aquarium. Beautiful displays of all kinds of marine life and knowledge of the pollutions in our oceans. Friendly staff.
Feb 3, 2019
Vancouver Aquarium: Skip The Line
Very informative. Loved seeing divers clean the tanks.
Feb 3, 2019
Vancouver Aquarium: Skip The Line
Very friendly staff, helpful and supportive to make your experience a very special visit.
Feb 2, 2019
Vancouver Aquarium: Skip The Line
Fast service. No issues with purchase or entrance.
Jan 20, 2019
Vancouver Aquarium: Skip The Line
Nice people with great service.
Jan 4, 2019
Vancouver Aquarium: Skip The Line
Easy app to use.
Dec 29, 2018
Vancouver Aquarium: Skip The Line
Very good since I don’t need to wait in the queue.

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
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