"BELUGA WHALES @ VANCOUVER AQUARIUM" Vancouver Aquarium Tip by balhannah

Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver: 66 reviews and 103 photos

  Beluga whale, they are show offs!
by balhannah
 
  • Beluga whale, they are show offs! - Vancouver
      Beluga whale, they are show offs!
    by balhannah
  • Cute otter - Vancouver
      Cute otter
    by balhannah
 

The Vancouver aquarium has plenty to see.

The Beluga whales are here, and you can really see them very close up. They do a show which is entertaining, but be warned, get a seat early, as they fill quickly, and don't sit in the front row, otherwise you will get wet!

These whales look like big loveable marshmallows. We didn't see them in the wild in Alaska, but we did see them in the end, and it was great! I stayed a watched them for ages, they look so lovable!

We didn't do this, but you can have a " Beluga Encounter" and come face-to-face with a Beluga whale.

If you take this opportunity, you will visit "Imaq and Kavna" in a behind-the-scenes marine mammal habitat and participate in an interactive training session alongside an Aquarium trainer.
It is a chance to feed, touch and have fun with the Beluga's!
You also receive a take-home CD of digital photos taken during your beluga encounter!

It is quite expensive......2010....Adults....... $135
1 Adult + 1 Child........ $185
Duration: 90 min.
General admission is extra

HOURS......9:30AM ? 5:00 PM daily (Doors close at 4:30 PM)
ADMISSION.....Adult in 2010 .....$22.....Child 4-12.....$14

Directions: Take the no19 Bus to Stanley Park , then a 5 minute walk to the Vancouver Aquarium.
Take the Skytrain to Burrard Station and connect to the 19 bus on West Pender & Georgia Streets.
Drive your car, parking is cheap.....Or walk from downtown Vancouver.

Phone: 604-659-3552.
Website: http://www.vanaqua.org/belugacam/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated May 15, 2010
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

Comments

balhannah

“Don't wait till you retire to travel, do it now!”

Online Now

Female

Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 0 1
Forum Rank:
0 0 0 3 3

Have you been to Vancouver?

  Share Your Travels