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Located a short walk from the Park Pavilion Hop-On, Hop-Off stop, the Vancouver Aquarium is a must see while in Vancouver. With more than 50,000 animals and 30 unique exhibits, the Vancouver Aquarium provides an educational experience like none other. Come see for yourself why the Vancouver Aquarium has been recognized globally for its achievements in research, animal care, and conservation.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

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Vancouver Aquarium

Located in the heart of Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium is home to African penguins, otters, octopus, and over 50,000 other species of marine life. Their dedication to wildlife research and rehabilitation is recognized worldwide. From walruses and sea lions to tiny frogs and jellyfish, the Vancouver Aquarium has aquatic animals to inspire awe in visitors of all ages.

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Stanley Park

Named after Lord Stanley of Preston who designated the park in 1886, Stanley Park is the ultimate crown jewel of Vancouver with beaches, picnic areas, rose gardens, First Nations Totem Poles and the Stanley Park Brew Pub.

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Gastown

Named after John ‘Gassy Jack’ Deighton, the iconic bar owner who waited on thirsty sawmill workers in the late 1800s, Gastown is where the city of Vancouver began. Wander the cobblestone streets passing the Gastown Steam Clock and trendy shops and restaurants before paying homage to John Deighton at the Gassy Jack statue.

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Waterfront

Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal is the gateway to Vancouver, welcoming over one million passengers each year, and offers splendid views of the North Shore Mountains. Walk along the Canadian Trail highlighting Canada’s Provinces and Territories and reach the magnificent FlyOver Canada that sits at the end of the trail.

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Tour Rates

Today’s Price Cost
Adult(19-64) $90CDN
Senior( 65+) $79CDN
Youth(13-18) $79CDN
Child(4-12) $58CDN

Tour, Admissions & Taxes included and listed in Canadian Dollars.


 
Blackout Dates: May 3, June 21, 28, July 1, August 2, December 6 & 24, 25, 2020
January 1, February 9, April 18, 2021

Need To Know

TOUR INFORMATION

Spend the day touring Stanley Park, Gastown and the Waterfront onboard our stylish double-decker buses. Hop off at the Park Pavilion to explore life under the sea at the Vancouver Aquarium. With over 55,000 different marine species to discover, including Otters, Jellyfish and Penguins. The Vancouver Aquarium has been recognized globally for its achievements in research, animal care, and conservation. Head further into Stanley Park and stop at Prospect Point to see breathtaking views of the Lions Gate Bridge, Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains.

Summer (May 1 – Oct 14)

  • First pick up starts at 9:00am; Last drop off by 7:00pm
  • Pick up frequency is approximately every 35 minutes.

Vancouver Aquarium Summer Hours

  • Year Round, 10:00am – 5:00pm, 7 days a week

Winter (Oct 15 – Apr 30)

  • Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Pick up frequency is approximately every 60 minutes.

Vancouver Aquarium Winter Hours

  • Year Round, 10:00am – 5:00pm, 7 days a week

*Please note that the Hop-On, Hop-Off double-decker buses are not equipped to store large pieces of luggage. We suggest dropping off your luggage at your hotel and then join the tour at one of the 15 centrally located stops.

Hop on or off at any of the stops along the route. Hop off at Stop #04 – Park Pavilion for a short walk to the Vancouver Aquarium. From Stop #01 – Waterfront, board the shuttle to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, free with your admission ticket. For the full shuttle schedule, please click here.

1. Waterfront – (Tour bus passenger zone at Canada Way) – Cruise Ship Terminal with Stunning Harbour Views

2. Coal Harbour – (1133 W Hastings Street; Passenger Zone at Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel) – Downtown Location near the Water and Picturesque Seawall

3. Robson Street – (1225 Robson Street; Passenger zone at Blue Horizon Hotel) – Famous Robson Street Shopping and Dining District

4. Park Pavilion – (610 Pipeline Road; Passenger zone just past Stanley Park Pavilion) – Vancouver’s Jewel, a 1001 Acres of Coastal Temperate Rainforest

5. Prospect Point – (5601 Stanley Park Drive; Tour bus passenger zone) – Panoramic Views of the Lions Gate Bridge, North Shore Mountains, and Burrard Inlet

6. Second Beach (Stanley Park Drive by crosswalk across from Stanley Park Brewing Company) – An Outdoor Wonderland with a Beach, Playground, Lagoon, and Pool

7. West End – (Beach Avenue and Davie Street in English Bay) – Urban Beach Area Lined with Endless Dining Options

8. Sunset Beach Park – (1050 Beach Avenue; In front of the Vancouver Aquatic Centre) – Sandy Beach and Ferry Service for Access to Granville Island

9. Burrard Central – (1015 Burrard Street; Passenger zone at the Century Plaza Hotel) – Colourful Davie Village Celebrating Vancouver’s Pride Culture

10. Yaletown – (North side of Davie Street at Pacific Avenue) – Trendy Shops, Bars and Restaurants with Patio Seating

11. Stadium District – (180 W Georgia Street; Passenger zone at the Sandman Hotel on Georgia) – Vancouver’s Sports Centre, Home to the Vancouver Canucks, Whitecaps and BC Lions

12. Olympic Village – (Main Street, north of transit stop) – Calming False Creek Featuring an Interactive Science Centre for Kids near Former Olympic Athlete Housing

13. Chinatown – (Passenger zone on Keefer Street at Columbia by monument) – Vibrant Chinatown and Classical Chinese Gardens

14. Gastown – (Richards Street; West side of the street at Harbour Centre pullout) – Historic Gastown Neighbourhood with Cobblestone Streets

15. City Centre – (791 W Georgia Street; Vehicle pullout in front of Four Seasons Resort) – Modern and Historic Luxury, with the Vancouver Art Gallery and Pacific Centre

Tour FAQ

  • 1. Is This Tour Accessible?
    Most of Vancouver is accessible to various mobility levels. However, Stanley Park does have unpaved pathways and inclines. English Bay and Sunset Beach also feature sandy areas. The Vancouver Aquarium features a variety of accessibility services such as wheelchairs, parking, and priority viewing. Click here to see their website for their complete list of services. Please be aware that our Hop-On, Hop-Off buses are not yet wheelchair or scooter accessible.
  • 2. Does the Vancouver Aquarium offer shows or feedings?
    The Vancouver Aquarium hosts a series of educational shows and demonstrations on most days with their animal friends. To see the complete list of offerings on the day you visit, check out their website by clicking here.
  • 3. What Should I Wear?
    Dress in layers for the day, including a warm shirt or outer layer. We recommend bringing comfortable walking shoes.

 

General FAQ

  • 1. How Can I Buy Tickets for my Tour?
    You can purchase tickets through our website, your concierge, day-of from one of our onboard staff or by calling our reservations department at 604.255.7272.
  • 2. What’s the Cancellation Policy?
    To receive a full refund, passengers must notify Landsea Tours before 9:00am the day prior to their scheduled tour date. No refund will be provided for less than 24 hours notice unless the optional Travel Protection has been purchased.
  • 3. How Does the False Creek Ferries Ticket Work?
    One complimentary roundtrip ferries pass is included in your tour price at no additional cost! Have your Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket stamped by the False Creek Ferry staff at Stop #8 and at Granville Island to board the vessel.
  • 4. How Do Last Full Loop/Last Buses Work?
    The Last Full Loop is the last bus to complete an entire tour loop from where you get on. The last bus refers to the final time the bus will stop at a particular stop during the day. Your tour will then end at either Sunset Beach or Waterfront (Canada Place).
  • 5. How do the One and Two Day Tickets Work?
    Guests can choose either a 1 Day or 2 Day Pass. Please note: 2 Day Passes are valid for two consecutive days.
  • 6. Can this tour accommodate luggage?
    No, the Hop-On, Hop-Off buses are not equipped to store large rolling luggage. Therefore, we suggest that you drop your luggage off at your hotel and then join the tour at one of the 15 centrally located stops.

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