Featured Attraction of the Week: Vancouver Aquarium (Free Tickets!)

Photo: Vancouver Aquarium

Welcome to Inside Vancouver’s new “Featured Attraction” series. Each Monday we’ll be featuring a different Vancouver attraction, and giving away free tickets to our readers. To be eligible you just need to post a comment or send a tweet!

From now until November 6th meet the Vancouver Aquarium’s family of rescued marine animals, including dolphins, harbour seals, sea otters and even a sea turtle. Learn about the unique stories behind their rescues and their extraordinary fight to beat the odds. Plus, find out about the dedication, perseverance and unwavering devotion of the hundreds of staff members and volunteers who cared for them.

Come face-to-face with Daisy, a harbour porpoise that was only four weeks old when she was found traumatized and stranded near Victoria, BC. Learn more about Tanu, the youngest of our sea otters, who was orphaned as a pup near the coast of Alaska and hear the amazing stories of Helen, Hana and Spinnaker – Pacific white-sided dolphins, who made remarkable recoveries after being rescued from their entrapment in fishing nets.

Discover these and many more inspiring stories through special exhibits, shows and programming only until November 6.

Please see our website for Rescue Stories details and schedules.

DATES: Sept 23 – Nov 6 2011
HOURS: 9:30 am – 5pm

photo: Vancouver Aquarium

845 Avison Way, Stanley Park
Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2
Website: www.vanaqua.org

Driving Directions
Located in the heart of beautiful Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium encourages visitors to consider climate-friendly transportation for their next visit.

There are multiple forms of transportation that we encourage our visitors to utilize including walking or biking, public transportation, self- drive, Stanley Park Shuttle, Vancouver Trolley and more. Please click here for more information.

We have a four person family pass to give away to one of our readers. To be eligible, all you have to do is post a comment below. We’ll randomly select a winner on Friday and notify them by email. Double your chances of winning by tweeting the following: I entered to win a family pass to @VancouverAqua from @myVancouver! RT to win. http://bit.ly/qOUpvE

Updated October 28th: Congratulations to @MarthaSalazarS who was Inside Vancouver’s lucky winner of a four person family pass to the Vancouver Aquarium!

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