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Vancouver Aquarium

One site that should not be missed when staying in Vancouver is the Vancouver Aquarium, with approximately 8,000 square feet of marine life. The Vancouver Aquarium is known world wide for the marine life it holds with as many as 8,000 that includes dolphins, otters, seals, sharks and sea lions. The aquarium open daily and has shows throughout the day.

The best part of the Vancouver Aquarium is that it is located 15 minutes from the Holiday Inn North Vancouver, which is at the base of the North Shore Mountains. Where the rooms, suites and service are exemplary.  The Holiday Inn North Vancouver is so close to the Vancouver Aquarium where parents as well as the children will find excitement and learn new things about marine life.

There is the thrill of being involved in the marine encounters with dolphins, the Beluga Whale, sea turtles, the sea loins or the sea otter. This is where children will get an up close view of the marine life and have the chance to feed them.

At the Vancouver Aquarium there are daily shows with the Beluga Whale that includes a training session, the Dolphins, the Sea Lion and why the Stellars Sea Lion is on the decline. There is the Sea Otter Feed, this is where not only do the visitors get to see the mammals feed, but also learn what the Sea Otters do in the ocean. The Reef Sharks is also a show that not only allows viewing, but also educates the audience about sharks and what role they play in the ocean.

There are other things that are filled with excitement for the visitors to the Vancouver aquarium of all ages, for the younger visitors there are sleepovers and birthday parties. For older guests there are trainer tours where it is possible to see how the trainers work with the mammals. Kids camps that include marine biology, this includes some of the most beautiful fish at the aquarium.

A visit is a fun and exciting adventure at the Vancouver Aquarium and it is a fifteen-minute trip from the Holiday Inn North Vancouver. This means even a guest staying at the Holiday Inn on business in Vancouver will still have time to visit the aquarium and all it has to offer. The aquarium is also a perfect place to visit with the family when on vacation in Vancouver and staying at the Holiday Inn for a fun and thrilling day. In close proximity to the Hotel are many attractions such as: Furry Creek Golf, Stanley Park, Cruise Ship Docks and Canada Place.

Visit Canada’s largest aquarium, conveniently situated in world famous Stanley Park. The entire family can enjoy watching and learning about 8,000 marine creatures in 8,000 square feet. See whales, sharks, dolphins, seals, sea-lions, otters and much, much more. Vancouver Aquarium has continuous shows and is located 5 minutes from downtown Vancouver and 15 minutes from our hotel. The Vancouver Aquarium is one of the must see attractions of Vancouver. Open daily.

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