Zoos and Aquariums

Zoos, aquariums, hatcheries, farms and reserves are unique learning centers where students can gain a deeper understanding of animals and our connection to them. Opportunities to learn something new about live creatures abound in these play-based education centers.

  • Fish Hatcheries
    Visitors can learn about the fascinating life-cycle of a salmon and the everyday workings of a fish hatchery.
  • Greater Vancouver Zoo
    Discover over 800 animals from all over the world, including lions, tigers, elephants, jaguars and leopards.
  • Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea
    Learn about the mysteries of the ocean while walking through this aquarium that showcases hundreds of fish, invertebrates and marine plants of the Salish Sea. Roll up your sleeves and get your hands wet as you get to know some of our local critters.
  • Vancouver Aquarium
    Through stunning displays, live interpretation, hands-on programming and science initiatives, the Vancouver Aquarium will change the way students think about learning science and the role they have in aquatic conservation. Set your students on a path of knowledge and stewardship today!